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Going Rogue

Friday, November 20, 2009

2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin doesn't have an index in her new book, Going Rogue. Seyward Darby, assistant managing editor at The New Republic, tells us about the fun she had creating one.

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Comments [14]

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I am sheepish to admit that I am hoping Palin takes her top off, I mean becomes president in 2012.

Nov. 20 2009 02:24 PM
Sandra from Astoria, Queens

Ahmadinejad is popular in the poor rural areas of Iran. You know, the "real" Iranians, not those fancy book-learnin' types that live in big cities with their "gotcha" media.

Nov. 20 2009 12:31 PM
Calls'em As I Sees'em from Langley, VA

Why is the left so afraid of Sarah Palin? If she is the ignorant loser that Dems and the 4/5 of Gov’t controlled media say she is then ignoring her would seem to be the best tactic. With each attack, she grows more popular among those 10s of millions clinging to their guns, religion and private health insurance.

Most of the listeners on WNYC forget that Palin gave Sen. McCain a huge bump after the Republican Convention and they briefly lead until the Lehman and Bear failed when 100s of billions were mysteriously withdrawn from those banks. After they took the lead PBS/NPR, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN and UNIVision/Telemondo barely covered McCain/Palin except to attack them.

Most listeners here don't know that Palin would draw 35,000 people to towns with 15,000. Mean-while the media fawned over Obama, walking on egg-shells about his radical ties and stone-walling his Muslim background and influences.

During the primaries and campaign most of the media including this station showed clear bias against women, old and middle age people, rural people and white people. This bias continues.

WNYC listeners are out of step with most of America. Sarah Palin has 1,000,000 plus Facebook fans - Tony Weiner has 3,000 despite being a nightly guest for many months on one pro-government propaganda TV or radio station after another and occasionally on Fox. By comparison, Joe Wilson said a couple of words and added 20,000 fans in a few days.

Palin may not be the next President but, she is part of the antidote to the current admin’s unbridled radical and destructive agenda against America.

Nov. 20 2009 12:01 PM
Madeleine from Manhattan

OMG, quit makin' stuff up!

Nov. 20 2009 11:59 AM
Carl from New Jersey

She is THE MOST DANGEROUS PERSON in America. Although most listeners are sure she is not qualified to hold any high-level job, she has the whole country talking about her and ignoring any substantial issues. The Republican professionals are just using her a 'filler' between elections to keep Obama from etting anywhere.

Nov. 20 2009 11:59 AM
the truth from BKNY

Sarah who? Please go away

Nov. 20 2009 11:57 AM
William from Battery Park City

With all the hate directed against her from David Letterman down to this show, you must be all very scared of her as a real threat.

Nov. 20 2009 11:56 AM
Mike

The Zilla from Wasilla.

Nov. 20 2009 11:56 AM
plp

She runs well, ran away from her elected job as Governor!

Nov. 20 2009 11:55 AM
Mike

Other chapters include: I'm Not Lying, There's Something in My Eye, and, omg, I Never Wore a Flip-Flop in My Life, and How to Use Your Power and Abuse Your Credit Card.

Nov. 20 2009 11:44 AM
Gary from Upper Left Side

I guess the sincerest form of flattery is when the lefties on WNYC hate you so much that they just can't stop talking about how much they hate you.

I believe it was Oscar Wilde who said: "It's better that people are talking about you, rather than people not talking about you."

Get ready for President Palin in 2012.

Nov. 20 2009 11:33 AM
plp

I LOVE SP, she's the proverbial train-wreck that is happening in ultra slow motion and get's funnier with each moment and FB/tweet bleat.
She's the Republican's Waterloo in the making, line 'em up!

Nov. 20 2009 11:09 AM
Mike

In Palin's book, you'll find the index under the chapter heading, 101 Things You'll Find in This Book (and some recipes!), in between the chapters, New York has Really Expensive Shops, and Why Smart People Can't Understand a Thing I Say.

Nov. 20 2009 08:53 AM
j from b'klyn

sooo...after reading the list [since i won't be reading the book], and reading all those comments about Palin [and Prejean, coincidentally too], i think i figured out what all the hate is about, and didn't see one reference to it in the book index at the link, because Palin will never say it since it would hurt her chances at being a female rising star in the Republican party - she represents 'the Mommy Presidency'. Y'know, the June Cleaver, not the one who you'd want to have a beer with [that's her husband/brother], but you'd want to share a biscuit and tea/coffee with before you pick up the kids from school kinda' thingy. [or just shoot some biscuits for target practice, whatever.]
The Republican party needs a feminist revolution from within, from those women who consider themselves Republicans [not me, i'm totally agnostic] but are not interested in told how to 'be a woman' by other women. We all already have mothers and fathers, so why aren't our own family values already good enough? [unless you're a liberal, according to the right wing, of course]

Nov. 20 2009 02:47 AM

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