Why Palin Matters

Andrew Sullivan:

46 percent of Americans voted for the possibility of this blank slate as president because she somehow echoed their own sense of religious or cultural “identity”. Until we figure out how this happened, we will not be able to prevent it from happening again. And we have to find a way to prevent this from recurring.

This deluded and delusional woman still doesn’t understand what happened to her; still has no self-awareness; and has never been forced to accept her obvious limitations. She cannot keep even the most trivial story straight; she repeats untruths with a ferocity and calm that is reserved only to the clinically unhinged; she has the educational level of a high school drop-out; and regards ignorance as some kind of achievement. It is excruciating to watch her – but more excruciating to watch those who feel obliged to defend her.

I’m with you, Andrew. Not only becuase as an educated woman I am deeply insulted that this bimbo was nominated to the Vice Presidency, but because the fact that so few questioned her qualifications scares me. There is nothing sexist about questioning a female politician’s qualifications. So why did so few do it?

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