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Old 11-30-2009, 04:55 PM   #691
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It's phony and calculated to present a certain image when it's not reality. I don't care if she luxuriates in a 24 kt gold throne on her Gulfstream while Todd feeds her chocolate covered cherries. Just don't pretend.

"What's wrong in this instance is the apparent fakery created and sustained for the sake of building pseudo-populist appeal--and selling books. Sarah Palin and HarperCollins have consciously tried to give the impression that she is doing her book tour by bus when the evidence suggests she is not. At every stop, she's been filmed getting off Big Blue looking rested and radiant. She dazzles onlookers and interviewers with her seemingly bottomless reserves of energy. And no one suspects she may secretly be hopping on and off her main means of transport, UJT750, and resting up in hotels."
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Old 12-01-2009, 07:16 PM   #692
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Well in her defense she did send me this email today:

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Hello Dave,

Can you believe it?

It’s really comical at this point! Despite all of the important events happening in the world today – the president’s speech tonight on the strategy in Afghanistan, the Senate debate over health care reform, the disturbing details of the “Climategate” scandal, the continuing challenges facing the world economy – the media is concerned about my travel and lodging arrangements on my book tour?! Does this sound familiar? It should. The media showed the same out-of-proportion obsession with my personal arrangements, clothes, and hairstyles last year instead of focusing on the crucial issues involving the election.

So what is this news “story”? That I fly on an airplane to complete some of the stops on my book tour when it’s impractical or physically impossible to reach the next event on time by bus. Some news outlets are behaving as if my travel was a secret that they didn’t know about – despite the fact that I’ve tweeted about my flights and at least one local newspaper reported on the arrival of my flight into Rochester, NY. What’s even funnier is that these same media outlets think it’s shocking that we stay in hotels. I guess they expected us to pitch a tent alongside the road. We love the great outdoors, but such an arrangement is hardly practical for a book tour. Using common sense, it was determined that traveling by plane between some stops would save time and energy and allow me to go to more events. Economically speaking for HarperCollins, it’s more efficient to travel by charter, and I am very grateful to the publisher for providing my family and me with this incredible opportunity to shake hands with as many Americans as possible on this book tour.

If you’re scratching your head wondering why my flight and hotel logistics warrant news coverage, join the club. They can, of course, report on whatever they like, but in my opinion CBS loses whatever professional integrity it still has when it links in its report to a website devoted to the bizarre conspiracy theory that I’m not the real mother of my son Trig.

I’m truly humbled by the response to my book tour by everyday Americans, and if traveling by plane means that I can meet more of these wonderful people, I’ll travel by plane (or bus or train or canoe or dog sled or whatever it takes). Please enjoy the photos below!

Sarah
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She calls you Dave and not <>

Yeah and with all of these important things going on in this world she says she won't talk about the father of her grandchild then she says in the same breath that he calls himself Ricky Hollywood and says he wants to be a porn star And she's out promoting her book instead of focusing on those issues. She thinks the media reads her Tweets? I never saw anything about her plane on the news-maybe she was looking for it.

She should go by dog sled, that would be awesome. I don't like to see dogs pulling sleds but Sarah is so pro animal that I'm sure it'd be ok.
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Aerial view of a Palin book signing:

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i love how whenever anything doesn't go their way all republicans everywhere whine about the media.
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The results of Slate's "write like Sarah Palin" contest.
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This photo just shows me that her supporters can't even do something as simple as forming a single line for a book signing. This doesn't bode well.
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This photo just shows me that her supporters can't even do something as simple as forming a single line for a book signing. This doesn't bode well.
Right, and what's Z012??
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i love how whenever anything doesn't go their way all republicans everywhere whine about the media.
at least we do have one news network out there that is fair and balanced. god bless fox news.
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Hmm, or maybe the movie studio who produced 2012 paid them to do a little advertising?
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YouTube - BGEA Palin on Godly Leadership.flv

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how is anyone NOT terrified by her?

honestly. the whole thing is incoherent, batshit crazy.

SHE DIDN'T MAKE ANY SENSE.

(my head is going to explode)
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So the US under Palin would be a theocracy. Awesome.
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Some of us that about Sarah.
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What? That she makes no sense?
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