Palin 101 & What to do About it.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 13, 2008
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 Here it is. Sums up an awful lot of what I’ve read and seen in a half-dozen articles, blogs and TV repots—all in a couple paragraphs. The old-school (in a good way) media reminds me a bit of the lead-up to the Iraq War…the media knew it was a crock, but didn’t have the guts, being called ‘liberal’ all the time, to stand up and tell truth to power—or to the American people.

Here, Herbert—a columnist, not a reporter—calls it like he sees it. Can’t stand the lies re: Lipstick on a Pig,  “Bridge to Nowhere,” Obama wants Sex Ed for kindergartners? Read this one, by Krugman. Want to read another funny articolo, if funny means we have a prospective VP one 72-year-old heartbeat away from the Presidency who didn’t have a passport until last year, who charged her citizens a per diem for sleeping in her own house, who said she was not “an Al Gore doom-and-gloom environmentalist blaming the changes in our climate on human activity”? Then click here.

The good news: the mud you sling will, eventually, come back to you—as criticism and cynicism, even from your friends.


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And here’s my Sarah Palin Primer, from when she was first picked for the Republican Ticket.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “Palin 101 & What to do About it.”

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