These people don’t hate Palin because of the lies; the lies exist to justify the hate.
Read the rest.
Charlie, you should read this one as well if you haven’t seen it yet: http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/07/08/sarah-barracuda-palin-and-the-piranhas-of-the-press?icid=sphere_blogsmith_inpage_poldaily
Thanks, Rich, that’s very interesting. I like this:
In the 2008 election, we took sides, straight and simple, particularly with regard to the vice presidential race. I don’t know that we played a decisive role in that campaign, and I’m not saying the better side lost. What I am saying is that we simply didn’t hold Joe Biden to the same standard as Sarah Palin, and for me, the real loser in this sordid tale is my chosen profession.
He’s right, and I think, as people see more and more of this, that even the journalists have figured it out.