Media Mandarins Just Don't Get Sarah Palin


Party Conventions are rarely occasions for spontaneity, but the GOP’s choice of Gov. Palin electrified not only the Republican Party, but many undecided voters. But the Palin phenomenon has the Media Mandarins scratching their heads. They can’t figure out why an awful lot of Americans who live in the fly-over states, as they call the states between the East and West Coasts, actually like Gov. Palin. The inside-the-beltway-gang certainly doesn’t. They dismiss her as a lightweight and a hick.  
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