August 26, 2009

Preposterous Woman 2

The conservative columnist Peggy Noonan offers this wonderful column in the Wall Street Journal on the walking, winking, mouth-breathing failure that is Sarah Palin. It's a must-read on its own, mercilessly debunking every myth in the 'Palin narrative', but it includes this little bit that flagged it for special recognition here at LGB.
I think intellectuals call her working-class because they see the makeup, the hair, the heels and the sleds and think they're working class "tropes." Because, you know, that's what they teach in "Ways of the Working Class" at Yale and Dartmouth.

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