By God, I think Mr. Giridharadas gets it!
Now please don’t let this article be a catalyst for that insufferable Tina Fey rearing up her nasty self again.
From the New York Times
by Anand Giridharadas
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — Let us begin by confessing that, if Sarah Palinsurfaced to say something intelligent and wise and fresh about the present American condition, many of us would fail to hear it.
That is not how we’re primed to see Ms. Palin. A pugnacious Tea Partyer? Sure. A woman of the people? Yup. A Mama Grizzly? You betcha.
But something curious happened when Ms. Palin strode onto the stage last weekend at a Tea Party event in Indianola, Iowa. Along with her familiar and predictable swipes at President Barack Obama and the “far left,” she delivered a devastating indictment of the entire U.S. political establishment — left, right and center — and pointed toward a way of transcending the presently unbridgeable political divide.
You must read the rest at The New York Times