Sarah Palin Lines Up An Impressive Array Of Cupcake Media Appearances
Via Andrew Sullivan, I see that Sarah Palin will be doing a substantial amount of globetrotting, and much like the ones in Harlem, has scheduled matches against all of the Washington Generals:
We're in the process of arranging interviews with local and national media. An interview with Oprah Winfrey is already scheduled, and I'm also hoping to have the opportunity to talk with Bill O'Reilly, Barbara Walters, Sean Hannity, Greta Van Susteren, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Laura Ingraham, Dennis Miller, Tammy Bruce, and others, including local Alaska personalities Bob & Mark and Eddie Burke. (Variety is the spice of life!)
Hmmmph. This sort of spicy variety doesn't exactly pave the way for too many culinary options. When the most furtive questioners you've lined up are Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters, you can't exactly lay claim to boldness. But look, this is hardly surprising. Let's recall that Palin views the role of the point guard as someone who passes the ball and grabs a seat on the bench.
Palin's taken precisely one gamble, post-election, and that was to throw her might behind New York 23rd District loser Doug Hoffman. Going into 2010, my expectation is that Palin will continue to identify races in which the GOP candidate is projected to win in a blowout, force robocalls on the unwilling candidate, and give herself a hefty pat on the back, all while eschewing anyone in the media who might cast a baleful eye on her political acumen. Still a Sunday morning no-show, I remind you! And that's pathetic.