Setting the crazy and emotional fervor of the '08 campaign aside, it's time to take a real look at this almost-candidate -- who now might run to be the leader of the free world -- and see what she has shown us.
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I've already had too many conversations with my daughter before the appropriate age. How many times will the actions of our teenage TV stars prompt discussions on topics well before their time?
In 2008 we reached a nadir. For Wall Street it was the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers. For the women's movement, it was the sexist treatment of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin.
By insulting, belittling, objectifying and jeopardizing our daughters, Letterman gave the final poke to our country's sexism slumber.
How would any one of us feel if Letterman's comment about Palin's daughter were directed at our daughter? And if Governor Palin were Governor "Sam" Palin, would he dare to make that joke?
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