Sarah, We'd Like to Miss You, but You Won't Go Away

12/14/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Tom D'Antoni Editor-In-Chief of Oregon Music News, Journalist, TV producer, radio DJ, author

They're missing the story again.

Remember when Hillary was a lock to win the Democratic nomination? And so was Romney? And watch out for Fred Thompson?

Obama winning? Not a chance.

Conventional media wisdom has been wrong much much more than it has been right.

So when 14 million people are out of work, the American auto makers are about to close up shop and Secty. Paulson appears to have lost his mind... When President Barak Obama is putting together his administration at a time of great emergency...why is it that all I see is Sarah Palin?

I mean, I like watching Republicans make fools of themselves as much as the next guy, something they have, thankfully, not ceased even for a split second.

I suppose she thinks she's saying things that people like her want to hear, but she looks like a polar bear on an ice floe, floating out to sea, bellowing on her way out.

Note to TV and radio news directors and producers:

We nevah liked her. When Peggy Noonan says, "It's over," upon setting her eyes on Palin... When Palin's negatives went so far South, you'd think they were in Brazil looking for summer... Maybe you should consider covering something else. A demolition derby. A lost dog....

Or an Obama administration that is about to sweep away as much of the Bush administration as it can, as fast as it can.