08/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Vanity Fair Copy Edits, Fact Checks Sarah Palin's Resignation Speech

If you watched Sarah Palin's resignation speech, you know one thing: her high-priced speechwriters moved back to the Beltway long ago. Just how poorly constructed was the governor's holiday-weekend address? We asked V.F.'s red-pencil-wielding executive literary editor, Wayne Lawson, together with representatives from the research and copy departments, to whip it into publishable shape. Here is the colorful result.

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