I have resisted posting about this subject because I thought the whole controversy is rather obsurd, but it seems that the Statist media isn't near to being finished talking about a couple of crib notes on Sarah Palin's left hand.
Reporters such as Andrea Mitchell and even Obama's Pillsbury Doughboy of a press secretary, Robert Gibbs, have raked Palin over the coals for daring to jot a few reminder phrases on the palm of her hand for a speech she gave at the Tea Party Convention in Nashville, Tennessee the other day. CNN was breathlessly reporting this news on the hour every hour the day after the incredible news broke that Palin had done this unspeakable deed.
One of the angles the Statist media kept using was that it was hypocritical for Palin to make fun of Obama for using a teleprompter at every opportunity when there she was with some crib notes on her hand. That argument is so idiotic on its face that it is tempting to just wave it off and move on. The problem is that in our current media culture, when absurdities like this go unanswered, you allow the Statist media to set the narrative, and the ignoramuses out there who live in their little hermetically sealed left-wing bubble begin to believe that Palin's oratory transgression was just as bad as Obama's dependence on his beloved teleprompter. Don't believe me? There are many people who think that Palin actually said that she could see Russia from her house, it was actually Tina Fey from Saturday Night Live who made that joke while impersonating Palin. Again, it's about setting a narrative.
So ask yourself, what shows more dependence on tools that can assist you in presenting your speech? What is the more significant crutch?
I rest my case.
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