“If God had not intended for us to eat animals, how come He made them out of meat?” and Other Goodies

Capitalizing on the dislingualities of certain public figures, author Jacob Weisberg (also editor of the George W. Bushisms series) has come out with a new edition, "“Palinisms: The Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Sarah Palin” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

“Palinisms” takes you on a journey through the former VP candidate’s other-worldly syntax and impenetrable logic, as when she takes the media to task: “The perversion over these last years of what the media has done to conservatives, I think it’s appalling and it violates our freedom of the press.”

He notes that since McCain-Palin lost the election he finds Palin’s know-nothingness less scary. Now it’s become funny. “Palinisms,” he writes, “consist of a unitary stream of patriotic, populist blather. It’s like Fox News without punctuation. It is so devoid of content that it hardly deserves the adjective ‘truthy.’” WaPo.

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Palin was not the first...

...to use the phrase, “If God had not intended for us to eat animals, how come He made them out of meat?” I heard that one long before anyone had ever heard of Palin. Why give her credit for something she didn't come up? I just don't see the fascination with the woman.

I meant to say...

Why give her credit for something she didn't come up with?

LISNEWS

It is so devoid of content that it hardly deserves to be on LISNEWS. Come'on Birdie I don't like Palin either but this is very non-library related. The only way that it is library related is that this is a book and libraries have books in them. If that is the criteria why don't you mention the other thousand books that came out today? Use your blog on LISNEWS if you want to take political cheapshots.

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