From my friend Sarah Jones over at politicususa.com….and she kindly gave me permission to re-post excerpts from it. The entire article can be read by clicking her link.
December 3, 2009
“And just yesterday, Palin announced she would now be charging for photos. Those poor suckers who camp outside of Costco for the chance to get their books signed by the Their Most Holy of Mothers and Second Coming End Times Dinosaur Rider must now fork over 15.99 for a 5×7 of Sarah signing their book. The cost to print a 5×7 is 1.59. Somebody found a new way to grift. And, also, too, a nice way to collect addresses for SarahPAC. Wait, this isn’t a campaign, right?
Previously, the rules were slightly diva-ish: “You may NOT take photos of Gov Palin at the signing table. You may take your photos from a distance, but you will be asked to put away your camera and cell phone as you approach the table.”
But now, they can no longer take photos with their own cameras, but must pay for prints. “This photo opportunity is provided by SarahPAC”. Yes, the opportunities for Sarah to make money off of her followers never end! They can donate to the Alaska Trust Fund (a trust set up for Sarah for any purpose she chooses), SarahPAC, or one of her many other “endeavors”. Go build another house for free, Sarah,! Oops, she’s already doing that. A real down-to-earth workin’ class gal, that Sarah.
But the Palinapooloza Book Tour jumped the shark today, when an internal memo of her demands for her book-signing appearance at the Mall of America was been released to the AP by accident.
We are told we must address her by “Governor”, in English only, and that no foreign press will be allowed to question the Queen. Is this a good time to mention her “I’m focused on 2012” slip on Fox?
“She’s no longer the chief executive of Alaska, but Sarah Palin should still be called “governor.”
That was the message sent out by officials at the Mall of America this week, who told reporters planning to cover the Minneapolis-area stop on Palin’s “Going Rogue” book tour they must address the 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate by her former title. The guidelines also banned foreign reporters, allowing “only English speaking press.”
Mall officials said the guidelines were a mistake, and apologized Wednesday to Palin for the mix up, which they called “an internal miscommunication” that was “inadvertently distributed.”
This is the same Sarah Palin who announced in her Quitting Speech that she “didn’t need a title” to progress Alaska and that she wasn’t in it for the title. Hey, Sarah, for the sake of the troops, why don’t ya’ quit makin’ things up?
MSNBC’s coverage of the press release fiasco indicates that now “all press is welcome”. Yes, I’m sure they are, NOW that this has been publicized and Palin’s thin skin has yet again been revealed to the world. But they can’t ask any questions, now can they?
Palin’s blackout of the press is nothing new. In the last few weeks, she has blacklisted CBS and has refused to answer questions by all reporters, saving herself for friendlier interviews with Fox news and Rush Limbaugh. Even in these interviews, she struggles to sound vaguely coherent, and it’s clear she’s been given the questions in advance.
Scared of the brown people and the socialists, Sarah?
Going Rogue’s faux bus tour will be over in one more cringe-inducing week, sure to be packed with gaffes, more revelations of dishonesty and lies, and more bashing of the President.
Always a good time with the Queen of Teabaggers. Go, democracy!
She really does appear to have more rules and restrictions than the real living Queen Elizabeth! And this is who her followers tout as, “one of us”. Without being able to articulate specifics, they constantly refer to Palin as just a simple homespun gal who resonates with them. How?…(I ask constantly)…to which I receive no response.
It is the same old story…power and money! …and vanity…”Pride Goes Before the FALL!