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Anti-Cities Sarah Palin Takes It To The Small Town Gun Owners

SARAH Palin is on the right wing. Those newspaper investigation keep getting more insightful. Says Frank Rich in the NY Times:

This was made clear in the most chilling passage of Palin’s acceptance speech. Aligning herself with “a young farmer and a haberdasher from Missouri” who “followed an unlikely path to the vice presidency,” she read a quote from an unidentified writer who, she claimed, had praised Truman: “We grow good people in our small towns, with honesty and sincerity and dignity.” Then Palin added a snide observation of her own: Such small-town Americans, she said, “run our factories” and “fight our wars” and are “always proud” of their country. As opposed to those lazy, shiftless, unproud Americans — she didn’t have to name names — who are none of the above….

So if you’re not from a small town, you’re from a very small town, a village or – get this – a city? Sarah Palin is anti-cities?

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Posted: 14th, September 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment