Month: December 2009

Sarah Palin’s Book “Going Rogue, An American Life”

Dear Friends,

I don’t wish to compete with all the reviews that exist in the Amazon.com link below on Sarah Palin’s book, “Going Rogue, An American Life”, which I have just read: 

http://www.amazon.com/Going-Rogue-American-Sarah-Palin/dp/0061939897/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1261262842&sr=1-1

I do wish to make some observations about the situation, however.

We know the left loathes her, not because of the contents of their criticism having a modicum of substance, but because she represents EVERYTHING they aren’t. Read the book to find out what they aren’t.

They are deeply threatened by this woman and actually fear her. What better way to get rid of her than to attack her and her family personally and not go after her ideas… something they would surely not be able to overcome. This has become the worn out play book of the left and the news media.

They are not the only ones. There is a surprisingly large contingent on the right that loathes her as well.

Since there is very little, if anything that I politically can agree on with the left, I am somewhat baffled by this phenomenon on the right, since about 99% of what Palin stands for and talks about is in line with my attitude and thinking.

Putting the Palin controversy aside, we should look long and hard at ANY “conservative” or “Republican” that easily dismisses this woman. I have come to the conclusion that this will become a litmus test for purging the Republican Party of undesirables and getting the party back on track.

GEA

P.S. This is the very last paragraph of Palin’s book in the Acknowledgements section:

“And I do know there is a God. My life is in His hands. I encourage readers to do what I did many years ago, invite Him in to take over… then see what He will do and how He will get you through. Test Him on this. You’ll see there’s no such thing as a coincidence. I’m thankful for His majestic creation called Alaska, which has given me my home, and for His touch on America, which has given us all so many opportunities. By His grace, an American life is an extraordinary life.”