When it comes to the Sarah Palin book people get interesting…

Posted: November 27, 2009 by datechguy in amazon reviews, internet/free speech
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…to this I cite a comment left on my review:

Even your title indicates lack of understanding: “Normal.” What’s normal? Labeling the motives and stimuli of “liberals” and the “elite,” something you’re incapable of understanding? Rationalizing Sarah’s kids’ behavior, when you’d have slammed Obama if his kids approached the Palin kids’ behavior?

Commenting on PETA, as if that has anything to do with the book or Palin?

I’m not even convinced you read the screed. You could easily have written what you did whether you’d read it or not.

As to the screed’s sales, I’ve already commented here where those numbers are coming from. If you’re literate, look it up.

Apparently I haven’t read the book now, and “I’m rationalizing her kids behavior”. What is really amazing is this comes from a top 500 reviewer who apparently has earned respect at Amazon.

I had a funny thought and started to check the other 4 star reviews, he seems to be commenting on quite a few of them. I wonder why the need to go after people?

As I replied in the comments there, if it makes him happy then go for it, but it sounds like a case of Sullivan’s Syndrome to me. This goes to show it affects ordinary people (Look at his reviews, he seems at least as ordinary as I am) as well as pundits.

It brings to mind the School Superintendent in NH that was leading a group of about of a dozen vulgar screaming students outside the school where I saw her during the campaign. Long on angst and judgment but short on answers screaming at Palin, the bus and the thousands of average people in line waiting to see her.

For their own sake they’d better get over it, she could credibly run in any election from now till 2032 so this is going to be years and no politics is worth decades of worry and misery.

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