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The Palin Effect

The Palin Effect

Something felt familiar to me about the roller-coaster of emotions I felt toward Sarah Palin’s appearance on Saturday Night Live [www.nbc.com] last night. After hearing her stump speeches during the past few weeks, there was no way she would be able to pull off a guest appearance on the show without making a complete fool…

"My Kid Has More Chromosomes Than Your Kid"

"My Kid Has More Chromosomes Than Your Kid"

The bumper sticker on Sarah and Todd Palin’s car reads [voices.washingtonpost.com]: “My kid has more chromosomes than your kid.” Nana-nana-poo-poo! Palin mentions her infant son, Trig, who has Downs syndrome at every stump speech she makes. (But of course there’s no mention of her pregnant teenage daughter, because that is simply inappropriate and out of…