Look: I don't buy it. She loves criticism. She loves getting into it with her enemies. She's fought umpteen investigations. She's done it her entire career. She threatens to sue all the time. And money is not a problem since her devoted fans would raise the personal defense costs for her in a couple of seconds. And her addiction to scandale has been obvious since she became Wasilla mayor. If the limelight ever starts to dim, she rushes in to start another public spat - as with the Letterman fracas. And this is what she said before she was picked for veep:

No: it's something else. At least that's what it looks like to me. I guess we'll have to wait to find out. Mercifully, it doesn't much matter any more. I sure hope her family recovers from what she has done to them.