Palin, Beat Poet

By Patrick Appel
Camille Paglia, still oozing Palin-love, defends the Alaska governor's odd speaking style:

Guess what: There has been a revolution in English registered in the 1950s in the street slang, colloquial locutions and assertive rhythms of both Beat poetry and rock ‘n’ roll and now spread far and wide on the Web in the standard jazziness of blogspeak.

Larison rolls his eyes.