Frum says that Julian and I are wrong:

[A]ll this presupposes that the Obama administration wants Sarah Palin to go away. It does not. Palin is Obama’s preferred opponent. What is good for Palin is good for Obama. Of course the White House builds her up, of course it seems to play into Palin’s ink-stained hands! The White House is counting on those hands to deliver them in turn an easy romp to re-election.

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