Norm Hearts Sarah

Chait whacks NPod's Palin puff piece. Larison is bored by "irrational admiration" of Palin:

Considering the low opinion of Obama most Palinites have, I have often thought it strange that so many of her fans damn her with what they must regard as extremely faint praise: “At least she’s better than Obama!” Leave aside for now how absurd this sort of claim makes them look when one fairly compares the political careers of the two, and just consider what contempt many of her so-called defenders must have for her that all they can bring themselves to say is that she is better than someone they regard as a dangerous incompetent.

I found the piece so boring and predictable in its deliberate stupidity I couldn't even muster a faint splutter of remonstrance.