That's one reason Tim Hefferman agrees with Josh Green that my palpitations that Palin will run for president (and probably win the GOP nomination) are all based on paranoid hooey. Gabriel Sherman thinks her dreadful communications team will doom her. I think it's part of her strategy. Well: one of us will be proven wrong. And I'll be sitting here in blogdom, eating crow and hat if I'm wrong. (Bonus Palin derangement post here. And yes, the derangement is perfectly natural when dealing with someone like her.)

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