"It’s Completely Non-Political"

That's how the producer of "Sarah Palin's Alaska," Mark Burnett, emphatically described the reality/nature show last month. This is how Palin herself describes it:

"Oh, you are going to see all this subtleties all throughout the next eight episodes. Yeah, I am sending some messages out there. Yeah, what I see in a bear, in any other species in their natural habitat, they are self-sufficient. They are not sitting around waiting for something else to catch that salmon for them and feed them. The Mama Grizzly's are taking care of their cubs in order to make sure that their species can continue, but no, everybody is expected to help themselves in order to perpetuate the species and the success of."