Palin: Controversial At Home, Controversial Abroad

If there's one thing we know about Sarah Palin, it's that she's not for everyone. Her average favorable/unfavorable split is currently 37.8/49.6. Hence, this bit from AFP's story on her speech in Hong Kong:

Her performance, which was closed to the media, divided opinion.

Some of those who attended praised her forthright views on government social and economic intervention and others walked out early in disgust.

"She was brilliant," said a European delegate, on condition of anonymity...

Two US delegates left early, with one saying "it was awful, we couldn't stand it any longer". He declined to be identified.