Friday, October 3, 2008

postmodernity and palin

from Jim Henley:
Palin seems to have a "Message: I Care" problem. She gets too meta with her answers, wanting to explain - "I’m going to talk straight to the American people and show them my etc."; "I’m the new energy" - the symbolism of herself. For the apotheosis of Republican anti-intellectualism she’s determinedly postmodern, embedding the essay about her novel into the story as she tells it.

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