Sarah Palin practices politics as lap dance, and we’re the suckers who pay the price. Members of our jaded national press corps eagerly stuff hundred-dollar bills into her G-string, even as they wink at one another to show that they don’t take her seriously.
– Joe McGinniss, The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin
I didn’t think things could get any nastier than they were in 2008. I was wrong.