Posted on 16 September 2011
Sarah Palin doesn’t have the skill sets or affinity for political office, it’s no surprise that she quit mid-term as governor of Alaska. The former beauty queen loves waving to her adoring fans, she gets a kick out of giving speeches to friendly audiences (especially when she’s well compensated), and she enjoys being interviewed by sycophants like Greta Van Susteren and Sean Hannity. In short the reality star adores running for office, but she can’t stand the drudgery of actually serving in office.Most reasonably intelligent people are aware of Palin’s scam: She periodically hints that she’s running for president to keep her brand name alive. The firebrand from Wasilla will sell more books and be able to charge more for speeches if she’s perceived as a likely presidential candidate.The Fox News commentator feels at home in the world of entertainment, not the realm of politics. She’s a celebrity, not a politician. Palin has experienced the good side of celebrity, she’s made millions as a reality star and from the sales of her books. But now she’s experiencing the bad side of celebrity, tell-all books from Levi Johnston and journalist Joe McGinniss paint a very unflattering picture of Mama Grizzly.Levi alleges that Sarah wanted to adopt the baby he had with Bristol, and McGinniss alleges that she snorted coke off an oil drum, cheated on her husband, and had a fetish for black guys that led to a one-night-stand with basketball player Glen Rice.Is it fair for a serious political candidate to have to endure these type of allegations? No, but the Tea Party favorite isn’t a serious political candidate, she’s a celeb like Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian.
If Palin wants to be a celeb, she’s got to take the good with the bad, the bitter with the sweet. Enjoy your celebrityhood Sarah!By Robert Paul Reyes