Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin.  Is there any other name that can launch a thousand conversations with at least as many nuances as hers?  Not right now, there isn’t.  For better or worse, Sarah Palin is an icon of our times.  As Newsweek recently proclaimed, “How do you solve a problem like Sarah?”  But there is a simple and remarkably satisfactory answer to that question.  “Treat her like a human being – for once.”  That may sound too simple to many people, but only because they are caught up in the attempt to define Sarah Palin – and, sadly, all women who have the audacity to be themselves.

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