Palin and Book Banning: Here’s the original news story from Alaska that got Sarah Palin tagged as a book banner. I’ll let you read it and judge for yourself. Then I’ll just say that I agree with Roger, who is emphatically NOT a Palin supporter.
Palin Rumors: Charles Martin is keeping a list of Palin rumors and comments as to their truth or falsehood. The book-banning thing is numbers 40-42 on the list.
Michael Gerson on the Saddleback forum: “Obama was fluent, cool and cerebral — the qualities that made Adlai Stevenson interesting but did not make him president. Obama took care to point out that he had once been a professor at the University of Chicago, but that bit of biography was unnecessary. His whole manner smacks of chalkboards and campus ivy. Issues from stem cell research to the nature of evil are weighed, analyzed and explained instead of confronted.”