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Palin won't talk to press
Via Americablog I see that the McCain campaign has declared that Sarah Palin won't do interviews.
This is one of the least surprising announcements I've ever heard, but even so, imagine the cynicism here. They know she can't answer questions about the country, the world and policy. So they shield her. And in doing so, they will simply say, the press is out to get her etc etc, and the right-wing base will say rah rah. What, you say? A person who wants to be vice-president to a 72-year-old cancer survivor ought to be able to demonstrate a modicum of command of policy detail? Now you're just being silly.
The answer is here simple. The major media should say: Until she agrees to interviews, and we mean not one or two with Fox News and The Washington Times, but a normal and respectable amount of access, we won't cover her speeches. Period.
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