She loves Alaska, loves America, loves her family; she loves integrity, frugality, and Moose Stew.We can all endorse that, except the Moose perhaps. I also learned, on no fewer than 12 occasions in four minutes that she (like her new boss) is a “maverick” which I gather is ‘someone who doesn’t believe the rules that apply to everyone else should apply to them’. Then, listening to the soundtrack (click below if you don’t believe me), I realised it came from the 70's TV series Dallas! It made me wonder whether Sarah does dynastic selfishness, obsolete energy policy, Teapot Dome ethics, greed ’n corruption... ?
Fighting a growing suspicion that this whole thing is a Mickey-take and there is actually no Sarah Palin, I returned to the question everyone in the UK cannot evade about the lady, if indeed she exists. Is she related in any way to our own national treasure Michael Palin? If so, it would be “literally incredible” and we would know the shape of things to come: