John McCain Ponders Sarah Palin Memoir

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By Jason Boog Comment

images.jpegRecently at the Washington Ideas Festival, former presidential Senator John McCain fielded some questions about his expectations and worries about Sarah Palin’s upcoming memoir.

Since Palin’s “Going Rogue: An American Life” is named after a label placed on the former Alaskan governor by an angry McCain staffer, the memoir promises to have some pointed insights into her failed vice-presidential bid. Via an article by Politico‘s Michael Calderone, here is McCain’s diplomatic quote: “The part I’m looking forward to most is the part where it energized our campaign, and her selection put us ahead in the polls…The part I’m looking forward to the least thing is some of the disagreements that took place within the campaign.”

In addition, Calderone’s post mentioned an ongoing debate about the mainstream media’s liberal bias when reviewing political books: “NewsBusters asks today if the mainstream media will ignore Palin’s book like this year’s best-sellers from Glenn Beck, Michelle Malkin and Mark Levin (which sold over 1 million copies in 2009 without a NY Times or Washington Post review). I say no.”