If You Can’t Stand the Cold, Get Out of Juneau

by Richard Brookhiser

As Cole Porter said, Sarah Palin’s got that thing, that special thing that makes the birdies forget to sing, yes she’s got that thing — that special thing.
  Yet she also makes a more than normal share of misjudgments.
  Are we to accept in an aspirant to the Oval Office cutting short her tour of duty in the Alaska statehouse?