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SARAH PALIN DROPS TO HER KNEES IN HOPES OF BECOMING “THE VIEW” CO-HOST

Posted in SARAH BLOCH OPINIONS, SARAH PALIN, THE VIEW with tags , , , , , on 08/07/2014 by sarahbloch

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The never ending story of Sarah Palin’s lust for popularity and limelight continues as she hints at a desire to join the cast of the ABC morning talk show “The View.” In an article written in The Hollywood Reporter about the renewal of her Sportsman Channel reality show “Amazing America,” Palin offers her opinion of what the multiple Daytime Emmy Award winning show needs to revitalize itself after the departure of 75% of its cast:


THR:Any interest in doing a political talk show, either on TV, radio or the Internet?

Palin:Maybe. But the politics would have to be interspersed with a whole lot of fun and real life and inspiration showcasing American work ethic, because those topics are all pretty much the antithesis of today’s politics, which I find incorrigibly disastrous! It’d be so much fun to shake it up taking on issues that make audiences objectively consider all sides, and I’d do it with my own real-life groundedness, candor and commonsense that I’m known for. Media needs that today, versus the condescension that oozes from TV and radio. I hear everyone recently got canned from The View, maybe a show like that needs a punch of reality and a voice of reason from America’s heartland to knock some humble sense into their scripts. You know, someone willing to go rogue.

The American work ethic? Today’s politics are incorrigibly disastrous? Real-life groundedness? So what is Palin saying here exactly other than “the View” needs a conservative white woman to be folsky and home spun and of course represent conservatism for a larger audience? I fell on the floor nearly laughing at the thought that Palin could be a greater “voice of reason” than Barbara Walters has been for 17 season on “The View.”

There would be a part of me that would take a perverse pleasure in seeing Whoopi Goldberg paired with Rachel Maddow on one side of the table and Ann Coulter and Sarah Palin on the other. Can you imagine the debates? ABC can you imagine the ratings?!

Qu’ul cuda praedex nihil!

Sarah Bloch, D.S.V.J., J.F., O.Q.H [Jur.]
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