The right wing chortled and chuckled and sputtered when The National Inquirer revealed John Edwards affair with a campaig aide. Let's see if what their reaction is this week when the same newspaper prints documented evidence that one of her kids - Track - used a variety of recreational phramaceuticals before enlisting in the Army. Moreover, the paper quotes numerous soruces as saying Palin's pregnant daughter was a heavier partier than her brother.
My point is not to toss brickbats at a pair of kids who are clearly rebelling against tragic lives. Rather, it is to highlight the hypocracy of Gov. Palin's carefully honed image as an all-around great Mom to her Leave It To Beaver family.
An advance peek of the Enquirer's article is at www.nationalenquirer.com/_palin_family_shockers_what_sarahs_really_hiding/celebrity/65407.
*When I was young, oh so much younger than today, I believed that the United States would become completely unhinged at some point in my lifetime. This...