Palin Look a Like book: Even I think this is low.

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    Going Rouge is Coming

    We know that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin can hunt, and even field-dress a moose, but how will she take to poachers on her book sales? Start-up publisher OR Books has announced plans to publish Going Rouge: Sarah Palin An American Nightmare, a collection of essays about the maverick Republican with a title — and cover design — remarkably similar to Palin’s upcoming memoir. What’s more, OR’s paperback tome will be released on Nov. 17, the same day that Palin’s own Going Rogue: An American Life hits shelves — and one day after Palin’s just-announced, first-ever appearance on Oprah Winfrey’s show. (A shout-out to Ron Hogan at GalleyCat for the tip.)

    Going Rouge is compiled by Richard Kim and Betsy Reed, two top editors of the left-leaning weekly The Nation, and includes essays by Nation regulars like Katrina vanden Heuvel, Naomi Klein, and Katha Pollitt. It’s the first release from OR Books, a fledgling outfit founded earlier this year by publishing veterans John Oakes and Colin Robinson that “embraces progressive change in politics, culture and the way we do business,” according to its website.

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    This actually seems like a pretty cheap stunt. Its no secret I'm not a Palin fan, but c'mon. Does it have to come to this?

    EDIT: Also releasing the same day:

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    Maybe Libruls can come up with a new radio personality: Bush Rimbaugh.

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    CrusaderFrank just tanked another one.
     
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    say.. how long did that Fox News ripoff of the Daily Show last?
     
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    Yeah, Palin is irrelevant. LOL

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    Liberals engaged in childish tricks and shitty behavior? That's what they do... they can't compete in the intellectual arena, so they attack everything. Fuck 'em.. don't even worry about this. Palin's book will do well and this other piece of trash will sell 100 copies.
     
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    Wasn't it like two episodes?

    Satire is a fine line. Go to far and you fail, not far enough and you fail. So far TDS has done it perfectly.

    These Palin knock off books seem to cross the line too far.
     
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    I agree this book is pretty low....

    It is intentionally misleading to those Americans who can't tell the difference between "Rogue" and "Rouge"

    I will not elaborate on which Americans those are
     
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    I will... it is those that will buy "Going Rouge".
     
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    They're stealing straight from Dick Morris on this one.

    And referring to The Nation as left-leaning is about on a par with calling Mao a centrist. :lol:
     

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