Yes. Of course, I watched.
As if I wouldn’t tune in to the NEW “90210.”
Oh, you’re wondering about the Sarah Palin speech? Yup, I watched that too.
Let’s all take a breather for a moment and first address “90210”…
I guess it was kind of cool to see the updated Peach Pit and all that. And I realize I’m not a 16 year-old girl but it was all sort of terribly boring. Well.. except for their way adorable teacher Ryan Matthews.
I mean, wouldn’t you hand in your paper on time if THAT was your teacher (even with the slightly weird outfit shown here).
But overall, the 90210 writers could take more than few pointers from the very steamy, dreamy “Gossip Girl.” Now that’s my kind of CW show.
Now on to the Governor Sarah Palin…
I noticed something about Palin last night. No, not the hair. No, not the glasses. Oh, I know. She gives an awesome speech.
Wow. She really rocked it. Adore her or despise her (or somewhere in the middle), you have to admit that she got the party started last night. Although, I think she could have left some of that snarky sarcasm in Alaska.
And her husband is a world champion snow machine racer? Was I the only one who thought that was kind of hot? This is a power couple, for sure.
You just know he was thinking, “Damn, I just wanted to get laid and play some hockey. What the F–k am I doing here? Crap. I don’t want to get married or have a kid. And I feel so dumb holding Bristol’s hand in front of all these people. When am I allowed to let go? I think the press guy said I had to hold her hand the entire night. Shit. I need a beer. Man, this sucks.”
Or something like that.
Last night, I realized that John McCain knew exactly who he was picking to be his VP. This was not a rash, reckless decision to try to woo Hillary Clinton supporters. This was brilliant politics by the Republicans. And Republicans have proven again and again that they know how to win an election.
Sarah Palin, a very conservative Republican, masterfully painted herself as an everyday woman – just an average hockey mom who signed up for the PTA and ended up on the Republican presidential ticket. As I watched, something occurred to me. This woman, despite her extreme anti-everything-I-support views, is very very likable.
And you know who else is very likable? George W. Bush. I believe he won a few elections.
If the Democrats want to win in November, they better take Sarah Palin very seriously. Because this lady knows how to deliver. And she plans on delivering the White House.
mama bird notes:
There were so many interesting, insightful, passionate comments on my last post. If you are as obsessed by politics as much as I am right now, check out the comments on my post, “in defense of sarah palin.”
Also, if you missed my addendum, read this ABC News piece, “Sarah Palin’s Parenting Choices Under Fire.” And yes, I’m quoted! So c’mon, click on it.