The Life And Times Of Sarah Palin

John Crace offers us a digested read of a Sarah Palin biography. An excerpt:

At school, Sarah stood out as one of the brightest children. “I could tell she would go far,” remembers former geography teacher, George Bush. “She was the only one who could identify Iraqistan on a map.” Sarah’s potential was realised when she came seventh in the Wasilla Miss Congeniality competition in 1979.

Before the Indians among you laugh and mock the USA, do note that they rejected Palin, while we elected Patil. So there.

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