Leave it to the lamestream media to diminish the importance of a high school graduation in a small town. Leave it to the lamestream media to diminish the efforts of the graduating class and their successful campaign to have Governor Sarah Palin speak at their high school graduation. In the end it's Republic High School 1, lamestream media 0.
From Palin's Facebook page:
Small town America is the soul of our country, despite the opinion of the Seattle Weekly’s Ellis Conklin and the lamestream media. Todd and I are on our way to congratulate the graduating class in Republic, Washington, this Saturday and I’m honored and touched by their ingenuity, tenacity, and invitation to speak to these young Americans about to begin their futures.
Small town America is our heart; it may not be the Ivy Leagues or what Ellis and the media deem acceptable, but these students and this town represent what is good and right about America and the small towns where most of us grew our own roots and values.
Too often the media forgets its own humble roots and plays the elitist card. Not so this weekend. We are going to congratulate the Tigers of 2013 and have something special for each and every one. They will grow to defend our country, manage our economy, build our families, and work to achieve each of their own personal dreams.
Sorry, Seattle Weekly, you, as usual, miss the point.
- Sarah Palin