Saturday, February 7, 2009
Sarah Palin tells Esquire She's Not That Hot
I am looking forward to the Esquire magazine article on Sarah Palin. There are going to be more wonderful pictures like the one to the left of Sarah with Trig.
Most quotes from the article have been released by Esquire. Blogs and news organizations have picked up on the more sensational ones. You have read that Sarah again attacks bloggers, that she named Bristol after the home of ESPN, that she had disagreements with the McCain campaign and that she would like everyone to come to Alaska to try Mooseburgers.
Many of the blogs have used quotes mock Sarah Palin's lifestyle. Ignoring some of the quotes that give a three dimensional view of Sarah Palin's character and personality.
I have printed some of the ignored quotes below:
A courageous person is anyone who loses a child and can still get out of bed in the morning.
Everything I've ever needed to know I learned through sports.
I eat, therefore I hunt. I want to fill my freezer with good, clean, healthy protein for my kids. That's what I was raised on. It is abundant and it is available here in Alaska, with caribou and moose and different game and lots of very, very healthy and delicious wild Alaskan seafood. That's what we eat. So that's why I hunt and why I fish.
This is what I've been telling Bristol, before she gets married, is, Bristol, there are definitely gonna be tough parts in marriage. You have to look at those tough times and remember that you have essentially a business contract with this person. You've signed an agreement: You're going to be together. And you look at it that way as you work through the tough times, because I guarantee the better time is there on the other side. That's how we've looked at it.
Fleece, lots of fleece, and skinny white-chocolate mochas. That's the best way to stay warm.
I know He hears me when I just call out to Him, which I do a lot. Oh, yes, I pray. I talk to God every day. I've put my life, so I put my day, into God's hands, and I just ask for guidance and wisdom and grace to get through one situation after another.
Carmex. I'm addicted to Carmex. I don't go anywhere without Carmex.
Hot? If only people could see me as I come in from a run early in the morning without a trough full of makeup on, I think that they'd have a different opinion.
There is one America, but there are different priorities reflected in individual Americans that certainly can stand in stark contrast with — I'll give you an example. Some people, money is the be-all, end-all to them. Money and power, prestige, a title next to their name is the be-all, end-all. Other people, the highest priority would be their character, their reputation, their word, and money has nothing to do with that. The beauty of America is that individuals making up this great country do have different priorities. And that's the contrast that I would point out.
Running is my sanity. Sweat is my sanity. And that was a frustration of mine on the campaign trail, when we couldn't carve out a half an hour or an hour a day to run. The day never went as well as it would have had I had that time to go sweat.You can read all of the quotes on Esquire.com by clicking here.