Oh my: Palin “Going Rogue” on November 17th

posted at 6:30 pm on September 28, 2009 by Allahpundit

Via C4P, the draft was finished a few months early so they’re moving up the spring release date. I was going to make a joke about knowing what grassroots conservatives want to find under the tree this year, but come on. Waiting six weeks until Christmas? Some of you guys will be lined up outside the bookstore a week before it drops.

Pity poor Olbermann, forced to talk about Sarahcuda tonight instead of, say, the New York City terror plot. Again.

Harper publisher Jonathan Burnham says the former Alaska governor invested herself deeply and passionately in the project. He says the book contains fascinating detail.

The 400-page book is the first for Palin, who has been an object of fascination since Republican Sen. John McCain chose her as his running mate during his 2008 presidential bid. The book will be called “Going Rogue: An American Life.”

A huge first printing of 1.5 million copies has been commissioned by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins.

I’m intrigued by the title, not only because it promises dish about the sniping from McCain staffers but because it hints, perhaps, at her positioning herself as the libertarian alternative to “orthodox” Republicans like Mitt and Huck. Meanwhile, Politico claims that “[c]opy-editing and fact-checking are now underway in a race to meet the crash publishing schedule,” a detail bound to intoxicate liberals eager to find, flag, catalogue and crow about every last typo. Exit question: Which avid audience will buy more copies, the Palin-lovers or the Palin-haters?


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Just Pre ordered my copy…. It has such a nice cover!

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Going-Rogue/Sarah-Palin/e/9780061939891/?itm=1&USRI=Going+Rogue

TimeTraveler on September 29, 2009 at 1:07 PM

Ahh, yes. Yet ANOTHER conservative book that will hit the NY Times bestseller list and stay there awhile.

Anything that pisses off libs is a great thing!

13Girl on September 29, 2009 at 2:02 PM

So if Sarah’s latest sells more preorders than Dreams of Akbar and Ayers, (reportedly sold in the first year) do I get to say:
“You got beat by a girl”
 
AGAIN!
HAHAHAHAHAHA

Blacksmith8 on September 29, 2009 at 2:07 PM

. What the nasty little Libtards who prefer bull dikes anyway don’t get is that what makes Palin physically attractive to us is that she’s also attractive on the inside…her values, her smarts, what she says, and what she has accomplished…..

Dr. ZhivBlago on September 29, 2009 at 3:18 AM

As you typically do, you hit the nail squarely on the head.

Red State State of Mind on September 29, 2009 at 2:13 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 10:23 AM

Just offered an observation, didn’t claim it was inspired or at the level of genius.

Apparently, though, commenting on the transposition of only 2 letters in otherwise identical 5-letter words went over your head.

As it seems most things do.

cs89 on September 29, 2009 at 2:30 PM

I think the Palin lovers will buy more of the books, and the relatives of the Palin lovers, looking for gifts at Christmas.

I think that Palin has always had a sort of libertarian bent, but she never struck me as the Big L libertarian and when she was Governor, she governed like a conservative, not a libertarian.

I think the whole Rogue thing might be cultural and social as much as political. We will find out soon enough.

Terrye on September 29, 2009 at 2:50 PM

So if Sarah’s latest sells more preorders than Dreams of Akbar and Ayers, (reportedly sold in the first year) do I get to say:
“You got beat by a girl”

AGAIN!
HAHAHAHAHAHA

Blacksmith8 on September 29, 2009 at 2:07 PM

#5 at B&N … just after 6 hours of announcement?

TheAlamos on September 29, 2009 at 3:03 PM

#5 at B&N … just after 6 hours of announcement?

TheAlamos on September 29, 2009 at 3:03 PM

Prediction: More copies of Sarah’s book was pre-ordered in the first minute it was up on Barnes & Noble website than all books sold by David Frum, Kathleen Parker & Peggy Noonan throughout their careers combined.

Norwegian on September 29, 2009 at 3:41 PM

#4 now at Barnes and Noble.

debg on September 29, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Not that there’s anything wrong with that – unofficially, we’d estimate that 90 percent of the books published by politicians are heavily ghost-written. (A notable exception: Barack Obama, whose “Dreams from My Father” was considered by many critics to have real literary merit.) In Palin’s case, help came in the form of Lynn Vincent, a senior writer for the conservative Christian publication World Magazine.

hahah… except for the fact that Billy ‘just a guy in the neighborhood’ Ayers actually wrote it.

Hmm… I wonder why Mathew Shaer went sooo far out of his way to try and legitimize Obama’s literary ‘effort’.

Thanks for the laughs

http://features.csmonitor.com/politics/2009/09/29/lynn-vincent-the-other-voice-behind-the-sarah-palin-book/

gatorboy on September 29, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:33 AM

Meltdown in aisle Canada.

Love it!

Sapwolf on September 29, 2009 at 3:55 PM

Yes, difinitely keep embracing yourself when you think of Palin. But psssst – just so you know, that’s not really her in that DVD you bought and keep hidden away from the wife.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 8:28 AM

One lesson you learn is that when guys mention or apply stuff like this, there is a damn good chance it is or was part of their life.

Dave quit telegraphing your vices and get a hold of yourself.

Why anybody would come here and go medieval in a total freakout betrays your uneasiness with a good woman beating up your Messiah in 2012.

If all this meant nothing, you wouldn’t be here.

Sapwolf on September 29, 2009 at 4:01 PM

Hmm … this is a long thread.

I just want to say (again)

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Hey libs – get ready for Sarah Palin to be at the top of every bestseller list for a very long time.

She’ll sell more books that than Jesus Barack.

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 4:08 PM

I have my order in…..

whatzit2u on September 29, 2009 at 4:19 PM

I can’t imagine that a half-term governor of one the least-populated states has much to write about. Sarah Palin is a quitter whose time has passed.

Reagan Republican on September 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

Hmm … this is a long thread.

I just want to say (again)

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Hey libs – get ready for Sarah Palin to be at the top of every bestseller list for a very long time.

She’ll sell more books that than Jesus Barack.

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 4:08 PM
——-
Yeah I’m sure they’ll translate Winky’s little book into several languages like Hussein’s.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 4:28 PM

Reagan Republican on September 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

You protest too much, methinks.

Sarah’s book is now #5 on Barnes & Noble.

If her influence on national affairs was dampened why did the “death panels” comment cause the Senate to back away from ‘end of life counselling’?

Why is the MSM still attacking her with a vehemence that no politician in America has never known?

When you are over the target, you receive flak. Rush Limbaugh referred to this phenomenon today that neither Romney nor Huckabee is receiving this type of flak now.

technopeasant on September 29, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Sarah’s book is now #5 on Barnes & Noble.

technopeasant on September 29, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Now her book is #2 on BN, hasn’t even been listed for pre-sale at Amazon yet.

Amazing

Norwegian on September 29, 2009 at 5:02 PM

Why do Conservative books do so well?

First, the people who would buy them (other conservatives)can afford them because they have jobs.

Second, conservatives like to read books. Liberals like to be read to…like story time in their jammies. Conservatives also own cars (again, because they have jobs), so they can go get the book.

Thirdly, the truth, like sex, sells.

And last on this list, but not the least, conservatives have tremendously longer attention spans than the more liberal population of the species. This means we can read books that don’t have pictures or “word clouds” to help describe the subject.

BobMbx on September 29, 2009 at 5:30 PM

I can’t imagine that a half-term governor of one the least-populated states has much to write about. Sarah Palin is a quitter whose time has passed.

Reagan Republican on September 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

You’re kidding, right? This from a Reagan fan?

Sarah Palin, like Reagan and unlike her multitudes of lib critics, has ideas to talk about.

Not to mention (I hope and trust) much, much juicy detail from the campaigning days…

Rosmerta on September 29, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Finally at Amazon!

Rosmerta on September 29, 2009 at 6:12 PM

#2 at Barnes & Noble; any bets that it will be #1 by this weekend

technopeasant on September 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Reagan Republican on September 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

cry some more QHAHahahahaahahahahahahahahahaaa

TimeTraveler on September 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

From Barnes & Noble:

Sad in Charleston, SC
by LibbyNPipersDad
Reader Rating: [1 star]
See Detailed Ratings

September 29, 2009: I find it sad that someone with Mrs. Palin’s obvious ignorance is able to put a book on the bestseller list before it has even been published.

Haha. I find it funny that a liberal who has not even read the book yet can give it one star — and then complains about ignorance.

bitsy on September 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Yeah I’m sure they’ll translate Winky’s little book into several languages like Hussein’s.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 4:28 PM

Ouch! Man – not a good day for you socialists. She’s already #2 on B&N and her book has been available for pre-order for like what? Five or Six hours?

Here’s another crying towel – I think you’ll need it. :D

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 6:38 PM

Reagan Republican on September 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

Yea… right…hahahaha

jerrytbg on September 29, 2009 at 7:38 PM

technopeasant on September 29, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Fools bet…ask DAVE

jerrytbg on September 29, 2009 at 7:40 PM

#2 at Barnes and Noble. Olbermann is going to lose it…or he is going to say it is all the LIBs who just wanted proof that she could write a complete sentence. I wish his head would explode…..literally.

Dan Pet on September 29, 2009 at 7:40 PM

Yeah I’m sure they’ll translate Winky’s little book into several languages like Hussein’s.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 4:28 PM

Ouch! Man – not a good day for you socialists. She’s already #2 on B&N and her book has been available for pre-order for like what? Five or Six hours?

Here’s another crying towel – I think you’ll need it. :D

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 6:38 PM
——
So the choir buys between 1 and 2 million copies. Whoopdee woop.
Means nothing, other than the choir bought between 1 and 2 million copies.
If you’re hoping the book will change minds about her, think again.
It will do more damage than good for her career.
400 pages? Jesus Chr*st – on what?

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:40 PM

Oh Dave….don’t be so scared. Really..it will be just fine. Don’t fight it.

I know her life story isn’t nearly as interesting as Obama’s but just give it a shot. I think it will change opinion of her without the filter of the MSM. She has lots to say and it seems to me she has lots of people who want to hear it.

Dan Pet on September 29, 2009 at 7:44 PM

Dave…repeat after me. “Madame President”. “Madame President”. Try it.

Dan Pet on September 29, 2009 at 7:45 PM

Sarah’s time has past, Reagan Republican??? Try her time has just begun. And remember, she is 45. You are going to have to see her beautiful face for a LONG LONG TIME. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Dan Pet on September 29, 2009 at 7:48 PM

Palin spent “several weeks with a “collaborator” in San Diego after she quit the governor’s job.”

Ahhh, that’s how a ditz can crank out a FOUR HUNDRED page book about nothing in just 4 months.

I am very excited to see this train wreck and it will become abundantly clear how much of it by page 3. Disjointed and rambly: she wrote it. Concise: ghost writer. Either way, you lose.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:58 PM

oops

It will become abundantly clear how much of it she wrote by page 3.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:58 PM

I can’t imagine that a half-term governor of one the least-populated states has much to write about. Sarah Palin is a quitter whose time has passed.

Reagan Republican on September 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

Ooh, you got all of your recycled talking points into two econonomical sentences.

That ‘her time has passed’ would certainly explain the enthusiastic crowds, huge pre-release orders, and the attention paid her by the conservative media.

You need new material – this old tired stuff ain’t selling.

massrighty on September 29, 2009 at 8:04 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009

Dave; You seem awfully fixated.
Is 400 pages too many?
Dreams From My Father (written before BHO even had a presidential bid under his belt) ran 464 hardcover pages.
(For the record – I read it.)

Living History = 576 pages.

My Life banged in (and I used that term on purpose) at an increadibly bloated (also intentional) 1008 pages; each minor detail of the life of BJC was meticulously spun for maximum advantage and/or damage control.

If you were even the tiniest bit honest, or thoughtful, you’d see that there is a book in the story of her life.

massrighty on September 29, 2009 at 8:27 PM

Sales Rank: 1

Clyde5445 on September 29, 2009 at 8:34 PM

Ouch! Man – not a good day for you socialists. She’s already #2 on B&N and her book has been available for pre-order for like what? Five or Six hours? Here’s another crying towel – I think you’ll need it. :D

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 6:38 PM

Heh. ‘Tis the season.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that – unofficially, we’d estimate that 90 percent of the books published by politicians are heavily ghost-written. (A notable exception: Barack Obama, whose “Dreams from My Father” was considered by many critics to have real literary merit.)

hahah… except for the fact that Billy ‘just a guy in the neighborhood’ Ayers actually wrote it.ACa

gatorboy on September 29, 2009 at 3:42 PM

Which also casts doubt on Obama’s claim to have only met Ayers in 1995, as this was also the year his book was published.

Hmm… I wonder why Mathew Shaer went sooo far out of his way to try and legitimize Obama’s literary ‘effort’.

Not just a work with literary merit, but a work of singular literary genius, we are told. A work which single-handedly defines the difference between himself and Sarah Palin.

As stated above, he’s certainly a literary genius, but probably not the kind of genius the left thinks he is. He’s a literary genius for mimicking the sophisticated literary style of a man he ostensibly met the same year he published his own autobiography, which he had reportedly spent the previous 5 years writing. Yes, that is quite a feat. Just not the feat we hear hosannas being sung to him for on a regular basis.

RD on September 29, 2009 at 8:37 PM

hey DaVE,

Take a deep breath…in thru the nose and out thru the mouth…
SLOW and deliberate…close your eyes…
make sure your feet are square on the floor …
sloooow deep breaths…
now…don’t you feel better?
Now DAVE…listen to your heart beat…
Now DAVE…hold on to your chair…
PALIN…#1 BEST SELLER…BEFORE IT EVEN GOT PRINTED!!!!!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

jerrytbg on September 29, 2009 at 9:02 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:58 PM

You know, Palinphobes like to bang the drum about how many colleges she attended while earning her degree in…

journalism. Seems likely some of her classes involved writing techniques.

You can quit quaking in your pumps anytime, dryrot.

cs89 on September 29, 2009 at 9:05 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:58 PM

You know, Palinphobes like to bang the drum about how many colleges she attended while earning her degree in…

journalism. Seems likely some of her classes involved writing techniques.

You can quit quaking in your pumps anytime, dryrot.

cs89 on September 29, 2009 at 9:05 PM
——

I am so goddamned excited to see this book you have no idea.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Think you’ll have time to read it between Parlaiment sessions?

cs89 on September 29, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Think you’ll have time to read it between Parlaiment sessions?

cs89 on September 29, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Are you serious? DryWall doesn’t READ.

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 9:19 PM

I am very excited to see this train wreck and it will become abundantly clear how much of it by page 3. Disjointed and rambly: she wrote it. Concise: ghost writer. Either way, you lose.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:58 PM

Her book will outsell Obama’s. :D

And any book about Chappaquiddick Ted!

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 9:22 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:14 PM

OMG…IS THIS REPENTANCE?
I’m not so naive…can’t wait to hear your critique.
So we can rip you a new one…AGAIN…
HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!
I’ve got to say DAVE…you’re like a Timex Watch…

jerrytbg on September 29, 2009 at 9:23 PM

I am so goddamned excited to see this book you have no idea.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:14 PM

I am so goddamned excited to see this book i forgot punctuation grammar and sentence structure.

massrighty on September 29, 2009 at 9:24 PM

OH…btw DAVE…SP will appreciate your contribution to the cause…

jerrytbg on September 29, 2009 at 9:27 PM

I am very excited to see this train wreck and it will become abundantly clear how much of it by page 3. Disjointed and rambly: she wrote it. Concise: ghost writer. Either way, you lose.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 7:58 PM

Her book will outsell Obama’s. :D

And any book about Chappaquiddick Ted!

HondaV65 on September 29, 2009 at 9:22 PM
——
And who exactly will be buying Winky’s book?

The choir.

That means she sells lots of books.

To the choir.

It means not much.

Except that she sells lots of books.

To the choir.

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:28 PM

The book is now NUMBER ONE at Barnes & Noble.

(in less than 24 hours)

Suck it liberals!

gary4205 on September 29, 2009 at 9:31 PM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 9:28 PM

You’re repeating yourself.
We disregarded you the first time.

massrighty on September 29, 2009 at 9:36 PM

PSST…Hey DAVE…it’s ok…we won’t tell anybody if you buy one…’ )

jerrytbg on September 29, 2009 at 9:45 PM

Sarah Palin’s book is already at #11 on Amazon! Give it another hour for Amazon to update, and it’s for sure to crack the Top 10. ;)

#1 with a bullet, Sarah! <3

http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/ref=pd_dp_ts_b_1

lansing quaker on September 29, 2009 at 10:01 PM

and Maureen Dowd’s head just exploded! Too bad, October is her month, with all the brooms, cauldrons and flying monkeys.

archer52 on September 29, 2009 at 11:23 PM

The damned thing is NUMBER FIVE on Amazon, and there isn’t even a frackin’ book jacket yet!

Sarah will be laughing at these liberal morons all the way to the bank!!

gary4205 on September 29, 2009 at 11:44 PM

The damned thing is NUMBER FIVE on Amazon, and there isn’t even a frackin’ book jacket yet!

Sarah will be laughing at these liberal morons all the way to the bank!!

gary4205 on September 29, 2009 at 11:44 PM

From #1300 to #5 (Amazon) and #500 to #1 (B&N) in just 8 hours of announcement.

TheAlamos on September 30, 2009 at 1:24 AM

Dave Rywall on September 29, 2009 at 8:28 AM

…Dave quit telegraphing your vices and get a hold of yourself…

Sapwolf on September 29, 2009 at 4:01 PM

Haven’t you figured out that is what he is doing–holding himself, and typing with the other hand…?

lovingmyUSA on September 30, 2009 at 2:54 AM

Hah,Customer Review “She didnt write it!” Morons just cant help themselves.

Greed on September 30, 2009 at 2:11 PM

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