Dept. of Doubletalk

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“I’m certainly not a quitter. I’m a fighter and that’s why I’m doing this, to go out there and fight for what’s right.”

That’s Sarah Palin talking to CNN yesterday about her decision to, ahem, quit as governor of Alaska. (The video of the entire nine-minute interview is here.)

If Sarah Palin vanishes from public life, my days will be far less entertaining.

Dave Mann has been with the Observer since 2003. Before that, he worked as a reporter in Fort Worth and Washington, D.C. He was born and raised in Philadelphia. He thinks border collies are the world’s greatest dogs, and believes in the nourishing powers of pickup basketball.