N. and I spent the entire day today doing immigration-related things. One of them was getting our passport-size photos done at Walmart. This always takes forever because the pictures come out wrong and you have to redo them. And then they still come out wrong.
So to pass the time, we picked up Sarah Palin’s autobiography Going Rogue. Within twenty seconds we were rolling on the floor with laughter. I’ll just share a couple of quotes with you and you’ll see what I mean.
What are you trying to do, slay the golden goose? But when the boom went bust, the golden goose still ruled the roost.
Just try rapping this passage and you’ll see why it’s absolutely priceless. And if you think this is an isolated sentence, think again. The entire book is exactly like this. Every single sentence has at least one hackneyed ancient cliche. Most sentences have three or four of them.
Of course, when I got to the following statement, I realized that this book had been ghost-written by somebody who simply hated Sarah Palin and wanted to sabotage her:
My BlackBerry vibrated me back to work.
I imagined saying something like this in class tomorrow and it became clear to me that the person who wrote this had some personal grudge against poor Palin.