The matter is also discussed more specifically Framing Sarah Palin, by Linda Beail and Rhonda Kinney Longworth, in which the authors analyze the narratives told by and about Sarah Palin in the 2008 election – from beauty queen, maverick, faithful fundamentalist and post-feminist role model to pit bull hockey mom, frontier woman, and political outsider.
Pit Bulls, Puritans, and Politics
Sarah Palin’s 2008 vice presidential candidacy garnered tremendous levels of interest, polarizing the American public—both Democrats and Republicans alike. While many have wondered who she "really" is, trying to cut through the persona she projects and the one projected by the media, Beail and...
Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge