Vanity Fair’s Michael Gross unsheathed his claws and ripped into former VP candidate/Alaskan guv Sarah Palin in his new Vanity Fair piece.
According to Gross’s Palin profile, which includes interviews with former Palin pals no longer afraid to talk, Sarah has gone from a small-town conservative hockey mom to a ruthless, tyrannical, deceptive, money and media-obsessed madwoman.
Here are some interesting excerpts from Gross’s lengthy piece:
Populist icon Sarah Palin is a terrible tipper:
]]>Cher, Reba McEntire, Neil Young),
Sarah Palin ranks as the all-time worst tipper: $5 for seven bags. But
the bellhops had it good in Kansas, compared with the bellman at
another midwestern hotel who waited up until past midnight for Palin
and her entourage to check in–and then got no tip at all for 10 bags.
He was stiffed again at checkout time. The same went for the maids who
cleaned Palin’s rooms in both places–no tip whatsoever.”
Sarah Palin has a terrible temper:
friend of the Palins’ remembers an argument between Sarah and Todd:
“They took all the canned goods out of the pantry, then proceeded to
throw them at each other. By the time they got done, the
stainless-steel fridge looked like it had got shot up with a shotgun.
Todd said, ‘I don’t know why I even waste my time trying to get nice
things for you if you’re just going to ruin them.’ ” This friend adds,
“As soon as she enters her property and the door closes, even the
insects in that house cringe. She has a horrible temper, but she has
gotten away with it because she is a pretty woman.”
Her frontier babe rep is bull.
“This whole hunter thing, for Sarah? That is the biggest fallacy,” says
one longtime friend of the family. “That woman has never hunted. The
picture of her with the caribou she says she shot? She got out of the
R.V. to pose for a picture. She never helps with the fishing either.
It’s all a joke.”
OK, so it’s not really all that damning or
all that surprising. Of far more concern is her Twitter power and
secret political aspirations. But you’ll have to read the whole piece for that information.
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