In the New York Times, Anand Giridharadas scares Andew Sullivan to death. He praises Sarah Palin's recent speeches, which have largely gone unnoticed by the "lamestream" media. He said that her critiques of DC are dead-on.
She made three interlocking points. First, that the United States is now governed by a “permanent political class,” drawn from both parties, that is increasingly cut off from the concerns of regular people. Second, that these Republicans and Democrats have allied with big business to mutual advantage to create what she called “corporate crony capitalism.” Third, that the real political divide in the United States may no longer be between friends and foes of Big Government, but between friends and foes of vast, remote, unaccountable institutions (both public and private).