Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Ellen Goodman in today's Boston Globe

Ellen Goodman in today's Boston Globe hits the nail on the head (hat tip to a friend):

I agree that candidates' families are off limits, but we can surely ask about this kind of thing:

As for the candidate as mother, is it beyond the pale to wonder whether Sarah Palin and her husband should have thought first of shielding their daughter from a media lens that they know will focus on the baby bump and a marriage that will take place during a national campaign?

Watch this space (as they say in the UK) or "stay tuned" to this issue.

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