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Published:November 22nd, 2010 12:43 EST
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Barbara Bush Disses Sarah Palin!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara sat down with CNN`s Larry King recently for an interview that is scheduled to air on his show Monday night.

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During the interview, King asks the former first lady for her opinion on former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, who is considering a run for president in 2012 and recently said she believes she could beat current President Barack Obama.

`I sat next to her once. Thought she was beautiful,` Barbara Bush told Larry King. `And she`s very happy in Alaska, and I hope she`ll stay there.` Read More

Barbara Bush missed her calling, she has the comedic timing and the deadpan face of a professional comic. The former First Lady expertly set up her zinger: I hope she`ll stay there. There are millions of us who agree with Barbara`s sentiments, but Hollywood has a stronger pull on Palin than Wasilla.

Palin has done incalculable harm to the democratic process, she has infused presidential politics with pop culture. Palin substitutes celebrity appeal and divisive rhetoric for wisdom and knowledge, and in this celebrity-saturated culture who`s to say that it won`t work and that she will be the next President of the United States?

Barbara, millions of us who still think that a presidential candidate should have a grasp of the issues are wishing and hoping that Sarah Palin will stay in Alaska.

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Link to video of Barbara Bush`s Sarah Palin zinger:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvaSORJPhYU&feature=player_embedded