Palin’s no Paine: Kaye
In Sarah Palin’s just released memoir Going Rogue she makes a point to give an Alaskan bear hug to the radical firebrand Thomas Paine. No so fast, says UW-Green Bay Social Change and Development Professor Harvey Kaye in an article on Wednesday’s Daily Beast. While conservatives like Palin and Glenn Beck and Newt Gingrich like to quote Paine’s words, actually embracing his ideas are another matter, says Kaye, a Paine scholar. Read more.