We believe in American exceptionalism and can see the Shining City from our front porch
Googling to get up to speed on self-described "Social Media Savant" Kinsey Schofield, we stumbled upon this January 2009 "Petition Spot" item: "Kinsey Schofield wants to be on Red Eye!" Where there's a will there's a way. Schofield is apparently a regular on the show these days. We caught our first glimpse of her in the wee hours this morning and discovered that for all the glitz and glamour, when it comes to social media savvy, Kinsey Schofield is no Sarah Palin. See below for more.
By Sissy Willis of sisu
"Did anyone in your life ever tell you you couldn't accomplish something and you showed them you did it," asks "nationally recognized writer, social media strategist, and TV personality" Kinsey Schofield (above) in a question that implies its own resounding, self-affirmative answer: "Yes!" Sounds a lot like something Sarah "out of her comfort zone" Palin would say. Yet on Red Eye in the wee hours this morning the comely occupant of "The Leg Chair" essentially agreed with Karl Rove's grim dismissal of Sarah's "gravitas." Her only caveat was that Rove should have chosen his words more carefully so as not to hurt Palin fans' delicate feelings.
"I heard a rumor that [America's Sweetheart Steven] Crowder is going to be on #redeye tonight," twittered Kinsey Schofield yesterday in a deft display of her social-media savvy, titillating her 42,102 followers and prospective Red Eye viewers with this show stopper: "I'm so excited I could pee."
No need to worry about Palin fans' feelings, Ms. Schofield. Tea partiers that we are, we believe in American exceptionalism and can see the Shining City from our front porch. Like Sarah, we're "embracing and exploiting social media in new ways" that allow us to "bypass the tired gateway media and shape 'the narrative' in our own image." While friend and foe alike are raving about the physical "grandeur that is Alaska" and the grizzly grit of its citizens in "Sarah Palin's Alaska," the Dean of Dourness sees only a glass half empty …
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