Sunday, August 8, 2010

"Mama Grizzlies?" Not a good idea

From today's Connecticut Post (posted Friday, print edition Sunday), my op-ed on Sarah Palin's "Mama Grizzly" movement -- her suggestion that all we need to do to fix this country is rear up on our hind legs and roar. Bottom line:
Mama Grizzlies don't produce jobs for other grizzlies. They don't organize to care for weak or vulnerable or disabled grizzlies. They don't drive innovation, they don't relocate easily, they don't change careers. Their ability to strategize doesn't get them past lunch.
Check it out.
UPDATE 8-18-10:  Gail Collins and Stacy Schiff have a back-and-forth at the NYT website on the Mama Grizzly phenomenon. I check in as comment #7...