Game Change, HBO Films' soon-to-be-released docudrama about the rise of Sarah Palin in the latter months of the '08 presidential election — or, as SarahPAC describes it, "a subscription-only television movie sensationalizing 40 pages of a three-year-old book about the 2008 presidential election" — won't premiere for another three weeks, but it's already coming under fire from the Palin's people, who (probably correctly) are assuming that it will be a somewhat unflattering portrayal of Sarah Palin.
Though, to be fair, one can make an argument that Sarah Palin is a somewhat unflattering portrayal of Sarah Palin…
"I haven’t seen HBO's latest effort at manipulating history," [SarahPAC treasurer Tim] Crawford said. "However, based upon the description and reports from people who have viewed the film 'Game Change,' HBO has distorted, twisted and invented facts to create a false narrative and attract viewers. They call it a docu-drama; there is little "docu" in it. HBO must add a disclaimer that this movie is fiction."
Look, it's bad enough that they're portraying her negatively. But everyone does that. What must be really galling is that they're "distorted, twisted and invented facts," when that's clearly her thing. Have these scoundrels no honor?
Tags: Books, HBO, Julianne Moore, Movies, Sara Benincasa, Sarah Palin, Super PACs, Tina Fey
* Michele Bachmann delivers an inspirational Back to School message to our nations students suffering under the yoke of our state-run education system.
* The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer loves those obnoxious, needy, abominations-before-God gay people so so much.
* Professional wrestling magnate Linda McMahaon not giving up on her quest to restore dignity to the U.S. Senate.
* Sen. David Vitter forced into attending President's jobs speech as though he were a U.S. senator.
* President Obama gives liberals their opinions about jobs speech a few hours early.
* Did Rick Perry point his finger at Ron Paul last night in an untoward manner?
Tags: American Family Association, Barack Obama, Bryan Fischer, David Vitter, Debates, Education, LGBT, Linda McMahon, Michele Bachmann, Pork Barrel, Primaries, Republicans, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Sara Benincasa, Senate, Sports, Unemployment, Wrestling
Our very own Indecision blogganista* Sarah Benincasa will be a guest on tonight's stirring episode of The Joy Behar Show with extra-special guest-behar CNN's Don Lemon, which officially makes her the most likely of all Indecision bloggers to get picked by Richard Branson to join him in his private space shuttle and keep the human race alive when the asteroid comes hurdling toward this small fragile rock on which we all live so very precariously.
Anyhoo, tune in to
CNNHLN tonight at 10pm / 9c to see them talk about stuff and other things.
While we're waiting for that to happen, here's frequent-guester Don Lemon's guesting spot on The Colbert Report last month after the jump.
* I am good at making up words!
Tags: CNN, Don Lemon, Sara Benincasa, The Daily Show
I don't know how she does it, but our own Sara Benincasa has uncovered some top secret behind the scenes footage of Ames Poll favorite Michele Bachmann practicing for an upcoming appearance on NBC's Meet the Press…
I hate to say it, but I think I kind of agree with Bachmann on this "throwing peanuts at David Gregory" thing.
Tags: David Gregory, Meet the Press, Michele Bachmann, Movies, NBC, Sara Benincasa
In case you haven't noticed, life can be kind of weird sometimes.
Like, for example, one day, you might go to the store to buy green salsa for the enchiladas you're planning to make for dinner, and then when you get to the register it turns out you have the exact amount of money that the salsa costs (with tax) in your pockets.
And, on another day, you wind up as a guest on BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2011's live talk show alongside Andrew Breitbart.
Such is the life of our own Sara Benincasa.
Witness it for yourself live after the jump…The live stream is over. If I find video of the show, I'll stick it up here.
Tags: Andrew Breitbart, Sara Benincasa