Controlling the facial muscles is a useful ability and something that can be learned. Gary Faigin's The Artist's Complete Guide to Facial Expression and Edward Dwight Easty's On Method Acting are two interesting, relevant books.
This isn't something for the squeamish, easily outraged, or fans of Sarah Palin: New York magazine's Daily Intel column ran "Metal Concept Band Gwar Provides New Imagery for the Words Nailin’ Palin." Gwar is a bi-partisan band -- something I learned at NOISECREEP -- but there are more subtle -- figurative rather than literal -- ways to eviscerate a politician.
Jeb Bush is siding with his mom, former First Lady Barbara Bush. Barbara Bush let slip on Larry King's show that she thinks that Sarah should "stay in Alaska." Sarah retaliated by blaming the Bushes for wrecking the economy. Imagine that! Now, Bush and Reagan fans have it in for Sarah, because by blaming the Bushes she implicitly blamed Reagan.
Finally, Ted Casablanca writes in his column, The Awful Truth:
"Celebrities like to say they'll move to France if a conservative is elected, but with her lack of global policy experience, you'd have to move to Mars to get far enough away to be safe from the havoc she and whoever she appointed as Secretary of State would wreak."Tickets to Mars!
—A very well connected D.C. insider told us about the capital's future if indeed Sarah Palin was ever elected President.
Looks like we aren't the only ones feeling a little iffy about this missy big-hair trying to get her foot in that oval office!
Update: Failed Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell has a book deal!