Dispatches from the Creation Wars

If you believe this quote from the Republican Grand Diva, I’ve got a bridge to sell you:

I’m through whining about a liberal press that holds conservative women to a different standard, because it doesn’t do any good to whine about it. When a shot is taken at me, it is water off a duck’s back because I know the important things we need to concentrate on in life — especially the national and international issues that are so important in our country.

Uh huh. Don’t buy it in a million years. She can’t possibly stop the persecution complex; it is absolutely central to her public myth. It is part of her creation story and it cannot be jettisoned even if she wanted to — which she surely doesn’t.