Pastor of Muppets (syndicalist) wrote in ontd_political,
Pastor of Muppets
syndicalist
ontd_political

A diagram of Sarah Palin's 8 minute long basketball resignation metaphor

Diagramming Sarah Palin's "Full-Court Press" Metaphor
By Tommy Craggs, 2:00 PM on Mon Jul 6 2009

Last Friday, Sarah Palin shrugged into her respectable Republican cloth coat and announced she was resigning from office. Along the way, she dropped a somewhat baffling basketball analogy, which we've helpfully diagrammed for you below, just as Palin described it.

First, here's the metaphor, from the text of her resignation speech:

Let me go back to a comfortable analogy for me - sports... basketball. I use it because you're naïve if you don't see the national full-court press picking away right now: A good point guard drives through a full court press, protecting the ball, keeping her eye on the basket... and she knows exactly when to pass the ball so that the team can WIN. And I'm doing that - keeping our eye on the ball that represents sound priorities - smaller government, energy independence, national security, freedom! And I know when it's time to pass the ball - for victory.


All of which would look something like this:




Source

Also:

Tags: sarah palin / palin family
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 28 comments