Sarah Palin Complains About Loss of Privacy While Being Filmed for Reality TV Show

Episode one of the much-discussed Sarah Palin reality TV show, Sarah Palin's Alaska, has debuted to the world. Palin kicks things off by lamenting the invasion of her family's privacy that she says occurred when journalist Joe McGinniss spent the summer in the house next door.

Our behavior has certainly changed this summer because of this new neighbor. I think it is an intrusion, an invasion of our privacy and I don't like it....It's just none of his flippin' business.

The irony, of course, is that Palin voiced those concerns to a TV crew that had been hired to film her and her family's every move and broadcast that footage on national television.

Palin goes on to make a rather grandiose comparison between her property line and the U.S. border. Referring to former First Dude Todd Palin's decision to erect a 14-foot fence around their home, she says:

I thought that was a good example, what we just did. Others can look at it and say oh this is what we need to do to secure our nation's border.

 

AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at November 5, 2010, 4:00am

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