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Going Rouge!

Going Rouge!
Going Rouge!
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Not “Going Rogue,” but “Going Rouge”—the near namesake to Sarah Palin’s memoir, published the very same day—chronicles the apoplectic outrage and satire that roiled from pundits on the left in response to the then Alaskan Governor and 2008 Republican Vice Presidential nominee. Patt talks with contributors to the collection—Slate’s senior editors Emily Bazelon and Dahlia Lithwick wax poetic about the 2008 campaign trail and the phenomenon that is Sarah Palin.


Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and co-editor of DoubleX, Slate's spinoff site for women; she is also the Truman Capote Fellow at Yale Law School and a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine

Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate and a columnist for Newsweek; her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other places