Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Palin Makes "Seinfeld" Reference

In an e-mail to the Daily Caller website attacking Politico's recent much talked-about, anonymously-sourced "the Republican establishment wants to stop Palin from running for President" article, Palin drops a Seinfeld reference (as the Daily Caller reports):

Palin also mocked Politico’s use of anonymous sources, saying, “I suppose I could play their immature, unprofessional, waste-of-time game, too, by claiming these reporters and politicos are homophobe, child molesting, tax evading, anti-dentite, puppy-kicking, chain smoking porn producers…really, they are… I’ve seen it myself…but I’ll only give you the information off-the-record, on deep, deep background; attribute these ‘facts’ to an ‘anonymous source’ and I’ll give you more.”

Is it possible she actually gets this reference to Seinfeld's "The Yada Yada" (8.19)? Here's the exchange between the customarily deranged Kramer and Jerry:

Jerry: So you won't believe what happened with Whatley today. It got back to hime that I made this little dentist joke and he got all offended. Those people can be so touchy.
Kramer: Those people, listen to yourself.
Jerry: What?
Kramer: You think that dentists are so different from me and you? They came to this country just like everybody else, in search of a dream.
Jerry: Kramer, he's just a dentist.
Kramer: Yeah, and you're an anti-dentite.
Jerry: I am not an anti-dentite!
Kramer: You're a rabid anti-dentite! Oh, it starts with a few jokes and some slurs. "Hey, denty!" Next thing you know you're saying they should have their own schools.
Jerry: They do have their own schools!

Someone else is surely writing her e-mails, somebody who can pull off such a witty pop culture allusion? This is not Palin's voice. Too ironic.

But then again watch the last few seconds of this.


Yada yada yada.

Tip of the hat to Andrew Sullivan

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