by Patrick Appel
That video is a perfectly normal thing to produce and release if you're running for president of the United States. But if you're just a private citizen touring around Iowa, playing up the notion that you're just a regular person, it's perhaps the most extreme act of narcissism I've ever seen. And I've watched more episodes of The Celebrity Apprentice than I care to admit.
Along the same lines, Greg Sargent doesn't see Palin's new Iowa video as evidence that she's running but as "an effort to bolster the case that she’s worthy of continued media attention in her current role of celebrity-quasi-candidate."