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Camille Paglia on Classism, Language, and Sarah Palin

Camille Paglia puts her finger on something that has vaguely troubled me.  For years I’ve enjoyed reading Language Log’s posts on Bushisms — which as often as not included the reminder that we all garble our syntax from time to time, and even daringly suggests that Obama makes his own share of gaffes. Remember the gratuitous Nancy Reagan joke? (Of course, that’s not nearly as bad as Reagan’s “We begin…