Palin's New Neighbor: Enemy Author
She's planning a 'tall fence' very soon
By John Johnson, Newser Staff | Suggested by MarionRozelle
Posted May 25, 2010 1:05 PM CDT
A May 1 file photo of Sarah Palin.   (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

(Newser) – Sarah Palin is not so thrilled with her new next-door neighbor. A post on her Facebook page today says Joe McGinniss, who just happens to be writing a book about her, is the new renter. "Welcome, Joe! It’ll be a great summer—come borrow a cup of sugar if ever you need some sweetener. And you know what they say about 'fences make for good neighbors'? Well, we’ll get started on that tall fence tomorrow."

McGinniss has written critically of Palin before (see this piece in Portfolio from last year), and Palin hasn't forgotten. "We’re sure to have a doozey to look forward to with this treasure he’s penning. Wonder what kind of material he’ll gather while overlooking Piper’s bedroom, my little garden, and the family’s swimming hole?"

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schmidtkoff
May 26, 2010 6:19 PM CDT
she covets the attention of the media so why is she so concerned about this? that he might possibly uncover a darker side of the palin compound? kudos to him and his tenacity. palin CANNONT STAND that which she cannot control. bottom line. i sincerely hope that mcGinniss and random house don't cave. squirm palin, squirm.
JimW
May 26, 2010 4:14 PM CDT
He's got him a view of the cement pond! Hey look, I can see hillbillies from here!
JimW
May 26, 2010 4:12 PM CDT
Robert Frost is smiling at the idiotic irony of her use of his poem.