I know this is a film based on the 2008 Republican presidential campaign, but I found it to be an ABSOLUTELY fascinating story of EXPECTATIONS and of REALITY. Before becoming the Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin was the mayor of Wasilla -- population 7,831 (2010 census). She was tapped to be the running mate of John McCain (whom I admire) with high hopes of wowing the American public. She did so in the beginning -- until she started talking. Bit awkward since she clearly showed no knowledge of American policies (domestic or foreign). My hat off to Julianne Moore for portraying Sarah Palin so perfectly, and to Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris for their great acting! Moral of the story - even with the best intentions by a group of very smart people, you can't make up for the person's ignorance. This movie reminds me of Will Rogers' quote: "When you know you are full of bull, keep your mouth shut." All that aside, this is a wonderful movie to see!
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