Undecided on Palin? Take the ‘Like a Woman’ Test

Here’s a pop quiz to help you jump-start your day and clear your mind for tonight’s vice presidential debate. Don’t worry. I won’t take grades. Everyone gets a gold star. But I want to know what you choose, so please leave a comment or Tweet me.

According to David Brooks, this thought experiment will help you reify your opinion about Sarah Palin. When you hear the phrase “like a woman” which song do you hum:

1. Bob Dylan’s Just Like A Woman

or 2. Shania Twain’s Man, I Feel Like A Woman?

According to Brooks, if you chose Dylan you probably hate Sarah Palin. If you chose Shania, you probably love Palin.

Personally, I hum Nina Simone’s cover of “Just Like A Woman.” But if Sarah channels Shania tonight, she might just win the debate.

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2 Responses to Undecided on Palin? Take the ‘Like a Woman’ Test

  1. tomrobertstennessee says:

    Definitely a biased test…I’m not familiar with Shania Twain’s “Man, I feel like a woman,” but I did once wear out the 8 track tape “Blood on the Tracks.”

  2. Mark Willis says:

    “Blood on the Tracks” was a great album. Let’s hope Joe Biden doesn’t hum “You’re an idiot, babe!” He’s got to be a statesman tonight.

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