L.A. TIMES: Sarah Palin Plays The Media Like A Violin. “The tables are turned now. And it’s the best political entertainment of the campaign so far. The media on campaigns is accustomed to being courted, even catered to with assigned airplane seats, meals, transportation to events, seats waiting, transcripts, the upcoming advance schedule, self-serving secrets confided. But now they want/need Palin more than vice versa.”