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Read: Aaron Sorkin’s amazing, angry response to Sarah Palin shooting and butchering a caribou for fun

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Sarah Palin with a dead caribou after hunting

Sarah Palin's Alaska — the former politician's reality show on the misleadingly named Learning Channel — features a segment in which she kills and butchers an Alaskan Caribou on live television for fun. Afterwards, she posted a preemptive rant on her Facebook page attacking the people she worried would attack her. Or, to be real, attacking the people she hoped would attack her — since doing controversial shit and writing about it on Facebook is pretty much the sum total of her career these days. 

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Aaron Sorkin didn't "save" anything, writing a blistering attack on Palin in the Huffington Post. I highly suggest you read the entire thing, since it's as well-written and funny as it is insightful, but here are some highlights: 

I'm able to make a distinction between you and me without feeling the least bit hypocritical. I don't watch snuff films and you make them. You weren't killing that animal for food or shelter or even fashion, you were killing it for fun. You enjoy killing animals. I can make the distinction between the two of us but I've tried and tried and for the life of me, I can't make a distinction between what you get paid to do and what Michael Vick went to prison for doing. I'm able to make the distinction with no pangs of hypocrisy even though I get happy every time one of you faux-macho shitheads accidentally shoots another one of you in the face.

So I don't think I will save my condemnation, you phony pioneer girl. (I'm in film and television, Cruella, and there was an insert close-up of your manicure while you were roughing it in God's country. I know exactly how many feet off camera your hair and make-up trailer was.)

Here's the original clip, if you're feeling like some realistic gore meets outdoorsy political footage.