OK, we all had a chuckle over this. Ha ha, Sarah Palin's more adept than your average American idiot at staying in the limelight, it's even funnier than a cat driving around in circles. (Though not as cute.)
What most of us DID NOT do is find political subtext.
"Governor Palin has given us a great teaching moment and a perfect snapshot of what my Brit reader would recognize as pre-Thatcher "industrial policy":
When the government decides it can "pick winners" and spare them from the realities of the market, everyone else gets bled to death.
Thank you, Sarah. It's the first election ad of Campaign '12."