Sarah Palin's decision to become a regular commentator on Fox News seems like an odd decision for a politician. Can a talking head be taken seriously for high office? Everyone talks about Palin as a presidential contender, but after reading her book, she clearly has a more sophisticated view of strategy than most politicians. She looks at position as not an end to itself, but as a means to accomplish a mission ([node:content/16-mission-values link]). While she will never reject the role of presidential candidate because it could further her mission, the role itself is not her goal.
The U.S. Preventive Task Force issued new clinical guidelines recommending that women 40-49 forgo annual mammograms. Given the attempt at the government to take over all health care and the way politicians send mixed signals, this is worth discussing in terms of health strategy. The report described the problems with more frequent mammograms as: