Glenn Reynolds cautions those Republicans caught up in Palin-mania:
Lots of Republicans are excited about the Palin pick.
But I think that Republicans should be careful about launching a cult of Sarah Palin. She’s the V.P. pick, not the head of the ticket. She’s still a relative newcomer to national politics. She’s virtually sure to commit at least one major mistake between now and November. And — yes, I know I said this before — she’s the V.P. pick, not the head of the ticket.
The Dems built a cult around Barack Obama. It energized some folks, but it ultimately backfired. Republicans might want to restrain themselves just a bit, here.
Outside of one well-received speech at the Republican National Convention, this is still someone that most Republicans, and most Americans, know next to nothing about. The adulation that I’m seeing in some corners of the GOP for her is as irrational as the Obama-worship that was going on in January and February.