my last ever post on this topic, cross my heart and hope to die

Marty Peretz, in a post sweetly titled “Please God, Do Bless America and Rescue Us From These Swilly People!”, has this to say about the fact that — like Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and John McCain — Sarah Palin brought her entire family to the convention, including Trig (whom Peretz refers to as “the softly adorable five-month old Down’s Syndrome baby”) and pregnant Bristol: “Is there nothing private anymore?”