News travels faster than it did in Revere's time

It used to take a news cycle – or at least the evening news or the morning newspaper – to be the first to report political gaffes by politicians, former politicians, presidential wannabes and former vice-presidential candidates.

No more.  Tweeting, twittering and blogging of Sarah Palin’s rewriting of Paul Revere’s midnight ride took less time to circulate than it does to say Henry Wadsworth buy viagra online sefely


And by the time you’ve read this blog you’ll most likely already know about Palin’s historical blunder.  Welcome to a news cycle that’s more of a constant than it is a cycle – much to Palin’s continuing dismay.


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