From Slate:

_Hunting has been a useful political symbol since Teddy Roosevelt. When Field & Stream posted [Sarah] Palin’s hunting and fishing photos on its Web site, high-fives broke out among the assembled commenters.

“You don’t find people in Washington who would be seen with their hands on a bloody caribou,” one wrote, while another dreamed, “Maybe if elected there’s hope she will convert the White House pool into a trout pond?”_

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