The following editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times:
Book banning. It's a concept most of us don't think about much, if at all, spoiled as we are by an all-options-all-the-time glut of information and access. But the attempted suppression of printed works isn't as uncommon in this country as one might think.
Of course, we all have questions for Sarah Palin:
I'm ambivalent about Banned Books Week, which runs through Saturday. On the one hand, we clearly still need such a public affirmation, as the recent tumult over Sarah Palin and her "rhetorical" inquiries to the Wasilla public library show.
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