When it comes to famous Palins, the Palins of Pythonshire have it all over the Wasilla, Alaska, branch of the family.
When Michael Palin goes to far away places (like Alaska), he behaves himself. Unlike some.
Mind you, Michael Palin is no stranger to the higher latitudes. He's been Pole to Pole, after all. And remember his knowledge of the Norwegian Blue Parrot; "No no he's not dead, he's, he's restin'! Remarkable bird, the Norwegian Blue, idn'it, ay? Beautiful plumage!" Given the US media attention, Cousin Sarah from Wasilla is probably pining for the fiords herself, by now.
Then came support from an unlikely quarter. On the Daily Show, Jon Stewart shows conservative commentators up for their double standards.