‘The climate has always been changing’: Sarah Palin, climate change denialism, and American conservatism

@article{Hatzisavvidou2019TheCH,
  title={‘The climate has always been changing’: Sarah Palin, climate change denialism, and American conservatism},
  author={Sophia Hatzisavvidou},
  journal={Celebrity Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={12},
  pages={371 - 388}
}
ABSTRACT Celebrity politician Sarah Palin diffused climate denialism, while advocating a version of social and political conservatism. This article scrutinises her rhetoric and argues that she crafted and performed a brand or ethos that resonated with common-sense conservatism, while at the same time reinforcing and popularising this doctrine. The article discerns the epistemological and ontological premises of Palin’s ideological position and probes how she used her image as an anti… 
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