Once again for the record I am going to state that I do not support Sarah Palin or her positions. Though I have not dedicated myself to logging each and every incident of sexism that has been aimed at her, certain occurrences require a response. I found the following link at Feministing and it is simply deplorable.
Not only have they sexualized the governor, they have done so with the intent of making a profit. The idea that no matter what a womans accomplishments are that she is always sexual is a direct result of patriarchy's desire to reduce women to fuckable holes.
The obvious cliches of the naughty school girl and the superhero are meant to specifically create her as a body that is meant to be fucked. Over and over again she is referred to as the sexy school marm or the naughty librarian by the media, thus implying that her sexuality is just waiting to be released by the first happy dick that comes along. It is no accident that males bodies are not perverted in this manner.
Don't listen to what she is saying, the important thing is that she has breasts and a vagina. The cooption of the female from is not something that is specific to Palin, it occurs daily in various circumstances. Whether it is the work uniform that is low cut to profit on womens breasts, or women being used as adornments to sell cars, the message is that women exist for the purposes of male pleasure.
This is yet another example of capitalism and patriarchy working as a team to ensure the second class citizenship of women. Capitalism continually profits from the free labour of women while using patriarchy as a mechanism of impoverishment. This causes women to labour even harder in the service of subsistence. No matter from what angle you look at this intersection what is clear is that men are the winners. It is a vicious circle. Women are not taken seriously because they are always sexually accessible bodies, thus women work harder for less pay to achieve some form of recognition causing the patriarchal bourgeoisie to gain even larger profits. The sexualization of womens bodies ensures that women are hyper exploitable and for the sake of all of us who were born with the blessing and curse of a vagina we must take a stand.