Saturday, July 4, 2009

Idoru

Cyberpunk author William Gibson on Sarah Palin:

"Transitioning from politician to cultural idoru for a politically disenfranchised, permanently discontented ten percent of Americans."

2 comments:

Sean Craven said...

Does that mean we can discorporate her and have her replaced with an AI and a stable of lookalikes for public appearances?

A Tamaguchi-style AI that the other ninety percent of the country can digitally torture-kill until she becomes boring and is forgotten would be nice...

Brent A. Snyder said...

No.