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Doonesbury "leaks" excerpts from Sarah Palin bio

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(Read caption) Doonesbury character Roland Hedley reads actual excerpts of an upcoming Sarah Palin biography, frantically seeking to give them a positive spin.

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In the world of juicy book leaks, this one takes the cake.

Fox News reporter and Doonesbury cartoon character Roland Hedley (fictional) leaked details about Joe McGinniss’s unauthorized biography of Sarah Palin (real) in comic strip in papers Tuesday by cartoonist Garry Trudeau.

A promotions genius, author McGinniss first made headlines when he appointed himself Ms. Palin’s biographer, moved to Wasilla, Alaska, and rented the house next to Palin’s, the better to observe her comings and goings (and prompted an angry Facebook response from the former governor). This time, McGinniss gave out several copies of his unreleased biography of Palin, “The Rogue: Searching for Sarah Palin,” including one to Doonesbury cartoonist Trudeau, who previewed the book in Tuesday’s Doonesbury comic strip.


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