PalinSarah Palin was the target of much Webby snark Monday for a viral video featuring her encounter with a schoolteacher from Homer, Alaska, who had unfurled a banner reading "Worst Governor Ever" at a shooting location for Palin's TLC reality series. So now the former Alaska governor has adjourned to her own powerful Web portal, her Facebook page, to blast critics who suggested the exchange portrayed Palin in a bad light.
In the video, the woman brandishing the banner criticizes Palin for resigning before completing her first term as governor. The two then conduct a spirited exchange about each other's political beliefs.
When the protester says she's a teacher, Palin looks over at her daughter and other folks with whom she's traveling. Critics say she then makes a facial expression denigrating teachers.
Social media outlets such as Twitter lit up with criticism as the video began circulating Monday. Mainstream news outlets then entered the fray, launching a debate over whether Palin "hates" teachers.
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