Palin feels like so much yesterday's news these days, now that there's a new
Here's the problem, though. Newsweek costs about four bucks at the newsstand. For only another three bucks, you could have taken in a bargain matinee of Undefeated, the cinematic love letter to The Oldest High School Mean Girl In Captivity, and had free air conditioning in the bargain.
Except that Mrs. "I Can Win" can't, if only about 9,000 people showed up:
The film opened in 10 mid-sized cities Friday and grossed about $70,000 for the weekend for a per-screen average of about $5,000, the distributor reported. Based on average U.S. ticket prices, that works out to a very rough estimate of less than 9,000 people paying to see “The Undefeated” in its first weekend.
The Politico article linked above tries mightily to make it seem like this is some rip-roaring success, but the reality is that a film about the Heather-In-Chief is going to do very well among the red-meat, Rich Lowry Starburst crowd, and nowhere else. Preaching to the converted always does well among the converted. For everyone else, we had her number a long time ago.