Palin Vents over Election Media Coverage

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Gov. Sarah Palin is speaking out against the media and negative coverage of her during the election -- this time in comparison to recent stories on Caroline Kennedy.

In an interview Monday, with conservative filmmaker John Ziegler, Palin hinted that the media was going soft on Kennedy, possibly because of her social status.

For more insight on Palin's remarks about the media's portrayal of her and her family, click play to hear CBN News Political Reporter David Brody, following this report.

"I've been interested to see how Caroline Kennedy will be handled and if she will be handled with kid gloves or if she will be under such a microscope," she said.

Kennedy, who has expressed interest in filling Hillary Clinton's New York Senate seat, has no elected office experience, but has been among the top runners for the job.

"I think that as we watch that we will perhaps be able to prove that there is a class issue here also that was such a factor in the scrutiny of my candidacy versus, say, the scrutiny of what her candidacy may be," Palin added.

Couric Interview

During the election, Palin was criticized for her interviews with CBS's Katie Couric, with some some saying it proved her lack of experience and political knowledge.

Palin said she knew after the first sit down that the interview "didn't go well," but that the McCain campaign insisted on continuing.

"My question to the campaign was after it didn't go well the first day why were we going to go back for more," she said. "Going back for more was not a wise decision either."

Palin also said that if she was chosen to be on the Democratic ticket, coverage of her would have been "absolutely different" and "much prettier."

She criticized the media for constantly going hard on those with a more conservative view.

Ziegler interviewed Palin about the media coverage of the 2008 election for his upcoming documentary film, "How Obama Got Elected."

Some of Palin's comments will also be used in his documentary, "Media Malpractice."

Sources: CBN News, Politico

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