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Clockwise from inset: Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and actresses January Jones (as Betty Draper), Christina Hendricks (Joan Holloway), Elisabeth Moss (Peggy Olson). Clockwise from inset: Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and actresses January Jones (as Betty Draper), Christina Hendricks (Joan Holloway), Elisabeth Moss (Peggy Olson). (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (left); AMC)
By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / September 21, 2008

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If you really care about Sarah Palin - care in the sense that, like most women I know, you've been spending a good chunk of your waking life thinking about her and all that she represents - you might also care about Joan Holloway. (Full article: 1910 words)

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