Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle claims Barack Obama is even "the other" in Hawaii: "Senator Obama likes to say he's from Hawaii. But, the truth is, I've never met him in my life."
Writer Paul Theroux disagrees in The Daily Beast.
She's met Theroux, though "I don’t have a lot of free time for reading," she is said to have said. See, there were other choices besides Sarah Palin.
Further proof that Obama is an elitist: I'm not familiar with Pico Iyer.