Matt Bai thinks Fox News Pundit/Reality Performance artist Sarah Palin is the perfect foil for President Barack Obama:

With every controversial tweet or video, Ms. Palin makes Mr. Obama, who has often struggled to project the regality of the office, seem more like the post-partisan grownup he always intended to be.

via Palin Presents Ideal Foil for Obama – Political Times – NYTimes.com.

If Obama has “struggled to project… regality” from the White House, then good: he isn’t a monarch and the White House isn’t a castle.