This is from Dana Milbank, an opinion writer for the Washington Post. Will he keep his pledge? Though it is embarrassing to admit this in public, I can no longer hide the truth. I have a Sarah Palin problem. I have written about her in 42 columns since Sen. John McCain picked her as his vice-presidential running mate in 2008. I've mentioned her in dozens more blog posts, Web chats, and TV and radio appearances. I feel powerless to control my obsession, even though it cheapens and demeans me. But today is the first day of the rest of my life. And so, I hereby pledge that, beginning on Feb. 1, 2011, I will not mention Sarah Palin -- in print, online or on television -- for one month. I'm declaring February a Palin-free month. Join me!