Christine O'Donnell walk-off may boost new book

Christine O'Donnell, who's taking heat for walking out in the middle of a "Piers Morgan Tonight" interview Wednesday night, will have a better chance to tout her views in her new book, which was released this week. (And the publicity she's receiving over the walk-off, which came after a question about gay marriage, may help sales of the book.)

The title: "Troublemaker: Let's Do What It Takes to Make America Great Again," echoes that of Sarah Palin's first book, "Going Rogue: An American Life." And judging by the excerpts, the former Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Delaware will, like Palin, use the book to soften the harsh portrait painted on the campaign trail. It's a time-tested recipe that has become a standard feature in the media package for politicians with national ambitions, including Barack Obama. She can weave her family history with political views on reducing government interference.

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Here's an excerpt from O'Donnell's book, via Good Morning America: "The O'Donnell family quilt is a colorful patchwork of classes and cultures, and political affiliations, but the common thread that knit us all together is a tireless work ethic, a fierce determination to stand for something (and for each other), and an enormous sense of pride, place, and love. We have our disagreements, just like any other American family, but we work past them and set them aside because we love each other. We come together from all these different, sometimes opposing views and opinions, and we find our way to common ground, to a place of shared purpose and meaning."

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