Speechwriters, stay in the closet Political speechwriters and their moral compass, the vegetarian behind Sarah Palin’s speech, the new speechwriter behind Gordon Brown and the wisdom of 9/11 jokes. By Christine KentSept. 18, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.