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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Laurel and Hardy, Abbot and Costello, . . .

In an "Ain't she just a cute little bubble head," moment, McCain feebly attempted to bail out his speech challenged running mate, when she was questioned about a comment she made at a pizza shop regarding attacking Pakistan. McCain dismissed the reaction to her response as no more than "gotcha journalism."

Unfortunately, Palin had basically the same response in her interview with Charlie Gibson:

GIBSON: But, Governor, I'm asking you: We have the right, in your mind, to go across the border with or without the approval of the Pakistani government.

PALIN: In order to stop Islamic extremists, those terrorists who would seek to destroy America and our allies, we must do whatever it takes and we must not blink, Charlie, in making those tough decisions of where we go and even who we target.

GIBSON: And let me finish with this. I got lost in a blizzard of words there. Is that a yes? That you think we have the right to go across the border with or without the approval of the Pakistani government, to go after terrorists who are in the Waziristan area?

PALIN: I believe that America has to exercise all options in order to stop the terrorists who are hell bent on destroying America and our allies. We have got to have all options out there on the table.

So, now McCain has to act as the pooper scooper for Sarah's gaffes. It has gotten so bad that even conservative journalist Kathleen Parker has recommended that Palin step down as McCain's selection. Of course, The Peach recognizes that this would doom McCain, but it might prevent further embarrassment to the McPal team, as well as Republicans throughout the country.

As it stands now, McCain's presidential run is circling the porcelain abyss.


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