On the campaign trail, Joseph Biden regularly travels apart and campaigns on his own separately from Barack Obama. He can handle it.
Sarah Palin doesn’t campaign on her own, apart from John McCain. She can’t handle it.
Since he was announced as the Vice Presidential running mate of Barack Obama, Joe Biden has been taking regular questions from reporters and even taking regular questions from the audiences at the places where he stops.
Sarah Palin isn’t taking any questions. Not from reporters, not at news conferences, not from her audience. She isn’t even speaking off-script, only regurgitating her convention speech. She just smiles, and waves, and shuts her mouth.
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