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Palinism of the Day: See, There's This Island in the Ocean…

From Charles Gibson’s interview of Sarah Palin on September 11, 2008:

Charles Gibson: What insight into Russian actions, particularly in the last couple of weeks does the proximity of the state give you?

Sarah Palin: [Pause] They’re our next door neighbors, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island [...]

Sarah Palin Asked About Bush Doctrine. Answer: Blink Blink Blink.

“You can’t blink.” — Sarah Palin, September 11 2008

A transcript won’t do it. You have to watch Sarah Palin blink, blink again, stammer, blink yet again, fudge, insert boilerplate and finally just make stuff up when asked a simple question: “Do you agree with the Bush Doctrine?”

Someone who is truly ready to [...]

Palinism of the Day: I Wouldn’t Presume to Know God’s Will, And Here’s What It Is, Charlie

Sarah Palin: Never presume to know what God’s will is. And I would never presume to know God’s will or to speak God’s words….

Charles Gibson: I take your point about Lincoln’s words, but you went on and said, “there is a plan, and it is God’s plan.”

Sarah Palin: I believe that there is [...]

Palinism of the Day: I Wouldn't Presume to Know God's Will, And Here's What It Is, Charlie

Sarah Palin: Never presume to know what God’s will is. And I would never presume to know God’s will or to speak God’s words….

Charles Gibson: I take your point about Lincoln’s words, but you went on and said, “there is a plan, and it is God’s plan.”

Sarah Palin: I believe that there is [...]

No, I Haven’t Said a Little Prayer for Virginia Tech Victims

“I don’t think there is an American who hasn’t stopped today and said a little prayer for the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings.” — Charles Gibson during the Clinton-Obama debate of April 16, 2008

Well, you might think so, Mr. Gibson. But you’d be wrong. Not every American says prayers. I don’t, and even [...]