Meanwhile, Mrs. Sarah “Pitbull” Palin Is Hiding For Two Weeks From American Voters

September 5, 2008 at 9:29 pm | Posted in American politics | Leave a comment

awww, she might make a mistake. Better make sure to program that robot well, Mr. McCain. As Kevin Drum nicely states:

The McCain campaign is scared to death. They knew nothing about Palin before they announced her, they relied on a cursory vetting process that has turned out to be shot full of holes, they realize now that she has no settled views on any issue of national importance and could blurt out anything at any time, and they’re terrified about what might crop up next. So they’re keeping her in the deep freeze.

Will it work? I guess it’s possible. If she does one or two friendly interviews it will prevent reporters from saying flatly that she “refuses to meet with the press,” and the slightly more complicated explanation may be just complicated enough to keep voters from noticing what’s going on. In a way, it’s sort of a test of just how gullible the American public really is. Are they actually willing to vote for someone who’s afraid to meet with Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, and Meet the Press? Will they accept a tissue-thin excuse about what big meanies they all are? We’re about to find out.

If she’s so afraid of mere journalists, how will she handle Putin…er…um…uh…

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