Sarah Palin is ready for her dance with Joe Biden.
Palin, also known as wife of the First Dude, has been studying the mess with the stock market. And she’s got the numbers down cold. A bear market means the kids get no allowance.
Her handlers had Palin rehearse at McCain’s ranch so she would be more comfortable. Palin could see Mexico from Arizona.
Jay Leno thinks she’s ready: “I think she knows all three branches of government.
Full disclosure. All of this is a lift. For two reasons:
(1) to have a little fun, and
(2) to underline how quickly Sarah Palin became a national punch line.
McCain and his handlers from the Bush Administration would have been much smarter to let Palin loose in real-time press conferences where she could have polished her rough spots. The outcome certainly could not have been any worse. It was a mistake in both tactics and strategy.
Breaking News: we’ve found Sarah Palin’s playbook for tonight’s debate between the vice presidential candidates: