First, let this be said: When a Democrat comes along and makes the sort of gaffes Sarah Palin is now famous for, I will roast him/her with equal disdain. I promise.
That said, this woman is amazing. The below video is the open mic following Palin’s speech last week at California State University-Stanislaus. The transcript can be found here.
Palin isn’t merely dumb. She’s ill-prepared. This, as reported by Yahoo! News after the speech:
Following in others’ grand tradition of demonstrating gaps in knowledge while addressing a university, Sarah PalinReagan, personal hero and inspiration, was a California college graduate. She told the cheering crowd: “This is Reagan country, and perhaps it was destiny that the man who went to California’s Eureka College would become so woven within and interlinked to the Golden State.” told a crowd at a fundraiser at California State University in Stanislaus last weekend that Ronald
There’s just one problem here: Reagan went to Eureka College in Illinois from 1928 to 1932, the Alaska Dispatch reports. He didn’t move to California until five years after his graduation. There’s no Eureka College in California (though there’s a town of Eureka that has a College of the Redwoods nearby).
You know what’s sad? As time moves forward, I’m increasingly open to a Tea Party-esque movement. By this, I mean a third party uncorrupted by money and power. But this particular Tea Party identifies itself as a joke every time it evokes/boosts Sarah Palin. She is a moron, a fool, a dolt—unworthy of holding any sort of political position.