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Written by Jeff Davis   
Tuesday, 21 October 2008 20:19

Carpenters In The Forehead/Screamin' Palin

by Jeff Davis

 

Okay, Dear Readers, if you want to blame anyone, pick on that guy who writes for The Washington Post.  He goes and puts in a story about how all the guys feel very gentlemanly, and won't go in for the K.O. just because she's a girl, and that's not how it's done in polite political circles.

Sorry Sarah, but I firmly believe that what is good for the guys is good for the gals, and it is time to take off the kid gloves and expose you for who you are.  Or aren't.  For you most certainly are not qualified to be the Vice-President of the United States by even the wildest, most hallucinatory stretch of the imagination.  I listened to you during your debate, and I have  to admit that I started to feel a twinge of embarrassment for you, as it is absolutely clear that you are completely out of your league to be thrust into national politics.  It was actually rather painful to listen as your answers jumped around disjointedly while doing nothing but mouthing wisecracks and regurgitating memorized sound bites.  Do you really not get it?  Don't you recognize that you are being used as a cultural image and attack dog, and nothing else?

But don't take my word for it.  Listen to yourself, Sarah, for your own words are your worst enemy. And please try to explain to our voters how anyone can possibly make any sense out of your gibberish, for it becomes painfully obvious that you cannot answer a question with a coherent thought:

"Say it ain't so, Joe, there you go again pointing backwards again. You preferenced your whole comment with the Bush administration. Now doggone it, let's look ahead and tell Americans what we have to plan to do for them in the future. You mentioned education and I'm glad you did. I know education you are passionate about with your wife being a teacher for 30 years, and god bless her. Her reward is in heaven, right? I say, too, with education, America needs to be putting a lot more focus on that and our schools have got to be really ramped up in terms of the funding that they are deserving. Teachers needed to be paid more. I come from a house full of school teachers. My grandma was, my dad who is in the audience today, he's a schoolteacher, had been for many years. My brother, who I think is the best schoolteacher in the year, and here's a shout-out to all those third graders at Gladys Wood Elementary School, you get extra credit for watching the debate."

"Education credit in American has been in some sense in some of our states just accepted to be a little bit lax and we have got to increase the standards. No Child Left Behind was implemented. It's not doing the job though. We need flexibility in No Child Left Behind. We need to put more of an emphasis on the profession of teaching. We need to make sure that education in either one of our agendas, I think, absolute top of the line. My kids as public school participants right now, it's near and dear to my heart. I'm very, very concerned about where we're going with education and we have got to ramp it up and put more attention in that arena."

"Well, first, McClellan did not say definitively the surge principles would not work in Afghanistan. Certainly, accounting for different conditions in that different country and conditions are certainly different. We have NATO allies helping us for one and even the geographic differences are huge but the counterinsurgency principles could work in Afghanistan. McClellan didn't say anything opposite of that. The counterinsurgency strategy going into Afghanistan, clearing, holding, rebuilding, the civil society and the infrastructure can work in Afghanistan. And those leaders who are over there, who have also been advising George Bush on this have not said anything different but that."

"Well, it certainly does because our -- our next door neighbors are foreign countries. They're in the state that I am the executive of. And there in Russia ... We have trade missions back and forth. We-- we do-- it's very important when you consider even national security issues with Russia as Putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the United States of America, where-- where do they go? It's Alaska. It's just right over the border. It is-- from Alaska that we send those out to make sure that an eye is being kept on this very powerful nation, Russia, because they are right there. They are right next to-- to our state."

Barracuda Sarah, I don't doubt for a moment that you are fully aware of your role, just as you surely know in your snarling heart that you have not the slightest knowledge about any national or international issues.  You were chosen strictly because you are a woman with experience as a working soccer-Mom, because you are ultra-conservative on women's rights and guns, and because you have a celebrity ability to connect with your audience by your perky, cutesy inflections, and occasional winks, to show that you are one of the crowd who vote only on the basis of divisive cultural issues.

Sorry Sarah, but you don't cut the mustard.  The thought, or more appropriately, the nightmare, of you becoming President if John McCain were to die, is beyond comprehension.

There are lots of reasons not to vote for McCain, but this betrayal of his country by selecting someone for his running-mate who is valued only as a wedge on social issues is at the top of the list.  My Dearest Sarah, that he would put our nation at such risk if you were to succeed him to the Presidency indicates a glaring defect in his judgment and character.  Anyone this crass should not be leading our country and government, for this was surely nothing more than a calculated unleashing of a pit-bull in lipstick with cute eyeglasses.

One thing is for sure.  If McCain is elected, there will be no more atheists in this country, as they will all be praying to any and all gods that he survives his term.

 

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