Saturday, October 25, 2008

And her little dog too!

Sweet Nellie Forbush. At long last, have these people no sense of irony left?

At the beginning of her remarks, Palin appeared to ad-lib a riff about her much-discussed wardrobe, which has the been the subject of scrutiny since Politico reported last week that the RNC spent $150,000 on clothes for Palin and her family before the Republican National Convention in September.

“Your state is filled with good, hard-working people all loving the outdoors,” she said, “and it was nice and crisp getting off the airplane and coming into the — it reminded me a lot of Alaska, so I put my warm jacket on, and it is my own jacket. It doesn't belong to anybody else."

Can you actually reach political maturity -- the kind where you hold actual elective statewide office -- in this country without having run across this at some point?

I should say this—that Pat doesn't have a mink coat. But she does have a respectable Republican cloth coat. And I always tell her that she'd look good in anything.

I know you will all join me in hoping that as the 2028 campaign draws to a close, 19-year-old Checkers Palin is sweating the midterm for J2100, not shipping out for his first tour in IranIraq.

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