"COURIC: Why isn’t it better, Governor Palin, to spend $700 billion helping middle-class families who are struggling with health care, housing, gas and groceries? Allow them to spend more, and put more money into the economy, instead of helping these big financial institutions that played a role in creating this mess?"
"PALIN: That’s why I say I, like every American I’m speaking with, we're ill about this position that we have been put in. Where it is the taxpayers looking to bail out. But ultimately, what the bailout does is help those who are concerned about the health care reform that is needed to help shore up our economy. Um, helping, oh, it’s got to be about job creation, too. Shoring up our economy, and putting it back on the right track. So health care reform and reducing taxes and reigning in spending has got to accompany tax reductions, and tax relief for Americans, and trade — we have got to see trade as opportunity, not as, uh, competitive, um, scary thing, but one in five jobs created in the trade sector today. We’ve got to look at that as more opportunity. All of those things under the umbrella of job creation."
I think calling her response 'incoherent' is probably about as kind as I can be. Seriously. Three weeks of intense study with a spread of PR, policy wonks, and fellow politicos and the best she can do is babble word salad. "Why do you want to help the banks?" must have been a question she would have been prepped for? Right?
Sarah Palin has morphed from Governor of Alaska, super-hockey-Mom of five, hot librarian MILF, into a completely hollow android whose poor positronic brains sparks and sizzles when asked to compute Pi to the last digit.