The country is understandably focused on the financial crisis. But there is another serious issue in front of us that is not getting nearly enough attention, and that’s whether Sarah Palin is qualified to be vice president — or, if the situation were to arise, president of the United States.
Bob Herbert, have you not been reading my blog?!?
Or seen my nifty flow chart?
I thought we were friends (god knows i you’re consistently smart and insightful, and far more likeable than Dowd and her often unnecessary oversnark!
It’s okay, you redeemed yourself with [yet another – oh who cares, keep writing people!] recap of the now infamous Couric interview. Loved this gem of a criticism:
It was surreal, the kind of performance that would generate a hearty laugh if it were part of a Monty Python sketch. But this is real life, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. As Ms. Palin was fumbling her way through the Couric interview, the largest bank failure in the history of the United States, the collapse of Washington Mutual, was occurring.
read the rest here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/27/opinion/27herbert.html?em
ps. good to see that this whole Palin debacle is in many ways separate from McCain. While his choice makes his judgement look questionable, for the most part, Palin’s gaffs are all her own.