Monday, October 6, 2008

On the road with Sarah "Lying Sack of Shit" Palin

On Saturday night, there were reports not just that Obama was making a major play for the one electoral vote that comes with a victory in Nebraska's second congressional district, but that this move sufficiently concerned the McCain campaign that they decided to send Sarah "Lying Sack of Shit" (LSS) Palin to Omaha to do a rally there. Well, guess what? Sarah LSS denies that she went to Omaha to shore up flagging support.

Sarah was in Omaha last evening, and she gave a little speech there, you betcha. Here is what Sarah LSS had to say:
The pundits today on TV—one of them was saying, check out the vice president’s schedule, check out where she’s going — she’s going to Nebraska. But the pundit was saying the only reason she’d be going there is ‘cause they’re scared, so they gotta go there and shore up votes. And I so wanted to reach into that TV and say no, I’m going to Nebraska because I want to go to Nebraska.
Well, let's deconstruct this passage just a little. Never mind that to date a majority of electors have not chosen her to be vice president, and that even if they had, she would be vice president-elect, Sarah apparently already fancies herself to the the Vice President, doggoneit. I mean, she actually calls herself, "the vice president." Beyond that stunning plummet into the depths of hubris, she denies she was in Omaha for strategic purposes; rather, she was there because of her deep desire to take in the sights. Now given that she wasted a day campaigning in Dark Blue California, and given her wildly heralded desire to save Michigan for McCain after McCain threw in the towel there, maybe Sarah LSS actually was telling the truth, maybe the inchoate McCain campaign just sends Palin to whatever travel destination suits her fancy. Who am I to try and decipher the McCain campaign's strategy, if there is one?


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