Friday, August 29, 2008

McCain: Drill Here, Drill Now, Drill Palin

For the irony-impaired, the title is a reference to McCain's dog-whistling approach to this appointment. Watch the video of their interaction at the announcement -- I sure got a creepy vibe from it. And, as Ramesh Ponnuru of National Review wrote: "Tokenism. Can anyone say with a straight face that Palin would have gotten picked if she were a man?"

Yes, McCain's calculation is pretty much that cynical. The McCain campaign really is a "war room masquerading as a campaign."

Thanks to Instaputz for the image, and yes it's really her.

For further illustration, Jed has a video of some of what I'm talking about.

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