Mark Steyn has the best take yet on the supposed Palin “gaffe”:
…that’s Sarah Palin’s real stroke of genius in these difficult times for the global economy. For, in an age when the government picks which banks to nationalize and which banks to fail, and guarantees mortgages that should never have been issued, and prepares to demand that those taxpayers with responsible and affordable pension plans prop up the lavish and unsustainable pension programs of Detroit, Governor Palin has given us a great teaching moment and a perfect snapshot of what my Brit reader would recognize as pre-Thatcher “industrial policy”:
When the government decides it can “pick winners” and spare them from the realities of the market, everyone else gets bled to death.
Thank you, Sarah. It’s the first election ad of Campaign ’12.
It’s a shame we can’t do something about the turkeys at MSNBC and the Huffpo.