Sam Stein dissects the spin emerging from the Republican camp in his article for The Huffington Post:
“The spin coming from McCain surrogates and strategists is that all Palin has to do is pass a sort of artificial personality test, in which she strikes an emotional thread with the average voter — question, answers, or intellectual capacity be damned. Such were the talking points mere hours before the debate in St. Louis, which peaked with Sen. Joe Lieberman – a man not unaccustomed to the pressures of such a forum – actually proclaiming that Palin’s relative ignorance helped her relate to “regular people.”
Read the full story here.
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