Pleasepleaseplease stop being folksy! Vladimir Putin does not respond to folksy! What are you going to do, offer him an RC and a Moon Pie? (sorry, prolly those are not Alaskan delicacies.)
And oh, an interview with Katie Couric is a "filter"? Questions! Answers! Nooooot a filter, just you and your foot in your mouth! Do not blame "the MSM" because you came off like an idiot!
Oh, and did we all see that part about the Constitution allowing the vice president more power? Run, America! Run! Run for your liiiiives!
Oh, and the end, with the extended Reagan quote–"one day we'll have to tell our children about the liberties we've lost"? Yes, let's talk about the liberties we've lost in the past eight years.
I'm going to go knit.
Edited to add:
I am not a hockey mom. I do not know a hockey mom. I do, however, know a lot of moms who will personally drive their children to Canada or Mexico rather than see them go to Iraq.
And there weren't any awkward pauses in her answers because she didn't try to answer any question she didn't have an answer for.
Also editing to add: