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Cheney Rears Head in Debate

My favorite exchange of the night:

PALIN: Well, our founding fathers were very wise there in allowing through the Constitution much flexibility there in the office of the vice president. And we will do what is best for the American people in tapping into that position and ushering in an agenda that is supportive and cooperative with the president's agenda in that position. Yeah, so I do agree with him that we have a lot of flexibility in there, and we'll do what we have to do to administer very appropriately the plans that are needed for this nation. And it is my executive experience that is partly to be attributed to my pick as V.P. with McCain, not only as a governor, but earlier on as a mayor, as an oil and gas regulator, as a business owner. It is those years of experience on an executive level that will be put to good use in the White House also.

IFILL: Vice President Cheney's interpretation of the vice presidency?

BIDEN: Vice President Cheney has been the most dangerous vice president we've had probably in American history. The idea he doesn't realize that Article I of the Constitution defines the role of the vice president of the United States, that's the Executive Branch. He works in the Executive Branch. He should understand that. Everyone should understand that.

Biden gets double points on this one. Not only does almost everyone HATE Dick Cheney so it's an easy score on that front, but it also clearly shows what a dunce Palin is regarding the basic fundamentals of our government. There's no fucking mystery about what the role of the Vice Presidency is in this country. It's written down in the Constitution.

And get a load of Palin's sentence construction. Is English not her native language?



DP, I hate to pick a nit, but I have a problem with your transcript, or if you cut and paste, then with your source. I know you watched the debate, so either way, you should know better: At no point during the debate did Palin fail to drop her Gs. I'm just sayin' is all.

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