John "Herbert Hoover" McCain
Memorable Debate Moments...

Excess Volatility

Why oh why can't we have a better press corps? Clive Crook makes judgments:

Clive Crook: September 05, 2008: [Sarah Palin] gave an amazing speech and, to the consternation of the Democrats and a large part of the US media, triumphantly vindicated McCain's decision to select her...

And takes them back three weeks later:

Clive Crook: September 24, 2008: Palin's truly dismal performance in part two of her television interview with Katie Couric. Was this the same Palin who gave the convention speech--or even the less-than-stunning Palin of the Charles Gibson interview? She was simply awful. In response to straightforward questions, she was scared, rambling, incoherent, and at times completely unintelligible. She looked stupid. She gave her critics everything they could have wished...

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