All the same, it’s interesting to note that smears and character assassination have become so habitual to Republican campaigners that they are willing to turn the flamethrowers on one of their own. In this case, the friendly fire is intentional.
As a result, I find myself in the mystifying position of feeling sorry for Sarah Palin. At least when the Dems were questioning Governor Palin’s fitness to lead the nation, they did so publicly—not as unnamed sources. There is no way to substantiate the claims that Palin believed Africa was a nation and not a continent, or that she could not name the NAFTA nations.
I probably should not be surprised by the GOP smears on one of its own. Habits die hard—especially bad ones.
Raul Ramos y Sanchez