PALIN: "We're gonna promote freedom. Usher in democratic values and ideals. And fight terror-loving terrorists."
COURIC: "But again, and not to belabor the point. One specific thing."
PALIN: "Katie, I'd like to use one of my lifelines."
COURIC: "I'm sorry?"
PALIN: "I want to phone a friend."
COURIC: "You don't have any lifelines."
PALIN: "Well in that case I'm gonna just have to get back to ya'"
Wondering if Palin might call for a suspension of her campaign next week to work on a legislastive issue? If so, she should make sure she's not scheduled for the David Letterman show. He's already got enough material.
Cancel Letterman - stat!
The comedy-drama all started on Wednesday when McCain suspended his campaign in order to fly to Washington to work on the financial bailout - something that was criticized as a stunt, ploy, shenanigan or insert similar-meaning word.
But pundits also likened the move to vintage John McCain - someone who will throw the dice when necessary to shake things up - which it did.
It got most everyone talking about the
strategy tactic rather than the downward slipping of polls, his running mate's disastrous interview with Katie Couric and his campaign manager's seeming inextricable links to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Make 'em laugh