A Little Too Much Credulity
In the clip from Fox News about staff infighting that’s embedded in James’ post below, a lot of people around the blogosphere are making hay of the fact that the report claims that Sarah Palin did not realize that Africa was a continent, not a country.
To which I say: do you really believe that? Really?
Look, I think it’s clear that Sarah Palin didn’t evince much interest in foreign affairs or have a deep knowledge base regarding it. Which was one of my problems with her selection as a VP nominee. But c’mon. Do you really expect me to believe that she didn’t know fifth grade geography? I’m pretty sure you’d have to actually play me a clip of her making that mistake before I actually believed it.
Now, I don’t expect a lot of journalistic know-how from Fox News, but surely somebody around there asked a question about this? It’s just ridiculous. A lot of skepticism is in order here.