I realize I am a few days late in commenting on this, but I just realized something.
You know all those unnamed sources who are spreading rumors about Sarah Palin not knowing that Africa is a continent, or which countries are in NAFTA, etc. I realize they’re thinking that besmirching her reputation will somehow help cauterize the gaping, profusely bleeding wounds the GOP has been nursing since Tuesday. And that any populist movement that’s formed behind her will be dispelled thanks to these comments.
In fact, it’s more like that scene in the middle of Star Wars: A New Hope when Obi-Wan Kenobi fights Darth Vader. Specifically, what Obi-Wan says at 0:57 in this clip:
I’m no fan of the governor, but come on, guys: Think.
(I’m surprised this didn’t occur to me earlier, what with all the holograms CNN was sporting all Election Night.)
UPDATE: So apparently the Africa thing was a hoax by this guy. Which uh…still makes it like Star Warsin that this dude is Darth Vader telling Princess Leia he won’t blow up her home planet if she tells him where the rebel base is. Or something.