A nice riposte:

Kristol had the pleasure of Palin's company on a Weekly Standard cruise last year and is clearly smitten. But I'd wonder about the shelf-life of Palin's efficacy as an attack dog, especially now that the American people have come to see her as the incredible - as in not credible - vice presidential choice that she is. What Kristol is really saying here is that he wants Steve Schmidt to stop scripting substantive answers to questions for Palin, since that's clearly beyond her capabilities, and resume scripting attacks for her.

When they have nothing left, these people attack. Right now, they've never been so cornered. So expect the worst.

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