Barack Osama

You knew it was coming, and you knew Palin would do it:

"Our opponent ... is someone who sees America, it seems, as being so imperfect, imperfect enough, that he's palling around with terrorists who would target their own country," Palin told a group of donors in Englewood, Colo. A deliberate attempt to smear Obama, McCain's ticket-mate echoed the line at three separate events Saturday.

"This is not a man who sees America like you and I see America," she said. "We see America as a force of good in this world. We see an America of exceptionalism."

Yes, I know this is about Ayers and not Osama. But funny she doesn't mention the name, isn't it? This is where the shards that are left of McCain's integrity are now headed.