The Cheney Syndrome

Michael Goldfarb, with a straight face, says Palin is a natural choice for conservatives focused on national security. Conor is aghast:

As a voter for whom foreign policy is my top priority, I think it is absolutely nutty that Sarah Palin is the top choice for these folks. She doesn't have any foreign policy experience at all! Nor has she articulated any insights, opinions, or guiding philosophies that would shape her decision-making on these matters. It is deeply irrational to believe that putting Sarah Palin in the White House rather than another Republican would improve America's national security.

What Goldfarb means, I suspect, is that the neocons could use her, as they used Bush, for more wars, invasions and occupations - for liberty!