Palin answered the question of the day by chastising Limbaugh over "retard," but she later backpedaled. (What will she say about his sexism and Beck's boorishness?) Krikorian cautioned Republicans on political correctness. The Dish went there. More Palin antics here and here.
We captured some dramatic DADT moments here and here. Uganda update here. The White House seemed to kill question time. Andrew delivered a mea culpa on John Edwards and reexamined the Gitmo deaths at length. Douthat, Lehrer, and Savage talked teen sex, Suderman criticized the HCR bill, and Robert Wright blamed blogs for imperiling it.