From the lips of unofficial GOP spokesperson Bill Kristol, we get Sarah Palin ruminating on Jeremiah Wright:

"To tell you the truth, Bill, I don't know why that association isn't discussed more, because those were appalling things that that pastor had said about our great country, and to have sat in the pews for 20 years and listened to that -- with, I don't know, a sense of condoning it, I guess, because he didn't get up and leave -- to me, that does say something about character. But, you know, I guess that would be a John McCain call on whether he wants to bring that up."

Call me crazy, or overly optimistic, but I don't think Wright can save these fools. Racism is a luxury that, at this point, a lot of white voters can ill-afford. I think a crucial number of them know that. Furthermore, I really, really, really doubt Palin wants to get into a game of who has the nuttier religious connections.

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