HA HA HA That Sarah Palin Is Such a Dingaling!

Yesterday, Sarah Palin tweeted: "Gulf disaster needs divine intervention as man's efforts have been futile. Gulf lawmakers designate today Day of Prayer for solution/miracle."

Which is stupid.

As various lefty blogs have rightfully pointed out.

But...I do wonder in what fundamental way Palin's stupidity differs from our president's, who used the occasion of his last Oval Office address to wax lyrical about "our unyielding faith that something better awaits us if we summon the courage to reach for it" and to exhort us to "pray for that courage ... pray for the people of the Gulf ... pray that a hand may guide us through the storm towards a brighter day."

Wonkette thinks it's funny, in part, because Palin is a "noted oil-industry shill." Too true. And, ya know, so is the president.

Just sayin'.

In case it's not evident, this isn't an argument for reflexively defending Sarah Palin and her terrible policies and ideas. It's an argument for not reflexively defending Barack Obama and his terrible policies and ideas, especially when they are virtually indistinguishable from Sarah Palin's.

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