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Wow. That McCain/Palin town hall from yesterday continues to be a source of hilarity

By Chuck Ansbacher

Thursday September 18, 2008

Take this question on energy, a subject on which Palin is supposedly the nations foremost expert. Wolf Blitzer politely describes her answer as “clumsy” and “not exactly easy to understand.” Forget that foreign policy blooper I posted earlier today. This is truly her Miss South Carolina moment.

Actually, this is almost more fun to read than it is to watch:

Oil and coal? Of course, it’s a fungible commodity and they don’t flag, you know, the molecules, where it’s going and where it’s not. But in the sense of the Congress today, they know that there are very, very hungry domestic markets that need that oil first. So, I believe that what Congress is going to do, also, is not to allow the export bans to such a degree that it’s Americans that get stuck to holding the bag without the energy source that is produced here, pumped here. It’s got to flow into our domestic markets first.