From USNews.com: Sarah Palin: Out of Control Talking Point Machine or Political Magnetic Poetry?
Palin: That’s why I say I, like every American I’m speaking with, we’re ill about this position that we have been put in where it is the taxpayers looking to bail out. But ultimately what the bailout does is help those who are concerned about the healthcare reform that is needed to help shore up our economy. Helping the–it’s got to be all about job creation too, shoring up our economy and putting it back on the right track. So health care reform and reducing taxes and reining in spending has got to accompany tax reductions and tax relief for Americans and trade–we’ve got to see trade as opportunity, not as competitive, scary thing, but one in five jobs being created in the trade sector today–we’ve got to look at that as more opportunity.
It’s like a talking points machine gone out of control. Or magnetic poetry that you have on your fridge–in fact, you can try it at home. String together key words and phrases like “shore up the economy,” “reduce tax rates,” “healthcare reform,” and “trade” and see what kind of Palinisms you can create.
I think Palin needs something even simpler. Maybe the McCain campaign can give her a custom Magic 8-ball that she can shake and read during her interviews.