"You know, I think you may have noticed that Senator Obama's supporters have been saying some pretty nasty things about Western Pennsylvania lately. And you know, I couldn't agree with them more. I couldn't disagree with you. I couldn't agree with you more than the fact that Western Pennsylvania is the most patriotic, most god-loving, most, most patriotic part of America, and this is a great part of the country." John McCain, at a rally in Moon Township, Penn., Oct. 21, 2008 (Watch the video)As Bush would say, "Fool me once, shame on shame on you. Fool me you can't get fooled again."
And now comes word of this freudian slip. Oh my.
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Are You Smarter Than a Third Grader?
During an interview with a Colorado TV station, Sarah Palin was asked a simple question by a third grader: "What does the vice president do?" She got it wrong:
"[T]hey're in charge of the United States Senate so if they want to they can really get in there with the senators and make a lot of good policy changes that will make life better for Brandon and his family and his classroom."Back in July, Palin said she wouldn't consider the VP job until someone explained to her what the VP does. Apparently after two months of campaigning, she still hasn't bothered to read the Constitution.
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This Just In:
David Sedaris shares his thoughts about undecided voters: "I look at these people and can't quite believe that they exist. Are they professional actors? I wonder. Or are they simply laymen who want a lot of attention? To put them in perspective, I think of being on an airplane. The flight attendant comes down the aisle with her food cart and, eventually, parks it beside my seat. "Can I interest you in the chicken?" she asks. "Or would you prefer the platter of sh*t with bits of broken glass in it? To be undecided in this election is to pause for a moment and then ask how the chicken is cooked."
Tina Fey talks to David Letterman about playing Sarah Palin, saying "She has a really crazy voice... It's a little bit Fargo, a little bit Reese Witherspoon in Election. I also try and base it on my friend Paula's grandma."
Rumors are swirling that Barack Obama will appear on Saturday Night Live on the last show before the election
Which side better represents the "real America"? Compare the Liberal and Conservative Manifestos
Sarah Palin is too sexy for her $150,000 wardrobe
Jon Stewart compares the "real" America and the "fake America", while Daly Show correspondent Jason Jones goes to Wasilla, Alaska to discover what the real America is all about
Stuck for a costume idea this Halloween? 23/6 presents a Scary Sarah Palin Mask
Slate presents the Barack Obama Crank-Call Generator
23/6 presents the McCain Losing-It-O-Tron