Let the race for 2012 begin!

Almost anyone can cram for an exam; almost anybody can memorize the names of the assistant third secretary of the motor pool in Lower Volta and the keeper of the seal of the People’s Republic of Western Granola; these are the questions the chattering class use as the test for true intelligence. Sarah Palin has the opportunity to seize the falling flag, to keep it away from the Republican careerists perfectly satisfied to be lickspittles permanently subservient to the majority Democrats. This could be a hoot, this Campaign of ’12.