1. Wasn’t the idea to reduce Palin to normal scale?
2. On purely Rovian terms (with steel at her back … and Charlie in the cozy sweater), ABC loses the power play.
3. Ready, on day one, to take over … the Cheney Energy Task Force.
4. Subliminal plug for: "Drill Baby, Drill."
5. Is this painting the picture of a small time state?
6. Freud alert.
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