Sarah bluffs her way through a foreign policy question on "the Bush doctrine". She doesn’t know what it means, even after he gives her a hint.
I’m not sure what makes her a unique politician. She’s slick! the way she bluffs through that.
Of course, there’s a reason she doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
"I’ve been so focused on state government, I haven’t really focused much on the war in Iraq."
** UPDATE ** In a piece too long and perfect to truncate, James Fallows explains why Palin’s non-recognition of the Bush Doctrine matters.
She also took the position (somewhat craftily) of A-okaying an unnnnounced strike against terrorists in Pakistan. Unfortunately, that’s not the same position as McCain — it’s Obama’s position, and McCain has been attacking Obama about that.
Publius sums it up nicely: