Palin's Idea of Foreign Policy Experience: Airport Diplomacy
In a recent interview with the Politico, Trophy VEEP, Sarah Palin cited a visit to Ireland as evidence that she had foreign policy experience.Yesterday, a deranged band of libislamunistofascists took issue with that claim after learning it was simply a refueling stop during which she never left the airport terminal.
I can't understand why they'd see that as being a problem. A person can learn a lot about a country by sitting in an airline terminal for an hour or two. Certainly such an experience provides one with what one needs to be the Leader of the Free World.
I know this from my own experience. I learned everything I need to know about Georgia during a two-hour layover I had at the Atlanta Airport in '93. I didn't need to go out into the devastated countryside to see that: