Like Sarah Palin, singer John Mellencamp was born in a small town. (He
about it.) Unlike Sarah Palin, John Mellencamp is very liberal
Liberals, on the whole, do not find Sarah Palin particularly
intelligent. Which is why it was surprising to see Mellencamp tell the
that Palin "can't be stupid," and that she "knows exactly
what she's doing."
We're going assume the man who wrote Country
Gentleman was complimenting Palin's political acumen, not her ideology.
Still, Mellencamp has a point: in the rough-and-tumble realm of
presidential politics, a candidate whose biggest vulnerability is that
she "says things and winks" is ahead of the game.
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