And to make matters worse, people started leaving after she spoke and McCain started speaking! What's up with that?
For second time this week, crowds leave after Palin speaks
At a rally outside Youngstown, Ohio, Tuesday night, dozens of attendees left while McCain was still speaking.
I caught up with a few of them. Some explained that the airplane hangar where the rally was being held had grown crammed and uncomfortable. Others said they had other events or commitments to get to.
Notably, though, the exodous had only begun after Palin spoke.
Now, the same thing has happened again.
"I look up, about five minutes into McCain's address and see a steady stream of people walking out of the rally," writes Radio Iowa's Kay Henderson from a McCain-Palin event in Cedar Rapids.
Meanwhile, the OTHER number two keeps on punching
FLAT ROCK, Mich. — As the economy reels, Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. — the Other Running Mate — has been absolutely butchering Senator John McCain across the Rust Belt this week. It is not clear who has noticed.
“John is so out of touch, he just has no idea,” charged Mr. Biden, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, who called his “old, dear friend” someone who “just doesn’t think,” who is behaving in a repugnant manner and who is peddling “Republican garbage,” and malarkey. More on this from NYT...