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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Polar bears target Palin in game

Hey, funny is funny:

Players of PolarPalin must help a polar bear to navigate its way across Alaska to blow up oil wells, all the while avoiding Palin, the governor of the state, in her campaign tank.

It occurs to me McCain/Palin opponents would be well-advised to use lighter touches like this rather than the current humorless, shrill, and flat-out lunatic alarmism. (Though explicitly tying "environmentalism" to the bombing of energy systems doesn't strike me as a way to win hearts and minds of voters whose heating bills are rising during the election season. The more I think about it, the stupider it gets.)

Regardless my money's on Mrs. Palin but I guess it all depends on the game's coding.

Article here.

2 comments:

Glenn said...

The Constitution of the United States, Article I, Section 3 (in pertinent part):

"The vice president of the United States shall be president of the Senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided.

"The Senate shall choose their other officers, and also a president pro tempore, in the absence of the vice president, or when he shall exercise the office of the president of the United States."

Article II, Section 1 (in pertinent part):

"The executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America. He shall hold his office during the term of four years, and, together with the vice-president, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows: ... "

Glenn said...

Here is an interesting article about the role in which Governor Palin might be most useful to President McCain. I think it dovetails nicely with my comment on the original post.

http://www.slate.com/id/2199931/