The Pernicious Poison Of Palin

She represents an absurdist nadir in the history of presidential campaigns. But in case you ever doubted just how callous and toxic she can be, I give you the following:

“Well, if I were in charge …. They would know that waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists.”

A Christian who can equate the sacrament of baptism with a barbaric form of torture is not a Christian, whatever self-righteous blather she emits. And a former vice-presidential candidate who talks of “baptizing” Muslim terror suspects through waterboarding is handing al Qaeda a propaganda coup on a platter. She disgusts me. And what disgusts me even more is the rank cowardice of so many sane Republicans who for far too long have failed to take her on.