Expect a huge Democrat counter attack over this:
Impressive in spots, but we're talking about the Vice Presidency of the United States here. Is she poised enough? Perhaps we'll know better when she gets in a debate format.
Hand it to her, though. Her first interview was tough, and she said perhaps a hundred fewer 'uh's' than the presidential candidate on the other side, whose been bellying up to marshmallows since 2007 give or take a few debates featuring Gibson (whom the left excoriated) and Bill O'Reilly, who goaded him into it. Gibson's comment about getting "lost in a blizzard of words" towards the end was priceless in comparison to an interview with just about any other politician. Or was it why they chose him for the first Palin interview, because he's just downright unfair?
Anywho, the nutroots are having fun with her strong stance on Georgia re Russia, so let's go to the videotape: