Come on Barack, ‘fess up, none of us want to think about Sarah Palin, but she’s become infuriatingly unavoidable. Oxford University Press even awarded her “Word of the Year” for her dumbass “refudiate” tweet, fer chrissakes. From BBC News:
President Barack Obama has said he does not think about Republican former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, a possible contender for his job in 2012.
In an interview, Mr Obama acknowledged her popularity among Republicans and said he “respected those skills”.
But he told ABC television: “I spend most of my time right now on how I can be the best possible president.”
Mrs Palin, in the midst of a national book tour, said recently she could beat Mr Obama in the 2012 election.
But a recent poll showed Mr Obama comfortably leading Mrs Palin in a hypothetical 2012 match-up.
“My attitude has always been, from the day I started this job, that if I do a good job and if I’m delivering for the American people the politics will take care of itself,” he said. “If I falter and the American people are dissatisfied, then I’ll have problems.”…
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