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1:05 AM ET, September 12, 2008

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ABCNEWS:
EXCERPTS: Charlie Gibson Interviews Sarah Palin  —  Republican VP Candidate Speaks with ABC News' Charlie Gibson in Exclusive Interview … GIBSON: Governor, let me start by asking you a question that I asked John McCain about you, and it is really the central question.
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Russell Goldman / ABCNEWS:
Sarah Palin Defends Experience, Takes Hard Line Approach on National Security  —  Republican VP Candidate Speaks with ABC News' Charles Gibson in Exclusive Interview  —  On the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, Gov. Sarah Palin took a hard-line approach on national security …
The Huffington Post:
Palin's ABC Interview: Stumped On Bush Doctrine, Seems To Contradict McCain On Pakistan (VIDEO)  —  In her first major interview as the Republican vice presidential nominee, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was stumped when asked about the so-called “Bush Doctrine,” unable to answer whether …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
PAINFUL  —  The awkward moment when Charlie Gibson tries his best not to press the point that Sarah Palin doesn't know what he's referring to when he asks her about the “Bush Doctrine” ...
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
PALIN FOREIGN POLICY: WAR WITH RUSSIA  —  From ABC News:  —  EXCLUSIVE: GOV. SARAH PALIN WARNS WAR MAY BE NECESSARY IF RUSSIA INVADES ANOTHER COUNTRY  —  More of the first excerpts from the Charlie Gibson interview here and here.  —  Here's the exchange on Russia:
Anne E. Kornblut / Washington Post:
Palin Links Iraq to 9/11, A View Discarded by Bush  —  Gov. Sarah Palin linked the war in Iraq with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, telling an Iraq-bound brigade of soldiers that included her son that they would “defend the innocent from the enemies who planned and carried out and rejoiced in the death of thousands of Americans.”
Discussion: Think Progress and Spin Cycle
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
LIKE I SAID, FOUR MORE YEARS OF BUSH WOULD BE VASTLY PREFERABLE  —  Wow, going to war with Russia might be necessary if Russia invades another one of the former states of the Soviet Union.  So says Sarah Palin.  War with Russia over Armenia?  If Russia and Georgia go at it again?
Discussion: Townhall.com, JustOneMinute and Eunomia
Associated Press:
Palin tries to defend qualifications in interview  —  FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - John McCain running mate Sarah Palin sought Thursday to defend her qualifications but struggled with foreign policy, unable to describe President Bush's doctrine of pre-emptive strikes against threatening nations …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Open thread: Palin on ABC; Update: Gibson distorts Palin's Iraq prayer; Update: Video of Iraq prayer comments included in segment  —  We're still an hour away from World News Tonight, but ABC's already starting to tease quotes so we're likely to see web video before they go on the air.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Palin hawkish on Russia  —  This isn't the headline the McCain camp wanted out of Palin's interview: Possible war with Russia.  —  That's the tease on ABC News' website right now, though: “EXCLUSIVE: GOV. SARAH PALIN WARNS WAR MAY BE NECESSARY IF RUSSIA INVADES ANOTHER COUNTRY.”
Mark Hemingway / The Corner:
Hysterical Points Memo  —  Here's George Polk Award winning blogger Josh Marshall: … Okay, a little context here.  In the interview, Palin says that she supports putting Georgia and the Ukraine in NATO (She doesn't say anything about Armenia.)  Once they're in NATO and if they're attacked …
CNN:
Former GOP senator calls Palin a ‘cocky wacko’
Discussion: Buck Naked Politics
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:   The Gibson Interview
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:   Stupid or Malicious?  —  The Washington Post distorts Palin on page one.
Publius / Obsidian Wings:
The Emperor-to-Be Has No Clothes
Discussion: Newshoggers.com
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
With God On Our Side  —  Sign me up for the Sarah Palin fan club.
Discussion: Townhall.com
Hilzoy / Washington Monthly:
Palin And The Bush Doctrine
Discussion: Hot Air and The RBC
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:   NOT READY  —  Sarah Palin's “perhaps” in response to the question …
Bill Roggio / The Long War Journal:   Letters from Al Qaeda leaders show Iraqi effort is in disarray
Cernig / Newshoggers.com:
The Most Dangerous Woman In The World?
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Chris / TVNewser:
Sarah Palin: “War Has Got To Be A Last Option.”  “We Must Not Blink, Charlie.”
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
The Anger Factor  —  The media are getting mad.  —  Whether it's the latest back-and-forth over attack ads, the silly lipstick flap or the continuing debate over Sarah and sexism, you can just feel the tension level rising several notches.  —  Maybe it's a sense that this is crunch time …
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People.com:
Live, From New York: Barack Obama!  —  Barack Obama  —  Michael Phelps isn't the only person hoping to make waves on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live this weekend.  —  He will be joined by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, who'll be jetting in from New Hampshire …
Andy McCarthy / The Corner:
The “Palin Didn't Know What the Bush Doctrine Is” Canard  —  Seeing reports along those lines, like this one.  What a bunch of nonsense.  —  Peanut gallery denizens like me, who don't have states to run and who follow this stuff very closely, disagree intensely among ourselves about what the Bush Doctrine is.
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Carla Marinucci / San Francisco Chronicle:
Palin talks tough on Russia - but stumbles when asked about Bush Doctrine
Discussion: RADAMISTO
Byron York / The Hill:
Mad about Sarah  —  What is it about Sarah Palin that seems to have driven so many smart, thoughtful Obama supporters around the bend?  —  Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School, wrote that Palin's …
Discussion: Townhall.com and Riehl World View
 
 
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