Hollywood: Is Sarah Palin getting really bad advice or is she just plain nuts? Why would she weigh in on the Miss California gay marriage question?
Ana Marie Cox: I reject your binary choices.
I know McCain staffers who will swear up, down and sideways that she's genuinely nuts.
("Then why did you put her on the ticket?" I ask, to which they say, "It seemed like a good idea at the time! And, look, the polling improved!" To which I say, "But you're glad you lost, then, since it prevented a crazy person being in the White House?" Then they say: "Let me think about that.)
But let's face it, she could ALSO be getting bad advice.
hat tip - commenter West Coast Annie at The Mudflats