by ANDY BOROWITZ & r & & r & PALIN BLASTS OBAMA'S COZY TIES TO THE WEATHER CHANNEL & r & & r & & lt;span class= "dropcap " & A & lt;/span & laska Governor Sarah Palin went on the attack earlier this week, claiming that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama had longstanding ties to the Weather Channel.
"What does it say about our opponent that he thinks this nation's weather is so imperfect that he needs to be allied with the Weather Channel?" she asked a crowd in Tampa, Florida. "There's a fine line between hating America's weather and hating America herself."
Gov. Palin said that she learned about Sen. Obama's ties to the Weather Channel last week "when I was trying hard to read The New York Times."
"They said that Sen. Obama was hanging out with weathermen," she said. "Do we really want to elect someone who has been palling around with meteorologists?"
Gov. Palin's latest attacks came on the heels of a new poll showing that the only demographic group that still support her are morons, sometimes referred to by political insiders as "no-information voters."
"It may sound like she's spouting idiocy, but there's a method to her madness," said Tracy Klugian, a Republican strategist. "She's speaking to her base."
Elsewhere, in a sign that the world financial crisis may be deepening, leaders of the G7 nations asked President Bush for cab fare back to the airport.