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I’ll Die If I Don’t Get This Recipe

Mark (Krikorian):  Radio Derb listeners will not have been surprised at Gov. Palin’s responding to the questions about illegal immigration with answers from the Establishment prompt book. RD has been warning for weeks that campaign managers and RNC operatives would try to implant a RINO chip in the governor’s brain while she is sleeping; or, if that could not be done, to replace her entirely with a lifelike, suitably programmed robot from the set of Stepford Wives. So it has proved. Conservatism on a major party ticket? Fuhgeddaboutit.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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