Sarah Palin showed her infinite wisdom on FOX.
President Obama referred to the present moment at a "Sputnik" moment, referring to the USSR-Soviet satellite that was launched in 1957 - which sparked the space race that WE won by landing a man on the moon in July of 1969. The point of his comment was to once again inspire innovation in a race to better our country.
Here Ms. Palin's response:
"He needs to remember that, uh, what happened back then with the communist U.S.S.R. and their victory in that race to space,"; Palin called the Sputnik name drop one of the "W.T.F." moments in the speech, a play of the President's call for "winning the future."
"Yeah, they won but they also incurred so much debt at the time that it resulted in the inevitable collapse of the Soviet Union," Palin said.
So, lie no. 1: "their victory in space". WRONG. We won the space race.
Lie no. 2: No, they did not incur so much debt that it made them go bust. They went bust in 1990, 21 years later, mostly as a result of Ronald Reagan deciding to spend them under the table in the 1980s, a real gambit that, fortunately for us, paid off.
Obviously, Palin thinks she can play cute by using the acronym "W.T.F", which can either main "win the future" or "what the fuck". Very christian of Ms. Palin, I would say. Had a liberal pulled this prank, the conservative media would be going apeshit 24/7 over it.
My God, this woman is a real disgrace for her party. So lacking in knowledge, so biting and spiteful and snarky. Everything that a president should not be.
Here the interview segment. I publish. You decide. :) :)