This is an amazing video (via). A reporter (of course a local Maine reporter — no campaign reporter would be so rude as to ask difficult questions) finally asks McCain about the many vulnerabilities of Sarah Palin, and his answers must be seen to be believed.

Most amusingly: The reporter asks directly about her national security credentials. McCain’s answer? “Energy.” But wait, there’s more! “She knows more about energy than probably anyone else in the United States of America.” Wow. Also, she understands Russia’s “newly aggressive behavior” because … Alaska is close to Russia. Apparently the knowledge radiates from the country, which is why people in Florida know nothing at all about Russia. Also, is the implication that Russia is going to invade Alaska?!