John McCain told NPR this week that, regarding Governor Palin, he has “turned to her advice many times in the past … particularly on energy issues.” Many?

This would be especially scary when you consider that few people in the country are more misinformed on energy than Sarah Palin, the fungible candidate, a woman …

Here are John McCain’s full comments:

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NPR: Given what you’ve said Senator, is there an occasion where you could imagine turning to Governor Palin for advice in a foreign policy crisis.

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MCCAIN: I’ve turned to her advice many times in the past …

NPR: But would you turn to Governor Palin?

MCCAIN: … I’ve already turned to Governor Palin particularly on energy issues and I’ve appreciated her background and knowledge on that and many other issues.

I think we can all agree that it would be much better if McCain were simply lying here, than actually telling the truth.

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Hat tip to TP.

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