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They are also building schools for the Afghan children so that there is hope and opportunity in our neighboring country of Afghanistan."

Sarah Palin at a San Francisco fundraiser on Sunday. Reuters

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  October 6, 2008; 8:10 AM ET
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Posted by: hcoe | October 6, 2008 1:00 PM

Ha ha ha. Just another example of one putting one's mouth in 4th gear before making sure one's brain is in drive.

I didn't know Afghanistan was a neighbor of ours. Where does Mexico or Canada fit it?

Posted by: DocRobb | October 6, 2008 1:22 PM

McCain's involvement in the Keating 5 scandal is relevant because it parallels what is happening today: Savings and Loans taking inappropriate risks with other's money and the taxpayer forced to bail out the industry. That's a lot more important than Obama's mild working relationship with a 60's radical who the mayor of Chicago and even Republicans speak of with admiration.

Posted by: Aredee | October 6, 2008 4:28 PM

Hey guys, lighten up. You can see Afghanistan from Alaska, too. It's right there to the south of Russia, with a couple of independent SSR's and a few
"-stans" in between.

Posted by: MujerAlta | October 7, 2008 1:51 AM

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