Thursday, November 13, 2008

Sarah Palin's Ignorance of Africa

The New York Times
13 November 2008

A Senior Fellow at the Institute of Nonexistence


It was among the juicier post-election recriminations: Fox News Channel quoted an unnamed McCain campaign figure as saying that Sarah Palin did not know that Africa was a continent. [...]

[A "pair of obscure filmmakers," Eitan Gorlin and Dan Mirvish, take credit for starting the rumor.]