That 3am phone call

I can imagine John McCain taking that famed 3am telephone call in the White House crisis room (as imagined by Hillary Clinton during her campaign for the Democratic nomination). I can imagine Hillary herself, Barack Obama and Joe Biden too. But somehow, I just can’t picture Sarah Palin…

Can you?

More on the various ‘gates’ bubbling/in waiting for Palin by Tony Allen-Mills in today’s Sunday Times

10.30pm update: Here is Tucker Bounds (where do they get these names?), campaign spokesman for John McCain squirming and avoiding the repeated question from a dogged CNN journalist: ‘What exactly is Sarah Palin’s foreign policy experience?” Answer: she has commanded the Alaska National Guard, and Alaska is, er, not far from Russia.

Hat tip: Jeff Weintraub