I didn't believe Driftglass when he posted that Monica Crowley called Sarah Palin "Ann Margaret in 'Kitten with a Whip!'" But the official transcrip
September 8, 2008

I didn't believe Driftglass when he posted that Monica Crowley called Sarah Palin "Ann Margaret in 'Kitten with a Whip!'" But the official transcript proves that...well...she did:

MS. CROWLEY: She is Ann-Margret in "Kitten with a Whip." (Laughter.) She is fabulous, okay? And it raises the question, where has she been? The Republican Party has been craving somebody new and fresh and dynamic.

We've got video of the rest of Crowley's cravings right here:

MS. CROWLEY: ...[McCain] pulled off the nearly impossible here with the selection of Sarah Palin and in his speech, which is that he has rebranded the Republican Party as populist, as reformist, anti-establishment, anti- corruption, and -- dare I say it -- hip and cool...

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Very few television personalities make me forget my pervasive sadness that I don't have Katherine Harris and Rick Santorum to kick around anymore. Thank you Monica Crowley, for being you.

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