ELDER: The Trump-Charlottesville lie the left keeps telling

ELDER: The Trump-Charlottesville lie the left keeps telling

During a 2008 interview with then-Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, ABC’s Charlie Gibson asked whether Alaska’s proximity to Russia offered Palin unique “insight.” Palin responded, “They’re our next-door neighbours, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.” In a Saturday Night Live skit, comic Tiny Fey mocked in this exchange with comic Amy Poehler, who portrayed Hillary Clinton. Fey as Palin: “You know, Hillary and I don’t agree on everything …” Poehler as Clinton: “Anything. I believe that diplomacy should be the cornerstone of any foreign policy.” Fey as Palin: “And I can see Russia from my house.”

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