"Palin: Alaska’s proximity to Russia ‘certainly does’ give me foreign policy experience."
During the second half of her interview with Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), Katie Couric gave Palin a chance to defend her previous claims that Alaska’s proximity to Russia gives her foreign policy experience. Palin lamented the fact that the press had “mocked” the notion, adding, “Our next door neighbors are foreign countries — they’re in the state that I am the executive of.” Watch it:
After the interview concluded, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) canceled an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman to sit for an unscheduled interview with Couric.