Palin way under the radar

Apparently, the GOP vice presidential nominee — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — has come as a huge surprise to Democrats.

How big of a surprise? Of the nine contenders listed on TheNextCheney.com, Palin is not among them.

"This meeting is entirely off the record. Until somebody leaks it."
—Michael Kempner, addressing a roomful of Democratic powerbrokers organizng for Hillary Clinton