Speak at an event put on Nevadans for Sensible Marijuana Laws. Probably. NSML campaign director Dave Schwarz has made the offer, though, and she did speak at the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention in Las Vegas. So you never know…

Meanwhile, John McWhorter takes what seem like the cheapest of shots at Palin’s fumblespeak. Does her overuse of “that” really indicate solipsism? “What truly distinguishes Palin’s speech is its utter subjectivity: that is, she speaks very much from the inside of her head, as someone watching the issues from a considerable distance.” Or maybe she’s just resorting to verbal filler, without availing herself of Joseph Biden’s beloved f-word.

McWhorter is right about this much, at least: “Candidates bite the dust for being untelegenic, dour, philanderers, strident, or looking silly posing in a tank. But having trouble rubbing a noun and a verb together is not considered a mark against one as a figure of political authority.”