Who knew “shout-outs” were permissible in something as dignified as a vice presidential debate?
But that’s what some Alaskan third-graders got Thursday night from their governor, GOP veep candidate Sarah Palin.
It got us thinking: If she and Democrat rival Sen. Joe Biden do any more debates — Palin did suggest that possibility — what other examples of youth-culture slang would we hear? Hmmm …
Challenging Sen. John McCain’s maverick label, Biden asks Palin, “Girl, why you trippin’?”
Palin refers to her diverse family as her “peeps.”
When they meet again Biden asks Palin, “Is it OK if I call you Shorty?”
Palin boasts about her “tight” energy independence plan.
Biden spontaneously shouts, “Holla!”
Palin gets misty telling a story about her “boo,” husband Todd.
Biden recounts what he said when Sen. Barack Obama asked him to be his running mate: “I’d be down with that.”
Palin dismisses her critics as being “all up in my bidness.”
Both candidates declare the concept of same-sex marriage “totally gay.”
Hey, we’d watch that debate.