There is so much being said about John McCain’s choice of a running mate; far be it from me to attempt to pile any more wisdom upon that. I will just take a slightly off-kilter cheap shot at something Sarah Palin said in her introductory comments
Well, it’s always, though, safer in politics to avoid risk, to just kind of go
along with the status quo. But I didn’t get into government to do the safe and
easy things. A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not why the ship is
“A ship in harbor is safe…”
I could stretch this out with some more recent metaphorical ‘ships,’ but risky and irony-deaf metaphors ain’t my bag, baby.