If he governs with the skill and the grace and the greatness of which he is capable, we're going to be just fine. And as he prepares to fill the office of Washington and Lincoln, know that this is a shining moment in American history.
Sarah Palin speaking of Barack Obama at a meeting of U.S. Governors in Miami, as quoted in USA Today.
Lest we forget, it was recently reported in Newsweek:
The Obama campaign was provided with reports from the Secret Service showing a sharp and very disturbing increase in threats to Obama in September and early October, at the same time that the crowds at Palin rallies became more frenzied. Michelle Obama was shaken by the vituperative crowds and the hot rhetoric from the GOP candidates. "Why would they try to make people hate us?" Michelle Obama said to a top campaign aide.
The vitriol against Obama that Palin helped stir up during the election hasn't yet quieted down. Today Newsweek reports that Obama has more threats than other presidents-elect »