Palin: Election Of Obama Would "Invite Dangerous International Crisis"

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From CBS News' Scott Conroy:

(TROY, OHIO) - Sarah Palin used Joe Biden's own words against the Democrats at a rally here today, continuing to seize upon the Delaware senator's prediction that a President Obama would face an international crisis within his first six months in office.

"And here his own running mate has just warned America—and it's not the first time—he warned us throughout the primaries that Barack was not ready to be president," Palin said.

"He reminded them that the election of Barack Obama will invite dangerous international crisis because he is untested. And Barack just brushes it off as rhetorical flourish."

Palin said that Biden's remark was far more relevant than Obama cared to admit.

"But I question dismissing Joe Biden's moment of truth telling as nothing more than a social embarrassment," Palin said.

"Senator Obama's own running mate, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has informed us that a serious international crisis is certain if Obama is elected and that he is not ready to deal with it, and America doesn't need smooth talk that glosses over that question. We need straight talk that answers it."

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