A painful, lingering clenching in the stomach that comes from anticipating, watching, and then stewing over a debate involving Sarah Palin. The debache may render one unable to eat.
Any behavior undertaken in a serious public forum that is best reserved for pep rallies, such as giving a “shout-out” during a vice presidential debate.
A wink delivered without losing one’s train of thought in a serious public forum.
A loud, shrill proposal, in a serious public forum, to call one’s opponent by his/her first name.
Swiftly drawn delineations between groups, such as hockey moms and East Coast elites, intended to convey the moral superiority of one group over the other.