The travelling press corps accompanying Sarah Palin on her trip to India is reporting that it has been much less successful than Palin and her aides had anticipated. In her opening remarks at New Delhi University, Palin started her talk by saying, "Greetings from the land of Indian with feather to land of Indian with dot!" Reports say the students and faculty looked at each other and not a sound came from the audience.
Palin continued, somewhat flustered, "I love every thing about your country, the beautiful sarongs," a student called out, "Saris!" Palin continued, "You don't have to be sorry dear, one of our most famous actresses, Dorothy Lamour, wore them all the time!" Several people in the audience groaned. Palin's face grew red, but she continued, "And I have visited your beautiful Taj Mahal and I have to tell you it is just as gorgeous as the original one in our Las Vegas!" Several of the students and faculty stood up and left the auditorium at this point.
Palin continued undeterred: "Everyone in our country loved and admired your famous nun, Mother Jones, and her work for poor people, God knows you have a lot of them!" As Palin laughed nervously, the audience booed, and at least half exited the hall.
Palin grew angry and shouted, "I hope your neighbor country Packman bombs the crap out of you!" She turned to an aide and hissed, "Why did you schedule me here? I told you they looked like coloreds!"