Apparently, the standards for one heartbeat away from the Leader of the Free World are a wee bit lower.
By any standard, she has received an irredeemable flunking grade.
However, behold her technique:
A pause, a re-group, and a vague request for re-phrasing to buy a moment to think.
Know where that comes from?
Miss Wasilla, First Runner-up.
That is straight-up pageant interview technique. Behold.
Wonder how that would work with Putin -- he's right next door, she's got him down.