Yet, you can stand in Alaska and see the Siberian coastline. Compare that to these beauties which go uncovered by both comedians and the media:<quoted text>
Tina Fey's joke was an echo of this moment, when Sarah Palin was asked about her lack of foreign policy experience:
"The Panama is being widened so that these big supertankers can come in. Now that will be finished in 2015. If we donít deepen our ports all along the Gulf ó places like Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, or Jacksonville, Florida."
"I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go."
"When I meet with world leaders, what's striking -- whether it's in Europe or here in Asia..." -mistakenly referring to Hawaii as Asia while holding a press conference outside Honolulu.
"We're the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad."
"It was also interesting to see that political interaction in Europe is not that different from the United States Senate. There's a lot of -- I don't know what the term is in Austrian, wheeling and dealing."
"And in terms of the Maldives [sic] or the Falklands, whatever your preferred term, our position on this is that we are going to remain neutral."
That geographical moron is sitting in the White House today.