Sarah Palin’s WTF Moment: The Space Race Killed the Soviet Union
Increasingly, right wingers are living in a world that never was, with its own fake history. Half-governor Sarah Palin went on Fox News yesterday and said there were “a lot of WTF moments” (presidential!) in Barack Obama’s State of the Union address — and pulled another bit of wingnut revisionism out of her hat. According to Palin, the reason for the collapse of the Soviet Union was … Sputnik.