Senator Obama said:
â€?[Palin] was for [the Bridge to Nowhere] until everybody started raising a fuss about it and she started running for governor and then suddenly she was against it,â€? Mr. Obama said, speaking over an applauding crowd in Michigan. â€?I mean, you canâ€™t just make stuff up. (Maybe, maybe not.] You canâ€™t just recreate yourself [Yes, you can — See Obama 2000 vs. Obama 2001]. You canâ€™t just reinvent yourself [The gentleman doth protest too much]. The American people arenâ€™t stupid. [Yes, we are.]
Speaking of how stupid we are, here's a summary of historian Rick Shenkman's book, Just How Stupid Are We? Facing the Truth About the American Voter.