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Obama on Fading Fame

He jokes tonight to David Letterman about Sarah Palin: “There’s no doubt that she has been a phenomenon. I mean, as somebody who used to be on the cover of Time and Newsweek, (laughter from audience) those were the days, I had a recent offer with Popular Mechanics, centerfold with a wrench. (More laughter.) Look, she’s on wild ride and there’s no doubt that she has energized the base. “

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