I like the mistake she makes here:
“And around the world, people who are seeking freedom from oppressive regimes, wonder if Alaska is still that beacon of hope for their cause. The Administration cut...”
Looks like a Freudian slip. She really adores her state. Kinda touching.
I heard that too. Guess she was more than a bit nervous about all the publicity there at the Tea Party Convention (with the MSM there on hand to try to play “gotcha” with anything she might have miss-stated). :-)