First of all, Obama addressed the statement, saying that if Palin was part of the analogy, she was the lipstick. (So McCain is the pig?) Although he maintains that it’s really McCain’s policies that are the pig.
Second, McCain uses the phrase all the time, according to his daughter.
Third, he used it last year in discussing Hillary Clinton’s health care initiative (or was he talking about Clinton herself?)
Fourth, McCain’s former press secretary, Torie Clark, wrote a book called: “Lipstick on a pig; Winning in the No-Spin Era.”
So maybe McCain will realize quickly that his feigned outrage is going to hurt him?