From Wasilla, the 'Top Ten Surprising Facts About Sarah Palin'

The Late Show's “Top Ten” list on Thursday's show was read by ten citizens of Wasilla standing on the shore of Lake Lucille. Of the ten, only one really made fun of Palin (#2). To watch Flash video of the presentation, click on the video-camera icon at the top of the list on this page.

From the September 25 Late Show with David Letterman, “Top Ten Surprising Facts About Sarah Palin.”
10. Sometimes Sarah calls John McCain "grandpa"
(interior designer, May-Lynn Pauling)

9. She stole that sexy librarian look from me
(Grasshopper Aviation pilot, Dave Glenn)

8. Recently passed legislation to build a bridge to Funkytown
(General manager of a Mexican restaurant, Jerry Ochoa)

7. Does great impression of Tina Fey
(Banker and race car driver, Erika Bills)

6. Favorite meal: moose nuggets and beaver jerky
(Private music teacher, Ana Hartman)

5. Working on "Knight Rider" spin-off about a talking snowmobile (virtual golf-shooting range owner, Calvin Culverwell)

4. Favorite book? "Late Show Fun Facts" -- available at fine stores everywhere (flight paramedic, Steven Heyano)

3. Once spent a week in the hospital after attempting to put lipstick on a pit bull (dental hygenist, Kathy McCone)

2. To improve her foreign policy experience, she recently went to the International House of Pancakes (deputy mayor and chiropractor, Kris Larson)

1. Only person I know who's not afraid to go hunting with Dick Cheney (From the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce, Lyn Carden)
Brent Baker
Brent Baker
Brent Baker is the Steven P.J. Wood Senior Fellow and VP for Research and Publications at the Media Research Center