CBS News reports that this morning “marked the first time [Palin] answered a question from the press on the fly, prompting concerned looks from staffers.” She was asked for her reaction to the AIG bailout.

Also:

Told that her traveling press corps was getting lonely in the back of her campaign plane, Palin said, “Are you getting lonely? Gee, yeah, come on up then!”

(Stampede!?)

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.