The best way to defuse an opponent? Don't push back. Let Palin-McCain self-destruct.
CNN: "I think Democrats have to resist the temptation of kind of poking at this hornet's nest," Democratic strategist Julian Epstein said on CNN's "American Morning."
"I think the media need to be able to go after her and ask these questions about her readiness, but Democrats need to move on, refocus this campaign again on [Sen. John] McCain and refocus on the question of change."