“Head for the High Road” by Bob Herbert:
September 01, 2008, 1:00am

The Democrats need to be careful about the intensity of their criticism of Sarah Palin. She may look like an easy target, an appalling lightweight who will send serious voters scurrying to the more substantive Obama-Biden ticket. And the temptation to get on her case probably became greater with Ms. Palin’s disclosure Monday that her 17-year-old daughter is pregnant.

The New York Times