In the wake of last night’s pained and needlessly solemn apology from David Letterman — the previous “apology” was funnier, more than sufficient and a lot more honest — will the Palin-supporting asshats call off their scheduled demonstration, slated to happen at 4:30 today in front of the Ed Sullivan theatre? The Palins and their ilk — politically prehistoric, nakedly scheming embodiments of backwater hypocrisy, smallmindedness and earth-plundering selfishness — have no shame, let alone grace or class. If by clapping my hands three times….

Update: Sarah Palin has issued a statement accepting Letterman’s apology.