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Gov. Sarah Palin accepts David Letterman’s apology

Now that that’s over, David Letterman can return to what he does best–mediocre jokes.

These days, about the only time I watch Letterman is when he has somebody fascinating on. I watched his Joaquin Phoenix interview on Youtube. But the last time I really watched Letterman’s show was about 15 years ago when he had this long bit on the show involving a talking Christmas tree. First, the tree kept saying, “You SUCK, Letterman!” then it started saying “Uh huh!”

I’ve often thought one of the rules of comedy is to have precision timing and quit telling a joke once it’s run its course (something the late Buddy Hackett was said to be the master at doing). Well, when a joke wasn’t really funny to begin with and a guy keeps milking it…

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