Every now and then, the staged ladies’ coffee klatch known as “The View” produces some useful commentary on Our Life and Times, and in this instance, taken from a show that aired last year, the discussion seems downright prescient.

Whoopi Goldberg kicks it off by critiquing Sarah Palin’s notorious cross-hair-peppered map of the U.S., Joy Behar chirps in agreement and Dame Edna sits in sparkly resplendence while conservative show regulars Sherri Shepherd and Elizabeth Hasselbeck make concerned noises about the volatile rhetoric that circulated during the last round of national debate over health care reform. –KA

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