Stephen Colbert: "Sarah Palin is a F**king Retard" (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Sarah Palin is being ridiculed for using her own personal hand-o-prompter to provide talking points during the National Tea Party Convention in Nashville, while knocking Barack Obama as the "charismatic guy with a teleprompter."  The crib notes were: energy, budget tax cuts, and lift American spirits.

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took an opportunity to mock Palin during a press briefing.

Palin's use of her palm as a cheat sheet really irked political satirist Stephen Colbert. He took up the discussion on his show last night, pointedly mocking her speech.  The comedian went on to revisit the subject of Palin's call for Rahm Emanuel's firing because he used the word "retard" while excusing Rush Limbaugh's use of the same word because it was merely satire.  At that point Colbert offered up this nugget: "Sarah Palin is a f***king retard."

Another hot political jewel today is the Miss Me Yet? Bush billboard.  The signage depicts a smirking George W. Bush giving a little wave.

Check out Palin palm reading photos and the Colbert video below.

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