Sarah Palin is a renowned foreign policy mastermind when it comes to countries geographically proximate to her native Alaska, which is why the Canadians are so fiercely protective of her, as CBC columnist Heather Mallick found out after writing a September 5 column dissing Bristol Palin as a "pramface." Maybe Mallick thought it would not matter because no one in US America knows what that means. But more than 300 angry letters poured in to the station, forcing the ombudsman to issue a lengthy retractification of the column. Our favorite paragraph of the six-page Review of Complaints after the jump.

Read the whole thing while Republicans make your 401(K) go limp.