Were Sarah Palin's comments about Sputnik and the collapse of the Soviet Union off the mark?
Instapundit highlights a comment that says, "probably not."
"It’s more complicated, but the essence is, Palin was right: the Soviets sowed the seed of their own collapse by setting off the Space Race.”
During the Sputnik era, the Russians were saying "We will bury you."
We know who got buried.