Main Entry: a-pal·in
Variant spelling and pronunciation of appalling (1817)
: inspiring horror, dismay, or disgust <offering a-palin answers to interview questions>
— a-pal·in·ly adverb
Interviewee: "Well, it certainly does because our -- our next door neighbors are foreign countries. They're in the state that I am the executive of. And there in Russia ... We have trade missions back and forth. We-- we do-- it's very important when you consider even national security issues with Russia as Putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the United States of America, where-- where do they go? It's Alaska. It's just right over the border. It is-- from Alaska that we send those out to make sure that an eye is being kept on this very powerful nation, Russia, because they are right there. They are right next to-- to our state."
Interviewer: "Governor, it's just a-palin how stupid and incoherent your answers are. Do you need a lifeline?"