*Why are we absolutely totally not surprised.

In a classic case of the blind leading the blind, the Daily Beast is reporting that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin sent Dr. Laura Schlessinger words of encouragement Wednesday, telling the embattled talk-show host via Twitter, “don’t retreat… reload.”

Dr. Laura has announced that she will retire from radio show after she unleashed a five-minute rant which used the N-word 11 different times on air.

Palin said the pressure put on the good doctor “isn’t American” and is “not fair.”

She added, in Internet shorthand, “b thankful 4 her voice, America!” Until stepping down, Dr. Laura was among the top-five most listened to radio hosts in America.

Read the nitwit’s full Tweet HERE.

Dr. Laura Schlessinger