The word is nuclear. New-clee-yar.
Go ahead, try it. It practically rolls off the tongue. It's really not that fucking hard. My two-year old can pronounce it correctly.
Pronouncing it "nook-you-lar" while winking and wrinkling your nose doesn't make you sound folksy and cute. It makes you sound like a fucking moron.
But I guess that plays well with the "morans" who think Obama is a "muslin."
Really, Sarah Palin, even you can't really want these people as your base.