Skip to comments.The Conservatism of Sarah’s Decision
Posted on 07/07/2009 7:07:11 AM PDT by SalAOR
Since Sarah Palins announcement on Friday, pundits from across the political spectrum have been in a frenzy, with pundits from across the political spectrum arguing over whether or not her career is over, speculating on her health and welfare, and pontificating on whether her decision is part of one grand political strategy which will either prove to be incredibly brilliant or completely foolish. I have been tempted but have avoided to write and comment on the reaction to Palins announcement. However, one article in particular struck me as particularly spot-on, a post by Jim Prevor over at the Weekly Standard.
The main thesis of the article is the standard that seems to be in place among the political class that only government employees are worthy of consideration for higher office, and that government is the axis around which the universe rotates. To illustrate his point, Prevor contrasts the reaction to Palins announcement to that of any other public official announcing their resignation to take on a cabinet post. Indeed, did anyone accuse Sens. Ken Salzar or Hillary Clinton of abandoning their constituents when they resigned to take Secretary of the Interior or Secretary of State, respectively? Prevor further makes the argument that Palins decision was a completely conservative decision
(Excerpt) Read more at axisofright.com ...
Not quite. I think Sarah Palin is the leader of the Republican Party's march back to it's conservative roots. She is the leader of the Republican Party. It is not Steele. Rush (wisely) doesn't want the job. And Colin Powell - LOL. So who's left? It Sarah all the way.
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