Skip to comments.A BRILLIANT TRAP MAKES DEMS THE MALE CHAUVINISTS
Posted on 08/30/2008 7:40:23 AM PDT by moneyrunner
Kirsten Powers in the NY Post comments on the strategy involved in choosing Palin as VP.
The "experience" trap:
The other potential trap is luring the Obama campaign onto the "experience" field. The early conventional wisdom says McCain's pick was boneheaded because it takes the experience issue off the table. But it seems that it has done the opposite: The importance of experience is the topic of the day.
The more Democrats complain about this, the more Republicans can turn it on them and say, "If you are so concerned about the amount of experience of the vice president, what about the top of your ticket?"
Obama's argument thus far has been that experience isn't what counts; it's judgment. By attacking the Republican woman relentlessly on this issue, Democrats are undermining their own man.
When discussing experience, the Hussein supporters are simply bringing up an issue that Hussein himself tries to take off the table. As a fallback, they simply assume that McCain will die soon and well be faced with a Palin presidency.
I have only one word: Hoorah!
Then theres the misogyny issue:
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So much for the election being about race.
Thanks for putting Kirsten Powers great article on your blog AND thanks for posting.
There is absolutely no way the Democrats will have a veto-proof Democratic Majority. They would have to win more seats from the republicans than there are republicans running for that to happen.
Kirsten Powers is a Democratic strategist seen often on FOX. Although “the enemy”, I like her a lot and respect her opinions.
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