Skip to comments.A Freeper's Observation; Sarah Palin
Posted on 08/30/2008 4:26:05 AM PDT by E.G.C.
I have to tell you this morning that I'm far more enthused about the G.O.P.'s chances for the Presidential election with John McCain's choice for Vice President, Sarah Palin.
Now, let me again just say that I don't agree with some of the things McCain has done in the past. Having said that, I do feel that he has made a very wise and smart choice for his running mate in Sarah Palin, the Govenor of the great state of Alaska.
If you look at her credidentials, you'll find that she has far more managerial experience than Barack Obama. She was the mayor of a small Alaska town, then she was the govenor of Alaska for a couple of years. Her husband is involved in the oil business. And, they have five beautiful kids.
Meawhile, what does Hussien Obama have to show for his resume? Several years of community agitation and rabble rousing and numerous associations with a known terrorist and a pastor who race-baits and put down our great nation and good honest decent people like you and me. Is this the kind of person you want giving out orders? I know that's not the kind of person I would be taking orders and directives from, no siree!!!!!!!!
Folks, I would urge everyone to take time out and take a good hard look at the candidates running for office. Don't let the goofballs and CNN and the big three make those decisions for you. We don't need to be giving these sorry lazy miserable good for nothing pieces of trash the power to be kingmakers.
This election comes down to this. Who do we want for President of the United States?
Do we want someone with military experience who knows what it's like to deal with foriegn enemies?
Or, do we want some sorry lazy miserable good for nothing rabble rousing community agitator whose only known thing is being associated with a known terrorist and who wants to turn America into another Zimbabwe?
That's what this election all boils down to folks. Our choice.
And, I can tell you Rush Limbaugh feels the same way too. Just check out what he said about this at rushlimbaugh.com.
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(I have to tell you this morning that I’m far more enthused about the G.O.P.’s chances for the Presidential election with John McCain’s choice for Vice President, Sarah Palin.)
Let me put it this way. Prior to yesterdays announcement the only reason I felt I had to vote was to vote AGAINST Obama.
But voting against someone is a harder motivation to sustain then voting for someone.
Maybe it is raining on POLL day. Maybe some oppurtunity for something somewhere comes up for that day. Maybe the day arrives and you just wake up saying screw it. If the Republicans don’t want to offer a decent candidate then to bad for them I’m going back to bed.
Thats all gone now. With one simple and finally correct step by McCain I am now eagerly looking forward to the election and will be at the poll to vote come hell or high water..........
Shifting gears slightly, I think all of the headlines should have been proclaiming the most profound point of this decision:
In Surprising Move, McCain Listens to His Base!
I might also add that Palin is pro-life and socially conservative. I can tell you that as a lifelong native Oklahoman, her values are far more in line with the values of the state of Oklahoma than with Barack Obama's values.
I really just do NOT have a good feeling about this decision. As a female, I’d be THRILLED to see a conservative, pro-life, female VP, but....
We’ve been harping for months, and rightfully so, about Obama’s lack of experience, so what in the world are we to say about Palin?
What IF something DID happen and she ended up as president?
Scary! Running Alaska is one thing, running the whole country is quite another.
I know, the POTUS is really just the “mouthpiece” for a group, but still....
We need someone in that position who will instill confidence. I think we’d all be nervous, Repubs as well as Dems, if she were suddenly thrust into that position.
Still, all of that said, NO WAY IN HECK will I vote for BHO.
I’m afraid, however, that the Republican Party choice of Palin was a bad move and will drive the undecided to Obama.
I’d rather see a stronger, more experienced female in that position. Actually, I’d rather see Romney.
Frankly I, along with many other women, feel insulted by this choice. It says “Here is a female for the ‘women voters.’” Are the majority of women voters that shallow? I’m not!
Presidential candidates choose running mates because the latter agrees with the former on an overwhelming majority of the key issues. Palin is not going to change McCain's stance on such key issues as amnesty for illegal aliens, the human induce global warming fallacy etc... She will have to acquiesce to him
While I don't expect her to effect major changes in McCain, I believe you are a bit pessimistic. I certainly cannot hurt to have a solid conservative voice, with real family values and integrity, whispering in your ear day in and day out. McCain changed his views on drilling because he heard the roar from the People. Palin will serve as a direct connection to the pulse of the People and will probably lend a bit of balance and objectivity to some of the decisions McCain makes. I would rather have her giving opinions on SCOTUS nominations than any of the other VeeP possibilities.
While she may not make a huge difference, she should make a positive difference. I'm good with that.
I wholeheartedly agree. I was planning to vote for a third party, or not vote at all. I’ll watch her on the Sunday talk shows, and if she does all right, I’ll be voting for McCain.
1. If McCain falls into his pattern of reaching too far across the aisle without expecting anyone to reach back, I think she will remind him, firmly, that he’s slipping, as well as betraying those who are now supporting him because of her.
2. If McCain wins because of her ability to energize the base, he will have to listen to her.
3. If she has what it takes, win lose or draw, we now have on the national scene an exciting, charismatic conservative, making the future a bit brighter.
You don't get it. Essentially McCain has told conservatives "let me rule now, and i'll put one of your own in direct position to succeed me, win or lose."
“Weve been harping for months, and rightfully so, about Obamas lack of experience, so what in the world are we to say about Palin?”
That’s mostly because McCain had no other issue against Obama but the disparity in experience. We conservatives have a lot more reasons for not wanting Obama as President. Besides, she has a lot more executive experience than all three other candidates, combined. To paraprase Rev. Jackson, Senators don’t run anything but their mouths. And Senators have rarely made good Presidents.
Who, on either ticket, has "run the whole country" before?
Other than an incumbent president aren't ALL of them inexperienced in "running the whole country"?
Love that campaign poster! :-)
I need a yard sign version of that!
I’m definitely excited about the ticket.
All the women I talked to about it are definitely voting for McCain now. They were on the fence but this could be the push we need.
As McCain said to Obama Thursday night: "Well done."
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