Skip to comments.Defending the “Palin Pick” (Bristol defends her mom!)
Posted on 05/03/2012 8:51:36 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
Most of you know Id rather post photos of my family and write about Alaska than talk about politics. But after reading and watching some recent commentary, I cant help myself.
The chattering class is talking endlessly about Mitt Romneys choice of a Vice Presidential running mate. Will he choose a Governor? A Senator? A Congressman? There are many good options for Governor Romney and all of them have already been dissected in the media with a list of pros and cons beside their names. One is too northern, another is too boring, another is too white. Ive lived through the scrutiny the family will endure, and it can be a nightmare.
I dont pretend to know the best pick for Governor Romney. But theres one theme that keeps coming up, and its ridiculous: that Governor Romney should avoid Senator McCains mistake in his Vice Presidential running mate decision.
Mom answered the call to serve her country, energized the base, and inspired millions. Plus, she did it with good humor and grace. I dont know what else she couldve reasonably be expected to do.
The economy was collapsing, and the Democrats had nominated The One. My mom worked wonders, and it was such a joy watching her connect with Americans from coast to coast. But she could not work miracles.
Its been four years now since Senator McCain selected my mom, and he made the right choice. Who will Governor Romney select as his running mate? Well, weve still got several months before we find out.
Whoever it turns out to be, I dont envy the next vice-presidential nominee.
Sarah Palin is a tough act to follow.
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You can go away now.
My word, you sure are hostile.
I’m writing in Sarahcuda’s name for POTUS. It’s better than choosing a Progressive over a Progressive!
Sad to imagine how we would be charged up about a Palin presidency now.
Guy's an idiot. Doesn't even know any Republicans!
I think that Bristol’s doing just fine—this article was a great use of her time.
Bristol has inherited some of her mother’s brains.
Palin looking better
Kimberly Atkins logic is flawed (Palin factor puts women in back row, April 30). To state that putting a woman on the ticket will seem like gamey-changey stuff does a disservice to hundreds of women in the political and corporate fields who could run rings not only around Joe Foot-in-Mouth Biden but around Barack Obama as well. In hindsight, after three-and-a-half years of the current dynamic duo in power, McCain-Palin doesnt seem so bad now.
Jack Zaccardi, East Boston
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