By Rob Glenn
November 10, 2008
I have to wonder had Palin been from another state would she
have helped out the McCain ticket more?
I voted McCain and Palin, and
being in the lower 48, there were a lot of questions as to whether
a person from a state who has less population then some small
countries could have become VP.
Personally, I think that being
up there did have her a little out of touch, however; she was
also called to duty with only 2 months to campaign and with little
During the campaign it seemed that people really had little faith
in a person from Alaska. Then of course it did not help just
a week before the election see Ted Stevens being found guilty
of crimes, as well as her own personal scandal. Was troopergate
really a big deal? I dont know I think it was more disturbing
that the officer tased his 10 year old step son and drank in
his partol car while on duty. To hear that after all that he
was not fired probably did not help Americans think Alaska was
too up on the times. Whether it was her ex-brother in law or
any other cop, truth is if it was you or me, most likely we'd
have been fired.
And now there is Ted, old Ted... convicted of crimes and still
doing what is in HIS own best interest rather that the interest
of Alaska. As well as good old Don. Americans are watching those
races and the Ted Stevens race is amazing that people still voted
for him, knowing that if his appeal is denied, he gets kicked
out anyways. Fellow brothers and sisters in Senate told Ted it
was time to hang it up, but did he? And yet he may still get
voted in. The guy even made it to HOWARD STERN, where he has
been accused of selling alaska.
Even Alaska's largest newspaper did not endorse Palin, and believe
me when the rest of the country read that, that was a big blow.
She did not kill McCain, he really did a lot of his own damage
and plus Obama seemed to be the medias love child while Palin
took the most hits. Probably because they dont like surprises
and she was one. Plus the media only had 19 months to fall in
love with this guy.
It will be interesting to see how her return to Alaska goes,
and whether in the final days of this campaign she started branching
away from McCain because she was preparing for something in 2012.
New York, NY
About: "Lived in Ketchikan
Received November 06, 2008
- Published November 10, 2008
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