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Saturday, August 30, 2008

I love John McCain's pick...

of Sarah Palin for Vice President of the United States. He can now use his former POW status to help defend the pick of Palin if it doesn't work for him. You can't pick on the man for his houses, health care choice, or now his VP pick because he was a POW.

So let's see how did McCain come to this decision of Palin. He couldn't pick Joe Lieberman because it would've pissed off his base and Lieberman is not a part of the Republican party...although he acts like one sometimes.

He didn't pick Mitt Romney or Tim Pawlenty which is strange because they have experience running a state for more than two years.

He didn't pick former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge because he was pro-choice and that would've pissed off conservatives.

Why oh, why did he pick Palin? She shores up the Republican base. But couldn't he do that with Romney or Pawlenty? No...they were missing that one thing that separates all of them from Palin...they knew what being Vice President meant.

"But as for that VP talk all the time, I’ll tell you, I still can’t answer that question until somebody answers for me what is it exactly that the VP does every day," said Sarah Palin.

Maybe it's because she supposed to remind hurt Hillary supporters that they can vote for McCain because he picked a woman to be his VP. But then there's that thing of her being anti-choice, a creationist, a novice at foreign policy (although don't discount that Alaska IS within the proximity of Russia) that would make some Hillary supporters shudder.

It's a tough choice for those PUMA "progressive". Hold on to our ideals vs. person with no penis on a ticket and sell out. I'd hate to be in their shoes.

Maybe it's because she likes to laugh at other women when men call them a "bitch".

Hilarious...those supporters of Hillary will love her candor. Just like John McCain...

Now that's a UNITY ticket if I've ever seen one!

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