McCain just announced his running mate: Sarah Palin. Yes, he selected a woman. And obviously did so to get swing voters who are pissed that Clinton didn't win the D nomination. Um, let's review what we know about Sarah Palin:
-self-described “hockey mom”
-has been governor for less than two years (of Alaska)
As the NYT puts it, "The pick, confirmed by Republicans familiar with the decision, amounted to a roll of the dice, a gamble that an infusion of new leadership — and the novelty of the Republican party’s first female candidate for vice president — would more than compensate for the risk that Ms. Palin could undercut one of the McCain campaign’s central arguments, their claim that Mr. Obama is too inexperienced to be president."
I basically have to assume that people/Dems will see through this, and realize that they should not vote for someone that inexperienced and, um conservative. What I am interested in hearing is how McCain will justify the inexperience of his running mate, not that this is the first time he's been a hypocrite.
Maybe shouldn't worry, maybe we just watched McCain shoot himself in his shiny shoed foot. Right?
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