LA Connection Property Blog: August 2008

McCain picks Sarah Palin (Miss Congeniality) for Vice President

Who is Sarah Palin and what does she stand for?

This morning the news broke that John McCain has picked Sarah Palin as his running mate. The 44-year old Governor of Alaska is not a well know public figure - so America needs to learn what her qualifications are to be Vice President - the person to step into the role of President of the United States of America should anything happen to the 72-year old Republican Presidential nominee.

My first reaction was this was a ploy to get the Hillary Clinton supporters - a move to get the female vote. But researching online it became clear that Sarah Palin is a Christian Conservative who does not support a woman's right to choose and blongs to Feminists for Life, and that in itself must alienate most of the Clinton supporters. She also supported Alaska's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Her relative inexperience in International Politics is another important consideration that the Republicans need to address since this is one of the most relevant considerations for the position.

Comment balloon 44 commentsCOMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn • August 29 2008 11:02AM
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