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Sarah Palin getting tackled

Posted by nonanswers on October 18, 2008

the title says it all. Just watch it all the way.

If you like the above video you will definitely like the video below

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Palin on SNL

Posted by nonanswers on September 14, 2008

and Hillary too!

But seriously a lengthy critical look at Sarah Palin’s Career by nytimes.com

choice quotes —

1.While Ms. Palin took office promising a more open government, her administration has battled to keep information secret. Her inner circle discussed the benefit of using private e-mail addresses. An assistant told her it appeared that such e-mail messages sent to a private address on a “personal device” like a BlackBerry “would be confidential and not subject to subpoena.

2.As Ms. Palin’s star ascends, the McCain campaign, as often happens in national races, is controlling the words of those who know her well. Her mother-in-law, Faye Palin, has been asked not to speak to reporters, and aides sit in on interviews with old friends.

more at link

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Obama’s Experience

Posted by nonanswers on September 2, 2008

Tucker Bound, McCain spokesman, goes on a tirade about  Obama’s lack of experience  when asked about McCain’s pick of VP Sarah Palin’s one major accomplishment.  If anything McCain’s pick of Palin shows his lack perception and judgment, a reactionary move post a very successful DNC convention.

Here is a chart that puts Obama’s experience into perspective

Here is also a year by year breakdown of Sarah Palin and Obama’s resume

Having posted all that, Barack Obama is not running this election on the platform of experience ( which he has plenty from community worker at south side Chicago to Illinois state legislator to Illinois Senator) but for his judgement and grasp of contemporary economic and political conditions.  His supporters have the understanding that when faced with a number or (extra) ordinary situations Obama will be make the best possible decision.

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