Palin versus Biden – Where were the gaffes?

The gaffes didn't materialize in tonight's VP debate. Most commentary had Palin winning the debate but Biden and Palin both did well without major problems.Palin had the most to lose and probably on that basis could be perceived the winner.Drudge has a poll with over 100,000 votes at this point with Palin over Biden about 75-25.In a conference call after the debate, Senator Rick Santorum of PA said Palin really connected with voters in ways that she has not since the … [Read more...]

Palin gives exclusive interview to Wasilla newspaper

Sarah Palin denies claims of wrong doing in an exclusive article in her hometown paper, the Frontiersman.On an issue, I have covered here and am about to cover in greater detail, Palin remarks on her real record of support for disabled people. She has actually done more than she reports here which I will document in coming days (e.g., the waiting list was 1300 when she took office and her administration is committed to eliminating the list).9. You’ve stated on the trail that you would be … [Read more...]

Vice-President: How much experience is necessary?

Moderate David Brooks takes on the issue of Sarah Palin's experience in Monday's New York Times. He raises the question of whether or not Sarah Palin is qualified to be Vice-President without raising the more important question of whether Barack Obama is qualified enough to be President.He writes:What is prudence? It is the ability to grasp the unique pattern of a specific situation. It is the ability to absorb the vast flow of information and still discern the essential current of … [Read more...]

PA's Tom Ridge McCain's VP choice?

Jake Tapper at Political Punch makes an plausible observation regarding McCain's VP choice. Tom Ridge may turn out to reminisce the role of George Bush the First in the McCain campaign. George Bush was a moderate on abortion who was tapped by ardently pro-life Ronald Reagan to be his Vice-president. Could Ridge fill a similar role for McCain? … [Read more...]


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