"And I am especially proud to say in the week we celebrate the anniversary of women's suffrage [that she is] a devoted, a devoted wife and mother of five."
—John McCain introducing Sarah Palin
"If this doesn't resonate with every woman in America, I'll eat my hat."
—Alaska delegate Bill Noll on Sarah Palin
Dear Bill, get ready to eat your hat. —The Eds.
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Few of the voices on this website ever supported Governor Palin as a viable Vice Presidential candidate--most of us knew it was a farce from day one. But yesterday, a former Palin supporter, conservative National Review columnist Kathleen Parker, called for Palin to step down.
In an article titled "Palin Problem," Parker writes:
"Palin’s recent interviews with Charles Gibson, Sean Hannity, and now Katie Couric have all revealed an attractive, earnest, confident candidate. Who Is Clearly Out Of Her League.
No one hates saying that more than I do. Like so many women, I’ve been pulling for Palin, wishing her the best, hoping she will perform brilliantly. I’ve also noticed that I watch her interviews with the held breath of an anxious parent, my finger poised over the mute button in case it gets too painful. Unfortunately, it often does. My cringe reflex is exhausted.
Palin filibusters. She repeats words, filling space with deadwood. Cut the verbiage and there’s not much content there. Here’s but one example of many from her interview with Hannity: “Well, there is a danger in allowing some obsessive partisanship to get into the issue that we’re talking about today. And that’s something that John McCain, too, his track record, proving that he can work both sides of the aisle, he can surpass the partisanship that must be surpassed to deal with an issue like this.”
If BS were currency, Palin could bail out Wall Street herself."
Link to the complete article here.
Posted by womenagainstsarahpalin at 1:38 PM