Comments:Alaskan governor Sarah Palin chosen by McCain as Vice Presidential running mate

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Palin[edit]

So far I like this woman; at least based upon her Wikipedia bio!!!

"Too inexperienced to lead?"[edit]

Wow.

McCain focuses his entire slam campaign against Obama around lack of experience, then picks someone who doesn't even have 2 years of political experience? I've never seen such blatant tergiversation. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.105.46.252 (talk) 20:21, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

I'm counting 12 years experience from her Wikipedia article (1992-1996 on Wasilla's city council, 1996-2002 as that city's mayor, and then since 2006 as Alaska's Governor) - only 2 of them at a state or federal level, but 12 years nonetheless... Gotta start somewhere. 74.45.79.217 21:40, 29 August 2008 (UTC)
And eight of those years are executive experience. Something Obama cannot claim. --Kitch (talk) 00:33, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
And according to Obama's Wikipedia article, he has 11 years from Illinois State Senate to Democratic Candidate. Experienced?

I am very excited![edit]

I was extremely disappointed that Barack Obama talks about change and did not do what he should of and ask Hilary Clinton to be his presidential running mate. What will probably happen, like it did back when Gore and Bush ran, Gore wanted to run his canadacy without the Clinton glare, and look what happen. Barack had the opportunity to will this thing with a winning lottery ticket with Hialry by his side and now he basically threw in the towel. I am not a Republican but ever since I saw the news with McCains -Palin nomination all I want to do is support the R —Preceding unsigned comment added by 144.9.56.131 (talk) 20:43, 29 August 2008 (UTC) "

Bah. Joe Biden is more experienced than Hillary.
You're not a Republican, but you want to support the Republican candidate because he added another Republican to his ticket? I don't understand.--Emcee2k (talk) 05:55, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

w00t[edit]

--KDP3 (talk) 20:49, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Ahhahhah.[edit]

Looks like McCain's trying to play the ticket that nearly got Hillary into the position -- "I support women/someone's a woman here, so vote for me!" It's blaringly obvious the only reason he picked such a running mate is to garner any votes from idiotic feminists who think only in the number of vagians that are running for office. With this extra vagina added, this makes two cunts running for president/vice president on the Republican side. 24.56.51.114 00:35, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Anonymous trolls are hilarious. --Kitch (talk) 01:00, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
Anonymous trolls are true. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.136.202.49 (talk) 02:28, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
So can we say the same when blacks vote for Obama cause he is black. --KDP3 (talk) 03:23, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
I'm Caucasian and am voting for Obama because he's black. Actually, to be quite honest, I'm not voting at all because this entire system is a terrible joke. McCain will win because he is an OLD, RICH, WHITE ANGLO-SAXON. And nothing will change. Education? Health care? Inflation? Forget it, no one seems to care. Image and rhetoric are far more important! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.236.31.29 (talk) 03:40, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, no one seems to care. We should all pitch in and fight apathy by not voting. Wait...--Emcee2k (talk) 05:56, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
Is that really such a bad idea? Candidates worth supporting have no chance at winning this.
  • Cough*MIKE GRAVEL*Cough* Though honestly, even though I believe Gravel should be the only choice, I'd rather we voted for Obama because I would much rather have him than McCain in office. At least he won't fuck shit up quite so bad -- McCain, however, scares the hell out of me.24.56.51.114 16:03, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Female: No coincidence[edit]

I find it no coincidence that McCain chose a female to be his VP. Now, electing either candidate will be "historically monumental", and McCain could finally snatch the rest of the undecided Hilary supporters. When taking in to consideration his recent slanderous ads, it becomes beyond obvious that McCain is in the race only to win the election-- not to benefit America. -- Poe Joe (Talk) 04:26, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

McCain just offended women all over the nation[edit]

WOW, does McCain seriously think that all women are stupid enough to vote just because he has a woman standing next to him? I think that is more offensive than him believing he can steal away Hillary supporters like me. Yeah sure, women are going to vote for somebody who is pro-gun, pro-Iraq War, pro-life, and hunts and kills animals. Now I'm DEFINITELY voting for Barack Obama because this shows just how desperate John McCain is to win. At least Obama chose Biden--a guy who can help him for two full terms--while McCain choses somebody who will only help him until election day. I would love to slap this guy in the face and I hope he loses in a landslide. One last note, I think this not only puts to rest the "experience" question but also the "celebrity" aspect because not only McCain has appeared in movies and TV but he also has a beauty queen running with him! McSame-Miss Alaska 2008!


Palin GREAT Choice -- Having a daughter living in Alaska and learning first hand from this daughter the good choices made by Sarah Palin going back to her services offered to town of Wasilla as mayor and then governor, I firmly believe she is the correct choice to serve a Vice President of the United States of America

She has had more executive experience than either Obama or Biden; is a conservative which the Republican Party has lacked in recent years.

McCain and party have made an excellent choice. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.136.26.235 (talk) 15:27, 1 September 2008 (UTC)

Yeah, let's keep it up by not allowing women to have equal pay for equal work. Let's not let women have the right to choose what to do with their bodies. This is all coming from a woman who claims she "fought corruption" in Alaska while SHE HERSELF is under investigation for corruption, and boasts social-conservative morals when her 17 year old daughter gets pregnant. But oh wait! Her daughter is a hero because she's keeping the baby! Aren't you super conservaties supposed to be shitting bricks because she had the baby out of wedlock? I smell hypocrisy.