Wednesday, October 8, 2008

What McCain Failed to Mention Last Night


That's the number of times Sen. John McCain mentioned vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin at last night's presidential debate in Nashville. 


Tulsan said...

In years to come, people are going to be incredulous that such a ridiculous candidate ever appeared on the national stage. Yes, please, GOP, run her at the top of the ticket in 2012.

Tulsan said...

Our good friend, David Brooks, conservative columnist at the NY Times said:

"[Sarah Palin] represents a fatal cancer to the Republican party. When I first started in journalism, I worked at the National Review for Bill Buckley. And Buckley famously said he'd rather be ruled by the first 2,000 names in the Boston phone book than by the Harvard faculty. But he didn't think those were the only two options. He thought it was important to have people on the conservative side who celebrated ideas, who celebrated learning. And his whole life was based on that, and that was also true for a lot of the other conservatives in the Reagan era. Reagan had an immense faith in the power of ideas. But there has been a counter, more populist tradition, which is not only to scorn liberal ideas but to scorn ideas entirely. And I'm afraid that Sarah Palin has those prejudices. I think President Bush has those prejudices."

Doesn't sound like a good thing.

Tor Hershman said...

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