From Charles Gibson’s interview of Sarah Palin on September 11, 2008:
Charles Gibson: What insight into Russian actions, particularly in the last couple of weeks does the proximity of the state give you?
Sarah Palin: [Pause] They’re our next door neighbors, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island [...]
“You ask me my feelings on an issue and I’ll give it to you straight up, because that’s the only way a voter knows where his employee stands. Elected officials are exactly that—employees.” — Sarah Palin, September 30 1992.
9 days since Sarah Palin was announced as VP pick. 0 press conferences with Sarah Palin [...]
Sarah Palin is the Vice Presidental pick of John McCain. McCain is no spring chicken, and Palin is next in line, so the question we have to answer isn’t whether Sarah Palin is ready to be Vice President, but rather whether Sarah Palin is the kind of politician you want to be your president.
The New York Times reveals today that the John McCain campaign has sent a team to Alaska to check up on Sarah Palin’s past, policy preferences and qualifications to be Vice President — the week after he announced she would be Vice President in his administration.
Is this how things will go in a John [...]