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Sarah Palin: A Defining, Historic, And Game Changing Choice For The Republicans

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posted on Aug, 29 2008 @ 03:04 PM
John McCain's choice of Alaska governor Sarah Palin is being hailed as a "game changing moment" by many conservatives.

10 Reasons Why Sarah Palin Will Give McCain's Campaign A Huge Boost:

posted on Aug, 29 2008 @ 03:18 PM
reply to post by MandM

These reasons will not reveal themselves in the VP debates. Biden will destroy her, it will be a massacre, a laugher. McCain should of thought of that.

posted on Aug, 29 2008 @ 04:06 PM
reply to post by MandM

First off, this is not an original post, please add some more opinion in a further post if you want to be taken seriously.

1) Unlike the extremely uninspiring choice of Joe Biden by Barack Obama, the choice of Sarah Palin is absolutely electrifying the Republican base. In the minds of many Republicans this is a game changing choice, and the Republicans have not had something like this to get excited about in ages

Let's wait for some poll results to come in, apart from the talking heads on TV and blogs I haven't seen any real excitement. This seems like a talking point coming only a few hours after the announcement.

2) Sarah Palin is a mother of five, and this will help the Republicans to do much better with "soccer moms" which is always a key demographic.

Far more important than any minority vote (sarcasm).

3) Sarah Palin could also draw in some of the Hillary Clinton supporters who felt incredibly snubbed and disrespected by Barack Obama.

Could be true, too bad there aren't too many left after the DNC Convention.

4) Sarah Palin's husband is a union member, and that will help McCain's campaign with blue collar workers who will be so key in states like Michigan and Ohio

Unions that usually vote Democratic? Might help.

5) On September 11, 2007, the Sarah Palin's eldest son Track joined the Army. He serves in an infantry brigade and will be deployed to Iraq in September 2008. This will help McCain among the military and among military families.

The same can be said of Joe Biden's son, I don't see this swaying many voters.

6) On April 18, 2008, Sarah Palin gave birth to her second son, Trig Paxson Van Palin, who has Down syndrome. This will help McCain's campaign with groups that advocate for the disabled. Plus there is the sympathy factor.

This could help.

7) McCain now has a chance to get social conservatives excited. Many social conservatives have been very suspicious of McCain, but Palin is strongly pro-life, a supporter of capital punishment, and belongs to Feminists for Life, and this will give social conservatives much more of a reason to come into McCain's camp.

Safe pick for McCain.

8) In 1984, Palin was the runner-up in the Miss Alaska pageant, and as much as that shouldn't count, Americans are more shallow than ever. Americans prefer good looking people, and as sad as it is, the fact that she is attractive will win votes.

Isn't it sad?

9) A poll published by Hays Research on July 28, 2008 showed Palin's approval rating at 80%. She has had consistently high approval ratings in Alaska, and that is a huge difference from the Republicans in Washington

That was Alaska, welcome to Washington.

10) Speaking of the Republicans in Washington, this choice signals even more of a move away form the Bush administration, and this can only help McCain.

This also signals a token pick that adds nothing to the ticket apart from appealing to the base that wouldn't support McCain otherwise. So I agree.

posted on Aug, 29 2008 @ 04:23 PM
Biden is a liberal blow hard, is known as such... Picking him apart is easy, everything he has done is public record.. Obama less so but this new candidate is someone new that they were not counting on...

posted on Sep, 8 2008 @ 03:56 PM

Originally posted by GrndLkNatv
Biden is a liberal blow hard, is known as such... Picking him apart is easy, everything he has done is public record.. Obama less so but this new candidate is someone new that they were not counting on...

So what do you think of Palin so far?

posted on Sep, 9 2008 @ 03:10 PM
There have been very few vice-presidential candidates in the history of American politics that have energized and polarized voters as much as Sarah Palin has. She has gone from being a relatively unknown governor of Alaska to one of the most famous people in the world almost instantly. So of course you know that people are going to start making frivolous webpages about her, right? 12 photographs of dogs that look like Sarah Palin:

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