- The Alaskan Republicans wanted her out of their hair.
- She was part of a group calling for the oil-rich state to become an independent country.
- She presents an excellent profile for a future Republican ikon: a female George W. Bush, the guy you could see yourself drinking a beer with,while the presidency was run by the boys in the back room. What they perhaps didn’t bargain with, is that she is also a Dick Cheney clone.
P.S. True to its lapdog credentials, the media sees nothing wrong with a potential VP having campaigned for a state to secede.