Friday, September 5, 2008


John McCain probably had several reasons for picking a little-known governor of a peripheral state as his running mate:

  1. The Alaskan Republicans wanted her out of their hair.

  2. She was part of a group calling for the oil-rich state to become an independent country.

  3. 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.

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