[FoRK] Breaking news: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be McCain's veep

Russell Turpin russell.turpin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 10:01:37 PDT 2008

Jeff Bone:
> Palin's pro-life stance is just about the only thing that the
> libertarian wing of the GOP might object to..

A cement block's lack of positive buoyancy is the only thing that
prevents it from being used as a boat.

> ..yet is a bone to the threatening-to-revolt hardline social
> conservative "base."

Red meat for The Base. Wasn't the argument made that moderates should
believe that McCain's succoring the social conservatives is politics,
and won't influence his decisions as president, including judicial
appointments? Now are they also supposed to bet on his living for
four more years? And on the VP having no influence?

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