Friday, August 29, 2008

The Palin Pick

Hot-Diggity-Dog! I didn't think the old man had it in him. This pick makes sense for several reasons. The main reason I like it is it brings the Reagan coalition back off the mat. Palin represents all three major groups, values voters, defense hawks, and even us limited government types. The big-government-neocons are headed for the exits, and small government conservatives have somebody besides Ron Paul to rally around. The GOP may be down, but we're not out.

She lives what she preaches on abortion, having given birth to a child she knew would have Downs Syndrome. Her oldest son, is on his way to Iraq. The famous "Bridge to Nowhere" went nowhere because Palin cut off state funding. She's not just from small town America, she still lives there. There are plenty of reasons to like this pick. It will be interesting to see what lame excuses the ladies at NOW come up with to not endorse her.

Can she give a good speech? Can she whip up a crowd? Can she debate? Don't know. Never heard her voice. But, a lot of Republicans who were soft on McCain are feeling pretty good tonight.

2 comments:

http://texex-xpress.blogspot.com/ said...

I'll have to take your word for all this. I'm just happy to have some new material other than Romney, Julie, and Fred.

If the Rs are happy with her, this D is ecstatic!

Local So-and-so said...

I look forward to new Texisms. The Hillary conection is mostly media hype. McCain has been trying to get the base on board for months and it hasn't been working. This works.