Based on previous comments, I wonder what Rove thinks of Palin

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  1. KenH

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    This is what Karl Rove said about Governor Kaine when he was a hot VP prospect for Senator Obama:

    ' "Will all due respect again to Governor Kaine, he's been a governor for three years," Rove told Bob Schieffer. "He's been able but undistinguished. I don't think people could really name a big, important thing that he's done."

    Rove even dragged Richmond into his sights. "[Kaine] was mayor of the 105th largestcity in America," Rove said. "And again, with all due respect to Richmond, Virginia, it's smaller than Chula Vista, California; Aurora, Colorado; Mesa, or Gilbert, Arizona; North Las Vegas, or Henderson, Nevada. It's not a big town." '

    - www.inrich.com/cva/ric/news.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2008-08-11-0140.html
     
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    Why do you wonder? I thought you didn't like Rove? And what difference does it make what he thinks?
     
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    Palin had the audacity to buck the party and fight for an end to corruption in Alaska. Because of her several Republicanapponted officials were fired and prosecuted.

    From Wikipedia:

    Governor Murkowski appointed Palin Ethics Commissioner of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission,[12] where she served from 2003 to 2004 until resigning in protest over what she called the "lack of ethics" of fellow Alaskan Republican leaders, who ignored her whistleblowing complaints of legal violations and conflicts of interest.[13][6] After she resigned, she exposed the state Republican Party's chairman, Randy Ruedrich, one of her fellow Oil & Gas commissioners, who was accused of doing work for the party on public time, and supplying a lobbyist with a sensitive e-mail.[14] Palin filed formal complaints against both Ruedrich and former Alaska Attorney General Gregg Renkes, who both resigned; Ruedrich paid a record $12,000 fine.[6


    She fought for an ethics bill to prevent future corttption:


    Highlights of Governor Palin's tenure include a successful push for an ethics bill, and also shelving pork-barrel projects supported by fellow Republicans. After federal funding for the Gravina Island Bridge project that had become a nationwide symbol of wasteful earmark spending was lost, Palin decided against filling the over $200 million gap with state money.[16][17] "Alaska needs to be self-sufficient, she says, instead of relying heavily on 'federal dollars,' as the state does today."

    And she fought to remove corrupt Republicans from office, going against her own party because ethics means alot to her.

    She has challenged the state's Republican leaders, helping to launch a campaign by Lieutenant Governor Sean Parnell to unseat U.S. Congressman Don Young[19] and publicly challenging Senator Ted Stevens to come clean about the federal investigation into his financial dealings.

    I would say that she is the cleanest, most honest person out of the four that are running for President/Vice President.

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    Why would a person start a thread like this? The topic title doesn't match the OP. Ken, are you falling apart at the seams over this history-making VP pick in the GOP? I think it's done you in. :laugh:
     
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    I think secretly he now wants to change direction and vote McCain now. He's just trying to reassure himself...he's in denial, he'll go through all the typical stages. the next stage we'll see is anger.

    In XC
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    Desperate times call for desperate actions.

    Look at all the threads Ken has started about Palin since this morning.

    He is grasping for straws bad, and I dont know why.

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  7. KenH

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    Perish the thought.
     
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    Besides you, I wonder who cares?

    What was the subject again? I'm trying to see the connection between your title and the OP.
     
  9. KenH

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    I know, carpro, some conservatives follow George W. Bush's lead and aren't curious about things.
     
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    Why would anyone,,,anyone at all...care what Rove thinks aboput Palin?

    It's irrelevent.

    Not only that, it doesn't matter.:sleeping_2:
     
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    WOW!

    What a move!

    Looks like it could be "checkmate". I feared McCain would be stupid and pick Romney. I never heard of this woman and never heard her speak before, but my first impression is that this woman has a passion for doing good.

    My mother is a hard line democrat and she was the most excited I have ever seen her over this choice by McCain. My father had been depressed (a life long domo himself) that his party's ticket was soo bad. He has cross voted before but my mother would NEVER, democrat is like religion to her. But she is really leaning hard towards McCain/Palin now.

    I think it may be over for Obama now. God knows, He is shaking things up for sure!
     
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    I heard Rove today say that he believed that McCain can no longer use the experience argument against Obama. Maybe Rove is somewhat consistent. I know the left wing hacks would never buy that, and I know that by my suggestion that Rove is anything but, the right wing is not pleased either. I've irked both sides. My job is done :laugh:
     

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