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politicallore Donating Member (713 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:47 AM
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DU This Poll ! Sarah Palin - Smart Choice?
http://www.politicallore.com/category/election-2008

Sarah Palin - Smart Choice? (You can Select Two)

* No (47%, 1,364 Votes)
* Yes (44%, 1,280 Votes)
* Not enough experience (32%, 943 Votes)
* She is perfect (32%, 932 Votes)
* She's Hot! (8%, 238 Votes)
* Not Sure (1%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,927

Bump this!
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sandyj999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:49 AM
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1. Done! n/t
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williesgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:51 AM
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2. done and rec'd
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frogcycle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:51 AM
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3. note this detail on the link:
"The electoral college count with this change is now Obama 248 and McCain 160..."
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TheCowsCameHome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:51 AM
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4. Done
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frogcycle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:52 AM
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5. I voted "she is hot"
It's my version of "not even close, fool"
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Blondiegrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 09:08 PM
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18. It's speaks volumes about her candidacy that "hot" is even a choice. n/t
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:54 AM
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6. Done and Recommended n/t
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 11:09 AM
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7. Done !!! - K & R !!!
:kick:
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rosesaylavee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 11:12 AM
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8. Done
No (47%, 1,470 Votes)
Yes (43%, 1,343 Votes)
Not enough experience (32%, 992 Votes)
She is perfect (31%, 979 Votes)
She's Hot! (8%, 248 Votes)
Not Sure (1%, 39 Votes)
Total Voters: 3,109


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grantcart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 11:13 AM
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9. wow still self promoting your own site - why don't you buy ads like everyone else
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iamjoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 11:19 AM
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10. Smart Choice For What?
As a running mate, I must say she's a masterful choice on the part of McSame.

She's got charisma, something his ticket sorely lacked. She's gone after some Republicans, so they get to call her a maverick and reformer. Because of her gender, she appeals to some women voters. Also, because she is female, it helps McCain and his legions exploit the supposed rift in the Democratic party over Hillary not being our nominee (or Obama's running mate). Finally, because she's a woman, they can deflect any criticism of her as sexist.

They can use her being a "Hockey Mom" as a plus to show voters (especially women) how she is just like them, but when her family is questioned, that's dirty politics.

many Liberals (self included) have fallen into the trap of attacking Palin's credentials and comparing Obama to her. The Republicans could have lost the "experience" argument by picking Palin, but instead, we lose the judgment matters more than experience that was our defense when we question Palin's experience.

She is a distraction from the real issues.

In that sense, Palin was a brilliant choice. The Republican queen just "checked" our king. But it's not checkmate yet.

As an actual vice president or president she's a nightmare. She'd be a horrible leader who would continue the worst policies of Bush/Cheney with deceptively kind smile.
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freespirit5 Donating Member (64 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 11:21 AM
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11. Done !
nt
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me b zola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:06 PM
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12. done
Sarah Palin - Smart Choice? (You can Select Two)

No (46%, 1,546 Votes)

Yes (45%, 1,525 Votes)

She is perfect (33%, 1,120 Votes)

Not enough experience (31%, 1,040 Votes)

She's Hot! (8%, 259 Votes)

Not Sure (1%, 40 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,386

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Frank Booth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:09 PM
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13. Looking at it from an entirely cynical, political viewpoint, it was a very smart choice.
Looking at it from whether it's good for the future of our country, it was perhaps the very worst choice in the history of our country (Cheney may have been worse, though at least he was arguably qualified, and no one knew how really evil he'd turn out to be).

So, I don't know how to answer.
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WheelWalker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:27 PM
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14. Done! k&r
:kick:
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janet118 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 01:05 PM
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15. What a stupidly worded poll
It has no value whatsoever. It offers a false choice of "smart choice or not." Smart choice for whom or what? McCain or the country?

Then, it offers up 3 alternative responses that have little to do with the original question. What a useless poll!
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electron_blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 08:54 PM
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16. perhaps the goal is just to get us to go there and click
thus increasing revenue for the poster.

Could probably get more if he/she posted this at freeper land, too.

sheesh
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electron_blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 09:25 PM
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19. Yep, this is being played both sides of the fence. This same poll is posted at
freeperland. This is basically a frat stunt.

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amborin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 09:05 PM
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17. done but
now it's leaning in her favor
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