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ClarkUSA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-05-08 11:06 PM
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Most Clinton backers say Palin's too far a stretch
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Edited on Fri Sep-05-08 11:07 PM by ClarkUSA
There's more to the article but the best part is below.

Sandy Goodman was deeply disappointed when Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't get the Democratic nomination, then again when she was bypassed for the VP spot. So Goodman, a longtime Florida Democrat, flirted with thoughts of shunning Barack Obama, and perhaps even voting Republican.

Then John McCain picked Sarah Palin as his running mate, and suddenly things became clear to Goodman: The Republicans had no place for her...
An ABC News poll released Friday found the selection of Palin makes people likelier to vote for McCain by just 6 percentage points half the 12-point margin by which Sen. Joe Biden makes them more likely to support Obama.

And as for Clinton supporters, eight in 10 said they'd vote for Obama in November, according to a Gallup Poll conducted last weekend after McCain announced his selection of Palin.

"Boy, you are sure not talking to ME!" Goodman, 61, says she thought when she heard Palin's views on issues like abortion rights. Now, Goodman is volunteering for Obama."I was insulted when she referred to Hillary and the 18 million cracks in the ceiling," Goodman says, referring to Clinton's line that her primary votes put that many cracks in the glass ceiling that has held women back. "I don't believe Hillary was making those 18 million cracks for Sarah Palin." ;_ylt=ArYCCXSUWfrwS25M9K99HCiyFz4D

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