I swear that John McCain got his idea to choose Sarah Palin as his running mate from this blog. Do you remember when I had the poll on the possible names for a website for moms? One was Mom4President. If John McCain gets elected (which I hope he does), and then dies in office (which I hope he doesn't), then Sarah Palin would be President of the United States.
When I first heard who McCain selected to run with him as Vice President, I was disappointed it wasn't Mitt Romney. But after reading about Gov. Palin, I couldn’t stop smiling. And I’ve only become more enthusiastic and supportive of McCain’s decision since then.
The only means Obama has to question the selection of Gov. Palin is to question her readiness to fill the presidential shoes should McCain die in office. Okay. If McCain does die in office, he’ll have already appointed the best minds available as advisors and aides. Palin would then draw on their considerable experience, but more importantly, make decisions based on what is best for Americans, not what is best for the government.
I can’t tell you how excited I am to see a mother of five children on the ticket for Vice President! She’s not a career politician. She didn’t major in political science or law. Her husband is a regular guy who works drilling oil and drives snowmobiles. (Finding out that Eric was a snowmobiler was a major point in his favor when we were in the same student ward.) This is definitely not politics as usual. Talk about CHANGE!
I’m hopeful that the McCain/Palin ticket means our other elected officials will be on notice. Government doesn’t serve government. Government should serve the people. I believe that is what Sarah Palin’s selection is all about.
What’s not to love about a politician who got their start in the PTA?