September 02, 2008

The Palin Temptation

When John McCain announced Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin as his running-mate on Friday, I had the same reaction as many conservatives—the more I learned about her, the more I liked her. Here was a woman who is more pro-life than most Republicans, who is pro-gun with the pictures to prove it, and seemed to represent a fresh mind and independent form of Republicanism. Throw in her support of Pat Buchanan’s third-party presidential campaign in 2000 and her kind comments towards Ron Paul during the Republican primaries, and it was hard for any thinking conservative not to at least crack a smile.  BUT…  

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