McCain On Palin’s Executive Experience: The PTA And Running Our Largest State
John McCain claims Sarah Palin “has been in elected office longer than Senator Obama. This is untrue. Obama was elected to the Illinois senate in 1997. Palin was elected to the Wasilla city counsel in 1992, served as mayor from 1996-2002, and has been a governor for 21 months. So, she has been in elective office, total, about 11 1/2 years, while Obama has spent more months in elective office. Funny, the argument used to be that being in elective office was a negative and that we should have citizen legislators and governors. McCain also cites her experience in the PTA as executive experience, and says Alaska is the largest state. This may be true, but that’s in terms of land mass. And Caribou. And she likes to snack on Caribou. The good suff starts at 3:54:
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