Some conservatives call Sarah Palin to quit

Kathleen Parker writes in the conservative magazine "National Review", that "to express reservations about [Sarah Palin's] qualifications to be vice president — and possibly president — is to risk being labeled anti-woman."

She explains that she watches "her interviews with the held breath of an anxious parent, my finger poised over the mute button in case it gets too painful. Unfortunately, it often does. My cringe reflex is exhausted."

And she calls Palin to quit : "Only Palin can save McCain, her party, and the country she loves. She can bow out for personal reasons, perhaps because she wants to spend more time with her newborn. No one would criticize a mother who puts her family first."

We will let conservatives women saying everything they need to say about being a woman or being conservative...

It is accurate anyway that criticizing Sarah Palin is perilous, because of the fact she is a woman, even though this could be anti-woman not to criticize a woman because she is a woman.

Her speech is more than surprising, as in this segment of her CBS interview with Katie Couric:

Mocked this saturday on SNL :

But what precisely disturbs us about Sarah Palin, apart from her opinions, which may be strongly discussed, like, among a lot of examples, her billing sexual-assault victims for the cost of rape kits and forensic exams, when she was a mayor, as the New York Times brought it to light yesterday.

Is it really because she is not experienced enough? Or is it just because she is an outsider trying to sound like an insider, loosing the strength of her authenticity in this try, made up by a team of cynical advisers?

What is the problem with Sarah Palin for conservatives, which was not a problem with George W. Bush, who sounded quiet the same to me: inexperienced and dummy? This is a mystery only conservatives could solve...


Anonymous said...

Did they offer any assistance in paying Hospital bills and or raising the child since they would deny abortion even in rape/incest cases?
How many unwanted children have the Palin's adopted?

Anonymous said...

There is definately a lack of intellectual substance in the American Right today. Palin, as the poster child for the ChristoTaliban faction, certainly personifies this. Kathleen Parker and others in the GOP who have noted this are to be commended for their honesty- even if they only state the obvious.

Unlike President Chimpy, Sarah can't even hide behind a Yale/Harvard education (procured through family influences,& not ability,of course)in an effort to display even passible intelligence.

Anonymous said...

My company is near the opera. But I dont know shit about opera.