Palin: ‘the Lord is coming soon’
Posted by msrb on September 18, 2008
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The Big ‘L': “No, I Ain’t comin’ back, while that lipstick woman, Sarah Palin, is down there!”
GOP Nomination of Sarah Palin: The Wrong Hit, Even By Reason of Insanity
Philip Munger, editor of the “Progressive Alaska” blog whose kids and Palin’s kids were in the same school district, has this to say about the Alaska Gov., Sarah Palin:
“One thing that hasn’t gotten much attention is Palin’s apparent belief in creationism. Around June 1997 she told me she thought the Earth was about 6,000 years old and that people and dinosaurs walked the Earth at the same time. In 2002 or 2003 (I know it was Nov. 11 since it was at a Veterans Day event) I asked her about this again since my kids and her kids were in the same school district and I was concerned about creationism being taught as if it were a form of science. This time she didn’t answer directly, but said that it didn’t matter since ‘the Lord is coming soon.'”
Alaska Gov Sarah Palin. Source: Alaska Report. Image may be subject to copyright.
“What makes Palin such a cynical choice is that McCain doesn’t know her and doesn’t know what drives her. Until she was selected by the Karl Rove types running his campaign (like campaign manager and Rove protégé Steve Schmidt), McCain might not even have recognized her on the street. Instead, she’s a category selection, made for the crassest reasons by the same kinds of political operatives who brought us George W. Bush.” Paul Rogat Loeb, Alaska Report.
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