beckonwood wrote: Oft times this term is used too loosely.
You may have a point there! I might have said her family is no more disfunctional than everyone else's....but that would have messed up the context. Look! I use a lot of terms loosely. My point, as obscure as it is and beyond the ironic, twisted suggestiveness, is that this sort of personal fluff is great for political cannon fodder and media sensationalism, but has little or nothing to do with the greater issues concerning the future leadership of the free world.
So what if her husband got a DUI. Who hasn't? That was 20 years ago. We all got drunk the day Disco died, eh!
So what if she wants to succeed from the union? I'm from the South....I can identify with that!
More important questions need to be addressed, like whether she exercized abuse of power when she fired the Public Safety Commissioner over matters of a personal nature, re: her ex-brother in law state trooper (Troopergate). If so, then she's a perfect replacement for Cheney. Heck, she's already got a "Gate". Talk about ready for national office!
Suffice to say, Palin has compiled an illustrious, and somewhat notorious, career in a very, very short time. Her methodology and penchant for ruthlessness, upon closer scrutiny, appears eerily familiar.
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