Hawaii governor: Sarah Palin is just like you - Macleans.ca

Hawaii governor: Sarah Palin is just like you

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“Todd is a commercial fisherman, an oil field worker and a union member, as well as a world-champion snowmobile racer. After 20 years of marriage, Sarah and Todd have five beautiful children and a grandchild on the way.”

“They face the same challenges that moms and dads do, every single day in our country. Difficult things happen to families, and just like yours, families pull together and get through it.”

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“I was at a conference with Sarah and a few other governors this past April, in Dallas, when on very short notice she delivered an outstanding, strategic speech on energy issues. Let me assure you that she knows the energy issue well and she will help our soon to be President John McCain…achieve energy independence!”

“The same day she delivered that speech, Sarah went into labor with her fifth child…made the trip back to Alaska…and delivered her son Trig the next day.

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“I find it especially amusing that the other party says Governor Palin lacks experience when their own candidates for president and vice president…have NO executive experience… ZERO!

(Chants of ZERO!! ZERO!!)

Neither Senator Obama nor Senator Biden has ever managed a multi- billion dollar budget, or been a chief executive of any city… or state, of any size… or of anything for that matter.” [Somehow she omits McCain from that list.]

(More chants of ZERO!! ZERO!!)

“As President Lyndon Johnson said, “When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a MAYOR.” Mayors, like Sarah Palin, are CEOs. Governors, like Sarah Palin, are CEOs.”

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