maurits wrote:This from Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal may explain it: "when you forget you're a Bubblehead you get in trouble, you misjudge things. For one thing, you assume evangelical Christians will be appalled and left agitated by the circumstances of Mrs. Palin's daughter. But modern American evangelicals are among the last people who'd judge her harshly. It is the left that is about to go crazy with Puritan judgments; it is the right that is about to show what mellow looks like. Religious conservatives know something's wrong with us, that man's a mess. They are not left dazed by the latest applications of this fact. "This just in - there's a lot of sinning going on out there" is not a headline they'd understand to be news."I just cannot imagine that the Republicans don't have any problem with this teenage pregnant girl.
markadams99 wrote:Maybe the attitudinising stems from insecurity about Obama's farcical lack of qualification.
martinr wrote:I find it terrifying that a woman who believes that the Earth is only 6-12,000 years and ignores all the evidence to the contrary could potentially be President of the most powerful nation on the planet.
JonR wrote:and to stray back on topic - I quite like Palin, if she was running (for president) I'd vote for her, she'd be a breath of fresh air for the US. I don't think she'd last long though.
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