In fact, before she was tapped to run as John McCain’s VP, they seemed to think she was a-okay. Instead of the constant spinning and outright hatred that is now being vomited 24/7 by narcissistic journalists who wouldn’t know truth if it slapped them in the face, the media used to be eager to hear what she had to say. Heck, they would even conduct complete interviews without cutting a single word!
“As the 'First Dude,' one of Todd's big focuses is on work force development. Especially in rural Alaska, we need to make sure that our young people have opportunities. The fact that we import such a large percentage of our work force is a tragedy. There are great blue-collar jobs here that pay a lot of money, and we're flying people in from Outside to take them, when we have 80 percent unemployment rates in the villages. We need to provide our own people with the opportunities to gain skills, and to learn a strong work ethic.”
"It's not just that she's pretty and young," says (pollster Dave) Dittman. "She's really smart. And there's no guile." (emphasis mine)
“I cannot believe that a domestic solution is any part of a national energy policy if they’re not going to let Alaskans drill in…on our own lands and on federal lands within our own state; and if a domestic solution isn’t part of a national energy plan then our nation is in a world of hurt. We’re going to continue to be reliant on foreign, dangerous regimes to feed our hungry markets.”
“We better be making decisions to allow this American supply of energy to be tapped or we are going to become more and more beholden to these foreign regimes and again our nation is going to be in a world of hurt when you talk about national security, when you talk about ever reaching potential toward energy independence if we cannot implement a domestic solution for this national energy policy.”
“You know the governor really hasn’t had that many controversies in Alaska so far.”