Wasilla, Alaska. City Hall. For Reals.

wasilla city hall.jpg

Hmmm…well it sort of looks like the White House. Okay, okay, the Off-White House.

September 7th, 2008 at 9:29 pm

This sort of diss makes about as much sense as if I were to dig up a photo of Obama’s old preschool and sarcastically say it doesn’t look like the White House.

You do realize that Palin was the mayor of this town in what they call “THE PAST”, don’t you?

Right NOW (as in the present time) she is a thing they call a “Governor” of a thing they call a “State”.

Which State is Barack Obama the Governor of?

September 7th, 2008 at 10:21 pm

Hmm. I disagree.

Thing is, Barack Obama’s preschool days are about 45 years behind him. Governor Palin’s days as mayor of Wasilla, on the other hand, are only six years behind her. I’m not sure there’s much point in comparing Palin’s credentials to Obama’s, as they’re not running for the same office. It would be more accurate to compare her to Joe Biden, and I must say, I am looking forward to that vice presidential debate. There’s plenty of arguing to be done about what enhances presidential (or vice presidential) experience more—a governorship or time in the Senate and whether two years of one outranks four of the other—but thank God this is just a blog and that’s not my job!

royhaddock
September 10th, 2008 at 1:29 pm

You know, I see Sonic Charmer’s point.
Bush was a Governor and we can see what a wonderful job he’s done…

All Obama has is 820 laws sponsored in the Illinois State Senate.

427 bills co-sponsored in the U.S. Senate,
AND 152, is the most recent tally of the number of bills that Senator Obama has authored.

Three of them, including S. 3558 (“A bill to provide for enhanced food-borne illness surveillance and food safety capacity”) were moved upon just last week.”

Let’s hear more about the self-described “pit-bull with lipstick…”. I’m already impressed.

September 10th, 2008 at 8:14 pm

As far as I can tell, “sponsoring” a bill means approximately zero-point-zilch.

Anyway, my point was not that Obama is less qualified than Palin. (Of course, even if Obama is more qualified than Palin – because of how many bills he “co-sponsored” in a State Senate, or whatever – what would that show? Only one of those people is running for President! It’s pretty sad that we’re comparing one ticket’s VP to the other’s P.)

My point was just that using as a talking-point the fact that Palin was the mayor of a small town IN THE PAST, makes no sense. Sarah Palin is not the mayor of any town right now. Anyone, please feel free to speak up if you actually dispute this; otherwise I’m not sure what else there is to say.

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