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Palin does reinforce McCain's maverick image. He threw out the established guidelines for picking a VP and went with the Fox News method of simply picking the hottest broad he could find.
Palin appears to have turned herself into a Barbie doll to advance her political career. Which, of course, will make feminists everywhere line up to vote for her. Especially Hilary supporters.
What does all of this mean? The friendly, apparently all-American demeanor? The rabid support of radical right-wing fundamentalists? The dogged, inexplicable hatred of trooper Wooten?
Of course, many of these people are not Republicans. But if you're compromising everywhere else, why not on party affiliation?
Knowing his parents as we do, what seems the likeliest inspiration for infant Trig's name?
For all of my enlightened progressive friends out there in cyberland who are just atwitter and twitching about Gov. Palin let me give you a little history lesson.
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