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Allen West Tells Townhall Whether He'd Accept VP Nod

onefishnful Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 10:57 AM
I liked Sarah Palin, not because she is a woman, but because she has the inner strength to get us headed in the right direction, but I feel that she needed more experience. I can also see that Col. West has the inner strength, experience and good judgement to lead us where we need to be. If people would just remember that this is not about being a women or a black. It's about getting the right person for the job. And I think that either one of these would do a fine job. But I think that Col. West also has the experience that is needed.
TheEpic95 Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 11:13 AM
Wait, I like him and I know he had military service, but when it comes to gov. work, isn't his only expirience being a congressman, and didn't they say he was a freshman congressman? If he did some other work in the public spectrum, it was negligent of TH to not put it in. On the other hand, Palin was a sucessful mayor and govenor for years, if West really dosen't have anything else to add ( I say really because I don't know) to his record, then expiriance isn't really something you could use to argue for West over Palin.

GOP Florida Rep. Allen West served his country in Afghanistan, but now he’s battling on very different front lines: Congress.


From Townhall Magazine's June feature, "Allen West: The New Face of American Black Leadership," by Katie Pavlich:

“I’m living the American dream,” GOP Florida Rep. Allen West tells Townhall as he sits in his congressional office in Washington, D.C.

Now a freshman congressman, West grew up in the inner city of Atlanta in a healthy, old-school style, twoparent...