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Cheney: Palin VP Pick Was “A Mistake”

hoosiertoo Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 3:39 PM
McLame was the mistake. Palin was the only reason I would have considered voting for the GOP ticket. I didn't, but it wasn't Palin's fault.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 3:54 PM
I feel sorry for you if you couldn't see a difference between John McCain and Barack Obama.
I certainly hope you have wised up now.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 3:52 PM
I voted for McCain in spite of Palin (even tho I like her alot, she was NOT presidential material), and because I did not want Barack Obama elected (fearing he would do about half of what he actually has).
NW-Res Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 3:50 PM
I agree, McCain was the mistake. But, I held my nose and voted for him. No vote would have just been support for BO, which I will never do. I'm not sure Romney is much better. But at least he isn't rolling over and surrendering to BO's attacks.

Apparently, former Vice President Dick Cheney thinks it was “a mistake” for John McCain to have chosen former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008:

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said it was a mistake for Republican Sen. John McCain to pick Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee.

"The test to get on that small list has to be, 'Is this person capable of being president of the United States?," Cheney said on ABC's "This Week."

"I like Gov. Palin. I've met her. I know her. She - attractive candidate. But based on her background, she'd...