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Second guessing

I’ve spent the last few days second-guessing my initial reaction to Sarah Palin.  Maybe she really wasn’t up to the challenge, I worried (to myself, unlike some of my fellow conservatives).  But I thought she did very well tonight.   She’s a quick study, and even if she isn’t steeped in the intracacies of policy, she has the right framework and approach to issues: she favors a muscular foreign policy, believes in American exceptionalism,  smaller government and lower taxes, and has faith in the American people.  And she’s an optimist.  Sounds a lot like someone I used to work for, another Western governor who became president and whose intelligence was often derided.  Liberals always underestimated Ronald Reagan, but the people loved him.



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