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  1. #1 Obama campaign highlights Palin's 'zero' experience 
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    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday congratulated Alaska Governor Sarah Palin on her selection as John McCain's running-mate, while a campaign spokesman highlighted her "zero" foreign policy experience.


    In keeping with Obama's pledge to show respect for his rivals despite disagreements over policy, Obama and his running-mate Senator Joe Biden issued a statement congratulating the 44-year-old mother of five and her family...

    Earlier, Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton blasted the choice and highlighted Palin's lack of foreign policy experience.

    "Today, John McCain put the former mayor of a town of 9,000 with zero foreign policy experience a heartbeat away from the presidency," Burton said in a statement....
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080829...emccainobamavp
     

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    I asked it before and I'll ask it agian...

    Has Sarah Palin ever been off the North American continent?
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eyelids View Post
    I asked it before and I'll ask it agian...

    Has Sarah Palin ever been off the North American continent?
    Why? Is she running for President of the U.N.?
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillygirl View Post
    Why? Is she running for President of the U.N.?
    Wait, you really dont think Foreign Policy experience is important? I dont know if you remember 9/11, but we cant hide behind our oceans anymore.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eyelids View Post
    Wait, you really dont think Foreign Policy experience is important? I dont know if you remember 9/11, but we cant hide behind our oceans anymore.
    It's too soon to talk about 9/11.
     

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    Here she is with troops in the Middle East.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillygirl View Post
    It's too soon to talk about 9/11.
    Huh? What are you talking about now?

    Oh and it's good to see she's been overseas. Once. To "visit the troops."
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eyelids View Post
    Huh? What are you talking about now?

    Oh and it's good to see she's been overseas. Once. To "visit the troops."
    Yeah, those pesky little guys. Why would she bother with those stupid people. She ought to be over in Kenya visiting the huts. Maybe she can give Obama's brother a $20 spot to double his yearly income.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillygirl View Post
    Yeah, those pesky little guys. Why would she bother with those stupid people. She ought to be over in Kenya visiting the huts.
    Its nothing more than a photo shoot, and its painfully obvious that it works like a charm.

    http://www.ontheissues.org/Sarah_Palin.htm

    "No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org." is the most common stance she has. Who the hell is this woman, and other than being a woman what makes her qualified to be President?
     

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    LOL!!! Oh the hypocrisy.

    If foreign policy is the only thing that the Obie camp is going to whine about, that's a pretty weak argument. They are just jealous because the spotlight is no longer going to be on their missiah.
     

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