October 8, 2008

OH, THERE'S DEFINITELY PREJUDICE AT WORK HERE...

Palin represents ‘fatal cancer’ to GOP, conservative says (Rebecca Sinderbrand, 10/08/08, CNN)

Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks, who has expressed doubts about Sarah Palin’s readiness to serve as vice president, said this week the Alaska governor “represents a fatal cancer to the Republican Party.”

Brooks praised Palin’s debate performance and called her a natural political talent, but told a New York audience Monday that “experience matters”: “Do I think she’s ready to be president or vice president? No, she’s not even close to that,” he said.

“…Reagan had an immense faith in the power of ideas,” he also said, in remarks first reported by the Huffington Post. “But there has been a counter, more populist tradition, which is not only to scorn liberal ideas, but to scorn ideas entirely. And I'm afraid that Sarah Palin has those prejudices. I think President Bush has those prejudices."


...but it is a function of the Eastern elites' feeling threatened by and contemptuous of Mr. Bush's and Ms Palin's religion. The current administration is the most idea driven in our history--Culture of Life, Ownership, Faith-based social programs, democracy promotion, open immigration, etc.--Mr. Brooks just doesn't favor what underlies the ideas.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at October 8, 2008 7:42 PM
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