Palin reportedly doesn’t rule it out, although it was an idea prompted by Newsmax.com…
Now, that would REALLY expand the GOP’s existing base, and attract moderate Democrats, independent voters, moderate Republicans and Latino voters. If he’s not available, why use the same approach to expand the GOP’s base by inviting Rush Limbaugh? Actually a ticket like this would make sense: Palin is the quintessential politician who reflects the current talk radio political culture in addressing issues and characterizing those who may disagree.
FOOTNOTE: The Palin story seems to be dominating the news cycle on weblogs and in political columns. Go HERE. Andrew Sullivan has even had his site “go dark” for only the second time in 10 years as he and his other two bloggers concentrate on the Palin book and story.
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.