Investigative Reporters Head to Alaska...And When Will Sarah Palin Meet the Press?

On Monday night, I encountered Mark Salter, a top McCain adviser, outside the St. Paul Hotel, and I asked him when Palin's first press conference would be. He did not seem eager to talk about it. "After the convention," he said. Soon after the convention? "After," he repeated. Whenever it occurs, it will be some session. Full Story »

Posted by Derek Hawkins
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Subjects: U.S., Politics, Business, Media
Topics: Presidential Election 2008, Republicans, Media and Politics, John McCain, Sarah Palin
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Posted by: Posted by Derek Hawkins - Sep 3, 2008 - 3:17 PM PDT
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William Hughes-Games
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by William Hughes-Games - Oct. 1, 2008

Hopefully, when the press does get to interview Sarah Palin, they will show enough maturity to leave all aspects of her personal life alone and focus on the important issues. *Does or does she not approve of abortion under any circumstances and if so, what are those circumstances *Does she think Evolution or Creationism is a better approximation of reality and does she support the teaching of creationism in schools. (How long ago does she think the world was created). *Does she support the premis that all prisoners of war should be treated with due process or should they be treated the way Senator McCain was treated in North Vietnam. *Does she really think that wolves are a danger to populations of ungulates in Alaska (has ... More »

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Clark Davis
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by Clark Davis - Oct. 1, 2008

Guess although I am a bit puzzled by this story, mostly I agree with the premises. It's good writing and I like the style, but it should have more raw meat in it. Throwaway comments are pretty good. I think most Americans are still puzzled by this woman and more importantly why McCain would select her. On the face of things she would be a good choice, but she is so far to the right on most issues and her personal life is rather suspicious and I think she hastily selected at the last minute because McCain wanted Lieberman and his handlers wanted Romney to run with McCain as vice president. Palin appears to be more of a panderer than a reformer and as a member of GOPAC which has sent some of the most extreme white wing politicians ... More »

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Derek Hawkins
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by Derek Hawkins - Oct. 1, 2008
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