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Friday, September 12, 2008

Homeland Un-preparedness/This is Not a Joke

Sarah Palin is not ready to be VP and CERTAINLY not even close to the calibre necessary to take over for 72-year-old John McCain. This is not something to joke about or be sarcastic about or even partisan about. This is scary, irresponsible and wrong.
See her first interview with Charles Gibson ABC.

Then read what Eve Ensler has to say on Palin. She's the American playwright, performer, feminist and activist best known for 'The Vagina Monologues.'
Here's an excerpt:
I don't like raging at women. I am a Feminist and have spent my life trying to build community, help empower women and stop violence against them. It is hard to write about Sarah Palin. This is why the Sarah Palin choice was all the more insidious and cynical. The people who made this choice count on the goodness and solidarity of Feminists.

But everything Sarah Palin believes in and practices is antithetical to Feminism which for me is part of one story -- connected to saving the earth, ending racism, empowering women, giving young girls options, opening our minds, deepening tolerance, and ending violence and war.

I believe that the McCain/Palin ticket is one of the most dangerous choices of my lifetime, and should this country chose those candidates the fall-out may be so great, the destruction so vast in so many areas that America may never recover. But what is equally disturbing is the impact that duo would have on the rest of the world. Unfortunately, this is not a joke.

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