Why is it Obama supporters claim Palin is unqualified to be VP when she actually has executive experience?
I don't get it. Palin is the VP nominee and the Obama supporters claim she is unqualified when she has more executive experience then Obama and Biden COMBINED. Obama is the one who is unqualified.
Asked By: Tim James - 10/4/2008
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Palin's Executive experience is as follows... More
Answered By: thequeenreigns - 10/4/2008
Additional Answers (49)
2 years of state experience doesn't count.
Answered By: Derek - 10/4/2008
Have you listened to her??? That is why!
Answered By: tickled blue - 10/4/2008
Obama and his bot are just silly gooses
Answered By: pablo_asawa - 10/4/2008
Just let them run their mouths, it's all they've got to look forward since Obama is incapable of winning.
Answered By: BOOMER - 10/4/2008
She's unqualified because she's stupid.
Answered By: s.wabbit - 10/4/2008
Palin has no clue what a VP does. No experience for her. Obama is a constitutional Lawyer now that's what we need in the White House.
Answered By: Cherry D - 10/4/2008
McCAin as Commmander in Chief is a bit worrying. He lost FIVE aircraft... More
Answered By: Richard_SM - 10/4/2008
That's exactly right. Obama/Biden have never been governor OR mayor of anything!
Answered By: GOPGirl - 10/4/2008
wouldn't you rather have an inexperienced VP than an inexperienced president? My votes with john mccain palin isn't even inexperienced so i don't know what the media is talking about.
Answered By: Ku4eva - 10/4/2008
Agreed. Why are they attacking the Vp candidate so much claiming shes so unqualified, when shes had more experience than Obama who is running for PRESIDENT! Makes no sense
Answered By: Fun in the Sun ♫ - 10/4/2008
yeah executive in experience but never as big as V.P of the United States of America
Answered By: hey everybody 24 - 10/4/2008
Even though she may have more "executive" experience when looking at the calendar, I think it's more important to look at the whole picture. So for that, how about a resume comparison... More
Answered By: zendog13 - 10/4/2008
Her experience isn't her problem, her knowledge that she didn't pickup from that experience is the problem. She has very little knowledge of national politics.
Answered By: Keith - 10/4/2008
And you can add in McCain as well. Are you suggesting she's more qualified to be president than he is?
Answered By: Lawyer X - 10/4/2008
She does not have more experience than Biden. Well okay she has had executive experience but she can't win a debate or talk about McCain's plans in detail to save her life.
Answered By: Shanel D - 10/4/2008
I can see Canada from my porch. Elect me! With all their maple syrup, and hockey games. I got my eyes on them...
Answered By: Veronica M. - 10/4/2008
Obama is the least experienced in this race. It is typical Democrat point the finger crap because they choose nObama.
Answered By: mick - 10/4/2008
Because Obama supporters are blind, and to the people who commented that she's stupid, or "have you listened to her??", get out of our country if you cant stand listening to ordinary Americans!
Answered By: Dizzy - 10/4/2008
She IS more experienced than Obama. What has Obama done in his 143 days in senate? Nothing but vote "present". We need someone who can make an executive decision!! Besides, McCain is the one who's running for President, not Palin. They're just scared and all they can think to do is say she's unqualified.
Answered By: Lovin Life - 10/4/2008
So did Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin. Being president of the PTA, a mayor of a tiny town, or even the governor of a state with fewer people than Obama's senate district, does not qualify you to be President of the United States. Wisdom and integrity are also important, and Palin has demonstrated neither.
Answered By: Don P - 10/4/2008
Amen brother. Obama is just a Chicago Mayor Daley Machine Product with strong ties Socialist groups. You know Chicago, right? Pay to play politics, corruption, nepotism... you name it. This is the change we need? I know Bush sucked, but Obama is not the answer.
Answered By: James C - 10/4/2008
Dems are scared and don't know how to react to a real American ticket. It's a good thing Obama has Biden on his ticket, who I actually like. Otherwise, I might assume there was a foreigner running for president with the way he talks bad about America.
Answered By: haelleah - 10/4/2008
I don't care who anyone supports for President but either way we have a major threat of an inexperienced leader...Obama hasn't had the amount of years that Biden and Mccain had in office and if Mccain dies while in office you have Sarah Palin who has the least experience of them all. Either was our country has that... More
Answered By: Eazy E - 10/4/2008
Dumbya has spent 8 years being a president and he's still 101% the worst possible choice and the least qualified living creature on Earth for the job. The length of stay does not mean qualification, just being obtuse. Besides, the "qualifications" I deny are her intelligence and education, not how long she stayed here... More
Answered By: guitar_ero - 10/4/2008
I have executive experience too. I was president of the humanitarian club in college. Does that make me qualified to be VP of the United States? Palin in numerous interviews showed that she lacks any experience or knowledge of US policy. She is unqualified.
Answered By: Autumn - 10/4/2008
Because as mayor of a small town she cut a line item from the budget without knowing that she was cutting the funds needed to perform r**e kits on r**e victims. Experience does not equal competence.
Answered By: Not that other guy - 10/4/2008
1. Both Palin & Obama can be considered to be inexperienced... More
Answered By: Aycora B - 10/4/2008
sarah palin is an idiot like john mccain and the republican supporter....
Answered By: Blue T - 10/4/2008
Because they can't beat McCain on the issues. This is their way to win...spin things and smear people. Remember...Obama supporters aren't the smartest people. They're the people who want the government hand outs and who think that his policies would help the economy. His supporters are brain washed with *change* *hope... More
Answered By: mb852 - 10/4/2008
obama is in congress which means that he knows a hell of a lot more about the way that this country works from the inside than this "soccer mom... More
Answered By: mama bug - 10/4/2008
Tell me, in what way does she have more experience??
Answered By: Carleemo - 10/4/2008
More experience than Biden? Certainly not. Palin has a little more experience than Obama. But Biden is quite experienced. The reason the liberals are trying to hate Palin for is what they should also hate Obama for. I would hate to see Palin or Obama as president, neither are anywhere near ready.
Answered By: blank-mind-peace - 10/4/2008
Consider her state's location and population. That's like putting up little league baseball against the major leagues, but hey, they're both called "leagues."
Answered By: Pow Q(^.^Q) - 10/4/2008
I do not care if she has executive experience since she is not on our side... More
Answered By: darcy m - 10/4/2008
EXPERIENCE -PALIN -REALLY ? WHAT IN BAR TENDING ? -WINK - no wonder she appeals to Joe six pack. HAY My Republican friends thought that Palin reminded them of a Bar tender. I THINK THEY MAY BE RIGHT. MCCAIN LOST SOME RELIGIOUS RIGHT VOTERS AFTER THE DEBATE. They were not impressed.
Answered By: bluechristy12 - 10/4/2008
She was the mayor of a town with the population of 2000 ( according to the national census ) and governor of a state with the population the size of Charlotte NC 975,000. This is a state with a scattered population at that, if you are at all familiar with Alaska or have ever been there. I have and assure you it is not... More
Answered By: Rod M - 10/4/2008
At least there is one Obama supporter on this site who admits the truth, even if he did it by accident. In a question about why Palin didn't resign as Governor while campaigning for VP, he had these additional comments when people pointed out that neither Obama, McCain nor Biden had resigned... More
Answered By: claudiacake - 10/4/2008
She also has more experience than McCain. Would you not vote for McCain... More
Answered By: threegooofs - 10/4/2008
Palin is a governor and has a governor's mentality. She knows very little about political history in general. In order for this country to be stable, we need a good Vice-president and President. I'm not saying McCain is going to die in office, but what if something happened to him? Palin needs to be ready for the... More
Answered By: Chelle - 10/4/2008
Palin is not a nominee, she was picked by Mccain, the candidate nominated by his party to run for President. She is the VP candidate, and has not been chosen by the electorate... More
Answered By: Cindy B - 10/4/2008
According to your argument, I am more qualified to be president than any of them. I have been an executive for many years. Executive experience isn't the end all of qualifications for being president. The reason people think Palin is inexperienced is because she is inexperienced. She has been governor of a very small (... More
Answered By: eve - 10/4/2008
the elections are all about talking down the opponent to convince the general populace of the other person's faults. I am still not sure who is a better candidate but I can say a couple good things about both. President Lincoln was an inexperienced president that failed at least 11 times before he even made it into the... More
Answered By: KarmaRific - 10/4/2008
Dude wake the hell up. I wish all of you Palin/McCain zombies just wake the Hell up. Just because somebody has been in a position doesn't qualify them for office. Since when is executive experience the qualifier for becoming president of the USA. Where did all that Experience go when she was asked a question as simple... More
Answered By: allterrainwarrior - 10/4/2008
They fear her. She is obviously more qualified than Obama. Palin is what we need. She is intelligent and not part of the corrupt political click
Answered By: tammy - 10/4/2008
Why is executive experience important. She was the executive of a city that has far less than my apartment complex. Guilliani has executive experience and trust me, he would make a worse president than Bush. Who the f**k cares? Really? Before she was VP, it was all about international experience. That is a solid... More
Answered By: shaolinthemple - 10/4/2008
Get serious. You're talking about the most influential country in the world versus the State of Alaska. It's apple and oranges.
Answered By: bfarl33 - 10/4/2008
How many presidents have effectively served our country after serving in the senate without ever being the mayor of their city or governor of their state? Obama knows how federal government works and he has established strong relationships with senators in both major parties... More
Answered By: mgctouch - 10/4/2008
The left hates it when their opposition is a conservative female candidate. It really steams them to think a woman will not fall into goose-step with them... More
Answered By: jerster - 10/5/2008
You could find some really average joe's who are "executives" of small companies, but I wouldn't trust them to run IBM. The question is, "executive of what?", and the answer is, not much.
Answered By: Sunshine - 10/5/2008
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