Like many of you ?I watched the Vice Presidential debate last night and was not impressed at all with Governor Palin. Between her dodging the questions put to her and instead talking about whatever subject she felt she knew best and her flirtatious winking to the camera I was very much put off by her. She reminded me of a beauty queen who is used to getting anything her way by simply using her good looks and flirting with some sucker of a man she can manipulate. I am sure there are plenty of men and perhaps women that were taken in by her looks and personality last night during the debate, but I for one am not one of them. I wanted to see someone who knew what she was talking about and was able to answer the questions put forth to her. Even when she did speak she was not factual. At one point she skirted a question and went to taxes claiming that Obama had voted 94 times to raise taxes. Well I thought I might look this up and see if she is correct and Obama had been lying himself. According to this is not true. According to them 23 of the votes were for measures that would have produced no tax increase at all, seven were in favor of measures that would have lowered taxes for many, 11 would have increased taxes on only those making more than $1 million a year and many of them were duplicate votes.

I know Biden made some misstatements himself like when he falsely claimed that McCain had voted against a failed bill to fund our troops with a deadline for withdrawal included. In actuality McCain never even voted one way or the other as he didn’t bother to even show up to vote for troop funding. I still have misgivings about eh Obama, Biden ticket but am definitely afraid of putting McCain in power with a Vice President that hasn’t a clue and could easily be President if something were to happen to a 72 year old McCain.

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