«What do you expect of two mavericks?» he asked the crowd
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Turns out what the Alaska governor wanted to add to McCain’s answer during a town hall cheap canada goose meeting here tonight was that the man at the top of the Republican ticket was «a bit too humble.»
The whole evening was a lot like that.
Before a loud and blissful Republican crowd in the gym of Grand Rapids Community College, McCain and Palin fielded questions from a former Hillary Rodham Clinton supporter who now backs McCain; another woman who asked for advice on recruiting Hispanic canada goose uk kensington parka supporters for the ticket; and a Vietnam veteran who simply told McCain, «May the grace of God be with you always, sir.»
It was the first time the folksy Palin has taken questions from voters since she was named to the ticket, and many of them seemed designed to allow her to answer critics.
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She talked about her role if the ticket is elected: «Let me tell you, I know a little bit about energy.
McCain piped in: «She’s commander of the Alaskan National Guard.»
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buy canada goose jacket cheap McCain clearly likes the charge Palin brings to the crowd many women hold Palin signs written in lipstick and the two are working out a partnership on stage. After McCain answered one question from a supporter, he turned to Palin and asked if she had anything to add. buy canada goose jacket cheap
The simple visual of the 72 year old Washington veteran and the 44 year old first term governor is a striking reminder they form a different kind of political team, and the two go out of https://www.cheshuntteamministry.org.uk their way to try to make the case that they would be radical reformers of Washington.
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He in turn even points out their differences, although they are not numerous. «What do you expect of two mavericks?» he cheap canada goose asked the crowd. «Agree on everything? Eh!»
And the two have already found their closing statement. Tonight, McCain turned over the microphone to Palin to let her close the meeting.
She told the audience that Sen. Barack Obama and the Democrats like to say that they are «fighting for you» in this election.
uk canada goose outlet «Well, there is only one man in this race who has ever really fought for you,» Palin said. «And that’s Sen. John McCain.» uk canada goose outlet
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