Alaska Republican State Senate President “Stunned” At Palin Choice

Posted by | August 30, 2008 16:57 | Filed under: Top Stories

h/t Think Progress


Lyda Green, the Republican Alaska State Senate President, says she “thought it was a joke” when she was phoned at 6AM to hear that Palin was being chosen as McCain’s VP pick.


“She’s not prepared to be governor. How can she be prepared to be vice president or president?” said Green, a Republican from Palin’s hometown of Wasilla. “Look at what she’s done to this state. What would she do to the nation?”



And was she vetted properly?


Former House Speaker Gail Phillips, a Republican political leader who has clashed with Palin in the past, was shocked when she heard the news Friday morning with her husband, Walt.


“I said to Walt, ‘This can’t be happening, because his advance team didn’t come to Alaska to check her out,” Phillips said.

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