There are some similarities between the Barracuda and the Bull Moose. Sarah is a young governor of AK for less than two years – Teddy was governor of NY in 1900 less than two years at the age of forty-one and a VP nominee. Sarah likes to hunt, so did Mr. Roosevelt. She has a passion for reform. Again, ditto Teddy. Sarah has a large family – so did Teddy. Sarah is a maverick – so was Teddy. http://townhall.com/Columnists/DavidRStokes/2008/09/14/palin,roosevelt,_andamerican_originals?page=full&comments=true

Governor Palin balanced a budget in less than two years, created a surplus, stopped corruption in her state and Sarah got a $40 billion pipeline that male governors have been trying to start for three decades. Moreover, Sarah made “big oil” companies pay their fair share of $1,200 to each Alaskan.

“Sarah Palin for her entire political career has been underestimated,” said Paulette Simpson of the Alaska Federation of Republican Women. “She’s tough, she’s tenacious. I believe that she does have what it takes to get out there. Again, her ability to connect with voters and make a case is very, very, very strong.” http://townhall.com/video/Campaign08/1450_091208Newt

Time’s Jay Newton Small interviewed Alaska Governor Sarah Palin by phone on August 14, less than two weeks before her surprise selection as John McCain’s running mate.

Transcript: TIME’s interview with Sarah Palin.An interview reveals a dedicated and environmentally up-and-comer from America’s largest state.

The Palin Pick: Bold or Disastrous? John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin was brilliant.

Where Palin Made Her Name. It’s Friday night, and there have got to be 500 people packed into the Sluice Box, a beer-soaked clapboard honky-tonk.

Palin on the Environment: Far Right Senator John McCain’s reputation as a maverick has taken a beating.”Sarah Palin for her entire political career has been underestimated,” said Paulette Simpson of the Alaska Federation of Republican Women. “She’s tough, she’s tenacious. I believe that she does have what it takes to get out there. Again, her ability to connect with voters and make a case is very, very, very strong.” http://townhall.com/video/Campaign08/1450_091208Newt

Time’s Jay Newton Small interviewed Alaska Governor Sarah Palin by phone on August 14, less than two weeks before her surprise selection as John McCain’s running mate.

Transcript: TIME’s interview with Sarah PalinAn interview reveals a dedicated and environmentally up-and-comer from America’s largest state.

The Palin Pick: Bold or Disastrous? John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin was brilliant.

Where Palin Made Her Name It’s Friday night, and there have got to be 500 people packed into the Sluice Box, a beer-soaked clapboard honky-tonk.

Palin on the Environment: Far Right Senator John McCain’s reputation as a maverick has taken a beating. “Sarah Palin for her entire political career has been underestimated,” said Paulette Simpson of the Alaska Federation of Republican Women. “She’s tough, she’s tenacious. I believe that she does have what it takes to get out there. Again, her ability to connect with voters and make a case is very, very, very strong.” http://townhall.com/video/Campaign08/1450_091208Newt

Time’s Jay Newton Small interviewed Alaska Governor Sarah Palin by phone on August 14, less than two weeks before her surprise selection as John McCain’s running mate.

Transcript: TIME’s interview with Sarah PalinAn interview reveals a dedicated and environmentally up-and-comer from America’s largest state.

The Palin Pick: Bold or Disastrous? John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin was brilliant.

Where Palin Made Her Name It’s Friday night, and there have got to be 500 people packed into the Sluice Box, a beer-soaked clapboard honky-tonk.

Palin on the Environment: Far Right Senator John McCain’s reputation as a maverick has taken a beating. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1837536,00.html