The Only Way to Settle the “Experience” Question
There’s only one real way to add meaningful information to the Obama-vs.-Palin qualifications question before the 2008 general election actually occurs: through a one-on-one debate between Senator Barack Obama and Governor Sarah Palin.
Obama partisans who claim that their candidate’s years of thinking about issues are better than actual executive experience should relish this opportunity for their man to prove his clear superiority in this format.
And Palin supporters who say she’s ready for the job should welcome the chance for their candidate to face as high-profile a test, working without a proverbial net, as can be conducted within the context of an American Presidential campaign.
Tell me this wouldn’t be the highest-rated Presidential debate ever — and wouldn’t bring a little bit of political substance to the attention of more Americans than ever before!