Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Bill Kristol: Palin probably won't, shouldn't be nominee

Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol was among Sarah Palin's earliest Washington admirers, and helped bring her to the national stage, but he said this week that while he still admires her, he questions her choices and doesn't think she should be the Republican nominee for president.

Kristol was asked at a Vanderbilt University panel Monday whether "you can tell this audience with a straight face if you still think [Palin's vice presidential nomination] was a good idea."
The Palin remarks begin at the 49:00 minute mark:

(Note: You may want to start the video a little before the Palin segment to allow the video enough time to buffer.)

The full story is here.


Noelle said...

I am not a big fan of Bill Kristol, but I have to say that he articulated my opinion of Sarah Palin pretty well. I like Sarah Palin also, and think she has a lot to offer, but I agree with Mr. Kristol that her actions since the end of the 2008 campaign were not very effective in preparing her for the presidency.

BOSMAN said...

That has to hurt.

Palin was his darling all along. I also know he has very little love for Romney.

Ann said...

I feel bad for Sarah Palin but unfortunately Kristol is telling the truth.