H/T Time Quotes Online:

Open quoteLet's remember: Alaska is the closest part of our continent to Russia. So, it's not as if she doesn't understand what's at stake here.Close quote

on Republican vice-presidential pick Sarah Palin, who is governor of Alaska

I was always under the impression that foreign policy experience was based upon being involved in foreign policy decisions. Little did I realize that living in proximity to Canada for all those years gave me 24+ years of foreign policy experience.


1 Response to "Foreign Policy Experience Based Upon Proximity"

  1. Gary Gross On September 3, 2008 at 5:20 AM

    Considering the fact that our first line of defense is Alaska, I'd say that that more than qualifies her.

    While it's true that the federal government shoulders most of the load, it's also true that the Alaska National Guard are trained to complement the people at the various military bases.

    Considering the fact that she's the final authority on ANG troops, I'd say that that matters.