Ms. Palin is known to conservatives for choosing not to have an abortion after learning two years ago that she was carrying a child with Down’s syndrome. “It is almost impossible to exaggerate how important that is to the conservative faith community,” Mr. Reed said.Right. It's important that we save the lives of unborn fetuses of humans, all other species and future generations of ours be damned.
Palin has pushed to build a natural-gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope and for opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, and recently sued the Interior Department over its decision to list the polar bear as a threatened species. Palin also recently proposed eliminating Alaska's gas tax and got the state legislature to pass a bill to provide each Alaskan $1,200 to help with energy bills. (via)She's clearly of the same ilk as McCain and Bush- owned by the oil and gas industry, out of touch with climate reality, and far too right for most people with brain's in their heads.
We can probably expect Dick Kempthorne will keep his job if these two win in November. He's certainly playing their games.