Ross compares Palin to another more qualified and intelligent and accessible Christianist:

...the fact remains that she has given one fine speech, and two lackluster interviews, and has otherwise dodged the sort of rough-and-tumble venues and conversations that Huckabee welcomed, and which he used to make his candidacy for president seem more plausible than it initially appeared. Palin needs to at least approach the standard Huckabee set; she hasn't yet; and that failure is showing up in her approval ratings. There's still time for her to turn it around, and as you might expect, I'm pulling for her to do it. But at this point, there's an awful lot riding on that one vice-presidential debate.

After three weeks, no press conference and two measly interviews, one of which might as well have been an infomercial. Why should anyone wish such a person success? She's a joke.

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