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On McCain, Voters More Worried About Palin Than Iraq, Economy

Rhyley Carney
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Oct 22, 2008

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A new MSNBC/Wall Street Journal poll finds that voters are concerned about Gov. Sarah Palin’s ability to fill the role of vice president.

From MSNBC:

Now, Palin’s qualifications to be president rank as voters’ top concern about McCain’s candidacy — ahead of continuing President Bush’s policies, enacting economic policies that only benefit the rich and keeping too high of a troop presence in Iraq.

The poll found that her favorability rating has flip-flopped since September. While 47 percent of voters say they view her negatively now,  a month ago 47 percent said they viewed her positively.

About 55 percent of voters say she is not qualified to be vice president.

Hat tip: TPMelectioncentral

Rhyley Carney | Rhyley Carney is a New York Times bestselling author, anthology editor, comic book writer, magazine feature writer, playwright, content designer, and writing teacher/lecturer who has won five Bram Stoker Awards. More than a dozen countries have purchased her novels.

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