I admit it. I am a registered Republican who hasn't voted her party since Bush 41. I almost returned to the fold when I voted for John McCain in the 2000 presidential primaries, but when he folded like a cheap suit under Bush's smear campaign I lost faith in the Republicans and in McCain himself.
Since I'd been a Hillary supporter from Day One you'd think I'd be thrilled to see another strong woman in the race. But after reading about Palin’s latest antics I'm more fearful than ever of a Republican win. Especially when several McCain advisers have suggested to CNN that they have become increasingly frustrated with what one aide described as Palin "going rogue."
McCain sources say Palin has gone off-message several times, and they privately wonder whether the incidents were deliberate. "She's no longer playing for 2008; she's playing 2012," Democratic pollster Peter Hart said.
A second McCain source says she appears to be looking out for herself more than the McCain campaign. "She is a diva. She takes no advice from anyone," said this McCain adviser. "She does not have relationships of trust with any of us…also, she is playing for her own future and sees herself as the next leader of the party.”
I was never a Bush supporter because of his attacks on McCain back in ’00. I also have never been supportive of any man I can out think. McCain almost had my vote until he selected Palin as his running mate. It makes me question HIS thinking AND his judgment in the fundamentals.