I normally don’t look to actors for political insight, but I think Matt is spot on with this one. I could live with McCain as President, at least he’s no Bush, but Palin would be worse than Bush in almost every way. She is more of a religious-right ideologue (even Bush has come around somewhat to global warming, apparently she hasn’t). She has far less leadership experience than he did (Texas > Alaska), and my impression is that she has less foreign policy experience (which is hard).
A McCain Presidency would be a kick in the teeth, but a Palin Presidency is truly a frightening prospect and we can’t afford even the chance that it would happen.
Here is what Matt had to say: