Tuesday, September 9, 2008

VETTING SARAH PALIN: the test. by Sybil Adelman Sage

See how much you know about the governor of Alaska, potential GOP Vice-President of the United States:

1. Sarah’s father was A) a Jew for Jesus B) pregnant when he got married C) a substitute teacher

2. In high schoool, her nickname was "Sweet Sarah." T____ F____

3. Sarah and her entire family are: A) Hockey moms B) Lucky C) Avid hunters

4. Todd, her husband, is a champion: A) Arm wrestler B) Snowmobile racer C) In bed

5. One of her daughters is named after: A) Harvey’s Bristol Cream B) A race track C) Bristol Bay

6. During her 6 years as Mayor of Wasilla, Sarah: A) Banned “Heather Has 2 Mommies” from the library B) Increased general government expenditures by over 33% C) Promoted tax cuts that benefited large, corporate property owners more than they did residents

7. While Mayor of Wasilla, she tried unsuccessfully to fire the city’s: A) Knock-off purse vendors B) Highly respected City Librarian C) Squeegie guys who washed car windows in return for tips

8. Sarah inherited a city with zero debt and left it: A) Better off than Beverly Hills B) With indebtedness of 11.5 million C) With indebtedness of over $22 million

9. As governor, Sarah was accused of firing Alaska's top cop because he: A) Ate too many doughnuts B) Hung a photo of her in a bikini in his locker C) Refused to fire her sister's ex-husband, a State Trooper

10. She turned to e-bay to: A) Get the jacket she wore at the Republican Convention B) Unload a car that was a lemon C) Try to sell an airplane

11. Sarah kept her last pregnancy a secret from her parents and kids until the baby was four weeks old. T____ F____

12. Her religious beliefs appear to suggest she feels a child with Down syndrome is God's will while homosexuality can be cured by prayer. T____ F____

13. She called Cindy McCain: A) At 3 AM B) "Too thin" C) Cunt

1. C
2. False. They called her "Sarah the Barracuda" because of what she did to be made point guard on the basketball team.
3. C
4. B
5. C
6. B & C
7. B C was Rudy Giuliani
8. C
9. C
10. C - but then sold it directly at a loss
11. F Don’t be ridiculous! She told them in her seventh month
12. T
13. None of the above. John McCain was reported to have called his wife a "cunt" in the book, The Real McCain, with author Cliff Schecter claiming that McCain made nasty remarks about Cindy during a tirade witnessed by three reporters and two aides. "At one point, Cindy playfully twirled McCain's hair and said, 'You're getting a little thin up there,'" Schechter writes. "McCain's face reddened, and he responded, 'At least I don't plaster on the makeup like a trollop, you cunt'."

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