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All right get -- as what we are joined now this is never happened before we are about to make television history.
Joining me now to women you know a thing or two about politics Fox News contributor Sarah Palin John McCain's vice presidential candidate in 2008.
And longtime Fox News contributor Geraldine Ferraro Walter Mondale's running mate back in 1984.
They -- the only two women.
Who have been named vice presidential nominees they are sharing the screen for the first time ever are.
All right and that's just how it happened do you feel under -- perfectly comfortable here it.
I Terry let me start you because we we heard a little bit from the governor before but I wanna start by just getting your perspective on what -- seen so far tonight.
Well I I think two things one is that it is not the political earthquake that people -- predicted that a tsunami that everybody has enough.
Not in the house with a -- yeah now I am I acting you know I don't think anybody expected that it would not go.
Two majority of that.
The Republican majority but it's not even going to be the big numbers the other piece of it is which is is a truism that I've -- every time their congressional races.
Is that when push comes to shove people going to the polls.
And they vote for their member.
And it's only been written that -- -- they could be furious that the rest of the world.
They can be furious at both parties.
-- it going to take a look at what they remembered and shouldn't do or have done for them in most instances.
I was disappointed misty somebody the -- that came down with people tended to forget where a lot of those people who were in the congress had done really good things they district.
And -- Sitting here thinking still about Wisconsin and it still is not decided yet and I yet but certainly you know -- -- -- incredible for the state of Wisconsin it would seem got a.
-- you know a little bit of a pattern emerging here with some of these more moderate Democrats getting voted out of the house.
And in particular Democrats who voted for the Health Care Reform law now.
And some who initially voted against it but then were pressured by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to voting for it.
And they were held to account for that by the voters today from the look of it.
I think that obamacare was some instrumental in the and causing some of the -- that we saw tonight to have pretty much it was -- -- given that if you had voted for Obama -- despite.
Perhaps funny -- having read the bill as a lot of legislators had admitted to.
And not knowing exactly what was in there and then the ramifications of the adoption of that bill the revelation showing what actually is and it.
There's been a lot of frustration across the country because of that so that that frustration -- is I guess that bit.
The victim but that frustration has been that these candidates would voted for it.
The other piece of that on the health care bill was I think that the administration and the members in many instances in which but talking about what actually was in the bill.
I mean there is really good stuff.
I -- I stick to my -- -- about a lot they they talked eloped but at least not about positive things I did but now the president did an -- you.
I did I cut if he had if you take a close look at some of the stuff that isn't.
Elderly people -- city from Florida Tennessee and it's a -- up.
Iran and they say -- to know that there is just don't have Holland and in this Medicare coverage that this is complete.
That's what -- would consider -- -- office I can't do anything about it like you know if that's what the bill it was.
This health care bill -- that don't know -- 500 dollars to these numbers to these people that the distance and Medicare but that's not the only.
The only thing it's the pre existing conditions its coverage but people ignorant America clearly didn't -- -- -- went to coordinate Wheeling and -- -- you know you wish perhaps at talked about it was the speaker of the house Nancy closer remember she said -- well we don't.
Basically she was suggesting we don't know what's -- it got to pass it then we find out within the bad message right there well -- -- know perhaps but I think what the end.
And I would agree that I'm sure that she knew was an.
Because of -- -- a long time machine is -- assailant she knew what was in that bill.
She knew that the benefits that -- -- and I preexisting conditions and so many thanks -- -- you know I think.
When you get to people who are going to -- now singer who's saying things like -- would and -- their repeal it they have not a clue on how to congress works.
Joseph the united do -- -- ask your question about Governor Palin she is endorsed a lot of female candidates around the country she calls the mama grizzlies.
Ken lay out a big winner in.
Up north and Nikki -- -- we having called the governor's race in South Carolina what about the GOP outreach to women.
And powerful Republican women.
As you see -- from your well.
It was -- -- -- -- to the 84 campaign but one thing that Republicans did they activists it was that they ran.
Ahead of time with.
In picking out women candidates to -- for the state senate and for the state assembly and put them in the pipeline Democrats in gift for awhile until 1990 tip.
But what ended up happening in this race was set a lot of the Tea Party candidates you know -- -- -- Delaware.
Look what is what's gonna happen in California with Barbara Boxer.
Look what's gonna happen an event that I mean he's so women who are -- -- you know I looked.
-- -- torn some time to listen -- -- well women and don't have any representation in the corporate world they don't make money.
I am looking at look at the money that some of these women have made.
Dollars that was just thrown away.
But design student in the dark -- test as it disturbed by the -- -- both of you.
At all -- the attacks we've seen a lot of these women forget the partisan straight -- -- but that you know Christine O'Donnell brutally attacked Nikki Haley brutally attacked Meg Whitman.
I mean it just seems like there's -- -- been an effort to marginalize and if it's happened across actually interviewed this democratic candidate for congress crystal ball is -- -- for real.
At Virginia and I -- that she'll have them erotic -- college photos that came out about her she's a Democrat.
And -- she was used against her to marginalize her she really thought it was sexist and we've seen so many little attack on a tax on women.
In this cycle is that just didn't -- -- and -- It was a if I had the same thing happened to me in 1984 it's just been going on one of the things that -- when Sarah ran.
I never ever criticized her as woman I I.
Her policies obviously are fair game right that's fair I don't agree and I would I would criticize her policies consistently by -- -- But you know I was so outraged by how Hillary had been treated during the primary.
That I turn -- that's not what to do.
The unfortunate thing is that's happening on on in both parties and and it's been -- -- as a matter of fact.
What started it -- -- curse kind of started but but Governor Palin was attacked.
Grossly during the campaign the presidential election and an antenna and I came at a later admitted a lot of had also been grossly attack back in 84 and I remember on as a young college student watching what it was -- knowing you're young you.
And don't think that.
-- hate it yet and more power to you from.
Austin that glass ceiling you know and and standing on the shoulders of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.
Anthony and others who would come before you of course so many years ago in the new Boston through -- -- opportunity that -- -- other women following you have have been able to -- that that's just been wonderful it's been great for our nation it's been so that.
But yeah because seems Geraldine like some things haven't changed there are still the neanderthals out there who pick -- the petty little superficial meaningless things like looks.
Like whether you can -- can't work outside of the home if you have small children.
Almost -- apartment I would so hope that at some point those neanderthals will evolve into something a bit more content with that a bit more modern and a bit more -- understanding that.
Yeah women can accomplish.
Much less a question for you both real quickly what about the possibility.
Of a female presidents in our time.
Well I you know there might be there might be some people running and two cents and twelve -- in 2016.
And which -- and I really do hope they don't much ambition.
Let whoever could you can't couple whoever did he not well I have as a that I -- that having governor Canada so -- just think when you watched the Geraldine Ferraro back in 94 I mean did you ever.
Do you ever picture that it might be possible for you to to actually be a vice presidential contender.
You know I thought that I was going to be a sports commentator and maybe the first commissioner of the -- year NFL back then.
But I I tell you it's just such a privilege it's an honor to not to -- here on the telephone as we have in the past but to be with you in person I knew I admire -- -- you've accomplished and you.
-- I had to -- think it's great for little girls watching right now.
When it from both parties strong confident Smart.
There's that there's no glass ceiling girls -- I -- -- -- -- Governor Palin there was another vote count tonight.
The vote right this is a -- yes -- -- Fox News alert yes Bristol Palin is -- -- now I can concentrate on all these other -- -- dancing this sort of it starts in that she up kind of different I don't that's I don't think that's what my -- one Michaels has left dancing with the stars and -- Listen I'm sure we have some analytical graphic up there working up right now to demonstrate exactly how she did it ladies thank you very much that they like to thank you doesn't like what a pleasure.
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