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Most Americans will be watching tonight's debate to learn more about the vice presidential candidates -- stands on the issue.
And what they would do in the White House but let's face it so many are going to be watching like they watch the first episode of American Idol right.
Every year Joseph Biden a risk in his own right is a long history according to his own folks of putting his foot in his mouth from time to time.
We'll -- more about him and coming up just a few minutes but first Governor Sarah Palin even some conservative commentators are now finally admitting.
Well are now are now saying that they now admit she's not ready to be vice president -- -- fumble and avoid some specifics and interviews but not all of them fearless of this.
What other Supreme Court decisions do you disagree -- news.
Well let's see there's.
How -- and the great history of America and there have been rulings that there's never going to be.
Absolute consensus by every American and and there -- those issues again like Roe vs.
Wade where I believe are best.
Held on the state level and addressed there are so.
You know going -- a history of America that there -- there would be others so.
Will voters will be looking for.
For answers like that waiting to see how Governor Palin performs in her first and only debate in the national spotlight as -- vice presidential candidate.
Joining us now is a big supporter of McCain Palin ticket Alaska's lieutenant governor it's on -- -- good to see you thanks for coming.
You vets -- good to be here.
It's my understanding that that that the debate that she had back in Alaska -- mighty well and the people were mighty impressed and a lot of folks are saying don't underestimate or you'll be sorry is that true enough.
You know I can look at this and a couple ways.
Joseph -- member of an exclusive club for number of decades -- -- candidate.
King of the debate society i.'s surveillance our -- she comes from you know humble everyday reads.
She definitely has -- she's got Smart she's focused.
I've done it you know it's going to be it's going to be -- can watch.
Did you wonder why after that particular question from Katie Couric maybe she didn't just say well Exxon Valdez is certainly pretty well in touch -- -- Or about what newspapers and magazines -- read -- I just either tell you what they are say.
I don't want to answer that what what's your sense of why that's happening.
You know I.
I don't I can't answer that question directly except to say that -- Governor Palin is.
A person of principle she makes decisions every day here in Alaska she was very familiar with the Exxon Valdez.
Court case and indeed I've.
You know focused on that here so I can't answer exactly why but I can just tell you she makes decisions based on their principles.
She connects well -- ordinary people and when she makes policy.
She asked how does that policy affect ordinary everyday people.
Any of us who spend time inside people's television boxes know what it's like to freeze up and and make gaffes that.
I certainly do.
But that that sort of freezing up sometimes looks kind of weird when you're being especially when -- being over manipulated in this so many even within our party were questioning.
How well the McCain camp may have.
Handled her so many from Alaska I've heard this and let Sarah be Sarah everything will be fine is -- -- -- they might go there tonight.
Played all right I've I've heard those comments -- but really.
Governor Sarah Palin I think we'll do we'll do fine job and she's.
She's prepared to lead she's leading -- state right now and she knows what it what it is do you run a state that.
Obvious focus on energy and supply of low cost energy to the other states here.
I'm I'm just excited that we have an opportunity in Alaska to tell -- story about how how we can help the rest of the country enjoy energy independence.
Well you know her well and you know her strengths given that if you were asked to do so what sort of advice might you give.
Joseph Biden tonight is is it a tall task in many ways after all it competing with a female comedian with a woman on states like this.
You get -- some people have been through that before it's it's such -- ground.
You know I think -- -- Give advice like.
Country treats other dignity and respect and I think that's what you get from Governor Sarah Palin when you deal with running databases like -- -- I think I think that's all we can expect here.
All right terrific -- lieutenant governor of the state with a what an absolutely picture perfect background behind you lieutenant governor Carnell gorgeous in Anchorage today.
-- fair and balanced a look at what we can expect when senator Joseph Biden takes to the states tonight.
What does he have to do differently if anything because the fact that he's debating a woman and a relative unknown.
Our next guest debated Hillary Clinton and lost.
You may remember the moment.
His advice for Senator Biden context and perspective live from Saint Louis -- studio -- were two months.
With Rick Lazio in -- --
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