Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowki told CBS News' Katie Couric today that she would not support Sarah Palin for president because Palin lacks the "leadership qualities" and "intellectual curiosity" to craft great policy.Murkowski lost the GOP primary in Alaska to a Palin-backed Joe Miller. Murkowki, however, launched a write-in campaign that appears to have been successful (officials are still counting votes). Although Murkowski states the obvious regarding Palin, sometimes the obvious is worth mentioning -- especially in a country with voters who are so vulnerable to ignorance.
"You know, she was my governor for two years, for just about two years there, and I don't think that she enjoyed governing," Murkowski said. "I don't think she liked to get down into the policy." The Alaska senator added that she prefers a candidate who "goes to bed at night and wakes up in the morning thinking about how we're going to deal with" important issues.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Senator Lisa Murkowski States the Obvious About Palin: Too Dumb, Not a Leader
Senator Lisa Murkowski, a Republican from Alaska, says she would not support Sarah Palin if she ran for president. Murkowski explains that Palin lacks leadership abilities and intellect: