Palin on the Airwaves

In case you doubted Sarah Palin’s ability to connect with a key – perhaps the key – demographic in a GOP presidential primary, conservative women, check out the latest video from SarahPAC. As I wrote in the print edition of NCR last year, the role of conservative women in shaping the modern Republican Party goes back to the fight against sex education in the public schools in the 1960s. Mike Huckabee’s campaign was built on the organizational strength of the home-schooling movement, a movement that is dominated by women. And, Palin has something going for her that Huckabee doesn’t: She can address a roomful of women and say “we.”


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