By stepping down before finishing her term, she cannot claim to be even a one-term governor. Without a positive record of accomplishment as governor, Ms. Palin may find she has little to run on. . .Staying on as Governor, Sarah Palin might have convinced more people that she had outgrown a string of questionable judgment calls. Out of office, that will be difficult. As things now stand, Ms. Palin's future opponent will have lots to run on.
Sunday, July 5, 2009
Adam Nagourney of the NY Times, asking whether Sarah Palin's abrupt decision to quit will help or hurt her chances at winning the Republican Party nomination for 2012, observed:
Posted by Jotman on Sunday, July 05, 2009