it's not just the inexperience
It's that they're trying to pawn it off as if she's something more than just a local politician
Yesterday on ABC’s This Week, Cindy McCain tried to rebut the criticism that Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) has no foreign policy experience by taking a talking point from Fox’s Steve Doocy. McCain pointed to the fact that Palin’s state is near Russia:
Cindy McCain: Palin knows foreign policy because ‘Alaska is the closest part of our continent to Russia.’
STEPHANOPOULOS: But she has no national security experience.
McCAIN: You know, the experience that she comes from is what she’s done in government, and remember, Alaska is the closest part of our continent to Russia. It’s not as if she doesn’t understand what’s at stake here.
It doesn’t appear that Palin has ever even traveled to Russia, despite her state’s proximity. In fact, she didn’t even have a passport until 2007, when she took her MUCH PHOTOGRAHED trip to visit troops stationed in Kuwait and Germany.