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Polish American as US Republican vice-presidential candidate?

Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
28 Aug 2008 /  #1
Pol-Am as McCain's running mate?
Has anyone heard that Sen. McCain is choosing Minnesota Governor, Pol-Am Tim Pawlenty as his candidate for vice-president?
28 Aug 2008 /  #2
Has anyone heard

loco polaco 3 | 352  
28 Aug 2008 /  #3
he also has deutche blood in him.
EbonyandBathory 5 | 249  
29 Aug 2008 /  #4
I suppose it doesn't matter, he's picked the Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin. Don't believe she's Polish, however, I don't know anything about her. Pretty smart pick actually (could be) it helps McCain get some of the disgruntled "Hillary Democrats" and Alaska is a huge energy state, something McCain is percieved as being weak on. However, she couldn't be more of an outsider (she lives in Alaska for Christ's sake) and it could blow up in everyone's face. So we'll see.
loco polaco 3 | 352  
29 Aug 2008 /  #5
McCain get some of the disgruntled "Hillary Democrats"

that's bunk and the repubs are just hoping. no democrat in their right mind would vote for 4 more years of elephant crap. enough is enough.
EbonyandBathory 5 | 249  
29 Aug 2008 /  #6
One would think so.

Look, I'm saying that the strategy WILL work, just that's what the strategy seems to be. However, you're right, it's not giving these voters much credit if the Republicans think they'll come over just because she's a women. But time will tell.
29 Aug 2008 /  #7
over just because she's a women.

I don't know man.. she's fairly young and pretty. The South and the Midwest will eat that up.. lot of women too.

God help us.. 4 more years of Bush probably. ;- (
31 Aug 2008 /  #8
Palin isn't polish but she did replace a polish governor. (sir name was polish but he was American)
OP Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
31 Aug 2008 /  #9
It was Gov. Murkowski.
1 Sep 2008 /  #10
yep. i helped vote him in... then out. :)
rdywenur 1 | 157  
6 Sep 2008 /  #11

Family Guy :)
6 Sep 2008 /  #12

Makdaam - | 30  
7 Sep 2008 /  #13
As a PL national and non-polonian I'd like to ask a very important question: Why are Polonia members (not only in US) always looking at Pol-Am (Pol-whatever) politicians as if they were saviors of the nation, traditionalists or family people? Is it so important?

From my observations opinions about how a country should be ruled varies between Poles and other groups aswell (ok, maybe not so much in political parties).

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