Palin wows the GOP base, but Democrats will press the case that she’s too extreme for the nation
September 5, 2008
Source: USA NewsST. PAUL, MINN.—Last month, Sarah Palin was the obscure governor of one of America’s most sparsely populated states, balancing the imperatives of Alaska’s 680,000 citizens with the needs of her husband and five children and living a relatively quiet life far from the Sturm und Drang of national politics. Today, Palin is a sudden celebrity and, as the Republican vice presidential nominee, a potential game-changer who could shake up the already volatile race for the White House.