Do I want mush men or mavericks in the White House? by Deborah Myers
“Am I going to vote Democrat or Republican in the presidential race? Am I going to vote for Sarah Palin? I did indeed say Palin and not McCain. Why? McCain is more moderate and represents my views more so than Palin. But Palin is a woman and I am tired of watching women battle sexism year after year and see so little change. So I am inclined to vote for a woman because it gets a woman closer to the White House.” Click here to read the full opinion piece.
We invited Deborah Myers to publish this opinion as it’s part of a very important debate among voters in America and we knew the comments to the piece would be colorful. Myers is a former El Pasoan who attended UTEP and Austin High School and who stays in touch with local politics. She now lives in California with her family. Below are several excerpts of the comments available on NPT following Myers’ opinion piece.