Sarah Palin: My Wedding Hope for Bristol
Sarah and Todd Palin
Anchorage Daily News/MCT/Landov
What about for fun?
SP: Do we consider The Looming Tower something that was just for fun? That's what I've been reading on the airplane. It's about 9/11. If I'm going to read something, for the most part, it's something beneficial.
Some national issues are different than what you've focused on in Alaska. Now that you've been at this national campaign for a while, are there areas you've discovered you'd like to study up on more?
SP: The overall mission here in a national campaign is the same mission that I was on in a state campaign and in my job serving the state and before that, in a local city campaign and in my job serving a community and that is making sure that the people who hire you are going to be put first in all the decisions that you make. Overall, it's the same mission that I'm on and in this case also it's supporting I think the perfect running mate, someone who is ready to lead our country through the economic crisis that we're in right now, lead us into victory in these wars that we're fighting. So same mission, that being serving the people who will hire us.
What have you heard from your son overseas? [Track, 19, is deployed with the Army in Iraq.]
SP: He's doing well. Not a complaint. I visited the troops over there, and I was so pleased and appreciative of our troops, my son included, where you don't hear them complain. You don't hear them complain about the heat or the dozens of pounds of equipment that they're carrying, none of the conditions that we would consider adverse and burdensome. I've never heard any of our soldiers complain and my son has been the same way in discussions with him.
Jessica of Yucca Valley, Calif., wants to know, When someone screamed, 'Kill him,' at your rally, why didn't you say anything?
SP: I haven't heard anybody scream 'Kill him' at a rally.
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