Former governor Sarah Palin spoke with NewsMax this week. The feisty Republican endorsed Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel in his tea party-backed bid to block Republican Sen. Thad Cochran. Palin also took a swipe at Joe Biden.
“Sadly, women candidates do have to prove themselves in general. Damn men! We’re held to a different standard.
“I certainly don’t complain or whine about this, but, for example, consider the stupid stuff that comes out of Joe Biden’s mouth all the time. If I had said even one-tenth of the crazy things he said in 2008 or since then, the media would call for me to be institutionalized. Some of that is the typical media bias against conservatives, but not all of it.
“The truth is, women candidates have to work harder. Women know this. That’s what makes us tougher than men. I hung a poster in my husband’s airplane hangar that reads: ‘God created men first. Then He had a better idea.’ ”
What’s the biggest issue for the GOP this fall?
“Obamacare. Candidates can speak directly to voters about our frustrations with what the Democrats and the Obama administration have done to American households. It’s atrocious.”
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