Does anyone believe Sarah Palin is qualified?

Does anyone seriously believe Sarah Palin is qualified to be Vice President (with a fairly high chance of being President, given McCain's age and health issues in the past). A few weeks ago she did not even know what a VP does (how can anyone not know what power a VP can wield, given that the US has just lived... show more Does anyone seriously believe Sarah Palin is qualified to be Vice President (with a fairly high chance of being President, given McCain's age and health issues in the past).

A few weeks ago she did not even know what a VP does (how can anyone not know what power a VP can wield, given that the US has just lived through 8 years of VP Cheney being a major political force in the Bush administration?).

Please not I am NOT talking about the 'experience' issue. I am talking about ability, intellect, fitness for office. From what I have seen, Sarah Palin could have been Governor of Alaska for a decade, she simply does not have the intellectual ability to be President.

If you disagree with me, please say why. You may agree with Palin's political stance (very rightwing conservative) but I cannot understand how ayone could think she is the best person to be VP for the Republicans. I know McCain thought he needed a woman (to pick up disaffected Hillary supporters) and an anti-abortionist (to placate the conservatives) but surely there was a smarter woman in the Republican party who could have done the job? Or a man? I am just shaking my head at McCain's judgment in picking someone who clearly is not qualified...

If you think Sarah Palin is qualified, please say why. Don't turn this into an anti-Obama rant, speak positively about Palin. Don't talk about whether two years as Governor is enough 'experience', because I am not asking about that. I am talking about ABILITY - do you think she has it?
Update: Interesting that the first two responses are unable to speak positively about Palin, and simply say she is better than Obama. Well, why???
Update 2: Very interesting comments starting to come in now, thanks. Please keep it pro-Palin not anti-Obama, if you are a Palin supporter. If you are not a Palin supporter, your views are still very welcome.
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