Veepgate: Hey, newly-minted feminist Republicans…

  1. That the media presses Gov. Sarah Palin hard on issues and asks her tough questions (not enough, in my opinion) is not sexist.
  2. The media presses Gov. Sarah Palin hard on issues and asks her tough questions  because they take her candidacy seriously.
  3. The media presses Gov. Sarah Palin hard on issues and asks her tough questions because they want the public to be well informed.
  4. The media presses Gov. Sarah Palin hard on issues and asks her tough questions because that is the treatment they would give to a male candidate.
  5. The only reason to take umbrage at the media so pressing Gov. Palin is as a defensive reaction if she is not, in fact, equipped to handle that pressure–as if McCain did not intend her to be taken seriously when he picked her, but instead just wanted to make a publicity stunt and grab for Clinton supporters.
  6. And that, newly feminist Republicans, would be sexist.
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