Obama communications director Robert Gibbs tells MSNBC:
“The governor of Alaska is going to be more of the same George Bush policies. You don’t have significant breaks from the Bush administration.”
Though he concedes she has “a compelling voice.”
Original campaign statement swiftly criticizes the “former mayor of a town of 9,000 with zero foreign policy experience. Read full statement.
Counter-punch from McCain aide Hazelbaker:
Plus: Good cop statement on Palin from Obama and Biden: “It is yet another encouraging sign that old barriers are falling in our politics….” Read the whole thing.