Democrats Quick to Criticize McCain’s Choice

Rep. Emanuel: “Is this really who the Republican Party wants to be one heartbeat away from the Presidency? Given Sarah Palin’s lack of experience on every front and on nearly every issue, this Vice Presidential pick doesn’t show judgement: it shows political panic.” Read full response.

Also: Rep. Clyburn calls the Palin choice “very risky,” and equates the choice to Dan Quayle.

“I just think that it is very risky for McCain to do this, but it may be all he has left.”

Plus: Read first pass of DNC opposition research here.

And: Palin adds three houses to the Republican ticket’s running total.

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