My personal belief is that for Governor Palin to be a successful candidate for higher office, she needs to take this charisma she has and also add to it some depth of understanding of the complexity of life that we're living in today. If she had the combination of that, she would be a formidable candidate."
Well that all seems fair enough even if Jeb* has to be considered part of the party's establishment and thus suspect in the eyes of Palin's most fervent supporters.“
I mean, I don't know what her deal is, but my belief is in 2010 and 2012, public leaders need to have intellectual curiosity.
Full video of the Jeb interview here.
*The Man Who Might Have Been President had the fates - and voters in Texas and Florida - not intervened. When it comes to counter-factuals, imagining President Jeb is an interesting, if also infuriating, exercise. There'd have been no dispute about the election result in Florida for one thing....