As a conservative Republican and former elected official, I was very impressed by the selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as John McCain’s vice-presidential running mate.
I was also struck by the similarities between Palin and another conservative female candidate running for local office here in our own area.
Beyond the obvious similarities, both Sarah Palin and Mandy Powers Norrell are attractive candidates.
If elected, Palin will be the first female vice president and Norrell will be South Carolina’s only female state senator.