Friday, September 26, 2008

Not Everyone in Alaska Loves Her

Posted By on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:46 AM

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Someone e-mailed pictures to me of a anti-Sarah Palin rally held in Anchorage on Sept. 13, the same day others in Anchorage held a Welcome Back Sarah Rally. Evidently, there were more at the anti-Sarah rally than the other. Then I found this interesting blog at laurainak.blogspot.com that has some interesting insights from a woman living and working in Alaska and more on the rally.

"The ‘Alaska Women Reject Palin’ rally was held in the lawn of a downtown Anchorage library, shortly after Palin gave a speech in an Anchorage convention center. Hundreds of people participated in the rally, dwarfing a ‘Welcome Home Palin’ rally held the same day and reportedly making it the biggest protest rally in Alaska state history.

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The rally was planned over coffee by a small group of women who initially thought that as few as ten people would show up. (They were happily surprised at the turnout — more than 1400 people attended, not including 90 counter demonstrators.) Attendees carried signs such as ‘’The Alaska Disasta,'’ ‘’Real Women Vote On The Issues, Not The Gender'’ ‘’Pro Woman, Anti-Palin,'’ and ‘’What About Healthcare?'’"

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