palin Lies About Former VPs Meeting with Foreign Leaders

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalradar/2008/09/fact-check-pali.html

Every vice president over the last 30 years had met a foreign head of state before being elected.

“Have you ever met a foreign head of state?” Gibson asked Palin Thursday.

“I have not,” Palin said, “and I think if you go back in history and if you ask that question of many vice presidents, they may have the same answer that I just gave you.”

However Palin, who obtained her first passport two years ago, would in fact be the first vice president in 32 years who hadn’t met a foreign head of state, if she were elected.”

As I’ve been stating since before Rachel Maddow “stole” my line last night to close out her show – We’re only as competent as the political leaders we elect.

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