Interviewed on MSNBC today, former Reagan chief of staff Ken Duberstein criticized Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for choosing Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate:
I think it has very much undermined the whole question of John McCain’s judgment. You know what most Americans I think realized is that you don’t offer a job, let alone the vice presidency, to a person after one job interview. Even at McDonald’s, you’re interviewed three times before you get a job.
On whether Palin is ready to be president “in an emergency on day one,” Duberstein noted, “People have resoundedly said ‘don’t think so.'” Watch it:
Lawrence Eagleburger, secretary of state under President George H. W. Bush, said yesterday that Palin is not qualified.