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Matt Damon: Sarah Palin is "Totally Absurd"

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Matt Damon just spoke out on Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin to The Associated Press. The 37-year-old actor compares her possibility of being President to a ‘really bad Disney movie’. Ouch!

Damon shared, “I think there’s a really good chance Sarah Palin could become president, and I think that’s a really scary thing… I don’t know anything about her and in eight weeks, I don’t think I’m going to know anything about her. I know that she was a mayor of a really, really small town and she’s the governor for Alaska for less than two years. I just don’t understand. I think the pick was made for political purposes… Do the actuary tables and there’s a one out of three chance, if not more, that [John] McCain doesn’t survive his first term and it’ll be President Palin… It’s like a really bad Disney movie. The hockey mom, you know, ‘oh, I’m just a hockey mom’… and she’s facing down Vladimir Putin (of Russia)… It’s totally absurd… it’s a really terrifying possibility.”

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  • peace

    MATT SPEAKS THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH. DO THE RIGHT THING AND VOTE OBAMA, IT WOULD BE A TRAGEDY, NOT ONLY FOR AMERICANS, BUT FOR THE REST OF THE WORLD IF THIS WOMAN WAS VOTED IN.

  • typing teacher

    Claudia, perhaps you should take a lesson in typing before giving your genius opinion. There is a little key on the keyboard that says SHIFT, hit that while hitting the letter you wish to capitalize.

    Your welcome:)

  • meghan

    actually no I wouldn’t. i’d prefer they all…republicans and democrats alike…stay out of it. the only people i want to hear giving rhetoric about this election other than the candidates themselves is someone with a clue about what’s going on. Someone with a Ph.d in Poli-Sci or someone with an Economics degree and can shed some light on what it would take to pull us out this economic mess we’re in. Or perhaps a foreign policy or international relations expert (which btw Obama nor Palin are).

  • Orchid

    Of course Matt Damon is entitled to his opinion, and express it too, but he said it himself, he knows nothing about Sarah Palin.
    How can he then say she is “totally absurd?”

  • lurking

    Matt speaks from his a@@.

  • Mary

    He should shut his %^&$ face. Stick to acting>Obama has less experience (2 years?) and he wants to be president. That is scary Matt.

  • WOOOOOOOOOO

    HAHA THE DEMS ARE GETTING SCARED!!!!! HAHA I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!! KEEP RUNNING SCARED MATT!!! He must of seen the new poll #s! Haha he’s talking about inexperience and what has Barak done….been scout leader? EMPTY RESUME OBAMA!

  • Hmmm

    #236 – Don’t worry, those polls won’t stay that way for long. They will continue to flucuate probably until the election. If you knew anything about politics, you would know that it’s way too early to allow those to predict anything.

  • http://jj.com Lyn

    Matt Damon pays taxes and he is an american citizen and he is suppose to voice his opinon just like the average joe that comes to this thread every day and state their opinion and say who they think will be best for this country. These same people have no problem saying Obama is not qualified to run this country, but they want to have a problem when someone ask the same question about Palin. Now they are asking people to boycott Damon Movies. I go see a movie because i think it is good or the actor really played the part. I dont always like the actor. I wemt to see the terminator and I do not like ARnold Swazanagger political.

  • http://GPOst Team Lara Croft

    here is the issue: that americans who were against obama for not knowing who he is are completely comfortable with a woman they have known for a week! a week! a woman with very extremist vies on women, abortion, education – THAT is who you want?

    the double standard is glaring. and i love how she can’t be touched because she is a woman and what she will cry if we attack her?

    palin: creationism, abortion banned in cases of rape and incest, her church and her extremist views on religion.

    remember during 9/11, cheney was in charge for 48 hours. do you want the former hockey mom and mayor of 7,000 who wants your daughter who was raped by her father to keep the baby as your president? if so, then she is the woman for you! but at least let’s get her to admit her extremist views. where are the interviews sarah? what are you afraid of? tell us who you are in your own words – not the hockey mom stuff but the other sutff: your investigation, your use of state money for private use, your views on abortion – tell us who you are sarah! don’t you think we deserve to know?

    matt is an american and has every right to state his views – he went to harvard and is smart as a whip – this is his right!

  • http://barackobama.com Ms Gunn

    She states that in regard to her own daughter they supported her decision unconditionally in regards to her pregnancy but she does not support access to bi rth co ntrol or responsible s exual education (something that might have helped her own daughter apparently) or giving other women the right to choose whether or not to terminate a pregn ancy regardless of the circumstances (for all of you so called Chris tians, talk to the un wanted chil dren brought into this world who are now in the system after years of being b eaten, b urned, r aped, st arved, lo cked in closets…see the damage that the abu*e has done to them & how they will never be able to have any kind of normal life & then try to tell me that ending the preg nancy in the first trimester wouldn’t have been better).

    She’s beautiful & has a beautiful family? Yeah, because the potential leader of the free world should be good looking. That’s the most important factor to consider.

    Resourceful? Yeah, it was resourceful to use state funds for her travel expenses “An analysis of travel statements filed by the governor, now John McCain’s Republican running mate, shows she claimed the per diem allowance on 312 occasions when she was home in Wasilla and that she billed taxpayers $43,490 for travel by her husband and children…State finance director Kim Garnero told the paper the government covers the travel costs of anyone conducting state business and, “I can’t imagine kids could be doing that.”

    I suppose she is the voice of our future, if we want our future to continue to be a spiraling federal deficit, being hated internationally (let’s forget for a moment that European leaders say Obama could help improve this), stumbling economy, a scandal plagued administration, inept leaders who aren’t qualified for the job (”you’re doing a heck of a job Brownie”), continued slashing of social programs, declining education…yeah, I guess she is a voice for the future. If you want that future to be a disaster!

    Let’s vote out leadership that has had 8 years & has run this country into the ground & get someone new to lead this country!!

  • Grammar Teacher

    typing teacher –
    Just thought I would give you some advice, since you were so kind as to offer it to Claudia. “Your” is the possessive pronoun form of the word; “You’re” is a contraction of the words “you” and “are.” Your little comment should have included the latter, rather than the former.

    Anytime :)

  • charlotte

    253- your just pissed that shes right, republicans can never come up with a good response to anything so they result to pathetic insults.

  • lurking

    To Matt Damon:

    I hope you are thinking about your two daughters. I hope they grow up to be like Sarah Palin. I know that your wife had a job someplace when you met her, what was her job Matt? Do you want your children to grow up like their mother? I think deep in your heart you would want them to be like SARAH< SARAH< SARAH!!!!!!!!

  • MOVIEMADNESS

    Excuse Me, But What The Hell Do ANY Of You Know About POLITICS? OMG he made a comment about Sarah Palin, I hate him now! Grow the hell up. He has freedom of speech just like you do…I’ll tell you about dumb people………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  • education

    to the morons who say he should not talk about politics….
    guess what? we should all talk about politics because it is ours to talk about.
    Let that woman be president and watch this country go down like you can’t even imagine, because let me guess. most of you palin supporters have never even been outside of the US. You can’t rule the world and be Ignorant, it’s 2008.
    We need a president who has knowledge of the world and of different cultures, not to mention different populations within this country.
    I take it in Alaska there isn’t much diversity, plus her daughter is pregnant and she is a child! How about that for poor judgement.
    I all for women, but just because she is a woman it does not mean she’s qualified. She is being used to attract ignorant people and guess what, you ignorant people are falling for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    that’s the beauty of being a republican. They survive because of the lack of public education they don’t support so that YOU will vote for them, even if you’re a minority or trailer poor.
    If you don’t have a million bucks in the bank, you have no business being a republican. Learn how to read and free yourself.
    Amen.

  • GWB555

    Another ignorant Limousine Liberal yapping his gob.
    Please Mr Honourable Damon enlighten me w/ Barack Obama’s long resumee of experience.
    You are a good actor – stick to that.

  • education

    this has nothing to do with sexism!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    that’s what they want you to believe. stop thinking women are these poor creatures… oh, she’s being bullied…
    this woman is an ignorant redneck who shoot animals for entertainment and thinks global warming is fiction.
    No sex education??????? her daughter is knocked up! and probably has herpes!

  • http://jj.com Lyn

    I love Jon Voight and I was very disapointed that he is a McCain man. I go back as far as his first big movie Midnight Cowboy and I have liked him every since. I will not tell people not to go see his movies because we dont see eye to eye on our Presidential choices and say he should not speak his opinion because he is an actor. He has been around a long time and I still respect him and he also pays taxes. I also still love his daughter and Brad Pitt. LOL

  • http://barackobama.com Ms Gunn

    For all of you shallow informers that is talking about how much experience SP has more than Obama, is really shallow.

    first of all, She isn’t running for president. It is insane how many people are getting suckered into this game that mcbushlin is playing with all of you! I haven’t heard one plan on how they plan to fix the economy, abortion issues, global warming, anything. If they drill, drill and drill that will melt away the glaciers, and then the polar bears will d i e. She wants to stop the teachings of math and science in the classroom to our children. She doesn’t believe in teaching them about how to protect themselves from sex ual predators. It is about creationism. WHY? so they won’t have a choice whether to have their kid or not. Half of you people are r a c i s t and the other half is shallow. DO you know that mcbushlin wants to pass a law, stating that just because of your se xual orientation, you can be fired. That is crazy! People choose who they want to be, and what they want to do.

    Do you people think that Bin laden care about women, when russia come drop bombs in cities, then maybe you will be scared.

  • HillarySupporter

    education @ 09/10/2008 at 4:46 pm
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    You are an idiot making an assumption that just because someone is pregnant and unmarried has Herpes. Do you think kids who get sex education don’t get pregnant? You’re so naive.

  • GROw up people

    Those saying ‘he is an actor, should stick to acting, should stay out of politics bla bla bla bla…’ HELLLOOOOOOOOO!!! I’m sorry he is not empty headed like you. Is your ego hurting, baby???

    I am not even a die hard fan of his, but I have to admit he is one smart (attended Harvard) , down to earth and opinionated actor. And he is taking a risk not many actor want to by voicing out his opinion on politics. It might hurt his career! but does he care?? No, because he is a bigger person.

    So yea. I apologize if you are 13 years old, not eligible to vote, dumb and raging with early hormone btw.

  • Gary

    I love how a lot of people above are are using the “stick to movies and leave politics to the professionals” argument here. Who exactly are the professionals? I’ll go on limb here and say a majority of the people commenting aren’t political analysts. I have a degree in History and Political Science, does that make my opinion hold more weight than anyone else? Of course not. He’s entitled to his opinion like everyone else. He just happens to be a celebrity so he has more of an opportunity to have his opinion reach more people. I wonder if all the right-wingers commenting above have the same to say when Curt Schilling uses his celebrity to do his political grandstanding for the Republican party. Bottom line is it’s easy to criticize or devalue a person’s opinion based on credentials when their opinion runs contrary to yours.

  • http://barackobama.com Ms Gunn

    and to all the people that thinks that sp has more experience. get off of it!
    she govern a small town, smaller than dc, new york, chicago, Memphis. how is she going to run a country of 300,000,000?

    BARACK OBAMA
    EDUCATION
    HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Juris Doctor (J.D) magna cum laude
    Elected to President of Harvard Law Review.
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, B.A. Political Science and International Relations
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (21+ years)
    U.S. SENATE (2004 – present)
    U.S. Senator
    U.S STATE OF ILLINOIS SENATE, (1996-2004)
    State Legislator
    DAVIS, MINER BARNHILL & GALLAND (1993-2004)
    Attorney
    UNIVERSITY OF CHICACO LAW SCHOOL (1992-2004)
    Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law (1996-2004)
    Lecturer, Constitutional Law (1992 – 1996)
    SYDLEY & AUSTIN, (Chicago Law firm)
    Summer Associate
    NEW YORK PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP
    BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    OTHER EXPERIENCE
    COMMUNITY ORGANIZING:
    Director of DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES PROJECT (DOC), (1985 – 1988)
    Director of PROJECT VOTE
    DIRECTORSHIPS:
    PUBLIC ALLIES CHICAGO, founding member, executive director
    WOOD FUND OF CHICAGO – board of directors
    CHICAGO ANNENBERG CHALLENGE (1995 -2002) founding president , (1995 -1999) chairman of board of directors)
    CHICAGO LAWYERS COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW
    ====
    SARAH PALIN
    EDUCATION
    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, BS. Communications, Journalism and Political Science
    NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (not completed)
    HAWAII PACIFIC COLLEGE Business Administration (not completed)
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (6 years)
    U.S. STATE OF ALASKA (2006 –present)
    Governor
    WASILLA CITY COUNCIL (1999 -2002)
    Mayor
    KTUU-TV (1988-?)
    Sports TV Presenter
    OTHER EXPERIENCE
    BEAUTY PAGEANTS:
    MISS WASILLA PAGEANT
    Winner of “Miss Congeniality “ Award
    DIRECTORSHIPS:
    PRESIDENT OF ALASKA CONFERENCE OF MAYORS
    CHAIR OF ALASKA OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION (2003 -2004)
    TED STEVENS EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE, INC, board of directors

  • leslie

    At least Obama has 2 biographies out there and if you knew how to read you would pick it up…
    I don;t think there are any secrets about his life out there.
    This woman is shady and she is just a woman. Not a great woman, so get over it. She looks cute, but looks are deceiving.
    She is hateful and small minded. How is she going to help you. remember, if you don’t make a million bucks, you have no business voting republican.
    If you’re worried about morals and family values, you teach your children the values you believe in. Look what Palin taught, (or didn’t teach her daughter) . It’s a shame and if you’re a christian, a sin, and yet you’re still voting for her?
    stand up and don;t allow yourself to be used by a party that only cares about people with LOTS of money, which let me guess, you don’t have…

  • Jason

    I agree with Matt. He’s an American and has every right to make a comment about this election just as well all do on this forum. The reaction from some of you people is very telling. Obama will end up winning this election. This media attention is so predictable and plays like a reality TV show. The only person who has to gain from Palin being in the White House is Tina Fey and her SNL career….

  • http://www.theoccasionalfag.com Brian griffin

    Don’t worry! If the Russians try to pull any funny stuff on Sarah Palin, the Republicans can call them all sexist! That will show them!

  • Ditto Matt

    Well said!

    If she can convince me that the book should be ban and that dinosaurs werent here thousands years ago, I might vote for her.

  • jeffy

    I hate when celebrities weigh in on politics, but, really, Matt is dead-on.

    The U.S.A. is totally effed if the Republican ticket wins.

  • truth

    Harvard Law/Columbia University VS. IDAHO COLLEGE (bs)
    LOL
    And you don’t know which has more experience…
    SAD, VERY SAD

    ps: Obama got into college on his own, not with the help of Bush Senior.

  • star7

    All of you sound so dumb. Why shouldn’t celebrities be allowed to voice their opinions. You voiced your dumb a$$ opinions, so why shouldn’t they? Is it just because they don’t want to vote for that crazy a$$ b***h Palin and that old a$$ man McCain. That’s called “Common Sense”. They’re not under the “pitbull”s spell.d And neither am I! OBAMA 08!

  • black

    Don´t do this Matt———-keep your opinion to yourself!

  • CZLF

    Thanks Ms Gunn!!! You are dead on!! The only thing that Rep supporters can come up with is Obama hasn’t been in office long enough and he hasn’t done anything but run for office since he has been Senator… which is completely FALSE!! He finally ran for Senator because the people of S. Chicago called for him too!! He is and has always been for the people of the US!! And the Rep Party tried to say the same thing about Clinton when he was running for office but yet everyone was happy when he turned a RECORD SURPLUS that Bush later ran into the TOILET! No one can take away from McCain what he did for our country, but that does not a President make… if that is the case then any of our troops should be able to be the next president of the US… Obama has never changed his views or his platforms… people I implore you please read up on the best possible candidate for OUR country… IT IS NOT MCCAIN/PALIN… Palin doesn’t even know how to run her own family let alone 300,000,000 people!! She sets women back CENTURIES!! I am disappointed in the lot of you!! IF MCCAIN WINS I AM LEAVING THE COUNTRY!!! And I am sure I am not the only one who feels this way!!!

    OBAMA/BIDEN

    SI SE PUEDE!!!

  • http://JJared Bijoux

    The comments re: Matt Damon’s legal right to voice his opinion proves
    how polorizing the views are. There is permanent damage done to both racism and sexism in this country. Watch the results of racism and sexism in this country will do far more damage than terriorism will ever do.
    Peace

  • Sean

    Why is it that BITCHES, yes bitches, as in women, have gotten their panties so tangled in a bunch over the possibility of Sarah Palin being president?

    People (mostly white) get mad when they’re accused of not liking Obama because he’s black (which is TRUE) but whenever anyone says anything about Palin they’re labeled sexist. Barack doesn’t have as much experience as McCain in CERTAIN areas, but she has less than half of what Barack has in ALL areas.

    Difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull is lipstick? Please. Is that all you have to contribute? She’s not qualified. Period.

  • deb

    You know that freedom of speech is good but all these celebrities speaking out only because they believe that we will follow them instead of thinking for ourselves is “Absurd”. No wonder people in other countries laugh at Americans so much. Hollywood should stay in Hollywood, not tell us in a round about way that if we think different then they do, we are stupid. My respect for Matt just went down the tubes.

  • http://barackobama.com Ms Gunn

    and to all the people that thinks that sp has more experience. get off of it!
    she govern a small town, smaller than dc, new york, chicago, Memphis. how is she going to run a country of 300,000,000?

    BARACK OBAMA
    EDUCATION
    HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Juris Doctor (J.D) magna *** laude
    Elected to President of Harvard Law Review.
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, B.A. Political Science and International Relations
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (21+ years)
    U.S. SENATE (2004 – present)
    U.S. Senator
    U.S STATE OF ILLINOIS SENATE, (1996-2004)
    State Legislator
    DAVIS, MINER BARNHILL & GALLAND (1993-2004)
    Attorney
    UNIVERSITY OF CHICACO LAW SCHOOL (1992-2004)
    Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law (1996-2004)
    Lecturer, Constitutional Law (1992 – 1996)
    SYDLEY & AUSTIN, (Chicago Law firm)
    Summer Associate
    NEW YORK PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP
    BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    OTHER EXPERIENCE
    COMMUNITY ORGANIZING:
    Director of DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES PROJECT (DOC), (1985 – 1988)
    Director of PROJECT VOTE
    DIRECTORSHIPS:
    PUBLIC ALLIES CHICAGO, founding member, executive director
    WOOD FUND OF CHICAGO – board of directors
    CHICAGO ANNENBERG CHALLENGE (1995 -2002) founding president , (1995 -1999) chairman of board of directors)
    CHICAGO LAWYERS COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW
    ====
    SARAH PALIN
    EDUCATION
    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, BS. Communications, Journalism and Political Science
    NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (not completed)
    HAWAII PACIFIC COLLEGE Business Administration (not completed)
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (6 years)
    U.S. STATE OF ALASKA (2006 –present)
    Governor
    WASILLA CITY COUNCIL (1999 -2002)
    Mayor
    KTUU-TV (1988-?)
    Sports TV Presenter
    OTHER EXPERIENCE
    BEAUTY PAGEANTS:
    MISS WASILLA PAGEANT
    Winner of “Miss Congeniality “ Award
    DIRECTORSHIPS:
    PRESIDENT OF ALASKA CONFERENCE OF MAYORS
    CHAIR OF ALASKA OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION (2003 -2004)
    TED STEVENS EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE, INC, board of directors

  • george

    Thank you for saying what every person in the this great nation is thinking. I love you!

  • Joseph

    Matt Damon, as an American citizen, has every right to comment on politics. He’s also a very smart person, and is totally correct. But I’d go even further: the idea of McCain as president is terrifying to me, it would just be a continuation of the horror this country has been plunged into for the last 8 years.

  • kit

    Re: Hey Matt. SHUT THE **** UP. IT DOESN’T MATTER WHO THE PRESIDENT IS….YOUR LITTLE PANSY ASS WILL STILL be living the life in LA with your new cars and mansion. Once you bring your ass down from your mansion in the Hills and work a 9-5 job for 15 bucks an hour, then maybe I will take you seriously. You run around in front of a camera for a month and make 10 mill. SHUT UP. WE DON’T GIVE A **** WHAT YOU THINK. You and your butt boy Ben Affleck have big mouths and don’t know when to shut the hell up. Now do what you do best….go on vacation, buy a new house, go to an award show, go out to dinner, go out to lunch, well what do you know…it’s time for a vacation again. LOSER ASS. LOOKS LIKE A LOT OF PEOPLE DON’T AGREE WITH YOU CONSIDERING THE NEW POLLS HAVE McCAIN on top! SEEE YA MATTY BOY!
    **************

    Right On!!! ?Time for a new movie Matt while you still have some fans left !

  • Ali

    Bravo – finally someone is saying what most of us are thinking. Palin is a shill – so if the Republicans get elected, and McCain is incapacitated, the powers in the White House now will again have their puppet president in Palin. It is terrifying given what has happened in 8 years of a stupid President Bush.

  • Lisa

    HELLO DEMS and REPUBS! will you be using the money from the death tax and higher taxes to fund the healthcare and education ?? or will you be making another bill to hold back the progress of america?? ha CHECK MATE !

  • Rob Campbell

    What is absurd is people jumping on the Republican bandwagon after 8 yrs of total hell. Palin is a bad joke, Republicans are idiots.
    Americans in general are the most arrogantly uninformed people on the planet, no excuse for that, since we are also the most well connected. Matt is right, it scares the hell out of me to think that we may have 12 yrs more of these grafting jackasses

  • JoeLectual

    If Matt ‘really wanted to know’ about Sarah, dinosaurs and book banning, all he had to do was 3 minutes of research and find several national media outlets who have investigated and proven false every one of Matt’s issues.

    This makes Matt look pretty silly. Why do Hollywood nincompoops get any airtime on issues they understand nothing about. Why don’t we have commentary from Matt on the supercollider in CERN … he knows just as little about Sarah as he knows about the collider.

  • http://barackobama.com Ms Gunn

    yes, but dimwits

    Obama is smashing mccain in the electoral votes

    and just wait until the debates

  • lavagirl

    I’m not American however may I point out that Margaret Thatcher (aka The Iron Lady, was a mere grocer’s daughter and a stay at home housewife before she turned to politics and became the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain) probably got the same response from the majority of people as Ms Palin is having now. Why do we doubt women’s ability rule and be in charged? As far as I know Mr Obama is not necessarily more experience or able than Ms Palin so why not hear her out?

  • http://barackobama.com Ms Gunn

    kit

    Helllllllllllllllllo in there, are you reading this:

    BARACK OBAMA
    EDUCATION
    HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Juris Doctor (J.D) magna *** laude
    Elected to President of Harvard Law Review.
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, B.A. Political Science and International Relations
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (21+ years)
    U.S. SENATE (2004 – present)
    U.S. Senator
    U.S STATE OF ILLINOIS SENATE, (1996-2004)
    State Legislator
    DAVIS, MINER BARNHILL & GALLAND (1993-2004)
    Attorney
    UNIVERSITY OF CHICACO LAW SCHOOL (1992-2004)
    Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law (1996-2004)
    Lecturer, Constitutional Law (1992 – 1996)
    SYDLEY & AUSTIN, (Chicago Law firm)
    Summer Associate
    NEW YORK PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP
    BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    OTHER EXPERIENCE
    COMMUNITY ORGANIZING:
    Director of DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES PROJECT (DOC), (1985 – 1988)
    Director of PROJECT VOTE
    DIRECTORSHIPS:
    PUBLIC ALLIES CHICAGO, founding member, executive director
    WOOD FUND OF CHICAGO – board of directors
    CHICAGO ANNENBERG CHALLENGE (1995 -2002) founding president , (1995 -1999) chairman of board of directors)
    CHICAGO LAWYERS COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW
    ====
    SARAH PALIN
    EDUCATION
    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, BS. Communications, Journalism and Political Science
    NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (not completed)
    HAWAII PACIFIC COLLEGE Business Administration (not completed)
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (6 years)
    U.S. STATE OF ALASKA (2006 –present)
    Governor
    WASILLA CITY COUNCIL (1999 -2002)
    Mayor
    KTUU-TV (1988-?)
    Sports TV Presenter
    OTHER EXPERIENCE
    BEAUTY PAGEANTS:
    MISS WASILLA PAGEANT
    Winner of “Miss Congeniality “ Award
    DIRECTORSHIPS:
    PRESIDENT OF ALASKA CONFERENCE OF MAYORS
    CHAIR OF ALASKA OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION (2003 -2004)
    TED STEVENS EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE, INC, board of directors

  • mery

    Matt is a citizen American, why he isn’t right to make his opinion public?

  • hmm

    Thank you Matt Damon for saying what every right thinking American should be saying. I don’t care whether you’re a Democrat or a Republican you should be outraged that McCain chose this woman for VP. He could have chosen a host of qualified women but he went with politics over the good of the country. Instead of worrying about which party she belongs to, ask yourself, should McCain die in office would you trust her to manage 2 wars, the economy, health care, education, etc. It is an outrage and it shows that McCain cares more about winning than he does about the country.

  • Orchid

    274 Gary @ 09/10/2008 at 4:53 pm
    ——-
    I haven’t read any post in which the poster said to ‘leave politics to the professionals.’
    The majority (the masses) are certainly not professionals, most of them don’t know much at all, but they all have a vote.

    Matt Damon said he knows nothing about Sarah Palin so he really is in no position to judge her!

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