Sarah is conservative. Not only that, she has a solid set of political and governing principles that require dismantling a significant amount of what government does, even in a Republican world. Her thought process has a slight libertarian streak in that less is more when it comes to government. She would draw more from her approaches while governor in Alaska–where what she accomplished in a short amount of time was enough to convince many that she was right for the 2008 ticket–than from what currently occupies her time and the attention of the public.
Sarah the President would resemble Sarah the Governor, rather than Sarah the Campaigner and celebrity. Accomplishing her objectives wouldn't require intellectual banter among elites. It could well be enough to surround herself with expert advisers committed to the same simple principles of limited government and limited international engagement and let these principles dictate the answers to challenges her administration would face.
Other Presidents and candidates have complex solutions for the country's problems and thus require the intellect to be able to delve in, explain, and defend. Even then, they rarely succeed in convincing those who need convincing, let alone implementing. Yet, they continue in campaign mode. Only the beard-scratchers are satisfied in their never-ending analysis.
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