Many have been wondering whether Sarah Palin has enough eperience to hold the second-highest office in the nation. Is she ready to take over the Oval Office if need be?
In her first session with a major news organization, since she joined the Republican ticket two weeks ago, Ms. Palin answered confidently and without hesitation, "I'm ready."
She claimed she felt no doubt about accepting Senator McCain's offer to run as his vice-presidential nominee. "I answered him yes, because I have the confidence in that readiness and knowing that you can't blink," Ms. Palin told her interviewer, Charles Gibson. "You have to be wired in a way of being so committed to the mission, the mission that we're on, reform of this country and victory in the war."
If you didn't catch the interview, here's a glimpse: