Todd Palin shows up in a GOP mailer sent to rural Maine...making Al Diamon's October 22 column even more relevant.
Jeff Inglis adds:
While the flier suggests that the next
president will have control over whether snowmobiling is allowed in
national parks, it's certainly difficult to argue that snowmobile
access is the most important decision the next president will make.
And McCain and Palin seem unfamiliar with Maine's landscape. There's only one national park in Maine, and while snowmobiling is allowed there, it's pretty limited.
There aren't any in New Hampshire or Vermont, either, so any Mainer who
wanted to snowmobile in a national park would have to haul the machine
rather a long way...
So the question the McCain campaign and the
Maine GOP appear to be asking is whether Mainers are more concerned
about preserving their legal right to drive a snowmobile at no more
than 35 mph on somewhat less than 50 miles of road in Acadia National
Park, or about getting their loved ones home from Iraq to go
snowmobiling, whether they'll have a home to return to from that
snowmobiling trip, or whether they'll have a job that might pay for a
snowmobile or its gas.