On Friday August 29th presidential candidate John McCain picked Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate for the upcoming 2008 election. If McCain is elected Palin is one heart beat away from the presidency of the United States. McCain will be the oldest president elected (if he is) at the age of 72. McCain has criticized Barack Obama for his inexperience but Palin has not ever been the governor of Alaska for two years. Many of criticized McCain's choice of Palin because of many reasons. Palin has environmentalists worried because of her "anti-environmental reputation during her 20 months as governor" ~http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2008/8/30/20129/1935. Palin has also stated that she is against abortions in all cases even in those of rape and incest. Palin also believes that creationism should be thought in all public schools. On the other side of the argument republicans think that this selection could be great because it could turn Hillary Clinton supporters to John McCain. Palin also attracts the right wing voters to vote for McCain.