Sam Norton at Gandalf's Hope:
The three or four 'big signs' that demonstrate, to me, that Sarah Palin's moral compass is in very healthy condition...- JP
1. Resigning from the Oil and Gas Commission in Alaska, in order to protest against the corruption she found there.
2. Running for Governor of Alaska against the Republican establishment, and then pursuing the ethical reforms the meant that several of them were jailed.
3. Resigning as Governor of Alaska to ensure that the State apparatus could properly function.
4. Choosing to keep Trig.
This is why I maintain that Palin is a woman of substance and virtue. I believe that she has demonstrated consistently over time a very high degree of moral courage and character. Is there anything in Obama's career that might correspond to even one of the above? Whereas there are several things that point in a different direction..."