Former Secretary of State: Palin Not Ready For Presidency

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

She's not ready to be president, but with time she could become "adequate."
That's Lawrence Eagleburger's assessment of Sarah Palin.

The former secretary of state and John McCain supporter was asked in an interview with National Public Radio if he thought the Alaska governor would be ready to take over in a crisis.
His response: "of course not."

But he went on to say he could name "any number of other vice
presidents who were not particularly up to it, either."

Eagleburger says the question that should be asked is "can she
learn and would she be tough enough" if she were asked to become
He says if she's given some time as vice president he expects she'd be adequate, though not likely "a genius in the job."

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