Last night in an interview with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, Sarah Palin fired back at former Vice President Dick Cheney for saying she was a “mistake” for the VP position in 2008. Her remarks on the issue start around 7:20.
He characterized me as being a mistake, here’s where the mistake would have been Greta, I believe it would have been had I not answered the call. I was honored to run for Vice President of the United States along side Senator John McCain. I was honored to accept the nomination from the GOP.
The mistake would have been me just deciding that, ‘Hey I love my 86, 87 percent approval rating up there in Alaska as the governor moving and shaking and watching corrupt politicians and businessmen to go prison for crony capitalism. Working on 16 to 20 percent of domestic energy supplies being able to be increased via Alaska’s resource development. Ethics reform legislation that I was working on — that led to that 86 percent approval rating.