(CNN) – Sarah Palin said Tuesday Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens should resign his Senate seat, in a statement released hours after John McCain made a similar declaration.
The comments come a day after Palin would not say what she thought the best course of action for the recently convicted senator should be.
"After being found guilty on seven felony counts, I had hoped Senator Stevens would take the opportunity to do the statesman-like thing and erase the cloud that is covering his Senate seat," she said in the statement. "He has not done so. Alaskans are grateful for his decades of public service but the time has come for him to step aside. Even if elected on Tuesday, Senator Stevens should step aside to allow a special election to give Alaskans a real choice of who will serve them in Congress."
She is probably thinking had he been convicted long before now, could have ran for senator Steven's seat, instead of being tied down in this sinking ship of John McCain's until November 4th!!!!
HEY OBAMA SUPPORTERS,
IF SARAH SHOULD STEP DOWN WHAT SHOULD OBAMA DO!!!!!!!
OBAMA IS THE MOST CROOKED MAN EVERY TO ENTER POLITICS AND YOUR VOTING FOR HIM FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!
AMERICANS CAN TRUST SARAH BUT OBAMA AND HIS FRIENDS ARE CROOKED AND CANNOT BE TRUSTED.
This is pathetic. This woman is a liar, cheat, power abusing, hypocrite!! We don't want you here, go back to Alaskas!! Get out and Barack the Vote America!!
Interesting thought put forward earlier today...
Stevens resigns..Palin leaves the campaign to run for his seat in the senate, and McCain taps ridge for VP.....
I would not put it past the old fool.
So can we accurately say that Palin pals around with felons?
this woman is confusing!
somebody tell her to shut the heck up!
too many noise no substance it's tiring.
Palin is guilty of abuse of power, will she resign? Will she even ever acknowledge her wrongdoing? Hypocrite!
what is she thinking?Shouldnt she also resign?She abused the power of her office and broke the ethics law! But it seems theres different rules for different folks.
Leave Palin alone. She's a maverick and deserves to say what she says, she'll be great VP to glorious McCain's president. I like them because they are patriotic, unlike Obama who's never served military, like biden.
Over the last few days the word SOCIALISM has been mentioned repeatedly by the Republicans.I will like someone in the Republician Party to explain what is Socialism in detail and not by taking a few lines of Markism.
Wow, extra mavericky with a side of fried mavernuggets!
An what about you Palin...Ignorant woman..You cannot propose anything .Every time Palin open her mouth she just insult and attack Obama,nothing else to propose.The first who should step down is Palin,that stupid lady who is just a distraction
The Corrupt telling the corruptor what to do. Will someone crazy glue her lips together/
Looks like all the hate mongers are out today.
Now this is surely a Case of the Pot talking about the Kettle... Palin and Sen. Steven both should be good statesman and woman and resign from Public Office in Alaska and else where!!!! Let good, decent, and honest people rule our Public Offices!!!
Palin: When you're found guilty, we'll demand that you RESIGN- and live in exile in the Republic of Alaska! The nerve to the pot...!
Take your own advice Failin Palin!
Sarah gave her opinion on this as soon as someone gave her the opinion to have, good for you Palin!!!
Palin, inside trader on her great pipeline deal – just wait folks- its coming. She needs to step down and crawl back up north where we never hear from her again.
No more Pork for Palin!
What kind of egotistical civic leader wastes taxpayer dollars by requiring another election when Teddy boy is forced to resign. Let's just hope the good folks in Alaska take care of him the democratic way since neither he or his comrades in the Senate will do a thing to correct this situation.
Entrapment? Somebody knew what he was doing.. Who fill his shoes now??
This coming from a Governor who used her office to further a personal grudge and violated ethics laws. Who is she to be giving advice to anyone? This is another conflict of interest. If he resigns from the Senate, Palin can appoint herself to fill his Senate seat. Who thinks she wouldn't do exactly that or at the least, run for his empty seat to put her in a better position to run for POTUS in 2012 after she finishs throwing McCain under the bus in 2008.
We too are grateful for your effort to "not blink" in stepping up when called to service. Now please do us all a favor and step aside. You may be qualified to run Alaska, but have no clue about the nuances, diplomacy or judgement to govern a country from the center not to mention intellectual curiosity and understanding of the difficult challenges facing the country today. You and your party only serves to divide and fear/hate monger.
If Stevens was a democrat there would be no calls to resign, he would be defended by the unmoral democrat party and would be hailed as a hero. Such is your modern-day democrat party.
I just noticed on where I wrote my comments that it said,
"Your comment is awaiting moderation."
WHAT DOES THAT MEAN AND WHY?