Sarah Palin become an issue in KY-Senate primary

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010; 5:41 PM

Updated, 5:10 pm Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson said today that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was not currently qualified to be president, an admission that his Republican opponent immediately moved to exploit in advance of their May 18 intraparty squabble. "Not today," Grayson said when asked about Palin's qualifications for the nation's top office in an editorial board meeting with the Louisville Courier-Journal. "I think she had the position to be the vice president," he added. "She wasn't running for president, she was running for vice president." The campaign of ophthalmologist Rand Paul, who has been endorsed by Palin, immediately sent the clip around far and wide -- believing that Grayson's too-frank-by-half admission would erode his support among conservatives in advance of their May 18 Senate faceoff. (Paul got another boost late today when outgoing Sen. Jim Bunning endorsed, calling him a "strong, principled conservative".) The question --


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