The internet gasps in horror after report claims Trump may appoint Sarah Palin to run the VA
Donald Trump repeatedly said throughout the presidential campaign that he would make looking after our veterans his No. 1 priority.
And it turns out that the best person to make sure our vets get the care they need could be… former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin?
ABC News’ sources claim that Palin is being considered by Trump to serve as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, despite the fact that she has no personal experience in the military and has never before run a federal government agency.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) November 30, 2016
The reaction from Twitter was swift — and it was completely horrified by ABC’s scoop.
Even some conservatives who admired Palin’s commitment to looking after our veterans worried that she’s just not cut out for this kind of work:
Palin is passionate about the VA, but this is still a bad idea. https://t.co/zS1CrH6Fwx
— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) November 30, 2016
— Drew McCoy (@_Drew_McCoy_) November 30, 2016
Below are some other choice reactions to the news that Trump may really appoint his fellow former reality TV star to run the VA.
I cannot even fathom the thought process that leads one to float Sarah Palin for the VA. Did they throw a dart at the wall?
— Dave Sund (@davesund) November 30, 2016
If Sarah Palin doesn't get the VA job, maybe she'll be the Ambassador to Russia
— The Democrat Machine (@DemocratMachine) November 30, 2016
Logs in to twitter. Sees Sarah Palin is being considered for a cabinet post. Logs off Twitter. Throws phone out the window.
— nyygirl333 (@nyygirl333) November 30, 2016
on the plus side maybe we'll hear from Sarah Palin less if she actually has a fucking job
— FilmDrunk (@Filmdrunk) November 30, 2016
Nothing would say "supporting veterans" like appointing a lazy dilettante to oversee their health care. https://t.co/eZxi8yeohB
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) November 30, 2016
— Mike Lewis 🏴 (@DocMaynardLives) November 30, 2016
— Ben Erickson (@eric1743) November 30, 2016
I wouldn't let Sarah Palin babysit a cactus. how the hell you gonna put her in charge of caring for humans
— blake j p (@blakejp) November 30, 2016