Choice of Sarah Palin energizes California delegates - Los Angeles Times
- California Republicans are outnumbered. Their president is unpopular. But as they arrive here for the GOP national convention, John McCain has given them a jolt of excitement by choosing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate."She is a hero for us," said Mike Spence, head of the California Republican Assembly, whose members are among the most the state's conservative voters. "She took on the Republican sellouts who just want to hold onto power."