Sarah Palin on Thursday night said she thinks Condoleezza Rice - the new "it girl" in Mitt Romney's veepstakes rumor mill - would make a "wonderful vice president," but said she'd be more comfortable with a nominee "who had that respect for all innocent, precious, purposeful human life, and showed that respect being a pro-life candidate."
Rice has previously classified her position on abortion as being "moderately pro-choice," something Palin suggested during the Fox News appearance might be a liability for a GOP ticket already boasting historically moderate Romney. But the 2008 vice presidential nominee largely gave her blessing to the possibility of a Rice pick anyway, reasoning, "it's not the vice president that would legislate abortion, and that would be Congress' role. And we'll keep that in mind." Read more;