“Williams, in his role as an analyst on Fox News Sunday, was breaking down the Republican presidential field, which he saw as weak.
“‘There’s nobody out there, except for Sarah Palin, who can absolutely dominate the stage, and she can’t stand on the intellectual stage with Obama,’ Williams said.
“Palin, like Williams, is a Fox News contributor. And when Williams was fired by National Public Radio this year after saying he felt nervous when he sees Muslims on an airplane, Palin was among the conservative voices defending him.”
“‘I think Sarah Palin’s a big winner this year in terms of celebrity, Bill. I’m not sure she’s a big winner terms of politics and that’s because if you stop if you stop and think about it, she is making more money, she had a best-selling book, she’s got the TV series, even her daughter, you know, on Dancing With the Stars. But when it comes to whether or not she enhanced her ability in the mind of the American people to be a marketable, reasonable, presidential candidate, I don’t think so. I think most Republicans now in the polls question whether or not she has the credibility to be president,’ Williams said.”