“What she needs to do tonight is get this public consideration of her back to who she is and her strong points and, frankly, get it away from being a, kind of, IQ test — she's plenty smart — getting it away from being a, sort of, final college exam,” Lieberman said on MSNBC
Lieberman added though that despite Palin not knowing “every detail,” he expects that voters will respond well to the Alaska governor.
“Whether she can answer every detailed question, I don't think that ultimately matters to the American people,” the Connecticut senator added. “She doesn't know every detail, all the questions senators deal with, but, frankly, that's her strength.”
“I think the point is, who is she as a person? I think that's what people are ultimately looking for,” Lieberman said.
The McCain surrogate predicted that voters will see “a typical middle-class American who got angry at her government and decided to get involved.”