After Joe Biden announced California Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate in the 2020 elections, the world turned to the internet to offer their thoughts and reactions.
One person whose advice wasn't taken extremely seriously was Sarah Palin, who was invited by Good Morning America to offer Harris her advice on what its like to run for Vice President as a woman.
.@ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Former Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin offers advice for Kamala Harris based… https://t.co/vYNMncRNjV— Good Morning America (@Good Morning America)1597318997.0
Though Palin was the last female Vice-Presidential candidate, she was widely regarded as under-vetted and under-qualified for the position.
@GMA @ABC Sarah Palin who was last seen rapping on The Masked Singer, is giving advice to Kamala Harris?— dentalworker (@dentalworker)1597321030.0
@GMA @ABC This was wasted airtime. ABC and GMA needs to do better.— Dr. Roslyn R. Price (@Dr. Roslyn R. Price)1597320384.0
Many at the time connected McCain's collapse as a Presidential candidate to his selection of Palin as VP.
@GMA @ABC Just curious, isn’t this type of thing feeding into sexism? Why would Palin be a good interview to provid… https://t.co/ylG4bQQ6Tm— I Know Things (@I Know Things)1597324688.0
Twitter pushed back hard against the idea that Sarah Palin had relevant advice to offer Kamala Harris, who's been a successful public servant for many years and has already been thoroughly vetted by a contentious primary.
Why is anyone talking to Sarah Palin about being female VP nominee? @SenKamalaHarris doesn’t need her advice. Kamal… https://t.co/awctoBdS46— Michele Mouse (@Michele Mouse)1597326204.0
@GMA @ABC Interviewing Sarah Palin about Kamala Harris is like asking a nerf rocket what it'll be like to land on Mars.— Case Valentine (@Case Valentine)1597322781.0
@GMA @ABC Changed the channel 🙄 do better GMA— Teresa George (@Teresa George)1597321253.0
There were many online who criticized Good Morning America for offering Palin a platform once again.
@GMA @ThisWeekABC @ABC No comparison of experience between a Governor and a former District Attorney and Attorney G… https://t.co/KYmzuZuEH1— JR C (@JR C)1597325018.0
@GMA @ABC That pointless interview with Palin's self-serving, whiny, and self-aggrandizing "advice" is the reason I… https://t.co/sRZ0OsHDT4— novajen (she, her, hers) (@novajen (she, her, hers))1597326834.0
Apparently Sarah Palin's advice to Kamala Harris was 'Trust no one new'. Did she mean 'Trust no one knew? Which was… https://t.co/L2gUFRI60G— Bill Edmunds (@Bill Edmunds)1597327471.0
Since her failed Vice-Presidential run, Palin has had a tumultuous journey that's included reality television, family drama, and The Masked Singer.
@GMA @ABC No one cares what she has to say. I will tune back in when that is over.— LaSonya (@LaSonya)1597325374.0
@GMA @ABC Hopefully it isn’t parenting advice.....— FELIX IV (@FELIX IV)1597324488.0
The last thing 2020 needs is a resurgence of Sarah Palin.
@GMA @ABCPolitics @ABC Really? Please we’ve suffered enough in 2020— Victor Yong #StaySafe 🇦🇺 (@Victor Yong #StaySafe 🇦🇺)1597323924.0
Kamala Harris has already made history as the first Black and first Asian female Vice-Presidential candidate on a major party ticket.
This November, voters will get the chance to show their excitement for her at the polls.