My uncle always said that I could have been a rancher.
Well, it's a little odd, the path I took, because when I was young, I wanted to be a cattle rancher. That was what I knew and that was what I liked.
I always assumed the Department of Agriculture was the farmer and rancher's friend.
What people don't understand about Sarah Palin is that she is a rancher's wife. From Alberta down to Texas I've known women like that: good common sense, bright and vilified by city people.
I wanted to be a cattle rancher when I was young, because it was what I knew and I loved it.