From Community Organizer To Presidential Nominee

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At the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, one of the biggest zingers in Sarah Palin's speech came when she compared her experience as a mayor in Alaska to Barack Obama's experience as a "community organizer," saying at least she had actual responsibilities.

Community organizer Mike Kruglik talks about what the job involves and how it might prepare you for political office.

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