GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden says his Republican counterpart will have to defend "some fairly extreme views" when she starts granting interviews.
Making a campaign appearance in Green Bay, Wisconsin, today, Biden said Sarah Palin's views on global warming and "a host of other things" appear to be "pretty far out there."
The Alaska governor has expressed doubt over whether human activity has contributed to global warming. She has also clashed with environmentalists over classifying the polar bear as a threatened species, and her defense of aerial culling of wolves to boost caribou and moose herds in Alaska for hunters.
Biden and Palin are scheduled to debate October 2nd. One woman in the crowd urged Biden not to be "afraid to debate her." Biden responded that he's had plenty of opportunity to debate "strong women" in the Senate.
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