Will Palin attract women to the Republican ticket? Politics St. Paul, Minn. · Sep 5, 2008 Listen Midmorning Hour 1 for September 8, 2008 Sep 8, 2008 Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Putting Sarah Palin near the top of the Republican presidential ticket is historic. But it might not yield the bump from women voters that the GOP is hoping for. Are we in the era of post-gender politics?