(GOLDEN, COLO.) - Amid a slew of ominous news out of Wall Street Monday morning, Sarah Palin will address the financial crisis at the top of her remarks at a rally in Golden, Colorado scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. EDT.
The manner in which Palin addresses the news that Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch appear headed to annihilation will be closely watched. Thus far on the campaign trail, Palin has offered very few specifics on how she would fix the ailing economy.
Asked by ABC News' Charlie Gibson about what a McCain/Palin administration would do differently on the economy than the Bush White House, Palin said, "We need to put government back on the side of the people, and make sure that it is not government solely looked at for all the solutions, for one."
Palin went on to say that "government has got to get out of the way" to allow the private sector to create jobs and that she would "recognize that it's not government to be looked at to solve all the problems."
When Gibson pressed Palin again to name her three economic priorities, she listed tax reductions, spending controls and the reform of oversight on agencies and committees.