Skip to comments.Does Sarah's Vote For Newt Constitute an Endorsement?
Posted on 03/07/2012 4:15:27 AM PST by joesbucks
Palin tells Fox News Neil Cavuto I knew you were going to ask me that, and I am just the poorest politician-sounding pundit, Palin said. It is tough for me to spin out of a question like that when it comes from a Fox reporter. If it comes from another reporter, I can spin out of it. Since it came from you, I will tell you, I wont sound like a politician and I will tell you who I voted for tonight.
Palin laid out her criteria in her decision.
I considered who can best bust through the Orwellian Obama rhetoric that we heard more of today in Obamas press conference talking about another insolvent and unconstitutional bailout that has no funds to finance another program that he wants to kind of forced down our throat. Who can best bust these ideas of America never taking steps towards energy independence and we have the natural resources here and can do it, and who can best bust through that radical left dispensation and desire to mistreat those who are defenseless, mistreat those who perhaps have some disadvantages by making them more beholden to government? Who best can contrast themselves from that?
Who was that? Palin said it was Gingrich, the cheerful one.
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I never said she was. But her voting for Newt is not going to change a thing for him. Did he win Alaska last night?
The ONLY candidate that knows what they are getting into is Newt Gingrich. From the moment it appeared Obama would be president, I knew what we were in for, most of us did. In every part of me, I also know that Rick Santorum if elected, is not ready for the world stage. He is facing a crippled economy, a potential conflagration in the middle east which will involve china and Russia, European financial crisis, the list goes on. This is a disaster in the making.
The dictionary definition of endorse (in the political sense) means to give public support or approval. Sarah supported him by voting for him and declaring she did so; she made approving statements of him at the same time. I don’t think she has to use the “e” word to make it any more plain.
I don’t know, does it?
Alaska final results:
Mitt Romney 4,225 32.6%
Rick Santorum 3,762 29%
Ron Paul 3,105 24%
Newt Gingrich 1,834 14.2%
Other 32 0.2%
I honestly think that the establishment looks at many of us down here in the south as just pockets and idiots as well as looking down on us.
They think they know more than us and we should just follow blindly.
I agree 100% Santorum is not near ready and Obama is surrendering without firing a shot.
So if she is asked whether her vote was an endorsement and she says no, then.......
That and her 7 digit contract with Fox who is in the tank for Obamney.
IMHO she should either Fox and be an activist or not, can't be both at this point...
for the first time in my life I would be happy if a new party was formed with Col Allen West, Sarah, Michelle Bachmann, NV Gov Martinez I think her name is etc etc etc
Those like Mccain, Romney and really all the north east lot can go on their own ,merry way and disappear like the whig party.
Sadly I think those kind of republicans would then infest the new party like they did with the tea party and then destroy us from within much like obama and the socialists have done to the Dem party over the last few decades
Then she’s messin’ with the press.
Look at the question again, your post implies that Palin endorsed Gingrich to Alaska voters and failed, it doesn’t make sense, since that didn’t happen.
So it’s ok to lie to the press?
I believed she bowed out because she could support Newt, Romney, or even Santorum. As well she was making lots of money in books and media deals. I don't think she ever intends to be a politician again but enjoyed being in the limelight and of course the profits it brought her. Much like Newt in that respect. Newt at this point is not going to get the nod and he knows it. Santorum might stand a chance win it through the primaries but you can look for Brokered Convention if Romney doesn't secure it. The nominee then will be a handpicked by the elitist N.E. Atlantic Seaboard Liberal insider and I include Jeb as being such.
“But her voting for Newt is not going to change a thing for him.”
Exactly right. I have supported Palin in the past but her vote for Gingrich, or her endorsement of him, will have no impact on my vote at all. I will vote for Santorum because he is the best (indeed the only) chance to stop Romney.
I don’t understand what she is up to. I won’t even speculate about it. I don’t really care. Her endorsement of Gingrich is completely inconsequential.
—So its ok to lie to the press?—
No. It is ok to no answer though. Or answer in ways like Mitt when asked if he would repeal ObamaCare and instead of saying yes or no, he said, “why would I not do that?”
See how it works? The questioner thinks he basically said yes, but he said no such thing. :)
something intended or serving to convey a false impression
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