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Rove: Palin Endorsement “Not Worth Snot” For Gingrich
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Posted on 03/07/2012 1:27:19 PM PST by VinL

Karl Rove mockingly dismissed the value of Sarah and Todd Palin's endorsements on a private conference call today, noting that their backing of Newt Gingrich in Alaska "demonstrated that endorsements don’t mean snot."

BuzzFeed obtained the dial-in information for the conference call with Barclays Capital clients and employees, in which Rove outlined the state of the Republican race for the presidency and the path forward for the candidates.

It’s no secret that Rove, who orchestrated President George W. Bush’s presidential wins, is no fan of the Palins, and has repeatedly sparred over with the former Alaska Governor since she entered the national political scene in 2008.

Rove criticized Palin for being hyper-sensitive to criticism last year, saying she’d need to get a “a slightly thicker skin” if she wanted to run for president. In 2008 he called her selection as John McCain's running mate a political decision, as opposed to a decision to be best prepared to govern.

Rove also said on the call that he expects Democrats to hold the Senate, and that Newt Gingrich is on the brink of becoming "irrelevant" to the presidential race.


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Rove--now there's a class act.

Whether intended or not, Gov. Palin is now seen as "in" for Newt. I hope she goes all in-- and gets on the campaign trail.

1 posted on 03/07/2012 1:27:26 PM PST by VinL
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To: VinL

I have always despised Rove.....the little weasel never fooled me for one second. But he sure fooled many a FReeper over the years.


2 posted on 03/07/2012 1:30:46 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: VinL

Tokyo Rove would know a lot about snot.


3 posted on 03/07/2012 1:31:14 PM PST by Joe the Pimpernel (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: VinL

Sarah vs. Carl .... no contest. BTW, followed Iron Dog this year .... thought I was a Todd Palin fan before, but now I REALLY am a fan.


4 posted on 03/07/2012 1:33:21 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: VinL

Hey, Karl: STFU and shine your head, moron!


5 posted on 03/07/2012 1:33:59 PM PST by carriage_hill
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To: VinL

Why do gay “Republican” Pundits ALWAYS try to discredit Conservatives?


6 posted on 03/07/2012 1:34:49 PM PST by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: VinL

Karl Rove thinks he is SOOO smart - and maybe he is, but knowing the fact intellectually does not make it any the more palatable.

Wonkishness is not an endearing quality.


7 posted on 03/07/2012 1:38:41 PM PST by alloysteel (Are Democrats truly "better angels"? They are lousy stewards for America.)
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To: VinL
It’s no secret that Rove, who orchestrated President George W. Bush’s presidential wins, is no fan of the Palins,

What is a Karl Rove? He's 'snot' anything. Go Sarah! Go Newt!

8 posted on 03/07/2012 1:38:48 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: VinL

Fluke you Karl Rove !!


9 posted on 03/07/2012 1:39:51 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: VinL

What an assclown he is. When will he go the hell away?


10 posted on 03/07/2012 1:39:51 PM PST by toddausauras (FUMR x 1,000)
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To: VinL

Rove is no Republican. He’s just an egotistical opportunist.
Rush trying to tell a caller today that Karl is good at what he does.

I think I know the answer to this question but was he duping her? :-)


11 posted on 03/07/2012 1:39:57 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Don Corleone

That would be the same Karl Rove who turned what should have been two run away wins into an extra inning affair and a late inning comeback???


12 posted on 03/07/2012 1:42:01 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Romney - Santorum: Twin Sons of Different Mothers...)
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To: VinL

In fairness, hge said [ANY] “endorsements don’t mean snot.” - not singling out the Palins’ endorsements.

But he doesn’t deserve fairness the little weasel enemy of conservatism with his Romney and Romney-clone candidates.
His one-trick pony died after 2004, and he wasn’t so well then.


13 posted on 03/07/2012 1:43:33 PM PST by mrsmith (Sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party)
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To: VinL

Karl sounds a little stressed out. Maybe it’s because his boy Mittens can’t get it done. The Resistance is winning.


14 posted on 03/07/2012 1:43:39 PM PST by McGruff (Sarah Palin: I voted for Newt.)
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To: traditional1

Karl Rove is almost single handedly responsible for creating the fracture between the Hawaii Republican Party (HRP) and the various islands wide Tea Party movement in 2010 .
Things have very improved since either .


15 posted on 03/07/2012 1:45:38 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: VinL

Poor Rove. NO POWER, and relegated to being a talking head pundit with NOT a lot of influence.


16 posted on 03/07/2012 1:46:28 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: VinL

17 posted on 03/07/2012 1:46:42 PM PST by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: toddausauras

I think he is going away. After that Dance exhibition he gave at a campaign stop in 2008 I think he is going to be on Dancing with the Stars.


18 posted on 03/07/2012 1:47:03 PM PST by mortal19440
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To: VinL
I'd like to see da jelly roll meet Todd at an Airport Someday with Sarah.

They would need a janitor to clean up the mess he leaves..

19 posted on 03/07/2012 1:48:33 PM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: TexasCajun; Pride in the USA
Fluke you Karl Rove !!

LOL! I like that.

20 posted on 03/07/2012 1:48:48 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: VinL
WE WILL NEVER VOTE FOR ROMNEY.

IS THIS REALLY THE GREATEST MOMENT IN AMERICAN CONSERVATISM?

YOU ARE THERE

THE IMPOSITION OF OBAMACARE/ROMNEYCARE
AND DEATH PANELS BY MYTH ROMNEY,
THE “SWIMMER” AND THEIR TRAINED (INCARCERTED, TESTIFYING) FELON.


21 posted on 03/07/2012 1:53:06 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: VinL

ROVE Machine


22 posted on 03/07/2012 1:58:15 PM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: TexasCajun

I 2nd that


23 posted on 03/07/2012 2:01:06 PM PST by StPaulRevert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=wI9XnAaM8js)
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To: VinL

Blow-hard!—your nose, Rove!


24 posted on 03/07/2012 2:06:06 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: StPaulRevert

Well, if ANYONE knows about Snot and Snottiness it would be Karl Rove. But I think that what Rove is observing is the Snot on his eyeglasses which is obscuring his view of REALITY.


25 posted on 03/07/2012 2:09:04 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: VinL

Karl Rove is not worth snot.


26 posted on 03/07/2012 2:11:07 PM PST by izzatzo (All in for Rick/Newt.)
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To: taildragger

Gutsy Sarah woludn’t need Todd.

She’d kick the everliving SNOT out of Tokyo all by herself.

Bwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhaaaa!


27 posted on 03/07/2012 2:18:00 PM PST by billys kid (saying that there are too many children, is like saying that there are too many flowers Mother Tresa)
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To: Diogenesis

It seems that the two pics show two different views of (nearly) the same moment in time...but...the top pic shows a banner behind the signing party that is not in the bottom pic. Interesting.


28 posted on 03/07/2012 2:19:37 PM PST by KMJames
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To: lonevoice

Wanna bet it’s not worth the tissue used for that snot? NOT!


29 posted on 03/07/2012 2:28:12 PM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: VinL

Rove has backed every Republican moderate that has ran for a Presidential election. He thinks he has the power to turn elections to whom he wants. Where did the first Bush get us? Where did the 2nd Bush get us? Where did McCain get us? Where will Romney get us? He needs to shut up and let the voters decide. Cannot believe Fox pays this man to comment with his chalk board.


30 posted on 03/07/2012 2:31:41 PM PST by YukonGreen
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To: VinL

31 posted on 03/07/2012 2:35:29 PM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: VinL

“Rove also said on the call that he expects Democrats to hold the Senate, and that Newt Gingrich is on the brink of becoming “irrelevant” to the presidential race”

If anybody should know about becoming irrelevant its Tokyo. His credibility was gone after the Christine O’Donnell campaign. Foxney News is the only place he can still be on the air.


32 posted on 03/07/2012 2:36:22 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: NativeNewYorker

Rove, you malfeasant bastard!


33 posted on 03/07/2012 2:51:17 PM PST by texas_mrs
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To: VinL

Gop-e Rove is now Robamney’s water carrier We don’t want your lefty rino’s Karl go away


34 posted on 03/07/2012 3:22:02 PM PST by StPaulRevert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=wI9XnAaM8js)
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To: VinL

https://encrypted-tbn3.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTjEu58rn7hg0R07r67Zy5jepoSSnv71NhInRI2S1SofxvCzsl9


35 posted on 03/07/2012 3:25:16 PM PST by StPaulRevert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=wI9XnAaM8js)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I wish Fox would let Palin and Rove have a little Mono on Mono roundtable. Palin would eat Rove’s lunch. Notice how Fox never has Rove and Palin interviewed at the same time? I wonder why?


36 posted on 03/07/2012 3:32:41 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: VinL
Rove is nothing but a political slut who was most likely promised a pink heart chair
in the oval office from Romney. I used to automatically believe that he
was for America but as it turns out, he's only for his power seat.

FUCR

37 posted on 03/07/2012 3:37:35 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: VinL

what a POS....I’ve been watching him, but this end it......


38 posted on 03/07/2012 4:14:47 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: tennmountainman

” Palin would eat Rove’s lunch. Notice how Fox never has Rove and Palin interviewed at the same time? I wonder why?”

Uh......no you don’t : )


39 posted on 03/07/2012 4:16:38 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Far too many on FR have a habit of placing politicians and pundits on pedestals just before they get pissed on...


40 posted on 03/07/2012 4:19:06 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: liberalh8ter

LOL!!


41 posted on 03/07/2012 4:21:47 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: VinL

Karl Rove is our cross to bear, a narcissist with an exagerrated view of his own intellect and a man who would sell out his mother for the right price. Can’t stand the guy.


42 posted on 03/07/2012 4:24:33 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: texas_mrs

For many years, I just deleted “magnificent”


43 posted on 03/07/2012 4:28:13 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Grizzled Bear

I have seen it time and time again. Most pols are in it for themselves. Look at our House & Senate.


44 posted on 03/07/2012 4:42:46 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: VinL

BTTT


45 posted on 03/07/2012 5:29:29 PM PST by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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Speaking of snot, how is Karl Rove? I can’t even read about his ramblings.


46 posted on 03/07/2012 5:32:26 PM PST by Jenny217
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To: VinL

Imagine this cretin getting paid for his opinion by corporate business interests.

Some “Republican”—he already thinks the Senate will stay Dem.

God forbid he’ll lift his finger to not make one of “predictions” wrong!

Rove is everything that is wrong with the Republican party.

He is a political slut.

Now. mor ethan ever, I want Newt to win.

Imagine a world where no one shives a git for Tokyo Rove’s opinion.


47 posted on 03/07/2012 5:34:16 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: VinL

I would enjoy watching Sarah beating the snot, physically beating the snot with her bare hands - which she easily could, out of Triple-Chins Rove and finish it off by holding him upside down by his ankles over a toilet to give his comb-over a swirley.


48 posted on 03/07/2012 5:41:45 PM PST by Sirius Lee (Sofa King Mitt Odd Did Obamneycare)
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To: VinL

Funny, I was just remarking that every time I hear the word ‘snot’ I think of Karl Rove.

But I also think of Rove whenever I hear the other S-word.


49 posted on 03/07/2012 5:48:37 PM PST by Pelham (Georgetown, Home of the Hoyas, Hos, and Flukers.)
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To: KMJames

It’s a trick of perspective. The low angle shot from the front hides the banner behind their torsos.


50 posted on 03/07/2012 9:45:43 PM PST by Pelham (Georgetown, Home of the Hoyas, Hos, and Flukers.)
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