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Sarah Palin: I voted for Newt (Video)
TheDC ^ | March 6, 2012 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 03/06/2012 8:37:54 PM PST by Rufus2007

Although she almost endorsed him in an earlier appearance on Fox, Fox News contributor and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin revealed that she voted for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in the Alaska Republican presidential primary.

During Fox Business Network’s special coverage of Super Tuesday, Palin was asked by host Neil Cavuto who she voted for, and Palin explained why she wasn’t going to dodge his question. (RELATED: More on Sarah Palin)

“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 won’t sound like a politician and I will tell you who I voted for tonight.”

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KEYWORDS: kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; newt4romney; newtgingrich; newtsplittingthevote; potus2012; ricksantorum; sarahpalin
Not a surprise, but finally an admission...
1 posted on 03/06/2012 8:38:00 PM PST by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

I am disappointed but she did endorse McCain for Senate


2 posted on 03/06/2012 8:42:09 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Rufus2007


3 posted on 03/06/2012 8:47:40 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Rufus2007

Smart move, Sarah.


4 posted on 03/06/2012 8:47:53 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: GeronL

“Dance with the one who brung you”.

Palin supported McCain out of loyalty.

Now that chit has been repaid. In full.

And it’s getting a bit tired as a talking point, frankly.


5 posted on 03/06/2012 8:51:22 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: re_nortex; onyx

Sweet!!!!..it’s official now! Palin for Newt!

Go Newt Go!


6 posted on 03/06/2012 8:53:39 PM PST by caww
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To: Rufus2007

Outstanding. God bless her!

** President Newt Gingrich-”Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.”


7 posted on 03/06/2012 8:55:02 PM PST by Gator113 (** President Newt Gingrich-"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less." ~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: GeronL

How can you be disappointed? Newt’s got the best conservative credentials of the four candidates left.


8 posted on 03/06/2012 8:57:05 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: GeronL

In an alternate reality things would be different. Sarah fought long and hard, and is still taking it to the enemy.

She is still my hero; we have to do what we must from here on out to protect the Republic.

Strengthen the things that remain!


9 posted on 03/06/2012 9:02:41 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: Rufus2007
I truly admire Sarah Palin and feel she totally destroyed all her chances in Politics by not running in this 2012 Presidential Primary...

hope I'm wrong but she does not appear like a strong leader as she did at one time...

10 posted on 03/06/2012 9:02:51 PM PST by haircutter
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To: 9YearLurker

Hang in there folks...Mr. Newt is surging, even if he did not pull out more wins tonight! There is still time and a great many more states to vote! Trust me, I will back anyone over Obama, but I do not think either Romney or Santorum can beat Obama.

GO MR. NEWT! EAGLES UP!


11 posted on 03/06/2012 9:07:17 PM PST by Bobbisox (All American Conservative Mama Grizzly (MR. NEWT - 2012)(MS. SARAH - 2020))
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To: Rufus2007

I questioned her judgment previously, and I secretly wondered if maybe the reason she refused to come out in support of a candidate is because she was listening to the whispers in her ear that she could win the nomination without a fight. This proves her real motivations are to remain a powerful influence on whoever wins the nomination. She doesn’t want to burn any bridges, and maybe putting her husband out there was her way of sending a signal of her “preference” without doing something that is irreparable. Maybe she even believes that endorsing someone would damage the person being endorsed. I do not comprehend this way of thinking, but look at Arpaio who generally said the same thing in warning the candidates in advance.

That said, I still dislike it. I think part of being a leader is picking fights and making enemies, as you are fighting for a goal and people will oppose you from reaching that goal. You fight, you burn out, or you come out on top. Whatever the case, it’s better than being a spectator and fading away into obscurity. She has done a lot of fighting, but I do not comprehend her reluctance to fight amongst Republicans too. The Republican party needs to be destroyed and replaced with something made in our image, after our likeness. And I’m tired of dying for Republican sins.

From this interview, it appears she had no intention to publicly endorse Newt, but chose to do it when asked an honest question from an honest Cavuto. She hedged her bets at the end, saying she would stand behind whoever the nominee is going to be, which revealed the motivations I detailed above.


12 posted on 03/06/2012 9:14:56 PM PST by Apollo5600
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To: Rufus2007

Newt is the only candidate brave enough to defend Palin when none of the other candidates will. I guess this is payback


13 posted on 03/06/2012 9:15:00 PM PST by 4rcane
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To: Bobbisox

Yes, GO NEWT - ALL THE WAY to the FINISH LINE!!


14 posted on 03/06/2012 9:15:14 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Rufus2007

Rab loveth this lady and her spunk, commitment, and scratch common sense.
How rab. can but wonder could anyone hope that the Romnicrat (wacked by McCain last time) could prevail against the 0 (sitting Power) that cleaned McCain’s clock, when the grov was but a Chicago pimp.

Go Newton Leroy Gingrich, thanks SP.

Raben a Chicago pimp


15 posted on 03/06/2012 9:15:25 PM PST by Rabin
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To: Rufus2007

Thank you, Governor! You made the right choice.


16 posted on 03/06/2012 9:16:09 PM PST by newzjunkey (Santorum: 18-point loss, voted for Sotomayor, proposed $550M on top of $900M Amtrak budget...)
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To: re_nortex

I’ve comitted, too, if he makes it to Pa. in April. I want experience, a proven record and statesmanship and fresh ideas. He has a plan, it has details, not slogans. He is the smartest guy in the room. He woud eviscerate 0bama in any head t hdead debate. The sickening reality though still seems to be...he tht has the most money is deemed the winner. It makes me sick. But the reality is, unless a miracle occurs, i don’t htink he’ll be able to overcome the establishment money machine. It makes me sick. After the primaries, I re-register as a independent. The Republican party does not represent me..not in its current form, anyway. Go Newt!!!


17 posted on 03/06/2012 9:21:53 PM PST by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Rufus2007

Following her husbands lead...You rock, Todd!


18 posted on 03/06/2012 9:41:35 PM PST by Syncro (So? -Andrew Brietbart [1969-2012] RIP King of The New Media)
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To: Rufus2007

Makes sense. Newt is leading on the energy issue, one of her signature issues. Like Palin, Newt makes the connection between energy independence and national security. Plus, he is the strongest advocate of the 4 GOP candidates for opening up Alaska for drilling and mining, something she has fought long and strong for.


19 posted on 03/06/2012 10:00:16 PM PST by Josh Painter ("We intend to change Washington, not accomodate it." - Newt Gingrich)
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To: Rufus2007

Newt/Palin 2012!!!


20 posted on 03/06/2012 10:09:50 PM PST by fellowpatriot
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To: fellowpatriot

Gingrich/Palin 2012!!! (it’s a little past my bedtime)


21 posted on 03/06/2012 10:10:47 PM PST by fellowpatriot
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To: lonevoice

ping!


22 posted on 03/06/2012 10:14:37 PM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: re_nortex; GeronL; Cringing Negativism Network; Rufus2007
"Todd At The TOP!" - 2012
23 posted on 03/07/2012 12:14:35 AM PST by Golden Gate
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To: GeronL

It’s “Super Tuesday,” only Romney and Gingrich can emerge to challenge Obama


24 posted on 03/07/2012 2:02:24 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: haircutter

People have known for awhile that Palin has unofficially endorsed Newt, but that hasn’t helped Newt much. It seems her endorsement power has waned.

Newt came in last in Alaska.

Could be she has held off on a formal endorsement because she plans to run someday and doesn’t want any more official endorsements slapped in her face later on.


25 posted on 03/07/2012 4:17:31 AM PST by dforest
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To: Rufus2007
Gingrich and Santorum are killing each other. - by xzins (Since 1998)

Rick and Newt need to get together and cream Romney. - by Linda Frances

The FR Golden Gate Plan! => Post 55 "GOP Brokered Primary Now!" thread

26 posted on 03/07/2012 4:36:52 AM PST by Golden Gate
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