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Romney adviser: Sarah Palin ‘poisoned the well’ (Updated)
The Sarah Palin Journal ^ | 6-19-2012 | Josh Painter

Posted on 06/19/2012 4:27:49 PM PDT by ak267

An article by Michael O'Brien on MSNBC's First Read this morning quotes an "informal" advisor to Mitt Romney's campaign as saying that the presidential candidate is not likely to choose a woman as his running mate because Sarah Palin "poisoned the well" for women, with the possible exception of New Hampshire freshman Sen. Kelly Ayotte.

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To: Sequoyah101

Rubik is pro-amnesty and rejected the Tea Party Caucus. He also opposed the AZ illegal alien law.



41 posted on 06/19/2012 5:14:29 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: Diogenesis
The Palmetto Scoop reported: "One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin." "I’m told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palin’s people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides." "The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romney’s former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin." … aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.

So you condemn rumors about Palin and believe rumors about Romney?

So far as I can find out "Palmetto Scoop" is Adam Fogle who worked for Richard Quinn's consultancy firm MMS. MMS worked for McCain in South Carolina.

Romney engaged the rival firm, TTS Strategies, during his primary campaign back then. Getting a rumor out about a competitor would have been very much in Fogle's and Quinn's interest.

We don't know if there was actually anything behind the rumor. There were enough core McCain people angry at Palin, enough Palin people angry at McCain, and enough people angry at Romney that any number of things may have been going on.

42 posted on 06/19/2012 5:16:59 PM PDT by x
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To: ak267
“quotes an “informal” advisor to Mitt Romney's campaign”

Enough said?

43 posted on 06/19/2012 5:19:15 PM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Perdogg
I don’t believe any crap from the 0bamatrons at MSNBC unless I see a name associated with it.

44 posted on 06/19/2012 5:19:26 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: cripplecreek

Since there is no named source for this statement it may just be disinformation spread by the media to discourage conservatives and boost Obama’s reelection chances.

45 posted on 06/19/2012 5:28:29 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: ak267

I’ll take this with a HUGE grain of salt. I wouldn’t put it past the LEFT to try a divide and conquer move here to split the camps. It’s soooooo like them.

46 posted on 06/19/2012 5:34:48 PM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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To: ak267
Romney adviser: Sarah Palin ‘poisoned the well’ (Updated)

Sarah Palin is the only reason many Conservatives showed up at the voting booths in 2008.

47 posted on 06/19/2012 5:36:08 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: x

Rumors? The GOP Establishment hates Sarah Palin. McCain and Romney are both card-carrying members of the GOP Establishment. Johm McCain was so arrogant, so sure-fire dedicated to maintaining his “Maverick” moniker, that he chose Palin just to prove he was his own man.

I don’t hink McCain had a clue as to what Palin stood for. He surely had no idea how to use her. She rescued his faltering campaign.

Romney and his bots (who are GOP Establishment all the way) KNEW that Palin would be the person to beat in 2012. Romney and the entire GOP Establishment went after Palin with a vengeance, knowing that they had to do everything they could to marginalize her ASAP because she WOULD be the nominee, not Mitt, in 2012.

The only reason I will vote for Romney it to vote against Obama.

48 posted on 06/19/2012 5:37:25 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: ak267

You know, I was willing to vote for Ann Romney to get a much better 1st lady. But if they keep this Palin bashing ***t up, I just may have to write Sarah in. Not a good thing to piss us off at the moment...

49 posted on 06/19/2012 5:37:33 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: ak267

Romney is not fit to polish Palin’s high heel

50 posted on 06/19/2012 5:39:00 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27"\)
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To: ak267
Has ANY America-hating Communist been able to form a solid stool, since Sarah Palin’s lovely visage appeared on the political scene?
51 posted on 06/19/2012 5:42:38 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: ak267

Michael Savage said it best about Mitt:” A cotten man in a nice suit”.
Mitt is a weather vane. Just pointing where the wind blows. No real direction, just spinning.
What a sorry state of affairs.

52 posted on 06/19/2012 5:50:25 PM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

“run sarah run”

get a flippping clue. Riddle me this, joker: why doesn’t she run?

53 posted on 06/19/2012 5:50:33 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: Sequoyah101
Limbaugh said today that little marko is destined to be president. I’m not for that at all.

Boy latey my gut is telling me he isn't ready for primetime, here is why...

He is a great speaker but lately he is too slick by 1/2, much like all the financial taking heads on CNBC during the financial porn haydays of 98',99'.....

Until he becomes a Governor, I am not interested. That is the Executive Farm Team IMHO We have had so many Presidents that weren't Governor's that sucked, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and now Obama, not again thank you...

54 posted on 06/19/2012 5:51:31 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: John Semmens

It’s Romney’s team MO to attack Sarah with anonymous sources which they have done before so the burden of proof should be on Romney and his people to prove this wrong since they have used this tactic since 2008 in attacking and sabotaging Sarah even when she was on the ticket which we got legit reporters saying it was so

55 posted on 06/19/2012 5:52:30 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: ak267
Reason number three million seven hundred thousand eight hundred and fifty one as to why I will not vote for Mit Romney.

Mrs Palin, I would vote for.
Mit Romney maybe, for dog catcher.

56 posted on 06/19/2012 6:09:13 PM PDT by Tupelo (TeaParty member, but no longer a Republican)
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To: ak267

So which informal advisor…Varys the Spider Schmidt or “Don’t Worry, Katie And I Are BFFs” Wallace?

57 posted on 06/19/2012 6:15:12 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: x
Sorry, FRiend, but there is a MULTIPLICITY of source
corroborating misogynist Romney's attacks on Gov. Palin
AND HER CHILDREN through surrogates.

Romney is despicable and NEVER apologized.

has done this over and over and over.

Novak: "Fred Thompson drop-out rumors traced to Romney campaign"

Said Novak: "The rumors were traced in part to Mitt Romney's campaign,
trying to stir up strife between McCain and Thompson

"Despite outspending his rivals by huge margins throughout the primaries,
(Mitt Romney, Carpetbagger UT,CA,MA,NH,Mexico) lost Iowa, South Carolina, Florida and California.
The only primaries he won were in Michigan, where Dad was governor; LDS states;
and a few states on Super Tuesday in which his California-obsessed rivals
couldn't spare the cash to advertise.
Only John Connolly in 1968 had a worse cash-to-delegates ratio.
And John McCain rightly did not like Romney's tactics during the primaries.
(W)hen (Romney's early leads) started slipping away, he resorted to unfair,
distorted, scorched-earth negative ads, betting that his opponents couldn't
afford to spend enough for the truth to catch up to his charges."

[Romney: A Mistake for McCain, 7/23/2008, Dick Morris]

58 posted on 06/19/2012 6:15:19 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: ak267

“poisoned the well”, really? Well guess what Mittens, you can kiss my cheese grits!

59 posted on 06/19/2012 6:20:27 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic ( (#withNewt))
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To: Tupelo

The Going On Progressive party is just one wing of the Republicrat oligarchy ruling America.

They do not represent the people anymore than Democrats.

60 posted on 06/19/2012 6:21:52 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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