Skip to comments.Rollins slap at Palin shows Bachmann isnít afraid of a fight (Oh, brother!)
Posted on 06/09/2011 12:09:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The squabble between Sarah Palins peeps and those of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is quite entertaining. Not that we didnt see this coming. Months ago, Bachmann bumped Palin as Tea Party queen. But now that Bachmann is this close to jumping into the race for the Republican nomination for president and Palin is pretending to think about doing same but we all know she wont the gloves are coming off in earnest.
Jennifer Rubin raises some good points about the wisdom of Bachmann hiring Ed Rollins. Shes fresh; hes not, Rubin writes. Shes anti-Beltway; he personifies it. Shes disciplined; and hes shown hes not. And Rubin points out why Rollinss slam of Palin as not serious might not have been the smartest move.
This was dumb on multiple levels including (in no particular order): 1) it took the focus off his boss; 2) it will offend voters who are Bachmanns natural constituency; and 3) it plays into the sexist Palin v. Bachmann! match-up that his boss has tried to downplay.
But heres why an attack on Palin is a safe and potentially beneficial move on Bachmanns part.
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As the Pollster.com graph shows, Palins national political standing has been all downhill since her splashy debut in September 2008. The latest Post-ABC News poll, released this week, only adds to Palins negative momentum:
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So, Michele’s idea of a “fight” is to hire a guy to go on television and spew abject rubbish about someone she doesn’t have the nerve to criticize herself? How courageous! Bob
Bachmann violated the 11th amendment.
She lost my vote unless she makes it to the general.
No, the Rollins slap at Palin shows Bachmann isn’t ready for prime time.
Rollins slap at Palin shows Bachmann isn’t afraid of suiciding her campaign even faster than Newt did
Funny how no one brings up how Rollins said the EXACT same thing about Bachmann back in January
Tammy Bruce tweeted this otherwise I would NEVER EVER go on that filthy mother jones site..so question for Michele Bachmann, why would u hire a guy who just trashed you a few months ago..makes NO sense!
OK, two crash and burns, will it be three?
Geez, dont you know Capehart knows the mind of a conservative oh so well/s
Oh and by the way, Bachmans mailbox has been full for 2 days. convenient me thinks. She has no balls
It doesn’t cost her anything, I’m thinking Team Romney is paying Ed’s salary.
Ping to Establishment circling the wagons to defend Bachmann.
(backstabber poser RINO-Bachmann):
" Mission accomplished, Mitt.
Oh, how I love you, Mitt, and your support of Global Warming.
Now ignore me like Kerry Healy. Or abuse me like Seamus.
Or just send the democrats after me like the Maucks."
If her campaign office’s voice mailbox is full, call her congressional offices:
Phone: (202) 225-2331
Fax: (202) 225-6475
Bachmann IS the caricature that the MSM tries to paint Palin as being.
Capehart is the very definition of “prissy” if you get my drift—
Trying to stir uo a catfight where there isn’t one? Let the ladies get together. The two of them together could do very well. And the lamestream will wail. Big time.
Bingo! The Elites are now defending Bachmann, who they revile just because she’s against Palin.....they don’t care for both but are willing to use one against the other in the bigger picture and so either Michele is an open accomplice or a useful idiot!
Not exactly. MB usurped the title of a post that doesn't exist. She created then declared herself the head of the Tea Party caucus in the House, not quite “QUEEN”.
The Tea Party doesn't have or want a leader. This may actually backfire on Michele. In any case, attacking Palin directly or through surrogates, is a BIG mistake. Run against Obama if you want to have a chance at winning. Running against Palin is a losing strategy.
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