Skip to comments.Sarah Palin announces endorsement for Orrin Hatch for US Senate (video)
Posted on 05/22/2012 7:38:27 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Sarah Palin said she is joining the ranks for Mark Levin and Sean Hannity to endorse Orrin Hatch for Senate in Utah, which will undoubtedly cause some friction for those who are fighting so hard to defeat him in Utah:
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Quick. Let’s throw Sarah under the bus now, too.
Hannity supports a RINO?
If anyone can call Sarah Palin a RINO for endorsing Hatch(Which I believe, someone correct me if Im wrong, she did in 2010 as well) than so is Mark Levin who also endorsed him
Under the theory that the Friend of your enemy is your enemy, I’d say defeat Orrin Hatch now... his hand-holding with Teddy did it for me... time for new real leadership that will not play paddy-cake with the libs.
Hatch still needs to lose.
i like Gov. Palin, but outside of an unrevealed flaw in Hatch’s opponent, I find this a head-scratcher. Maybe she is trying ti keep Kurkowski from moving up in ranks. Anyway, I dudn’t like Fiorina either. SarH’s great, but not impeccable.
Yes, she announced it today on Greta’s show.
Yesterday she announced she is “ABO”, effectively declaring her support for Romney. “I’ll do whatever I can, of course, to get ABO elected in the WH”
She is sensible — now if all the conservatives looking at her as a conservative icon would realize it and follow her lead...
Hatch did not run in 2010. He last ran in 2006.
Orrin Hatch had a real set of brass ones at one time. Maybe Sarah helped him rediscover them.
Thanks for letting me know. I really don’t follow whats going on in Utah(My own state is a mess got enough to deal with here)
That's the only way it makes sense, IMHO.
Sarah doesn't seem to use the same standards with regard to whom to support, though she must have her reasons.
Unlike people like, say, Karl Rove, who stands firm inside the GOPe, standing for the established RINO against any and all conservatives.
Difficult to gauge her reasoning for Hatch.
Within about the past 10 days El Rushbo explained a conservative axiom some great conservative of yesteryear propounded, and whose name escapes me.
The axiom is this: If a conservative isn’t joined in battle against liberalism every day, and actively pressing the conservative agenda, and standing up and speaking up for consevative causes and principles.....that person will slowly weaken and wobble and backslide until they become a CINO......or worse.
Mrs. Palin....a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a business owner, etc., etc. declined from seeking the presidential nomination, went back to the domestic life, whether in Alaska or Arizona, and only occasionally tweets or posts or gives a speech.
She is no longer down in the arena in the dust and sweat and heat of battle. So don’t be surprised if she begins to moderate her tone, and starts ingratiating herself with the Republican “upper crust” and appears to be desirous of being part of the “in crowd.” Hence, the wisdom of the humorous, make-believe adage: ILLEGITIMI NON CARBORUNDUM! (Don’t let the bastards wear you down!)
If she plays her cards right there’s no telling what sweet “plum” gig she might be offered if the Republicans accidently win some elections in spite of their bumbling, and find themselves in charge of some of the gubmint again.
wow, shaking my head. she really has a way sometimes coming in late to mess with my list of conservative candidates.
sorry no sale this time. i’m backing Dan Liljenquist all the way (www.danforutah.com).
Even though Orin is a grovelling dupe, Right you are... another example of why its said to not beleive 99% of what’s online.
Sarah Palin, I believe, is politically astute enough to know that incumbents do have built in advantages and if they repent and turn from their RINO ways, we should welcome them home like the prodigal son.
Orrin Hatch is part of the one percent. No, not that one percent youve heard about. Hes part of the one percent of national politicians who I think should be reelected. Orrin Hatch is a life-long conservative whose dedication and devotion to the conservative cause and to his beloved and beautiful state of Utah is well documented. Orrin was a Utah state campaign chairman for a fledgling and failing presidential candidate deemed too conservative and unelectable by the media. Ironically, that candidate was the man who restored our country to be a shining city on a hill Ronald Reagan.
When asked about Orrin Hatch, President Reagan once said: If every member of the Senate were like Orrin Hatch, wed be arguing over how to deal with a federal surplus, and thats why I like to think of Orrin as Mr. Balanced Budget. The United States has been strong enough to deter aggression and maintain the peace, in no small degree due to the efforts of Orrin Hatch. He has been a champion of those who fight for freedom.
As President Reagan said, Orrin is Mr. Balanced Budget. Long before the issue of debt was on the forefront of Americans minds, Orrin Hatch knew our government would face insolvency if we did not get our budget under control. He sponsored or co-sponsored a Balanced Budget Amendment 17 times, and he voted in favor of a Balanced Budget Amendment at least 9 other times. We know he will use his seniority and influence to dissuade politicians from continuing to raise the debt ceiling without any plan to balance the budget and end these dangerously unsustainable deficits.
Orrin Hatch voted against Obamacare and has pledged to repeal it. While were on the topic of Obamacare, which is currently before the Supreme Court, keep in mind that the Supreme Court would not look the way it does today if it were not for Orrin Hatch fighting for conservative nominees on the bench from Clarence Thomas to John Roberts and Samuel Alito. Unlike other Republican Senators who are up for reelection this year, Orrin voted against both of President Obamas nominees, Kagan and Sotomayor. And unlike some others, Orrin has gone out of his way to embrace the Tea Party movement.
For the past two years, Orrin has received a 100 percent rating from the American Conservative Union. Hes staunchly pro-life receiving a 100 percent rating from the National Right To Life Committee. The NRA has given him an A+ rating. Club for Growth listed him as one of the most conservative U.S. Senators and gave him a 99 percent rating.
I join other conservatives like Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, and Tea Party leaders like Sal Russo in encouraging Utah voters to return Orrin Hatch to the U.S. Senate. Since Mark Levin has always got a way with words, read what he recently told Senator Hatch: I feel that you would be a terrific elder statesman to a lot of these other young guys who Im going to be pushing in these other states. Im with Mark. Thats spot on.
We need Orrins conservative Reagan-like leadership and our new crop of conservative senators Richard Mourdock, Deb Fischer, and Ted Cruz might need some friendly advice finding their way around the Senate.
- Sarah Palin
P.S. You can learn more about Orrin Hatch by visiting his website www.orrinhatch.com and by following him on Facebook and Twitter.
I will not criticize or contradict Sarah no matter what she says.
I don’t know Hatch’s opponent , so I will trust Sarah’s judgement on this race.
She made a better case for Hatch than any I heard for keeping Lugar.
(Seems to be some cranial bone and gray matter.)
Good call by Palin.
Some here forget that without Hatch, we wouldn’t have Thomas or Roberts or Alito on the Court. That was the key.
Palin doesn’t put much stock in Mitt Romney. She’s trying to help Mitch McConnell build a majority.
This was a shrewd move on her part.
Your “sensible” is another man’s caving into the establishment and going against the tea party which Palin has effectively done Like Mark Levin.
Hope that doesn’t happen. It would be the ultimate betrayal. It is what that guy who did Media Malpractice warned of about Palin last year.
“.....Palin........ Shes trying to help Mitch McConnell build a majority.
I’m not going to hold this against Sarah Palin—she’s done, and continues to do, too many good things.
Whoever gets the Republican nomination in Utah will win the Senate seat in the general election easily. I’m interested in a Republican majority in the Senate. I just don’t want to see McConnell (who lacks true vision & courage plus is prone toward periods of “accommodation”) be the unfettered leader of that Republican majority. So the more truly independent conservatives we can get into the Senate, the better things will be—and Hatch is not in that category.
Let’s see if the same people who hate Santorum for his support of Specter feel the same way about Palin.
I wonder what the 3 of them know that the rest of us don’t know...
Hatch is part of the problem and needs to go.
Is that what we are now calling compromise-sensible?
We have a chance to replace a relic and are being stabbed in the back by those who should be leading from the front.
Standard issue post from now on so I fit in. Fill in the blanks as you see appropriate
Some of the rest of us know that an OLD warrior will only fight the battles that he has somewhat of a chance of winning. The country will not turn perfect on January 1 2013 no matter who gets elected everywhere. There are some who believe that of the thousand or so important conservative political positions out there, if you don't believe exactly as I do on each and every one of them, you are an unprincipled sellout RINO. Others believe that half a loaf is better than crumbs.
If she keeps attaching herself to the establishment RINO’s, I’m through with her.
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