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Survey Says: People Still Care About Sarah Palin (Really!)
The Atlantic ^ | December 3, 2012 | David Graham, associate editor

Posted on 12/11/2012 6:15:07 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Even as she fades from the national spotlight, the former vice-presidential contender gets plenty of love on the Internet.

I'm going to let you in on a little journalism secret. Time was, political reporters knew that any post about Sarah from Alaska was any easy way to get eyeballs. (In one week in May 2010, I wrote three separate items under the rubric "Sarah Palin Real-Estate Watch." All were well-read.) Nowadays, the magic is gone. There's no serious talk of Palin 2016. There are no more reality TV shows. Her endorsement mojo has evaporated, and the term "Mama Grizzly" seldom echoes on the airwaves. Palin wasn't invited to speak at the Republican National Convention. She's even beefing with Fox News, a once unimaginable turn of events.

So a release from Yahoo as part of their year in review came as a bit of a surprise. Here are the top 5 most searched politicians on the search engine this year:

1. barack obama
2. mitt romney
3. sarah palin
4. ron paul
5. hillary clinton...

(Excerpt) Read more at theatlantic.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2016; gop; hillary; internet; obama; palin; palin2016; romney; sandwiches; sarahpalin
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I love their cluelessness.
1 posted on 12/11/2012 6:15:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Damned straight we care about her.


2 posted on 12/11/2012 6:20:33 PM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: NonValueAdded

See my tagline...


3 posted on 12/11/2012 6:22:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

4 posted on 12/11/2012 6:32:05 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; APatientMan; aphid; ..
Sarah Palin Ping List!

The Liberals will pine for the days when they could simply dismiss her.


5 posted on 12/11/2012 6:32:15 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Still my number one choice for 2016. But I have to admit, at this point I don’t know why anyone would even want to vie for the office. The country doesn’t even appear particularly salvageable anymore. Or even worth salvaging to begin with. The GOP will undoubtedly serve up another worthless RINO drip. It all just seems so pointless now.


6 posted on 12/11/2012 6:36:52 PM PST by greene66
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To: greene66

Palin/West 2016.

And screw the GOP-we will form a new party for the task.


7 posted on 12/11/2012 6:44:17 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All


8 posted on 12/11/2012 6:46:02 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: greene66
Exactly the reason that Sarah needs to run.

Run Sarah, Run!

9 posted on 12/11/2012 6:49:10 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: exit82; RedMDer
screw the GOP-we will form a new party for the task.

Merry Christmas!


10 posted on 12/11/2012 6:50:34 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: greene66
The country doesn’t even appear particularly salvageable anymore. Or even worth salvaging to begin with. The GOP will undoubtedly serve up another worthless RINO drip. It all just seems so pointless now.

The Tea Party needs to investigate and correct the massive voter fraud. The spineless RINOS are scared to death of even addressing it.

11 posted on 12/11/2012 6:52:13 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: KC_Lion


12 posted on 12/11/2012 6:52:22 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: RedMDer

What you did there.

I see it!


13 posted on 12/11/2012 7:00:47 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: exit82

Yep, a third-party option for Palin would seem preferable. I just don’t have a single shred of trust left anymore towards the GOP, from fiscal issues to social issues, to even the very notion of honor.


14 posted on 12/11/2012 7:02:01 PM PST by greene66
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To: KC_Lion; exit82; All

15 posted on 12/11/2012 7:03:54 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: BerryDingle

There are way too many CONSERVATIVES who are too scared to death to, fully and fairly, address the voter fraud issue, too!


16 posted on 12/11/2012 7:08:17 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: RedMDer

Pretty! Thanks! Merry Christmas to You & Yours, Too! :)


17 posted on 12/11/2012 7:18:06 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The comments are fascinating.

More proof that there are more of us than there are of them.

18 posted on 12/11/2012 7:21:02 PM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Thank you! Merry Christmas!


19 posted on 12/11/2012 7:21:33 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: RedMDer

Merry Christmas, RedMDer.

Our Lord still reigns. May He bless this nation still.


20 posted on 12/11/2012 7:34:46 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: RedMDer; KC_Lion

Oh, man. The two of you come up with the greatest photos.


21 posted on 12/11/2012 7:43:31 PM PST by whinecountry (Semper Ubi Sub Ubi)
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To: whinecountry

Check out my Homepage.

You will find a bunch more.

And Here


22 posted on 12/11/2012 7:48:44 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Diogenesis

Thank you for posting that picture.I voted for her in 2012 and will continue to do so.Screw the gop.


23 posted on 12/11/2012 7:51:39 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Sarah Palins get chewed up alive at the same time that an America-hating, Marxist bastard gets a second term as POTUS.


24 posted on 12/11/2012 8:00:51 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah knows how to deal with the whack left...That’s what scares the GOP! Those no balls don’t have a clue.


25 posted on 12/11/2012 8:02:45 PM PST by Route395
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To: KC_Lion

Awesome. I have hope for this country yet.


26 posted on 12/11/2012 8:02:48 PM PST by whinecountry (Semper Ubi Sub Ubi)
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To: KC_Lion; onyx

Yes, Governor.

I was disappointed when you chose not to run. I had great hopes, as I share your vision.

I think I understand more than I did a year ago or so.

Maybe we should “burn it down” and build the Third Party, starting now.


27 posted on 12/11/2012 8:19:10 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: exit82
Palin/West 2016. And screw the GOP-we will form a new party for the task.

From your lips to God's ears (if we can hold out that long, with the Kenyan back in I wonder).

28 posted on 12/11/2012 8:46:45 PM PST by Marathoner (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can someone tell me why Palin is not a popular keyword on FreeRepublic and Santorum is up there and in red? Palin has many more keyword searches than Santo.


29 posted on 12/11/2012 9:34:42 PM PST by conservative98
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To: conservative98

The Palin keyword links to 7 articles this month compared to Santo’s 2. I think it is time to retire Santorum and put Palin back at the top on Free Republic.


30 posted on 12/11/2012 9:44:55 PM PST by conservative98
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

31 posted on 12/12/2012 1:33:02 AM PST by Bikkuri (Hope for Conservative push in the next 2-4 years..........)
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To: exit82

AMEN!


32 posted on 12/12/2012 2:31:31 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE
I voted for her in 2012

You vote for people who aren't running?

What a dumbass.

33 posted on 12/12/2012 4:03:37 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The reason that you are surprised... you turd-packing pos propagandist posing as a “jounalist”... is that your bias and hatred of GOD and all things connected with him... your hate of all things derived from good... and Sarah Palin is certainly a child of GOD... david... you sodomite loving demonic entity... your own bias, hate and evil soul compels you to hate her to the point that you think that everyone else hates her. WELL WE DO NOT HATE HER!!! We love her... your ilk... not so much. One day you presstitutes will pay a price... that day will come.

LLS

34 posted on 12/12/2012 4:05:32 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: humblegunner

Dumbass? As opposed to us who compromised our principles and voted for two RINOs who were loooosers. Who’s the dumbasses?


35 posted on 12/12/2012 4:59:42 AM PST by McGruff (No New RINOs!)
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To: greene66
The GOP will undoubtedly serve up another worthless RINO drip.

Did someone say worthless RINO drip?

BTW, has Ann Coulter started shilling for him yet, or is she still in love with Crispy Creme?

36 posted on 12/12/2012 5:08:14 AM PST by COBOL2Java (GOPe: Already prepping for their 2016 loss - Jeb Bush!)
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To: whinecountry
Oh, man. The two of you come up with the greatest photos.

Ditto that. Great photos on this thread!

37 posted on 12/12/2012 5:12:59 AM PST by COBOL2Java (GOPe: Already prepping for their 2016 loss - Jeb Bush!)
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To: KC_Lion

Thanks.

I sure hope Palin is gearing up, right now.

It is important.


38 posted on 12/12/2012 6:29:10 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: One Name

First of all, we need to see whether our party will become pro-American.

If not, dump them. The thing is, there is very little time left to decide.

Make up your minds GOP. Now.

This “import everything”, is a recipe for absolute ruin.


39 posted on 12/12/2012 6:33:01 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: KC_Lion

I read something yesterday and it was recommended that a new conservative party be formed, and because so many people believe in civil rights, the news party’s name should be “CONSERVATIVE CIVIL RIGHTS PARTY”. Then sit back and watch the the civil rights squawkers..


40 posted on 12/12/2012 12:37:17 PM PST by tillacum
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To: KC_Lion

I got another Christmas card from her this year. Nice!


41 posted on 12/12/2012 5:15:50 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: ReneeLynn
You get a Christmas card from her!?!

How did you manage that!?

You are blessed Renee!

42 posted on 12/12/2012 5:27:00 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: humblegunner

Dumbass?I voted for a conservative and I dont vote for liberals period,unlike yourself.


43 posted on 12/12/2012 11:21:42 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

44 posted on 12/12/2012 11:33:57 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

Pat yourself on the back all you want, voting for people who aren’t running is retarded.


45 posted on 12/13/2012 5:25:06 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: greene66

“Still my number one choice for 2016. But I have to admit, at this point I don’t know why anyone would even want to vie for the office..... The country doesn’t even appear particularly salvageable anymore.....”

Mine too....BUT with the fraud that took place in 2008 (acorn ect.) and the UNPRECEDENTED fraud that stole 2012, how could she win?....And she knows it via her post to the RNC after 2012 election suggesting they quit the in fighting and focus on the 70,000 questionable (FRAUD) instances that took place....They would work it again for a close election, but just enough to take it regardless if she had 70,000,000 votes......


46 posted on 12/13/2012 6:54:06 AM PST by 3722535r
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To: greene66

I am not sure the USA will ever have another Christian President. I just dont see it

Sarah is my choice


47 posted on 12/13/2012 8:54:55 PM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2016 OR BUST)
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To: KC_Lion; Diogenesis
Miss Me Yet?

Heck yeah...so much so!

48 posted on 12/13/2012 9:06:27 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: Friendofgeorge; Jane Long; 3722535r
SARAH PALIN 2016 OR BUST

You Betcha! Right On!

(even if its president of the republic of texas)


49 posted on 12/13/2012 9:15:43 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

I like it!! LOVE IT!


50 posted on 12/14/2012 5:59:59 AM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2016 OR BUST)
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