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Despite poll findings, there is still a big audience that isnít tired of Sarah Palin
The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | July 9, 2014 | Philip Bump

Posted on 07/12/2014 10:43:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll released on Wednesday reveals something that an exasperated portion of the country likely feels is overdue: The majority of Americans -- 54 percent -- wish that Sarah Palin would step back into the shadows of public discourse. As we noted, that includes over 60 percent of Democrats and almost 40 percent of Republicans.

Meaning that Sarah Palin must constrain her possible media audience to only 46 percent of the population of the United States, and a little over half of her party. Somehow, we doubt she'll starve.

Palin has been remarkably adept at parlaying her 2008 vice presidential nomination into this new career. Or, really, not a new career. Before she was in politics, she worked briefly as a sports reporter for an Anchorage TV station. She's been in front of a camera for longer than she's been on a ballot. So we really shouldn't find it surprising that, lifted up onto the national platform, she's figured out a way to keep from falling off the edge.

Last November, Palin released a new book called Good Tidings and Great Joy. It was pitched as an attempt to remind American of the religious nature of the holiday season, an early entry into the war over religion that erupted with the suspension of Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson the following month.

I was at the book launch in (fittingly enough) Bethlehem, Penn. The remarkable thing about the 700-plus people who waited in line to see the former governor was that they were much more compelled by her as a person than as a political figure...

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


TOPICS: Books/Literature; Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: media; msm; palin; polls
Who commissions such a poll without wanting a certain outcome? Sarah Palin, at least to my knowledge, isn't running for any political office. Polls cost money to implement.
1 posted on 07/12/2014 10:43:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So what if 54% doesn’t want to hear from her? Obama is the president and more than that don’t want to hear from him!


2 posted on 07/12/2014 10:45:43 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mrs. Clinton is one of the most vile people on the planet and she keeps getting propped up by the media, whereas the media is constantly attacking Palin. She’s doing well considering the circumstances.


3 posted on 07/12/2014 10:53:14 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s the Kenyan who has lost his audience. Sarah is going just fine.


4 posted on 07/12/2014 10:54:35 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That cannot possibly be the writers real name; Philip Bump?
Maybe his parents were not always english speakers, or I’m doing too much ‘word watching’ and not enough reading.


5 posted on 07/12/2014 10:54:45 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another NBC/Wall Street Journal “poll”. ROTFL!


6 posted on 07/12/2014 10:57:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Talk about a Left Wing Conspiracy.

What is this, the third attack column on Sarah Palin this week?

Whatever it takes to get the Useful Idiots to forget the Chaos the Imposter In Chief has foisted upon the Country I guess.


7 posted on 07/12/2014 11:01:01 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Those are pretty good numbers considering the billions of dollars spent by both Democrats and establishment Republicans to vilify her year after year. I don’t think anyone else in the history of politics has suffered such an onslaught. They’re still trying and she’s still winning. Go Sarah!


8 posted on 07/12/2014 11:09:23 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: Colorado Doug

9 posted on 07/12/2014 11:13:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

What is this, the third attack column on Sarah Palin this week?


Her talk of impeaching the Regime must have the MSM panties in a twist.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 11:15:56 PM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: Flick Lives

Third attack? I’m sure there are a lot more than 3.


11 posted on 07/12/2014 11:16:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Marry me, Sarah!


12 posted on 07/12/2014 11:17:54 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Meaning that Sarah Palin must constrain her possible media audience to only 46 percent of the population of the United States
54%
13 posted on 07/12/2014 11:36:11 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Germany 7 Brazil 1)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This means that 46% like Sarah Palin. Not bad after the years of attacks on her.


14 posted on 07/13/2014 12:01:36 AM PDT by TaxPayer2000
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To: TaxPayer2000
This means that 46% like Sarah Palin. Not bad after the years of attacks on her.

And most of the other 54% depend on the federal government for their living.

15 posted on 07/13/2014 12:24:56 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It was a NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll, and it contained a lot more, but trust the mediots to highlight the person they tell us (have told us for years) is of no significance. Sarah is doing just fine!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/3178054/posts

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/first-read/enough-most-say-theyre-over-sarah-palin-poll-shows-n151831

http://conservatives4palin.com/2014/07/yet-another-palin-political-obit-contradicts-liberal-rhetoric.html


16 posted on 07/13/2014 12:41:30 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy

McCain Campaign Considered Not Letting Palin Be Sworn In if They Won
http://www.thewire.com/politics/2011/10/mccain-campaign-considered-not-letting-palin-be-sworn-if-they-won/43370/


17 posted on 07/13/2014 12:54:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Isn’t that the truth! Most people who “hate” Sarah cannot give a reason why. “She’s stupid” or “She’s racist” or some other justification, although when asked for specific examples they cannot come up with any. They just know what they’ve been told; they’re supposed to hate her, so they do.


18 posted on 07/13/2014 1:14:19 AM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Amazing! From your link:

Wallace says she was inspired to write her novel after watching Palin and wondering what would happen if a mentally ill person became vice-president. Wallace says she was "consumed by this question."

And then we got Biden!?

(Ms Wallace must be sailing very close to a defamation suit. But maybe she'd like that. It would keep her in the spot-light. )

19 posted on 07/13/2014 1:18:53 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy

How does one keep someone from being sworn-in after they’re elected by the electoral college? Bueller? Bueller?


20 posted on 07/13/2014 1:20:34 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

:-))))))) !!!!


21 posted on 07/13/2014 1:24:35 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

PS: The flak is getting heavier than ever. Gov Palin must be straight over the target with her call for impeachment.


22 posted on 07/13/2014 1:27:33 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

...”Who commissions such a poll without wanting a certain outcome? Sarah Palin, at least to my knowledge, isn’t running for any political office. Polls cost money to implement.”...

Sarah has something in common with Jesus. The main stream media continues to try to crucify her, even though she is no threat to them. Her very existence, her example of traditional family values, her innocence and goodness, and the fact that she did not kill her little boy in the prenatal state, is a glaring contrast to what they are and that is why they hate her. The leftists, you know, must wipe out any example which does not totally match with their own ideas, lifestyle or lust for forcing society into total government rule where they get to be a part of the thug groups who enforce it. A significant portion of this country loves Sarah Palin and no matter how much hate exists for her in the 2% or so who have the big leftists megaphones , that is not going to change.


23 posted on 07/13/2014 2:29:31 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Moonman62

...”Mrs. Clinton is one of the most vile people on the planet and she keeps getting propped up by the media, whereas the media is constantly attacking Palin. She’s doing well considering the circumstances.”...

Sarah Palin is a throw back to America, as it was founded. Mrs. Clinton has worked her whole life to implement a new America, based on Saul Alinsky’s, “Rules for Radicals.” Unfortunately, 16 years of the Clinton’s and the Obama’s very well might be looked back upon as a new founding for America which took her from being a free nation into a nation, which, like most of the other societies which have ever existed in human history, came into being through conquest. This time, it will have been a very clever 50 year long takeover of this nation through educational propaganda, greatly aided and assisted by a state run media.
Those interested in this process need to run to the nearest theater to see D’Souza’s movie, “America.” He makes everything plain in only a couple of hours.


24 posted on 07/13/2014 2:41:00 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gov Palin will be the next POTUS.


25 posted on 07/13/2014 2:59:40 AM PDT by SarahPalinForPresident2012 (And 2016 as well)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Who commissions such a poll without wanting a certain outcome? Sarah Palin, at least to my knowledge, isn't running for any political office. Polls cost money to implement.

You can bet it ain't "An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll" group of folks.

26 posted on 07/13/2014 4:07:22 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: trebb

I don’t know one Conservative who is obsessed with Democrat former VP nominees. Or who even bothers to remember their names.
When among politically active Republicans, bring up Palin’s name and watch the proverbial wheat separate from the chaff. Fun exercise, although you may lose even more respect for some of your RINO friends.


27 posted on 07/13/2014 4:53:25 AM PDT by Kanzan
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To: SarahPalinForPresident2012
I believe she, Palin, could win the presidency with that 46% as long as Hillary and the fat one from NJ were the establishment candidates, for the Dems and the Repubs.

Palin as an independent with Teddy Cruz as her VP candidate.

Make it happen!

28 posted on 07/13/2014 5:24:44 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Philip Bump manages to puke out yet another anti-Palin article based on a fake leftist poll.

Who would have guessed it?

29 posted on 07/13/2014 5:37:14 AM PDT by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin and the Tea Party - the accounts of their death have been greatly exaggerated.


30 posted on 07/13/2014 7:20:12 AM PDT by Lake Living
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To: SarahPalinForPresident2012

“Gov Palin will be the next POTUS.”

I’ll vote for her, the odds are against her, the voter fraud and media is the concern......But with the way she is working it, a voice in the wilderness calling out what is true and taking heat from both parties it could turn out a LANDSLIDE of support from grassroots and those who do not usually vote ( and maybe even some democrats) and overcome even the massive fraud.....


31 posted on 07/13/2014 7:35:00 AM PDT by selfdefense
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