Skip to comments.Sarah Palin Could Run....And Win
Posted on 12/18/2011 10:00:30 AM PST by fantail 1952
Many have truly lost interest in the Republican primary and its "candidates." None appear fully acceptable, all have major faults and excess baggage that could easily cause them to lose to an absolutely unre-electable sitting president.
While polls are often flawed and many are absolutely biased, I have seen a consistent trend that any particular GOP candidate VS Obama consistently loses, given a choice between "Any Republican" and Obama, the Republican wins handily. What this means is that the majority of voters, about 75% in the GOP in fact, are totally unhappy with the choices offered.
It is my considered opinion that an overwhelming majority of both Republican rank-and-file, and independent voters alike, are seeking someone to challenge Obama....other than the candidates offered.
Who does this leave?
As I recall, some four months ago, about the time of her triumphant tours and speeches, Sarah Palin stated that she "would run the most unconventional campaign ever." To this point, if she reverses course and comes in late to the fray, that would be the "most unconventional" move ever!
These endless and largely meaningless drivel-driven so called debates have done little more than pissed off many conservatives. By opting out in October, Sarah was insulated from this nonsense, and actually strengthened her desirability.
If, and this is a big IF, she decided to reenter any time before the Iowa caucus, she would likely show amazing support.
On the other hand, waiting to come in after the January mayhem, when deep divisions have made a clear frontrunner's unlikely, who better to fill the void?
Or even, with no leader in delegate count going into the convention, and with the prospect of internal war within the party, who better to be selected to heal the divisions and lead the GOP to victory?
Lets face it folks, we could well see the most unconventional campaign for nomination in the history of our nation!
But then, there is also another option........
You don’t deserve a sandwich made by an HIV+ Calcutta untouchable who hasn’t washed his hands since birth.
Which is why I’m not voting for anybody in the declared field. I think Trig could run more adroitly than most of these folks, let alone Sarah. He might even be smarter than a few of them. His only real problem is he’s not old enough.
Looking at the state of the race now, there is an extremely high probability that the GOP nominee is going to be one that I will have an intense revulsion towards. Coupled with the GOP establishment’s three-year long campaign of backstabbing Palin, all I can say is that, as someone who has voted exclusively GOP my entire voting life... I could truly vote third-party at the drop of a hat. Or, just “write-in” Palin’s name, which would probably an even more viscerally satisfying option.
You’re right, I don’t.
But you might.
Nope. America, with the exception of a few moonie-like followers, has had more than enough of the palin circus already.
Then you're helping Obama.
That's one vote AGAINST him that won't be counted.
Voting for people who aren't running is throwing your vote into the trash can.
Well, what's stopping you?
No, I am not voting for Obama. If I was voting for Obama, I'd have to mark it on the ballot. I'm not doing that.
I'll play ball with the GOP establishment elites when they stop sabotaging nominated candidates they don't like... such as Miller,O'Donnell and Angle.
She´s made her dough. No go.
Nope. I live in reality. Have fun waiting for Sarah...
I would vote for her in a heartbeat, and felt a great sense of loss when she declined the chance to run.
Maybe I understand her reasons, but it hurt. I also understand the challenges she would face if she did run. She HAS been slandered mercilessly and many voters have made up their minds about her.
Still, this country is in dire straights, and we need those capable of leading us properly to be prepared to make the sacrifice. Even if it feels like jumping on a hand grenade lol.
No one is asking to “play ball”... but if you were any type of conservative you'd help get rid of the most liberal president we ever had; unless of course your happy with the results of 2008 - when alot of conservatives wanted to “punish” the GOP establishment.
Trying to controlling others into ‘your reality’ is liberalism and rinoism. You are part of the problem - that’s reality.
The prayers might be better directed to any candidate that God should select and raise up, even if it might never be Palin!
You can't just walk onto the floor of the House as a minority and control it.
Sarah Palin NOT RUNNING is inconceivable..
You’re clearly out of touch. She has said she will not run. Who am I controlling?
She is not running. Reality. Deal with it.
Those of us who were actively working for her nomination, still would do so. Those violently opposed, the PDS folks, still are. Meanwhile, much has changed, so that the LEAST favorable, the Mittster, holds steady, and those who are far more conservative are mowed down by the left, one after another. I could live with Newt as POTUS, and if nominated, would likely do a credible job. But now, the rising star seems to be the worst possible in so many ways...wRonG Paul. Ouch.
As for those still in the arena, my waning hopes are that the GOP will stop the attacks on the best and brightest remaining, and that one of four will emerge on top....Santorum, Perry, Bachman or Gingrich.
Relying on past presidential elections as a guide are futile. Obumble is hoping tor a 1948 result, and the GOP establishment is hoping for a 1980, with the worst possible head-of-ticket, Myth wRongley.
It may turn out to be a modified 1912. The sitting president ended up in third place, in this case deservedly. 1912 ushered in the dawn of the progressive liberal Democrats. With O coming in third, the GOP second and the Bullmoose party candidate winning a narrow victory, this would be the death knell of both the GOP establishment AND the proglibs on their 100th anniversary of ascendancy.
OK, I can dream, can't I?
If you followed your tagline, you’d still have credibility.
The Fix is in—It Will Be Mittens. Sarah knew this so she pulled out. Better warm up to Mitt because its Mitten or Obamy.
I’m really not concerned with what those who were fooled for months by palin and continue to remain fooled think of my credibility...your powers of discernment have been tested and shown to be non-existant.
What’s wrong - can’t handle you were exposed as a ‘do as I say and not as I do’ liberal? It’s your tagline that exposed your lack of credibility - I just brought it to the forefront. Sarah had nothing to do with it but in obama’s style you go into ‘it’s someone else’s fault’ mode.
That’s why we must get behind Newt 100%. There is no wiggle room for candidates who claim to be conservative but stay in the race for themselves. That’s not patriotism where it’s all about our country.
When she said she would not run, I thought ok plenty of other good candidates, FAIL, I yearn for her to change her mind.
We can only hope.
I’d much rather vote for her over our other choices.
Not only is she NOT running, but she ran away!
There are other posters on this forum who may not have seen it. But you always do protest much too loudly on a Gov Palin thread. Which one is you in the picture since you are making this all about you.
Strategic retreat is NOT running away.
Cheers to that! *clink*
she’s dead Jim
All Democrat candidates are poop.
Palin herself said she “Wasn’t retreating, she was reloading” several times.
When she’s done reloading, I hope she gets out there and kicks some liberal butt, so far all I see is “No Mas!”
Are these the same critics who’ve dismissed her, called her a has-been, toxic, damaged goods, pimped Cain, pimped Newt, and are now stammering on who she’ll endorse and if she doesn’t endorse the right person, she’s dead to the base.
To the critics, Palin’s only value are her donation lists and her volunteer lists. After that, she’s kicked to the curb.
Yeah, gotta love these Palin critics. One day they hate her like a dog, the other day they love her, but ONLY if she does “the right things”.
In psych terms, we call this the “Madona-Whore complex.”
She´s made her dough. No go.
Newt, Romney, Obama, Hillary and their ilk can make their profits, but not Sarah. Newt can write books, Romney can score it big in the investment world, Cain can be a CEO, but Sarah isn’t allowed to earn some scratch to pay the bills and set up a trust fund for Trig.
Obama Romney Romney Obama step right up folks we will give you a choice, you can vote for this progressive or you can vote for this progressive. Each of them will do their best to eviscerate this nation as quickly as possible so that we can bring you our communist utopia. Isn’t that special!
I was curious about JosephMama since s/he is a recent signup and very harsh every time I’ve seen him/her. Just found this, interesting, just a few comments down:
“I graduated high school in 2006”
>>...You dont deserve a sandwich made by an HIV+ Calcutta untouchable who hasnt washed his hands since birth...<<
The All Knowing Posting History always reveals the truth. Too bad FR doesn’t have that feature any more about finding how many posts someone has made; I think it used to be we could put the mouse above the person’s name? Or did we have to go to their posting history page? That was also very useful. Old signup date and a few dozen or couple hundred posts was a big clue right there.
I hope that somehow or other she is drafted. I am sure she would win, hands down.
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