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Move Over "Palin Power",Here Comes "Pence Power"?Is Mike Pence The Dark Horse?

Posted on 09/18/2010 8:35:06 PM PDT by JohnThune2012

So What Do You All Think Of "President Mike Pence"? What A SURPRISE He Won The STRAW POLL!! Amongst all the potential candidates,He appears to be the Most Presidential.In a way,Mike Pence can be described as "The Conservative John Kennedy".The Tea Party Movement is looking for the next Ronald Reagan and John Kennedy.Mike Pence would be an ideal candidate being he represents the Rust Belt.What are your views on Mike Pence,and who would make an ideal VP? Paul Ryan?


TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; U.S. Congress; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: 2012gopprimary; johnthune; mikepence; palin; paulryan; pence; pence2012; thune

1 posted on 09/18/2010 8:35:14 PM PDT by JohnThune2012
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To: JohnThune2012

He beat mitt and the huckster. Good for him.


2 posted on 09/18/2010 8:37:18 PM PDT by mathluv ( Conservative first and foremost, republican second - GO SARAHCUDA!!!!)
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To: JohnThune2012

It is September 2010, straw polls for November 2012 mean............pretty much nothing.


3 posted on 09/18/2010 8:37:18 PM PDT by svcw (Everyday the enemy tries to offer you an apple, when God has already given us an orchard.)
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To: JohnThune2012

No, Mike Pence is someone who had more of his supporters at this event than everyone else.


4 posted on 09/18/2010 8:37:28 PM PDT by curth (SarahPac: Over 2 million members! Are you in for $20.12?)
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To: JohnThune2012

Time to get a conservative woman in the white house. The men have had their chance for over 200 years now.


5 posted on 09/18/2010 8:39:06 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA (Show me what Obama brought that was new and there you will find things only radical and destructive.)
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To: JohnThune2012

Bravo Sierra, over.


6 posted on 09/18/2010 8:39:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: JohnThune2012

Well being a john thune fan,of course I would prefer a Thune/Pence or Pence/Thune Ticket. Paul Ryan as my wildcard choice.


7 posted on 09/18/2010 8:41:29 PM PDT by JohnThune2012 (was)
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To: JohnThune2012

Before we see President Pence, I’d like to see Speaker Pence.


8 posted on 09/18/2010 8:42:27 PM PDT by counterpunch (Life in Prison: The RINO compromise to "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death")
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To: JohnThune2012

Always wear protection.

9 posted on 09/18/2010 8:43:04 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: JohnThune2012

And Thune should be Senate Majority Leader.


10 posted on 09/18/2010 8:43:52 PM PDT by counterpunch (Life in Prison: The RINO compromise to "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death")
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To: JohnThune2012

Didn’t that weirdo Ron Paul win some kind of Presidential straw poll recently?


11 posted on 09/18/2010 8:51:53 PM PDT by Terrence DoGood
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To: JohnThune2012
I'm not sure about him. He seems too much establishment elitist to me. He looks like he gets a coiffure every day. His hair is always too perfect. Real men don't get coiffed.
12 posted on 09/18/2010 8:53:59 PM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: JohnThune2012

Are you twelve?

Mike Pence delivered a wonderful, straight from the heart speech at Values Voters.

What *is* the purpose of your vanity, aside from the obvious intent to incite a flame war.

Why didn’t you link Mike Pence’s speech?

I think I will post it for all too read.


13 posted on 09/18/2010 8:55:12 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: JohnThune2012

Palin blew off the event or she would of won. :O I’ve heard good things about Pence but haven’t really checked him out. Can we get through November 2010?


14 posted on 09/18/2010 8:55:28 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Extremism in defense of Liberty is sometimes necessary...)
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To: JohnThune2012

They voted Pence for POTUS and Palin for his VEEP.......


15 posted on 09/18/2010 8:56:43 PM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: JohnThune2012

They voted Pence for POTUS and Palin for his VEEP.......


16 posted on 09/18/2010 8:57:25 PM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: JohnThune2012

NO


17 posted on 09/18/2010 8:57:41 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: FReepers; JohnThune2012

Mike Pence's Remarks at Values Voter Summit in Washington


18 posted on 09/18/2010 9:00:13 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: JohnThune2012
Mike Pence would be a good choice, but to imply that Mrs. Palin would be forced to take a back seat to him is presumptuous at best. I would vote for him or her but I don't think that there would be any reason to marginalize her in deference to Mr. Pence.
19 posted on 09/18/2010 9:02:21 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: JohnThune2012

20 posted on 09/18/2010 9:07:13 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: JohnThune2012

Actually a “Mike Pence” “Paul Ryan” type candidate would be ideal in this election. We need a candidate that will appeal to college students,women,and the elderly.Mike Pence,Thune,Rubio and Ryan are all in that mix.


21 posted on 09/18/2010 9:09:22 PM PDT by JohnThune2012 (was)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Palin didn’t blew off the event she can’t be at two places at once, she was in Iowa at their request....BTW these straw polls are manipulated by staff members of these guys pushing people to vote one way or the other, if it was so then Mitt an Ron Paul are your top two leaders...they always astroturf these polls to get the best outcome.


22 posted on 09/18/2010 9:13:44 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Well I was actually quoting an article from earlier today. And really, no need to explain manipulation of numbers to me. Didn’t mean to upset your world.


23 posted on 09/18/2010 9:16:44 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Extremism in defense of Liberty is sometimes necessary...)
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To: JohnThune2012

well now we can all expect the Mike Pence story to be a hot topic on Hannity and Greta come Monday! I hope he’s able to make an appearance on either program. In my opinion,if he chooses to run,Obama will be out of the spotlight FOREVER!and his approval rating will hit 35% by Christmas.


24 posted on 09/18/2010 9:18:10 PM PDT by JohnThune2012 (was)
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To: Outlaw Woman

HAHA! I’m not mad....i’m just saying that all politicians use and manipulate the straw polls to get a result out of them...I like Pence btw but a straw poll does not mean that people like Pence over Palin or vice versa if Palin came out on top....


25 posted on 09/18/2010 9:20:48 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Terrence DoGood
Didn’t that weirdo Ron Paul win some kind of Presidential straw poll recently?

I believe that was a "Straw Pile" not a "Straw Poll".

26 posted on 09/18/2010 9:24:56 PM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: JohnThune2012

Why do you keep posting to yourself?


27 posted on 09/18/2010 9:28:18 PM PDT by ansel12 ([fear of Islam.] Once you are paralyzed by fear of Mohammedanism...you have lost the battle.)
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To: onyx

Pence was very good but my fave was Michelle Bachmann. Stunning.

http://www.valuesvoternews.com/2010/09/watch-michelle-bachmanns-speech-at.html

Scroll the bar up to the 48 minute mark of this video and settle back in. She is brilliant.


28 posted on 09/18/2010 9:33:15 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: PaleoBob

How ironic if something that Sarah did so much to inspire ends up being something she will never really run.


29 posted on 09/18/2010 9:41:11 PM PDT by Aria ( "Remember, attitudes are contagious, so make sure yours are worth catching." Sarah Palin 9-18-2010)
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To: PaleoBob

Thanks, PaleoBob!!!
I’m glad you posted the link here, but I made sure I saw Michele (one L) on C-SPAN!


30 posted on 09/18/2010 9:49:54 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: Aria

How ironic if something that Sarah did so much to inspire ends up being something she will never really run.


Oh, it will be Sarah Palin at the end of the day. Pence is a good man and would be a great Speaker. But Palin is the one. This isn’t even a close call. Like another Freeper likes to say, “Re-Elect Palin 2016.”


31 posted on 09/18/2010 9:57:11 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: JohnThune2012
Pence would be a decent VP for Palin, but I think she'll pick a woman. Palin is the next President, so get used to it. She's already won it hands down.

That vote was fixed by the Rovian RNC, Palin won it by 3-to-1 over second place Huckabee, Pence actually came in eighth.

;-/

32 posted on 09/18/2010 10:06:16 PM PDT by Gargantua (Palin-Bachman 2012... just call it "Pa-Bach" :-)
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To: PaleoBob

I hope so! I think she’d do for the USA what they all thought zero would but couldn’t do.


33 posted on 09/18/2010 10:07:02 PM PDT by Aria ( "Remember, attitudes are contagious, so make sure yours are worth catching." Sarah Palin 9-18-2010)
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To: JohnThune2012

Pence is a good guy. The house needs good guys.

I don’t support any congressmen or senators for president. If they are keepers, they should stay in the fight right where they are.


34 posted on 09/18/2010 10:12:39 PM PDT by upsdriver (The revolution begins on Nov. 2 to take back our country. The American people vs the ruling elite.)
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To: JohnThune2012

No matter how we as conservatives feel about any one person and their viability, historically the House of Representatives has not been a breeding ground for winning
Presidential candidates.

Mike Pence will be no different in this regard....well thought of, respected, but not considered presidential material by more than just a few. JMHO backed by the historical record...

Like a previous poster noted straw polls in Sept 2010 have little or no relevance to Nov 2012.....

Mike Pence.....Speaker of the House! Yeah! Jan 2011....I hope he persues that position!


35 posted on 09/18/2010 10:13:17 PM PDT by Forty-Niner ( Give Babs Boxer a pink slip just so we can call her ma'am again I believe she's earned it.")
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To: Gargantua

If Palin gets the nomination, I very much doubt she’ll pick a female veep.


36 posted on 09/18/2010 10:14:05 PM PDT by upsdriver (The revolution begins on Nov. 2 to take back our country. The American people vs the ruling elite.)
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To: Aria

I hope so! I think she’d do for the USA what they all thought zero would but couldn’t do.


On her worst day Sarah will do 10 times more for America than Obama will on his best. (In fact, I don’t even know that Obama can have a “best” day.)


37 posted on 09/18/2010 10:20:45 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: onyx

I made sure I saw Michele (one L) on C-SPAN!


Hey. One of the joys of being a retired reporter is being free to cavalierly misspell names, omit titles, muddle places, NOT look up anyone’s age, etc etc etc LOL.


38 posted on 09/18/2010 10:23:24 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: faucetman

another nega nancy.....praise anyone, and they come out...


39 posted on 09/18/2010 10:39:52 PM PDT by cherry
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To: PaleoBob

Oh dear, I hadn’t even noticed you spelled it with two ll’s.

I always post that with every post I make about her!

I’m sorry.


40 posted on 09/18/2010 11:07:10 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: JohnThune2012

” I LIKE MIKE “


41 posted on 09/19/2010 12:45:35 AM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: JohnThune2012

He’s been my #1 pick since March


42 posted on 09/19/2010 12:47:13 AM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: JohnThune2012

Pence is electable… Democrats would vote for him.


43 posted on 09/19/2010 12:55:12 AM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: JohnThune2012

Mike Pence is ‘very presidential’


44 posted on 09/19/2010 12:56:00 AM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: Gargantua
Palin is the next President, so get used to it. She's already won it hands down.

Really?

45 posted on 09/19/2010 6:29:21 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: LibFreeUSA

Stop thinking identity politics. We need a good person who can win.

I don’t care if they are male or female.


46 posted on 09/19/2010 6:32:06 AM PDT by dforest
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To: JohnThune2012

Ah, you do realize that Ron Paul and Mitt Romney have also won straw polls, right?


47 posted on 09/19/2010 6:32:26 AM PDT by rintense
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To: onyx

Don’t be sory.


48 posted on 09/19/2010 6:32:39 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: Pan_Yan
Yep. You'll see. Archiving for future reference, "Pan."

;-/

49 posted on 09/19/2010 7:23:38 AM PDT by Gargantua (Palin-Bachman 2012... just call it "Pa-Bach" :-)
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To: JohnThune2012

Your boy, Thune has a much better chance - and that’s saying a lot because he doesn’t have a great one at all.

Besides the fact that Pence said he isn’t running, he’s a Congressman. Not only are we not going to nominate a Congressman, but they will barely show in the polls. We go through this EVERY election cycle.

Pence won’t do any better than a very good Conservative, Duncan Hunter, and he certainly won’t do as well as Ron Paul.

Stick with Thune - at least he has some chance. Don’t fall for the “Ambassador X for President” or “Local Congressman Y for President” nonsense. It’s going to be a Governor or Senator, period. It always is, even though every election is always “SOOOO much different ‘this time,’ really!!!”

Pence needs to run for Governor or Senator, then he’ll be a contender. Roght now, he won’t break 10% in his home state.


50 posted on 09/20/2010 8:39:09 AM PDT by TitansAFC ("Lindsey Graham is a great leader....and America needs him in the Senate" - Jim DeMint)
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