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Iowa Voters Overwhelmingly Support Palin For President (w/Video)
Conservatives4Palin ^ | February 7, 2011

Posted on 02/07/2011 11:42:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

On a Hannity “Road to 2012″ focus group special, Frank Luntz asked Iowa Republican voters who they would like to see run for president in 2012. Below is their response when asked about Governor Palin.

(VIDEO AT LINK)


TOPICS: Iowa; Parties; Polls; State and Local
KEYWORDS: 2012; freepressforpalin; iowa; palin; presidentpalin; sarahpalin; strawpoll
So attacking her ain't working? "Double down!" They scream.
1 posted on 02/07/2011 11:42:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow. That’s a big poll. Four people. What’s the margin of error on that thing?


2 posted on 02/07/2011 11:50:48 PM PST by EternalVigilance (Is this a Tea Party, like the kind that happened in 1773, or the kind where they serve crumpets?)
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To: EternalVigilance

So you didn’t bother to watch the video?


3 posted on 02/07/2011 11:57:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh, I did. It’s a Frank Luntz focus group. Which hardly justifies the headline.

But whatever. Good night.


4 posted on 02/08/2011 12:03:58 AM PST by EternalVigilance (Is this a Tea Party, like the kind that happened in 1773, or the kind where they serve crumpets?)
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To: EternalVigilance

If he was trumpeting Ron Paul, Duncan Hunter or Tom Tancredo, we’d never hear the end of it. Face it: She isn’t going away!!


5 posted on 02/08/2011 12:10:20 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

look at it this way, 2ndDV: the price of liberty
is having to deal with Eternal Vigilance.


6 posted on 02/08/2011 1:35:03 AM PST by supremedoctrine (Come closer. I want to get a better look at you.)
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To: supremedoctrine
If anyone is a troll here it is EV, not those such as pissant. The latter may not cotton to Palin but he wants the best for America. The former is interested only in attracting suckers donors to the AIP.
7 posted on 02/08/2011 2:02:17 AM PST by jla
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Given the endless campaign by the media to destroy her this video is a representation of her resilience. Those folks were genuinely receptive to Palin being elected. I’m sure FOX would have loved it if no one raised their hands. Watch the video.


8 posted on 02/08/2011 2:04:49 AM PST by toddausauras
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I watched the segment and most of the group yelled Huckabee when Luntz first asked who they want for President. They also like Gingrich; one lady liked Romney. Christie was also mention, IIRC. Luntz then asked about Palin, and most would also like her for a candidate with about 3 holding up their hands when asked who didn’t want her for President. On the whole, Huckabee is their first choice. I hope they reconsider.


9 posted on 02/08/2011 2:14:08 AM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I dont know about her. I get this feeling from her that she is another typical lying politician who would say anything.

I’ve met her personally on the campaign trail..didnt talk a lot but we did talk. If first impressions mean anything, she didnt hit it well with me.

Reminds me of Mitt For Brains Romney.


10 posted on 02/08/2011 2:16:07 AM PST by crz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You go Girl!


11 posted on 02/08/2011 2:20:58 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously..... You won't live through it anyway.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Meanwhile, FOX and the mainstream GOP RINOs are backing Romney and looking at Chris “The Islamophile” CHristie.


12 posted on 02/08/2011 2:28:13 AM PST by ZULU (No nation which ever attempted to tolerate Islam, escaped total Islamization.)
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To: skr

They like his variety show.


13 posted on 02/08/2011 2:29:43 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tell you what. If she is as good as some claim, then she should have called the GB Packers and gave them congrats right? Just for political points right? I mean if she is going to run one would think you’d think ahead of your opponent.

Obama is yet to call the champs. Sarah should have done it ASAP after that game.

Now you might say, so what? So what?! Over 100 million poeple watched that game and she could have plugged into 100 million people all in one swift move.

Politicians are DUMB!


14 posted on 02/08/2011 2:37:52 AM PST by crz
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To: skr

I guess smoked corn screws your cognitive dissonance. How can these Iowans believe, based on record and personality, that Huckleberry is the candidate? I would be willing to bet a dollar that IF huckleberry is the nominee, Obama or a 527 group will actually run a commercial portraying Huckleberry as Gomer Pyle.


15 posted on 02/08/2011 3:15:00 AM PST by johncocktoasten (Practicing asymetrical thread warfare against anti-Palin Trolls)
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To: crz

“I get this feeling from her that she is another typical lying politician who would say anything.”

Amazing. You’ve managed to get it exactly backwards.

Palin is the least political and the most sincere of all of them. (Except Bachmann, who seems to equal Palin in this regard.)


16 posted on 02/08/2011 4:04:14 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Relativism is the intellectual death knell of progressive ideology.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Of what I did see of the show last night, the crowd seemed very approving that she at least try to run. All I ask is for her to get a fair chance to make her case and let us all see if she can make the cut.

That's all we can ask for anyone. People who won't give her that much are probably not worth arguing the point with.

17 posted on 02/08/2011 4:10:05 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Her political death has been greatly exaggerated it would seems.

The meme from the media that gop voters do not want her to run is also blown away her. IA voters not only want her to run but they are open to her positions and candidacy. which tells me most polls on Palin lately are complete bullcrap and trying to frame the debate instead of presenting the facts on the ground.

18 posted on 02/08/2011 6:00:44 AM PST by unseen1
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To: skr
Huck isn't running. He is broke, pulled out of his IA speech, has booked a cruise tour in mid summer to AK. Building a $3 million home in FL and just signed a contract with Fox for his show.

All signs are pointing to Huck not being in the race this go around. His final nail in the coffin is reports say his wife is 100% against him running.....

stranger thinks have happened but the signs at this time point to him not running. I think the pollsters simply include him in the polls to make it appear Palin is tied with Mitt. Take Huck out of the Polls and Palin will be up by 10 to 15 pts on Mitt and the entire meme of the MSM would be destroyed....

19 posted on 02/08/2011 6:04:55 AM PST by unseen1
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To: crz

yeah and the MSM would accuse her of being an attention whore and injecting herself into every story.


20 posted on 02/08/2011 6:06:49 AM PST by unseen1
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To: reasonisfaith
i would say gov Palin is not above using spin if she needs too but the difference between her and others is Gov Palin never wavers on her core beliefs. Like the CPAC crap. Gov Palin sided with the Free speech when it would have been easier for her to just denounce the groups invited by CPAC. She framed it within one of her core beliefs.

That's the thing I like about gov Palin when she is unsure of a subject she always goes back to those core beliefs to make a decision. Like Eygpt. she doesn't know enough to make a decision so she reverts back to her belief in Reagan's trust but verify and calls for the admin to release More information to help Americans understand what is going on.

she always returns to those core beliefs. The MSM wants to spin that as being shallow but like with Reagan It is really being very smart.

21 posted on 02/08/2011 6:12:17 AM PST by unseen1
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To: jla

I was making a pun (a pretty good one, I think, considering it was totally spontaneous)
I just looked up who EV was, never having noticed his name before: yeah, looks like he’s into self-promotion of an indirect sort, kinda like he wants you to click on his name and go to his AIP/FR homepage and get seduced/
I avoid labelling anyone a troll, and I know pissant from having read many hundreds of his posts/replies. He’s just opinionated, like most here on FR.
On the “who will be the nominee” front, it’s been clear to me for a LONG time, that the ONE person that gets all the flak from every conceivable direction, of course, is the person who’s got the broadest and strongest appeal, and that’s Sarah Palin. Both the Left and the RINOs should know it by now: the more you attack her, even in ‘subtle’ ways, the more popular she becomes, and the more likely you will be facing a VERY formidable candidate about a year from now, when all the dust settles. It’s her inner strength and convictions that carries her forward, and growing numbers of people have come to respect that, even if sometimes grudgingly, above all else.


22 posted on 02/08/2011 9:39:21 AM PST by supremedoctrine (Come closer. I want to get a better look at you.)
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To: unseen1

I think that’s a very shrewd assessment; the pre-campaign equivalent of putting a spoiler in to draw votes away....
Huckabee is a very genial guy, but I can see a million ways he would be a disaster as a candidate,(forget about a disaster as PRESIDENT) and then it would all go down the drain. Whoever becomes the GOP candidate MUST be ready to go all the way, and this whole process will start LESS THAN A YEAR FROM NOW. It ain’t Romney, it ain’t Gingrich, and it certainly ain’t Jeb Bush. Once more EVERYONE ‘left’ and ‘right’ are ignoring the facts out there that a SECOND WAVE of Tea Party passion is about to rush right over them. It’s clear to me that RIGHT NOW, Sarah Palin is the candidate, and she IS the only one who has been “going all the way” for about three years now, unlike all those others.


23 posted on 02/08/2011 9:55:10 AM PST by supremedoctrine (Come closer. I want to get a better look at you.)
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To: supremedoctrine
yes the entire theme of the dems and Gop establishment since Nov has been to stop Palin from running away with it. To place doubts as to her electability, to make it appear that the GOP is evenly divided. Etc. If it was a flat out up or down poll on Mitt and Gov Palin my guess would by Gov Palin gets 40-50% Mitt around 25-30% and 20% unsure
24 posted on 02/08/2011 10:30:51 AM PST by unseen1
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To: crz

She’s not the president. That’s traditionally his role. Can you imagine the hair-pulling and gnashing of teeth within the media, intelligensia, Hollywood and nutroots had she done so?


25 posted on 02/08/2011 1:51:11 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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