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Sarah Palin Leads Potential Pack of Republican Senate Candidates
The Phoenix New Times ^ | May 11, 2011 | James King

Posted on 05/11/2011 6:07:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

As first reported by New Times, there are rumors that the Tea Party's number-one ding-bat, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, is considering a run for the Senate seat getting vacated by Senator Jon Kyl -- and according to a recently released poll, if she does run, there's a pretty good chance she'd win.

The poll, conducted by left-leaning pollsters at Public Policy Polling, finds that Republican voters nationwide don't want Palin to be president. However, Arizona Republicans say "you betchya!" to the idea of Palin being the state's next senator.

Palin tops the list of potential GOP candidates with 35 percent of the vote, followed closely by Congressman Jeff Flake, who tallied 33 percent.

Next in line is former TV pitchman J.D. Hayworth with 11 percent of the vote. However, according to the poll, when it comes to Hayworth, "Republican voters flat out don't like him" (trust us, it's not just Republican voters who don't like J.D.).

In a primary with Flake, Hayworth would get thumped 54-27 because he "may be as unpopular an opponent as you can come up with (we couldn't have said it better ourselves)."(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Arizona; Polls; State and Local; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: 2012; arizona; palin; sarahpalin
Huh? Do they make this stuff up just to screw with our heads?
1 posted on 05/11/2011 6:07:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So they think somebody from Palin’s staff will read this and get all excited, and then go try to convince her to run for senate?


2 posted on 05/11/2011 6:11:38 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Relativism is the intellectual death knell of liberal ideology.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
New Times is a bunch of dopers. Pay them no mind. But the idea of Palin running for AZ Senator is very interesting.

She would beat hell out of Kyl, who turned into a Bush pumpkin a couple years ago.

3 posted on 05/11/2011 6:12:06 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just more attempts to pre-empt her run for the Presidency. They are so afraid of her.


4 posted on 05/11/2011 6:12:27 PM PDT by WVNan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
the Tea Party's number-one ding-bat,...

Credibility in demand however not received.

5 posted on 05/11/2011 6:12:28 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Kyl must be a good man if he supported our last president, also a good man.

We need Sarah in the White House too not the Senate.


6 posted on 05/11/2011 6:14:12 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought the morons in this state had already awarded Kyl’s seat to Gabby the DemocRAT Miracle Girl. That’s what the Arizona People’s Republic rag and the clowns on the local Phoenix stations have been telling us. “It’s hers if she wants it.”


7 posted on 05/11/2011 6:18:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("...that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,..")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...there are rumors that the Tea Party's number-one ding-bat, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin...

What an incredibly angry writer this must be to just lay into a woman that means nothing to Phoenix politics like this. Ding-bat? The left is sure in a meltdown on all fronts anymore.

8 posted on 05/11/2011 6:19:15 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
New Times is a bunch of dopers.

BINGO!

9 posted on 05/11/2011 6:20:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("...that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,..")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ROFl but she is finished, politcally dead because of the TUCSON shootings. I know the haters told me so.... Hmm Tucson is in AZ. So if she can win the senate seat in AZ I don’t think they understand the shi! storm that is about to hit them when Palin gets in the race.....


10 posted on 05/11/2011 6:21:20 PM PDT by unseen1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"As first reported by New Times"

Always a good line when your paper has no original material at all.

11 posted on 05/11/2011 6:24:03 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Voting for the crazy conservative gave us Ronald Reagan....Ann Coulter)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is truly moronic. What universe is this guy living in?


12 posted on 05/11/2011 6:26:28 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I do believe that they DO make this stuff up. PPP is a polling outfit of dubious outcomes and IMHO not to be trusted.

With each post like this, the fear they have for Palin for President becomes more evident.

Go Sarah!

13 posted on 05/11/2011 6:27:08 PM PDT by Wingy (Don't blame me. I voted for the chick. I hope to do so again.)
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To: unseen1

Verrry interesting point ....


14 posted on 05/11/2011 6:28:13 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Wingy

Don’t they often poll for Daily Kos?


15 posted on 05/11/2011 6:34:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and never succeed. (Proverbs 12:24))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
rumors that the Tea Party's number-one ding-bat

What sort of publication refers to a politician that way in a news story? Is The Phoenix New Times a homosexual newspaper? A labor union rag?

16 posted on 05/11/2011 6:40:46 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

the Tea Party’s number-one ding-bat?....

Stopped reading right there.....


17 posted on 05/11/2011 6:41:20 PM PDT by Route395
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Phoenix New Times

One of those FREE newspapers the bums use for sleeping material.
18 posted on 05/11/2011 6:58:19 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Kyl isn’t running.


19 posted on 05/11/2011 6:59:53 PM PDT by conservativebuckeye
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Am I the only who’s noticed that we haven’t been hearing much about Gabby lately?


20 posted on 05/11/2011 7:02:29 PM PDT by conservativebuckeye
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To: hinckley buzzard
"But the idea of Palin running for AZ Senator is very interesting."


The last thing we need is another political carpet bagger like Hillary. I was sorely disappointed with Alan Keyes when he tried it in the Illinois Senate race.
21 posted on 05/11/2011 7:17:34 PM PDT by rob777
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I do believe she could take out Jeff Flake...handily ....


22 posted on 05/11/2011 7:18:48 PM PDT by magritte ("There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself "Do trousers matter?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"...there are rumors that the Tea Party's number-one ding-bat..."

This is the crap that will elect her

23 posted on 05/11/2011 7:31:22 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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They WISHED she would only run for the senate!!!

As she grows in stature, the tactics of berating and ignoring will give way to “bribery” or “kingmaking”.


24 posted on 05/11/2011 7:51:57 PM PDT by ak267
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

they are the polling firm for Kos and SEIU


25 posted on 05/11/2011 7:52:22 PM PDT by unseen1
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To: arrogantsob

How can Palin run for Senate in AZ when she lives in Alaska? Not that I think its a bad idea.


26 posted on 05/11/2011 8:23:54 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

hmmm....somebody’s decided they’d rather deal with her in the Senate than the WH....


27 posted on 05/11/2011 8:46:34 PM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: RINOs suck

A free “alternative” newspaper that carries lots of ads for hookers and crappy bars.


28 posted on 05/11/2011 9:33:11 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
New Times is a bunch of dopers.

A bunch of OLD dopers, presuming it's the same bunch that was there in the 70s-80s. Are the "Phantom Honky-Tonkers" still there? LOL

29 posted on 05/11/2011 9:54:37 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Palin-Bachmann Overdrive 2012 - takin' care o' business!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The comments there are disgusting.


30 posted on 05/11/2011 10:53:16 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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