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What does it mean? Sarah Palin changes Facebook profile from 'Republican' to 'Conservative'
The London Daily Mail ^ | October 15, 2011 | Staff

Posted on 10/15/2011 1:21:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

She has always been known as a Tea Party darling as well as a staunch Republican.

But now Sarah Palin has nailed her political colours to the mast and changed her Facebook profile from Republican to 'Conservative'.

The move on the 'political views' section of her page has left political commentators struggling to decipher what the the former Alaska governor is trying to say.

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One long-time blogger and Palin supporter wrote: 'I suppose one could draw a multitude of conclusions regarding this status change.

'I know that I certainly have. You can be certain that any move Sarah Palin makes has been well thought out and is with purpose.

'Could she possibly be sending a message to the RNC that they need to strengthen the conservative planks of the Republican party.

'Perhaps her promise of 'sudden and relentless reform' as addressed in her Indianola speech and more recently in her October 7th St. Louis speech is a sign that as in the past, neither party is safe from her scrunity.

'One thing is for sure, time will tell.'

The news comes as polls continued to indicate that Republicans aren’t sold on Mitt Romney and they’ve been looking for other presidential candidates.

At least eight other Republicans have seen their standings soar in GOP primary surveys since the beginning of the year.....

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Alaska; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: 2012; palin; romney; sarahpalin
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She changes **one** word on her Facebook page and it's international news?
1 posted on 10/15/2011 1:21:48 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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2 posted on 10/15/2011 1:24:49 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin doesn’t matter now if she’s not running for president.


3 posted on 10/15/2011 1:25:32 PM PDT by Politics4US
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Apparently they were never aware of the fact that Sarah Palin’s facebook page ALWAYS had it on as “Conservative” maybe if they paid more attention they would have realized that


4 posted on 10/15/2011 1:25:44 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I believe the most solid assumption one could draw from this is she doesn’t’ think she has a home in the Republican Party anymore. Depending on what she does with this realization, it could have far ranging implications for the presidential nominees in terms of endorsements, the Republican Party in terms of grass roots numbers and dollars and perhaps the general election.


5 posted on 10/15/2011 1:26:13 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( The Prudential Governor... Have you bought your piece of the Rick)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It should be, in her letter she said she would not seek
the GOP nomination for President. GOP being an important part of that sentence.


6 posted on 10/15/2011 1:26:28 PM PDT by Fireone (Heating the tar and readying the feathers.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I also have “Conservative” in my profile, though I am a registered Republican. I am not thrilled with the party either, Sarah.


7 posted on 10/15/2011 1:28:04 PM PDT by Montanabound
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

but .. but ... she’s irrelevant. Isn’t she??? Was there a memo? Did I miss the memo???


8 posted on 10/15/2011 1:28:37 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am disappointed she didn’t change it to “Tea Party.”

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9 posted on 10/15/2011 1:28:49 PM PDT by bobk333
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

See my tagline...


10 posted on 10/15/2011 1:29:03 PM PDT by nhwingut (Draft Palin '12... For 3rd Party Run)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What does it mean? It means Sarah Palin is embarrassed to be associated with the current Republican party.

I wish it meant that she plans on running for president against both parties.


11 posted on 10/15/2011 1:30:31 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I didn't leave the Republican party; the party left me.

And it's been heading to the left ever since!

12 posted on 10/15/2011 1:30:43 PM PDT by GBA (The Constitution and conservatism must win in 2012!)
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To: EGPWS
LOL

I don't identify myself as a Republican, either, but Register as one to be able to at least support Conservative Candidates in the Primaries.

13 posted on 10/15/2011 1:30:59 PM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Could she possibly be sending a message to the RNC that they need to strengthen the conservative planks of the Republican party.


14 posted on 10/15/2011 1:31:22 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ("Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts." Richard Feynman father of Quantum Physics)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She changes **one** word on her Facebook page and it's international news?

And it's not even true. Just a stupid rumor that C4P ran with and has later apologized for. From C4P:

Update by Stacy: We have confirmed that Governor Palin’s “Political Views” designation on Facebook has always been listed as a “Conservative.” She has NOT recently made any changes to her Facebook profile. This was a rumor that got picked up by us. We apologize to Governor Palin for the error.

15 posted on 10/15/2011 1:31:54 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“What does it mean? Sarah Palin changes Facebook profile from ‘Republican’ to ‘Conservative’”

Uh, it means the London Daily Mail and LSM in general start chattering about it like a flock of magpies.

16 posted on 10/15/2011 1:33:18 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: nhwingut

“(Draft Palin ‘12... For 3rd Party Run) “

Since you mention it, why the hell not!!! We need 4 years of Hillary (or 4 more years of Obama) to CLEAN UP this country.

My God, if we elected Cain, things would suck.

Yep, that would be best, yup.


17 posted on 10/15/2011 1:34:04 PM PDT by BobL (A vote for Perry is a vote for Romney)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Did not, don’t know when changed, but used to read republican.


18 posted on 10/15/2011 1:35:07 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I dropped “Republican” years and years ago


19 posted on 10/15/2011 1:36:40 PM PDT by No!
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No, it isn’t. Nobody in the US heard about it.

Did you hear she isn’t running yet?


20 posted on 10/15/2011 1:36:52 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Sea Parrot

This is where I read it

http://conservatives4palin.com/2011/10/update-palins-facebook-political-views-have-always-been-listed-as-conservative.html

Update by Stacy: We have confirmed that Governor Palin’s “Political Views” designation on Facebook has always been listed as a “Conservative.” She has NOT recently made any changes to her Facebook profile. This was a rumor that got picked up by us. We apologize to Governor Palin for the error.


21 posted on 10/15/2011 1:37:19 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Just my opine, but think there will soon be a Sarah Palin talk radio or TV show.
22 posted on 10/15/2011 1:37:59 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
it's international news?

Only because there are a few head cases around the world panting for this stuff.

23 posted on 10/15/2011 1:41:02 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Odd, I distinctly remembered at one time ‘political views’ read republican.


24 posted on 10/15/2011 1:41:50 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Democrats creation of the entitlement class will prove out to be their very own Frankenstein monster)
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To: Sea Parrot

On my facebook page when I signed up I put “Conservative Republican” not sure if they can have just “Conservative” as your political views but apparently u can


25 posted on 10/15/2011 1:43:28 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

26 posted on 10/15/2011 1:43:35 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


27 posted on 10/15/2011 1:46:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is bogus.


28 posted on 10/15/2011 1:47:24 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Politics4US

“Palin doesn’t matter now if she’s not running for president.”

Then why are you following her every move? HAW

JC


29 posted on 10/15/2011 1:48:58 PM PDT by cracker45
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To: indylindy

Aren’t you in the USA? It got the presses running in London and a lot of other places. But you keep on insisting she’s washed-up, bless your heart!


30 posted on 10/15/2011 1:50:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Better to ask forgiveness than permission.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

who needs drugs, Palin can mess with millions of minds with the click of a mouse!


31 posted on 10/15/2011 1:51:40 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: freekitty

Well, I just checked her FB page, and indeed she is now listed as Conservative as opposed to Republican. So at least factually, it is not bogus. Did you have another meaning in mind?


32 posted on 10/15/2011 1:51:49 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah who? Oh yeah, Palin. How nice of her to drop in. I wouldn´t want to show my face.


33 posted on 10/15/2011 1:52:10 PM PDT by onedoug (lf)
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To: cracker45

I just read the headline of the post.


34 posted on 10/15/2011 1:54:09 PM PDT by Politics4US
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To: Sea Parrot
Just my opine, but think there will soon be a Sarah Palin talk radio or TV show.

My guess on GBTV, I watched some Fox News today, it was about as exciting as a Saltine Cracker, their done, toast-el-mundo my guess is she'll be outa-there...

35 posted on 10/15/2011 1:54:58 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It means she is just messing with people.


36 posted on 10/15/2011 1:56:40 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Politics4US
Palin doesn’t matter now if she’s not running for president.

You wish!

37 posted on 10/15/2011 1:56:40 PM PDT by abigail2
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To: upsdriver

Knowing full well that such a move guarantees an Obama victory?

You`re really OK with the fact Obama would be the one most likely to select the replacement for the next SCOTUS justice to die or retire knowing that vacancy may be on the Court`s conservative side?

Obama would win a 3-way contest...big.


38 posted on 10/15/2011 2:03:34 PM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: Longbow1969; 2ndDivisionVet
And it's not even true. Just a stupid rumor that C4P ran with and has later apologized for. From C4P:

Update by Stacy: We have confirmed that Governor Palin’s “Political Views” designation on Facebook has always been listed as a “Conservative.” She has NOT recently made any changes to her Facebook profile. This was a rumor that got picked up by us. We apologize to Governor Palin for the error.


39 posted on 10/15/2011 2:06:39 PM PDT by jla (Who says Perry's a conservative? - Rush, Inhofe, Levin & Sowell do.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It means she woke up to the fact that the Republican party is overtaken, infected by liberals just as much as the Democrat party is. I mean come on, look who the Repubs are pushing: Mittens Romney? He’s Obama only he looks like that stretch guy from the Fantastic 4.


40 posted on 10/15/2011 2:26:51 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: EGPWS

“Because stupidity wont take a day off.”

Wont?


41 posted on 10/15/2011 2:27:19 PM PDT by decimon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Means she’s not seeking the Republican nomination and she’s stating something that actually means something because the GOP leadership has forgotten what it means to be Republican.


42 posted on 10/15/2011 2:29:45 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: EGPWS
Perhaps she determined that Romney as the ultimate candidate was a foregone conclusion. I have expected that outcome for a long time for reasons that are pretty much beyond the control of the Republicans. If so then she may have decided to do an independent run. I would support that if she does. Romney as a "Republican" president and even as a failing candidate would finish the Republican party and probably the Republic. Four more years of Romney or the kenyan is more than the country can take. If Palin were to run and make a good showing, perhaps 25%, I think conservatives would replace the Republican Party shortly and the "third party" would be part of a reinvigorated two party system. Of course, that depends on not having an imposed one party system before 2016. In any event I am not optimistic.
43 posted on 10/15/2011 2:31:49 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: upsdriver
What does it mean? It means Sarah Palin is embarrassed to be associated with the current Republican party.

Many Republicans have participated overtly and behind the scenes in her destruction in the media. IMHO many top republicans like Karl Rove have beat her bloody. Painfully. Unforgivably. There is much to be disappointed about in the republican party lately. Obama and his henchmen are exploiting the differences between conservatives and RINOS.

I was a conservative long before I became a republican.....We do not need the republican party to hold our personal conservative Constitutional American principles.

Conservatives have another defining characteristic. It is LOYALTY to our own.

God Bless Conservative Sarah Palin.

44 posted on 10/15/2011 2:33:45 PM PDT by Rapscallion (DO NOT RESPOND TO RUMORS. Your freedom may depend on it.)
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To: arthurus

I don’t see her getting 25%.

It would likely look like 1992.

Obama 42
Romney 37
Tea 21


45 posted on 10/15/2011 2:35:51 PM PDT by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: ScottinVA
Knowing full well that such a move guarantees an Obama victory?

Liberal Republicanism and RINOS do it for the democrats.

46 posted on 10/15/2011 2:39:05 PM PDT by Rapscallion (DO NOT RESPOND TO RUMORS. Your freedom may depend on it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
This non-event was falsely reported the Conservatives4Palin blog which they got from another blog. They have since apologized. It has been discussed to death on this thread.
47 posted on 10/15/2011 2:43:24 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: ScottinVA

We will give Obama the Presidency like a fresh cup cake if Romney is the nominee. I will stay home and I don’t think I will be alone.

Cain is the best choice.


48 posted on 10/15/2011 2:59:03 PM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: Politics4US
Palin doesn’t matter now if she’s not running for president.

I guess that means Ryan doesn't matter, Kasich doesn't matter, Cantor doesn't matter, DeMint doesn't matter, Walker doesn't matter, etc. --- only the views of the seven dwarfs running for pres matter, eh?

49 posted on 10/15/2011 3:04:44 PM PDT by Spartan79 (I view great cities as pestilential to the morals, the health, and the liberties of man.)
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To: Spartan79

Those people are elected.


50 posted on 10/15/2011 3:11:22 PM PDT by Politics4US
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