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Sarah Palin is the Most Powerful Female Politician in the World
Yahoo! Contributor Network ^ | February 13, 2012 | Mark Whittington

Posted on 02/13/2012 9:42:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

If one doubted Sarah Palin wields great power by virtue of her charisma and persona, that notion was laid to rest during her speech at the CPAC convention when she had the overflow audience on their feet numerous times.

None of the presidential candidates, least of all front-runner Mitt Romney, got anywhere near that warm of reception. Newt Gingrich, who delivered a classic speech filled with ideas, came closest. But Gingrich has faltered somewhat in his presidential run. Romney still won the CPAC straw poll, likely because he filled the venue with enough of his supporters to pull off a plurality win.

Speaking of Romney, according to Politico, Palin had a warning. Palin and hence conservatives in general are not convinced of his authentic right wing credentials. The Romney campaign is doubtless taking note. It has to try harder to close the deal, to prove the Romney of Massachusetts is in the past and Romney the candidate has grown and evolved rightward. If he cannot do this, he will not be president.

Palin has proven herself the most powerful female politician in the world. Angela Merkel runs a country and has a little influence in Europe. Hillary Clinton's name used to be on the lips of people in the same sentence as "president of the United States." But no one else can speak and shake the corridors of power to the foundation as can Palin

From inveighing against "death panels" in Obamacare to crony capitalism in Washington, Palin has shaped the political agenda is more profound ways that one would imagine a private citizen who has the bottom half of a failed presidential campaign who was hounded out of office could achieve.

And, like Ronald Reagan before her, Palin has the power to drive a certain type of person insane....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties; Polls
KEYWORDS: hillary; obama; palin; sarahpalin
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To: kabar
......more powerful and so are a host of other politicians including the PM of Australia.


21 posted on 02/13/2012 10:55:01 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (Society is well governed when the people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There are those who use the term Republican or Democrat as a facade. Behind that facade they sometimes use another facade, progressive or liberal. They do this to hide their agenda. They also do this because they are a very small number of extremely radical communist/socialists. This group has spent a long time trying to gain power, three and four generations for some. They now control both parties, presenting their choices who they want us to vote for. Now stop and consider that they want you and others to think that Palin is too conservative. Compared to what they want you are right, she is way too conservative. For what “we the people” want she is nearly perfect. Please give this some thought.


22 posted on 02/13/2012 10:57:02 PM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is Romney lite)
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To: onyx

Draft Sarah Palin!!!


23 posted on 02/13/2012 11:00:55 PM PST by upsdriver (We Tea Partiers need Sarah Palin for president.)
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To: upsdriver

Might happen!


24 posted on 02/13/2012 11:06:25 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

SUPERPalin


25 posted on 02/13/2012 11:40:52 PM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: onyx
Might happen!

No kidding. I'll bet not too many people back around 9/11/2001 would have guessed that we would have a muslim communist for president this few years later.

26 posted on 02/13/2012 11:47:44 PM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: meadsjn

You’re right and even when he got his damn party’s nomination, I still didn’t think anyone with THAT name would win election! Idiot voters.


27 posted on 02/14/2012 12:36:22 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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Hark!!

28 posted on 02/14/2012 12:41:32 AM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Agreed


29 posted on 02/14/2012 2:22:28 AM PST by The Wizard
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To: onyx

Howdy Onyx, pls add me to your Sarah Palin ping list.

Thx, JC


30 posted on 02/14/2012 2:25:55 AM PST by cracker45
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah Palin loves America.

No more need be said.

31 posted on 02/14/2012 3:06:44 AM PST by eCSMaster (Excommunicate evildoers)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Like her and liked what she said but here comes the blasphemy: oh that shrill voice.


32 posted on 02/14/2012 4:20:44 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We need to boot the communist cadre infiltrators out of the Republican Party. Sarah is the only one who can do this.


33 posted on 02/14/2012 4:51:25 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Defeat Obama. End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wish she was living in Australia, she would turn Oz into a model and well respected superpower.


34 posted on 02/14/2012 5:00:03 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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To: meadsjn; onyx

‘________a Muslim communist for president this few years later.

Totally agree - my words exactly. Absolutely flabbergasted. And right after GWB, the president during 9-11.


35 posted on 02/14/2012 5:13:04 AM PST by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
For the last three years, there has only been one person who consistently faced up to and fought the creeping fascism that is the Obama administration.

There is a coup going on in Washington and no one in the Media including Rush, Levin, FOX etc. are mentioning it. They ALL give too much credit/blame to CZAR B.O. for the Socialist initiatives of the DEMOCRAP PARTY.

These legislative efforts and laws signed by CZAR B.O. represent the very essence of the DEMOCRAP PARTY. CZAR B.O. is merely the spokesman for their efforts. He is the pawn that the DEMOCRAPS use to brand any objector to their Socialist attacks on our Republic as RACISTS!

My choice for the 2012 election has the track record of those who have opposed these efforts, since CZAR B.O. took office, as a very weighted factor. By the way, my scorecards for the four current GOP candidates shows no points for any of them, on this factor.
36 posted on 02/14/2012 5:17:40 AM PST by leprechaun9
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Comments?

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Yep.

It's a hell of a lot easier to swoop down from the mountain top and deliver twenty minutes of red meat sound bites to a room full of fans, then fly away home than it is to actually commit to the daily grind of an exhaustive months-long campaign that requires genuine policy statements on a wide range of crucial subjects that will be picked at, dissected, critiqued and even ridiculed at every level by friend and foe.

37 posted on 02/14/2012 5:19:10 AM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I don't necessarily identify Palin as a politician.

She has spent most of her life in the private sector. A couple of terms as Mayor and Governor shouldn't tar one as politican.

The rest of the story seems spot on.

I find it interesting that the audience was so raucous even though it was filled with Romneybots and Paulistas.

38 posted on 02/14/2012 5:20:44 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bttt


39 posted on 02/14/2012 9:18:44 AM PST by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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To: bigbob
I know, she will...just hope it doesn’t come down to her out campaigning for Romney.

Same here, because if she starts stumping for Romney, she'll go from being my champion, to being my enemy.
40 posted on 02/14/2012 9:42:36 AM PST by SoConPubbie
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