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Posted on 02/15/2012 6:39:38 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
If Sarah is flirting, I was seduced a long time ago! For everyone who doesn't want Romney, this is huge!
It's only in the modern era that Presidential nominations have been locked up before most American voters even tuned in. So this year, for the nation, the Republican Primary is kind of a return to older times, when all Americans counted, not just the few power brokers. The race has been a very rich blue blood from New England ( where he would not carry one state in the general election ) and a group of three, Newt, Rick and Ron scrambling for the 60 plus percent of Republicans who won't be bought!
And now, a new card is thrown into the game, Sarah Palin coming off the bench to be the choice at a divided GOP Convention! And with just a hint, she will stir the pot and drive the media nuts! Hurrah for Sarah.
In one of my most recent columns I told you about a conversation I had with a friend who had attended CPAC. He told me that Sarah had been the closing speaker, and the best. And he said, she had indicated she was not out of the game, and he even predicted she would be the horse to mount for the General election race.
That's the only verb that describes this possiblity. Did the Governor from Alaska out fox the pundits, the consultants, and the power elite in the GOP to dance right around all the murderous press that she would have had to endure?
Looks like this lady is not someone to play with.
I have been a Palin supporter from the beginning. For me, she was the choice by lengths. None of the rest of the candidates have her charisma, her grit, her unique character. For America, in this time of crisis and cross roads, there is only one person who can truly change the course of the ship of state! And that's Sarah.
So is this for real?
We can't know. She did not hint towards jumping in now. She hinted that she could be the one to pick in a brokered convention.
But this does provide a ray of hope. It provides one more reason NOT to vote for Romney. But it also provides a reason to go to the polls and vote for anybody other than Romney. It does provide a real reason to be involved. For the grass roots, make your choice from Newt, Rick or Ron but do it and be there on Primary Day. Don't let Romney buy you, or win because of apathy.
America does not have one flat tire. We have four flat tires, a blown engine, no battery, and a leaky gas tank where fuel is running ...and may ignite if it hits something electric or hot.
We need someone with a renewed vision of the old America. Yes, the old America. The one that put a man on the moon. The one that on Decemeber 25, 1991 won the half century Cold War liberating 500 million souls in 13 nations! We need the old America that when I was born was unquestionably the wealthiest, most powerful, most successful nation in the entire world. And we need someone who knows why all that happened.
Sarah proved in Alaska she could be an executive. She went against corruption in her own party...and beat the oil companies at the same time! In her third year as governor her approval ratings in Alaska were over eighty percent!!!! 80 percent!
So... we wait. But now, on the horizon, we see a light. So GOP grass roots, get to the polls, and pick anyone but Mitt!!!
She is the only Republican for whom I would vote enthusiastically. I’m willing to vote for either Santorum or Gingrich, but I see both as flawed and unlikely to beat Obama. Sarah could do it.
One can only hope!
Sarah could run in 2016, UNLESS the Pubbie that beats Obama does a good job. If that Pubbie is a RINO, and Obama is safely out of the way, then she should challenge the RINO as she did in Alaska.
Now that would be...well-played!
I love her zeal, and would celebrate her as president - but, we Palin lovers are but a tiny piece of this nations citizenship.
No, not likely.
You just cannot decide at a moment’s notice decide to run for president, especially after publicly denying she would. If she decided tomorrow to do it, she would not find enough support to accomplish this.
She is either better off to stay at Fox news and give the occasional statement of conservatives ideals or run for the House or Senate.
That has always been my position about her.
I swear I think I saw her on almost every Fox show today. I haven’t been watching tonight. But saw her on Fox & Friends this a.m., then the 8:00-10:00 show name??, then again on Five @ Five. I missed a couple of others but she has been making the rounds. Really enjoyed her segment early this a.m. and it was about 7 or 8 minutes long and lots of detail on policy.
Sarah is America’s true Constitutional conservative.
I see images of cats with long tails in rooms full of rockers.
Amazing she had no time for CPAC the last four years that they’ve asked her and now she does....she’s trying to play kingmaker.
There was a movie out a few years ago with Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves called the the Devil’s Advocate where Al Pacino who plays the devil says at the end “Vanity my favorite sin of all.” That’s Sarah she can’t live without the spotlight.
That's our Sarah!
I love Sarah, but she she said she would not run and I don’t see where she could explain her way out. Maybe she will run with newt or santorum. I pray she does not run with romney. I would hate not voting for her, because I won’t vote for romney.
Go back and look at the exact words she used. I suspect you'll find that you're recalling what you believed her to have said, not what she actually said.
100% correct, the way I see it.
I've been a Palinite almost from the beginning. While I accept and respect her previous decision to (temporarily?) bow out, a reversal would be huge, to say the least.
Actually during her 20 year in politics, Governor Palin earned her reputation as being a strong leader, a reformer, someone who can take on the establishment and beat them.
Since Palin came on the national scene 3 1/2 years ago, she has helped conservatives make historical gains.
Palin is currently playing an important role in the effort to defeat Mitt Romney.
She avoided CPAC for many reasons, David Keane was one of the major ones.
That's the only verb that describes this possiblity.
Verb? Wait, what... mount?
Oh, and it's 'possibility' for those who can't afford Firefox to spell check.
Other than that, interesting concept. Sarah was clearly the most powerful and dynamic speaker at CPAC. Her grass roots support is strong, and she would fill her war chest in a weekend. I doubt she'll enter the race, but it's great fun to watch heads on both sides of the political spectrum explode over the prospect. You betcha!
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I could raise $2 million for her in 3-6 months or less, easily.
Our choices are not that inspiring, no one has lit the fuse against the worst, weakest, and most destructive president in our lifetime. Heck, we like Newt the best of the two conservatives, but because he has no presence in Michigan, we'll vote for Santorum just to defeat Mitt.
If that were to help bring it to the convention, and she actually jumped in front of the others there, I think most (if not all) of us here would gladly jump on board.
Doubtful at best.......
Why did she show up at CPAC this year and not the last three despite being asked repeatedly? She thought she was to big for CPAC till the last year she saw her star fading she can’t live without that once you get that taste of power you do anything to keep it.
Dang man, this lady’s playing with me. We had a name for girls like that in high school. Problem is, I keep falling for her. She’s still got me hooked and knows it. Why doesn’t she just play nice, quit teasing me (us), and jump in?
Just STFU, you sound like a total moron.
I don’t believe in fairy tales, but what are the chances there are wealthy pro-America conservatives and independents out there who are thinking the same thing?
I mean - sadly, we all know most of us are supporting one of the two conservative candidates simple because he’s “not Romney” and less odious by our standards than the other...
Nope...trying to stay relevent.
I’d take leave to help. My loss in wages would more than be compensated by the reduction of my children’s debt being piled up by the clowns currently driving the bus. The alternative: our economy goes full tilt Argentina, or the republic goes full tilt marxist, or worse yet, the world is thrown into global war and tyranny. There are weathermen in the white house. There are communists in the congress. The beast is inside the gates.
Failure is not an option, folks.
She didn’t say it, but the last several CPAC conventiontions were dominated by GOProud. There has been a change of command, but the previous convention organizers gave GOProud pride of place. They dominated everything.
If finally came to a head last time, and those responsible were forced to resign. I haven’t heard a word about the homsexual activists this time.
Did you know that Jim Robinson and freerepublic also boycotted CPAC during that CPAC homosexual period?
If there is any reality to this, the convention will be a blood-fest worse than ‘64 ‘76 or ‘80.
It seems unlikely that a deadlocked nominating convention would pick an outsider.
But, of course, Palin is not an outsider. She is the best possible candidate out there. The establishment would never nominate her—but the establishment didn’t want to nominate Reagan, either.
If, as I expect, Romney implodes, and Newt and Rick can’t get a majority, then they might well turn to an outside candidate.
Jeb Bush has been mentioned. But can they pull that off? Impose a third Bush on the party, out of the blue?
It’s still an outside chance, but I think there is also a chance that Palin might get it, because everything else has blown up in their faces.
I suppose it depends on who the delegates are, and whether they are willing to do the right thing. Ron Paul has been working on that angle, trying to get Paulbots into the Convention, but I seriously doubt he can pull it off.
Let’s hope & pray that this somehow works out.
You don’t even know what a kingmaker is.
There is no way Sarah Palin could perform that function.
You could do a double facepalm and it wouldn’t cover up how foolish you look now.
America will be beyond salvage by 2016.
Sarah is the only Republican that can beat Obama.
I can’t remember any time that your position on anything has been relevent.
Jeb Bush would be a suicide pill. The name is tainted. I’m not saying he might not win in a brokered convention, but he’d be no better than Romney as far as our future is concerned, and likely worse. We don’t need no stinkin dynasty trade-off. We need to get this train back on the tracks before we reach the canyon.
... and that might be optimistic.
You’d have to do it in 3-6 weeks for it to matter now.
>> “Why did she show up at CPAC this year and not the last three despite being asked repeatedly?” <<
Because CPAC has been a RINO queer-fest for a long time.
If I’m wrong, I’m wrong and will admit it, bur if you ask Ansel12, she’ll have to witness I predicted 6 months before she confirmed her non-participation in running for the Republican nomination, when she was doing her bus tour and all the Palinites were all a twitter, that she wasn’t going to run.
Now, as far as relevancy goes and with all due respect, I don’t recall your name ever posting on the boards before.
>> “Nope...trying to stay relevent.” <<
In my opinion, she did all she could to become irrelevent last fall, and it didn’t work.
Let me see try to get your followers to vote for a certain candidate so you can influence the outcome of an election and if said election results curry in your favor people start seeking you to get their endorsement...sounds like Sarah
I'm hoping that enough delegates would understand that to prevent it from happening. Not that the GOP has refrained from suicidal behavior often enough in the past.
I was thinking that Mama grizzly had gone into hibernation, but she has been out in public a lot lately. She would defintiely shake things up.
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