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Sarah Palin: ĎIím Not Going To Be Askedí To Step Up In A Brokered Convention
Mediaite ^ | March 3, 2012 | Frances Martel

Posted on 03/03/2012 5:51:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

With the Alaska Republican primary on the horizon, Alaska’s most prominent Republican has been making the rounds on Fox News, and this morning Sarah Palin stopped by to tell Republicans to keep their eye on the Democratic ball, not to fear a brokered convention, and not to watch Game Change. But in doing so she made a new revelation in being asked whether she would take the convention stage should it be brokered: she doesn’t expect anyone to support her.

Giving a similar evaluation to the field in Alaska as she did last night– that Mitt Romney would probably take it, and Rep. Ron Paul would make a strong showing– anchor Uma Pemmaraju asked the question that everyone always asked Palin about the primary, just in case she changes her mind: would you throw your hat in the ring, in a brokered convention? “I’m not going to be asked!” Palin laughed, but added, “if it results in a brokered convention, that is nothing to fear.” She noted that she would support any candidate, “anybody but Obama.”

Palin also weighed in on Rick Santorum‘s attempts to woo independents and Democrats in open primaries, which she found fair. “A dirty trick is when your kids are attacked,” she argued, not “soliciting independent Americans.”

As for Game Change, Palin said she wouldn’t give it the time of day, but knows it is false because “there were people on my side who were with us 24/7″ who saw and read the story and knew it was false. She ended by throwing Rep. Allen West‘s name out as a good potential vice presidential candidate.

The segment via Fox News below:

(VIDEO AT LINK)


TOPICS: Alaska; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: allenwest; palin; romney; santorum
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To: prisoner6

She would damage the country as president?


21 posted on 03/04/2012 1:06:06 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Although among the other factors mentioned, money was also probably a factor, I don’t think that’s the main reason she’s not in it now. I think it was the attacks on her children.


22 posted on 03/04/2012 6:56:47 AM PST by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope what I saw was true about her running in 2016, which, if true, must mean she feels her family would be old and seasoned enough to handle the Leftist attacks.


23 posted on 03/04/2012 7:01:03 AM PST by PapaNew
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To: 9YearLurker
Same reason she resigned as governor of Alaska. The endless accusations were costing the state in both money and her time.

If she becomes president do you think those attacks will end? No, they will be a continuous distraction and that will be a drain on The Republic.

24 posted on 03/04/2012 7:10:27 AM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: prisoner6

Wow. I guess you weren’t backing Reagan back in the 70’s and 80’s.


25 posted on 03/04/2012 7:11:54 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Yorlik803

See post #9.


26 posted on 03/04/2012 7:23:09 AM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: 9YearLurker

Yes, as a matter of fact I was. You are comparing apples and oranges.


27 posted on 03/04/2012 7:23:58 AM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Bigtigermike

You got it right. The GOPEes are going to do everything they can to keep her away, if there is a brokered convention. They are almost as nasty as the libs, within their own party.


28 posted on 03/04/2012 3:46:11 PM PST by Moorings
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