Skip to comments.Palin Backs Romney — With a $5,000 Check
Posted on 11/03/2012 10:25:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
If money talks, then Sarah Palin has finally endorsed Mitt Romney.
Newly released campaign-finance reports show that Ms. Palins political fund donated $5,000 to Mr. Romneys presidential campaign Wednesday.
Ms. Palin is normally known for her splashy endorsements, but the donation from SarahPAC was made without fanfare: It was buried amid hundreds of pages of donations disclosed on Form 6 of Mr. Romneys Filing FEC-831889 made public Friday.
Ms. Palin, a former Alaska governor who was the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2008, declined to make an endorsement during the presidential primary, choosing instead to continue speculation that she might throw her hat into the ring at any moment. When Mr. Romney all but sewed up the Republican nomination, Ms. Palin continued to withhold her endorsement.
Interestingly, after Mr. Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Ms. Palin posted a statement on her Facebook page praising Mr. Ryan and bashing President Barack Obama. Some people viewed that statement as an endorsement of Mr. Romney, though she didnt use the word endorse in the 1,175-word statement, which focused mostly on the president...
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For all the crap Palin gets from the GOP punditry about self-promotion and whatnot (and I do agree that she’s not the most articulate), at least she steadfastly supports the cause... Unlike some other favorite governor of some pundits who felt the need to shamelessly kiss the president’s all week...because he “doesn’t give a damn about elections.”
For all the crap Palin gets from the GOP punditry about self-promotion and whatnot (and I do agree that she’s not the most articulate), at least she steadfastly supports the cause... Unlike some other favorite governor of some pundits who felt the need to shamelessly kiss the president’s ass all week...because he “doesn’t give a damn about elections.”
If Alaska was decimated like New Jersey was and Palin was still Governor there, she would have acted just like CC did this week. CC had no choice and neither would Palin.
Glad to see Palin contributing, though I do worry that these types of things get the left excited.
I would like Trump to go away the rest of the week and some other high profile, lefty lightning rods to lay low as well. They’re demoralized, don’t give them any reason to get excited and vote.
She would praise his response to the hilt before any response? I would hope not.
She’s much more “articulate” today than when she was plucked from relative obscurity in 2008.
Part 1/5 of Sarah Palin’s Speech in India “My Vision of America”
Just wondering where the money actually came from - SP’s personal funds or money from previous political donations?
If the 5K did not come from the Palin’s own resources, is it truly an endorsement, or is it more of an additional push across the finish line to rid ourselves of the Kenyan couple in the WH?
If it was Sarah’s own money than that sends a somewhat different message, imo.
than = then ... sorry
Nice thought but a little late I would think. It’s not like another five large makes a difference. Romney has plenty of money.
You’d think they could have found a way to make her useful. Then again, I’m not sure I could pick a place to send her. We’d lover her in Idaho but it’s already in the bag.
I posted this on Friday—my two boys are in Ocean County NJ where Sandy hit hard:
I have two sons pulling up to 22 hour shifts, one guarding downed power lines in Monmouth County, the other trying to get the phone system up at the Seaside Heights police station. One got his homes power restored yesterday in Toms River, and one is still without power in Lakehurst.
They have put up with no heat, no gasoline, no showersyet they get up each morning to do their best in the face of utter devastation.
We live in southern DE, and we got through Sandy with very few problems.
This afternoon we were in Dover, DE, and saw a fifteen truck convoy from Chain Electric from somewhere in Mississippi heading north
Well,I lost it, knowing they were on the way to help my sons and so many others in NY and Nj who need them so much. God bless them for coming to help, it was like watching the Cavalry come to the rescue.”
I later found out Chain Electric is from Hattiesburg, MS.
Thank you, Mississippi, for the help!!!
The article implies it is from her PAC, which she controls.
God bless you and your two awesome sons.
I’m so sorry they were hit hard by this fierce storm, and good to know you’re OKay.
Very happy to know the good folks of Chain Electric, Hattiesburg, MS are helping out.
A team from Alabama were turned away because they were not union!
You sir are full of it. She is the polar opposite of CC.
hey assholes, it’s MRS. Palin
Sarah Palin/Marco Rubio=our best secret weapons against tyranny,statism and communism.
Sorry, but that fat basturd is now personna non grata among most of us conservatives.
What's a "Palin" and how is it relaxant?
Should be: What's a "Palin" and how is it relevant?
SarahPAC’s October contributions through 10/17:
Mostly to good Tea Party House candidates.
You're absolutely right.
though I do worry...
your “concern” is noted
And you and others said the same thing about Romney the last 4 years....yet you’re going to support him because we have to, because the alternative is horrific.
At the end of the day folks, if it comes down to CC and a liberal for the POTUS, I and most others on the right side of the aisle are going to vote for CC. His first constituency is the people of New Jersey, no one else. He did what he had to do. Bashing Obama or standing there being disrespectful would have hurt Romney terribly.
Palin is who I voted for as President a few days ago in Texas.
“The article implies it is from her PAC, which she controls.”
I understand that, but where did the money originate - from her personal bank account or from supporters’ earlier donations?
Either way I am not being critical. To me the answer to that question tells a slightly different story of where SP’s sentiments truly are.
Bullshit! Palin is not a spineless phony like Christie.
Christie could have just thanked the president for coming to his state and said he appreciates the president's concern for the citizens effected by the storm. Period. Instead, Christie gushed over Obama repeatedly and lavished unwarranted praise upon him.
The people of New Jersey, his constituents, disagree. That is who he answers to first. The two spent several hours together. Do you expect him to just say “we appreciate your concern for the citizens effect by the storm”...and then not say or answer any questions the remainder of the day.
Dream land. This is the real world, with people watching every move under a microscope. He has to straddle a fence for his state as well as not look like a pompous blowhard that could cost his party if he goes to strong the other way.
Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t. If he went to hard and the national press killed Romney because of it, what does that accomplish? NOTHING
We will be in Lima, Peru on election day; I sure hope we have reason to return...
>> “The people of New Jersey, his constituents, disagree.” <<
Obama and Cristie have set themselves up to fall below the level of expectation, and so far it doesn’t look good for either of them.
Sorry but thats bullshot.
All Christie had to do was complain to the media that loves him so much if zero didn’t come up with any money or help. It would have happened.He had and has no guts andhas no loyalty to the party.Outside of NJ he couldn’t be elelcted to dog catcher.
PAC and SuperPAC money almost always comes from numerous outside contributors, so I doubt if Palin household money went to Gov. Romney, if that’s what you mean.
We’ll definitely see. This is a divided country and I think many independents are looking for people that can get things done, sometimes reaching across party lines. I know that doesn’t sit well with many here, but that is how many independents view it.
It is a strength for Mitt Romney in this race coming from Massachusetts which is dominated by Democrats. It is probably an asset for Christie as governor of another heavily Democrat state. The simple reason is the alternative.
I know a lot of people here don’t like Romney, but they hate Obama even more. I predicted this 8 months ago because the hard core conservatives will hold their nose and pull that lever for Mitt before they sit it out again and watch Obama wreck the whole place. If Mitt loses and Christie is the nominee in 2016, conservatives will vote for Christie or else they just give another 4 years to the Democrats.
Because of the divisive nature of our citizenry right now, these are the realities that we live in. Now, whether he can get through the primary season in 2016 (that’s if Mitt loses) is another story altogether.
It matters not, however, for I was quite the strong Palinista back when I thought she was going to run, and I will enthusiastically support her should she have a change of heart.
As for Mr. Romney, I will be pulling that lever before high noon on Tuesday, and expect to be fully engaged to do what I can to support a President Romney as he navigates his way around the treacherous waters of the ‘Iron Triangle’ (unions, media, democrats; as pointed out by Reagan).
You’re a good man.
Hate to tell you dude, or dudette, Sarah Palin would have never whored herself like Chris Christie did. Poor ole fat boy sold his soul for nothin’.I was never a Palin kook, but I can say her standards and balls were way above Blubba butt Chris Christie’s.
I’ll support President Romney as long as he governs as a Constitutional, small-government Conservative.
Yep, Chain Electric is from Hattiesburg MS, my hometown!! Glad to know they’re ‘paying it forward’ after all the help received from all over the country, after Katrina.