Skip to comments.Sarah Palin's Problem
Posted on 02/23/2009 9:42:53 AM PST by EveningStar
I like Sarah Palin...
Recently, however, my confidence in Governor Palins judgment has begun to ebb most dramatically, this week...
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Sarah Palin is far brigher and more competent than this writer. Sarah for POTUS 2012!
Fairly or unfairly she has been Quayled while Jindal is stepping up to the plate.
Whether Jindal decides to give it a go this time around is a question, but I think the advantage for the next conservative leader is clearly to Jindal right now. He has been more impressive than Sanford also...thus far.
Still way early though.
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Beware of ANYONE who claims to be conservative ...yet dislikes palin...
They are most likely a MODERATE Like Powell.
Media will have Palin for lunch. Not her fault. Look at the job they did on her family. Enough that it will give a lot of idiots second thoughts about her.
Do we have to rip this person's "evidence" to shreds once again? I mean, this is getting very tedious.
Yeah. Palin is arrogant. Sure.
Despite what this writer says, I don't believe she has ever liked Palin.
They said these things about Reagan also... Palin IS GOING TO BE THE NEXT PRESIDENT.
Powell’s not a moderate. He’s a liberal.
And the writer doesn’t dislike Palin. She just questions her judgment.
Exactly. Some states allow 14 year olds to get an abortion without parental permission, yet somehow Bristol needs Mom’s permission for an interview.
It is not only the democRATs that Republicans have a problem with, it is the 5th column rats in the party itself.
The author is dishonest.
Agreed! The last time I looked, Eighteen was the age of Adulthood in the U.S.! What was Sarah going to do, send her to her room?!
Beware of ANYONE who claims to be conservative ...
Beware of ANYONE who claims to be able to determine whether or not one is a conservative based on their stance on a single issue.
How’s her confidence in Obama and Congress doing?
I really think Jindal will serve two terms in Louisiana.
Not "Of the LAWYERS, by the LAWYERS and for the LAWYERS" !!
Palin 2012 !
A lot of people said that about Rudy in 2004.
oppppsssssss!!! Sorry about the caps.
Having to come up with programs of interest to viewers 5 times a week is no small task.
They (most) want tabloid type shows to attract the audiences.
A sign of our age.
The daughter might very well loved the opportunity to appear on a national popular show. The chance of a lifetime.
The liberals wish to 'Quayle' her but nothing has stuck, and with good reason: She is who she seems to be.
Jindal, a liberal republican, cannot 'step up to the plate' because he has no idea where or what the 'plate' is.
Piss off troll.
Many of you must be drinking the same kool-aid that was given to Obama supporters in regards to Palin.
Is her daughter not 18? Do we believe that parents should be controlling their children's lives by what they say and do when they are 18?
I completely agree, unfortunately, as I had supported her completely. After the election, I wrote her a letter of thanks and support. I started to watch the interview with Greta, and had to turn it off. I am sure that very few agree with me, but I think that is was not the wisest choice. (granting the interview.)
Quit defending the author.
Quite right! We must all be of the same opinion around here!
“And lets not forget the now-infamous footage of Governor Palin pardoning one Thanksgiving turkey as another was slaughtered behind her.”
Kinda makes you wonder if this ignorant ahole writer understands WHY one turkey is getting a pardon?
The point is quit obvious, the pardoned turkey doesn’t get it’s freaking head cut off!
Just like every liberal who writes an anti-gun screed starts out with I believe in the second amendment, but...
I question the ideology of the writer here.
I can't say that I dislike her but I'm sure having a hard time finding out her positions vs. those of McCain.
For instance do you, or anyone for that matter, know her position on illegals other than what she said during the last cycle?
If those are her own views I just couldn't support anyone, beyond voting for them if they were the only alternative, that supports amnesty.
Or is amnesty the new conservative?
You supplied the reason the your first statement was false in your second statement.
It is only the losers that can’t take a bit of criticism now and again. Sarah Palin, imo, is a winner.
So like any other winner in society today she will undoubtedly take this article, and others like it, and use it to make her an even stronger candidate come campaign season.
And who is this? Never heard of her but she sounds stupid. How exactly was Governor Palin supposed to “stop” her EIGHTEEN-year-old daughter from giving that interview? This same person would have complained about Sarah being a tyrant if she had tried!
"Mitt Romney has been the most consistently excellent debater overall in the two meetings of the Republican candidates.
He is personable, clearly well informed, incredibly well-funded, and surrounded by a crack staff.
All that, taken together, goes far to explain why his numbers in Iowa -- and elsewhere -- are looking better and better."
"Romney supporter turned Obama man Douglas Kmiec indulged in quite a litany of name-calling,
finger pointing and demagoguery against the GOP that would have been amazing from the same man only one year ago."
Similar to Romney's other scortched earth tactics:
"Despite outspending his rivals by huge margins throughout the primaries,
(Romney) lost Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida and California.
The only primaries he won were in Michigan, where Dad was governor; LDS states;
and a few states on Super Tuesday in which his California-obsessed rivals
couldn't spare the cash to advertise.
Only John Connolly in 1968 had a worse cash-to-delegates ratio.
And John McCain rightly did not like Romney's tactics during the primaries.
(W)hen (Romney's early leads) started slipping away, he resorted to unfair,
distorted, scorched-earth negative ads, betting that his opponents couldn't
afford to spend enough for the truth to catch up to his charges."
[Romney: A Mistake for McCain, 7/23/2008, Dick Morris]
Bristol is 18 and legally able to offer her own interviews which is what Greta and Bristol stated in the interview.
What should have Gov. Palin stated on national TV about her daughter?!! The media has been out there slamming this girl from day 1.
As a mother, Gov. Palin should defend her daughter. If Gov. Palin wants to call Bristol amazing for stepping up and doing the right thing by choosing to have her baby rather than aborting, holding up against the media onslaught and now trying to complete school while raising a baby, then so be it. I personally would agree with her.
How many people would have withstood what that then 17-year-old went through in the international spotlight?
The author of that article needs to get off of her case.
Since Feb 19, 2009
Jindal has been impressive, but as POTUS he is not qualified as a natural born citizen. He may be a citizen but not a natural born citizen.
Even if you believe he is qualified, you risk division among conservatives because many will not believe him constitutionally qualified. Don’t go this route.
I like him a great deal but I would never vote for him.
I like Palin’s but..
I happened to see a clip of this, Greta stated that Bristol set this up on her own. Sarah stopped by and surprised them and Greta said “I didn’t know you would be here”.
Remember Kathleen Parker? The “conservative” columnist for TownHall? The one that attacked Sarah Palin almost daily during the election?
Laura Ingraham read a recent Kathleen Parker piece written about her wonderful adventure on Air Force One with the Obamas.
Laura had the violins going in the background.
The kindest thing I can say about the Parker piece is that it was pathetically, sycophantically maudlin.
Even without the violins.
That said, the MSM is accomplishing their 'destroy' Sarah campaign quite effectively if even freepers are believing their spew. There seems to be quite a few on FR who:
1. can't vote for her because she can't control her family
2. can't vote for the mother of a teen mother
3. can't vote for her because the MSM has already damaged her beyond repair
4. can't vote for her because she should be a full time mom, not a politician
5. can't vote for her because she's the reason McCain lost
And I'm sure there are more. Now, look at all those feeble arguments. What do they have in common? I'll tell you what... they're all excuses a liberal posing as a conservative would use. Think about it... what better way for liberal trolls to engrain themselves in a conservative forum than to 'blend in on every topic EXCEPT Sarah Palin' only to be bolsters by other trolls 'who feel the same way'. They tried it at Team Sarah. And it looks like they're already here.
Good try. Knocking the eligibility of Jindal. Jindal is qualified to be POTUS. Far more than Zero is. Boy you trolls are out in force. Losers