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...
(Excerpt) Read more at townhall.com ...
"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
Yeah right. Reagan had the same problem. Most people from California if I remember were agast that we would vote for Reagan as he was unpopular in California for raising taxes.
Not a natural born citizen? I believe he was born in Louisiana.
So, what do you want to eat for Thanksgiving, TOFU??
It's really easier to enjoy a turkey dinner when the turkey's dead before it gets stuffed and put in an oven.
Born in Baton Rouge Louisiana...so what are you talking about?
“Sarah Palin’s Problem” is that under-30 voters have accepted the comedy show caricature of her hook, line, and sinker. There’s no way back from that - she’ll be a joke to them forever.
“I wish I knew how to quit you....”
“Well, why don’t you? Why don’t you just let me be?”
Then after Bristol's totally botched it, sent the message that she disrespects her parents, her mother had no impact on her decision not to kill the child, abstinence is unrealistic, kids should wait 10 years to have immoral sex because then it will be "easier" THEN Governor Palin comes in and praises Bristol as a role model / advocate of whom she's really, really proud.
I've no need to act like the Dems who sold their souls to defend everything Clinton did. This was a big mistake. I hope she can correct course.
Huh? Since when does an adult US citizen need her mother's permission to give a media interview? Bristol is making a bundle of money from her media appearances, giving herself independence so she doesn't have to put up with her mother's crap anymore and doesn't have to marry the scummy Levi Johnston. Her mother, meanwhile, owes a bundle in back taxes and is much more interested in self-promotion than in playing a positive role in her adult daughter's life. Go Bristol!