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McCain: People voted 'mostly for Sarah Palin' last year
CNN Political Ticker ^ | 3/26/09 | Martina Stewart

Posted on 03/26/2009 11:02:38 AM PDT by redk

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Former Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain has no illusions about the 2008 White House race.

"God bless them," McCain said Thursday at the Heritage Foundation when reminded of the tens of millions of people who voted for him last year.

"Over 50 million people voted for me and Sarah Palin - mostly for Sarah Palin," McCain said to an eruption of laughter. But "there was a sizable majority of the other party returned to Congress. And, elections have consequences. Elections have consequences. And these consequences we are seeing now in full display."

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska; US: Arizona
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1 posted on 03/26/2009 11:02:38 AM PDT by redk
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To: redk

duh.


2 posted on 03/26/2009 11:03:42 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: redk
And, elections have consequences...

Yes, and so do pathetic RINO campaigns.

3 posted on 03/26/2009 11:04:28 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: redk

One vote for Palin here...


4 posted on 03/26/2009 11:04:49 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: Drango

Yeah, I still think he’s full of crap.


5 posted on 03/26/2009 11:04:50 AM PDT by redk
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To: redk

Well, well, well...


6 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:10 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: redk

“McCain: People voted ‘mostly for Sarah Palin’ last year”

Slight correction: people voted mostly for BHO last year, thanks to the dynamics that put McCain on the ticket instead of a candidate who could actually win.


7 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:25 AM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: redk; rabscuttle385

Once in a while the truth slips out.


8 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:32 AM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: redk

Let me guess he is going to say SHE lost the election because most people voted against her?


9 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:33 AM PDT by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: redk

That’s why he nominated her.

SnakeDoc


10 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:46 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor (God Bless Our Troops -- Especially Our Snipers)
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To: redk

I’m convinced he had absolutely no intention of winning that election.


11 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:55 AM PDT by trillabodilla (Jesus Saves)
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To: SolidWood; euram; Sarah Barracuda
"Over 50 million people voted for me and Sarah Palin - mostly for Sarah Palin," McCain said to an eruption of laughter.

Reality finally smacked him in the head...

12 posted on 03/26/2009 11:05:57 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin is a smart missile aimed at the heart of the left!)
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To: redk

Sarah was the only reason it was as close as it was.


13 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:09 AM PDT by Antoninus (So now "change" is defined as "more of the same, but worse"?)
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To: redk
Unless he was just looking for a cheap laugh, he is spot on with his Palin assessment.
14 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:24 AM PDT by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: redk

Epiphany, Senator? You had the chance to lead, and instead you’ve allowed us all to be victimized as emotionally and mentally in many ways as you were.

A war hero you were long ago. A mediocre politician you are today.


15 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:31 AM PDT by prismsinc (A.K.A. "The Terminator"!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Get involved as a delegate. Do not allow RINO’s to win the primary’s and loose the country. NO MORE!


16 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:32 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: redk

Well, he’s honest on that count.


17 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:33 AM PDT by ConservativeMind (Cancel liberal newspaper, magazine & cable TV subscriptions (Free TV-dtv.gov). Stop funding the MSM.)
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To: redk

Say what you will, that is an enormous statement coming from a politician. ANY politician. Most have such insufferable egos they wouldn’t admit to that if their lives depended on it.


18 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:33 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: rabscuttle385

19 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:44 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: redk

Two votes in this household for Palin.


20 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:54 AM PDT by sweetiepiezer (I have a Pal in Sarah)
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To: redk
"Over 50 million people voted for me and Sarah Palin - mostly for Sarah Palin," McCain said to an eruption of laughter.

He thinks he was making a joke- but truer words were never spoken by a politician.

21 posted on 03/26/2009 11:06:57 AM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: Antoninus

No Shit, Sherlock!


22 posted on 03/26/2009 11:07:15 AM PDT by OregonRancher (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints)
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To: redk

*raises hand*

I was one of ‘em.

}:-)4


23 posted on 03/26/2009 11:07:22 AM PDT by Moose4 (Hey RNC. Don't move toward the middle. MOVE THE MIDDLE TOWARD YOU.)
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To: redk

It’s funny ‘cause it’s true


24 posted on 03/26/2009 11:07:47 AM PDT by free me (Geez!)
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To: trillabodilla
You are exactly correct. Juan McLame did everything possible to LOSE the election. He was clearly a setup from the beginning of the campaign.
25 posted on 03/26/2009 11:07:59 AM PDT by MGMSwordsman
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To: gate2wire

2 votes for Sarah here, including Mrs. Joe. Who could not, otherwise be bothered to vote in 5 previous presidetials.

I told her she couldn’t complain if she didn’t vote. Now I’m getting it with both barrels.

But, hey, there goes a another conservative convert.


26 posted on 03/26/2009 11:08:24 AM PDT by incredulous joe
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To: gate2wire

make that 2..


27 posted on 03/26/2009 11:08:31 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (A democrat will break your leg, then hand you a crutch and take credit for your being able to walk.)
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To: redk

People voted ‘mostly for Sarah Palin’ last year.

Boy, John!....nothing gets by you!


28 posted on 03/26/2009 11:08:44 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: redk

“elections have consequences.”

Here were the consequences:

GOP won - DNC yelled louder and GOP did nothing.

NDC won - GOP rolled over and did nothing.


29 posted on 03/26/2009 11:09:00 AM PDT by edcoil (Saliva will kill you but only if taken in small amounts over a long period of time.)
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To: redk

I voted for him because I was stuck and had no other choice...Palin..eh..


30 posted on 03/26/2009 11:09:13 AM PDT by indi_girl447 (Change...at least he didn't lie...)
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31 posted on 03/26/2009 11:09:38 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: redk

McCain is such a bastard. The way he handled the whole candiacy of Palin made the Republican party look like a bunch of hypocrites. He sure made the Republicans swallow a lot. Now he comes out with this? It figures. The man can do no right. I have a feeling he didn’t know about Bristol’s pregnancy. And then he makes a laughing stock out of the Republicans with that phony story the kids were going to get married and therefore anyone with an opinion that maybe this wasn’t a good idea to put on national stage with the party of family values, those people were demonized. Thanks John McCain. I love the decision to arrogantly decided too to dress up Palin with all the campaign donations. McCain was a real creep. He did plenty to cause the Republican Party trouble for years to come. All because he is a sore loser to Bush. He should be voted out of office!


32 posted on 03/26/2009 11:09:46 AM PDT by rodeo-mamma
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To: AuntB
Once in a while the truth slips out.

Hopefully, the next time that happens, McCain will finally come out of the closet and admit to being a Democrat saboteur.

33 posted on 03/26/2009 11:10:50 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: redk

The sad part is that he thought it was a joke - and that the crowd was laughing at the “joke” and not at him.


34 posted on 03/26/2009 11:11:13 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress." - F. Douglass)
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To: redk

Mostly = everyone but his immediate family


35 posted on 03/26/2009 11:11:40 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Birth certificates are for suckers.)
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To: redk

“Over 50 million people voted for me and Sarah Palin - mostly for Sarah Palin”

Well, DUH!!!!! Are you just now figuring that out? LOL!

I can’t wait for 2012, when Sarah will unseat the Marxist!


36 posted on 03/26/2009 11:11:44 AM PDT by wk4bush2004 (SARAH PALIN, 2012!!!!!!!)
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To: redk

Senator, I must agree with you.

She was pretty much the only reason I voted for the ticket. That, and to stop Obama of course.

We should remember, though, that with a very organized base, fatigue with the war, an economic crisis and a media hell-bent on supporting him, Obama only managed 52.7% of the vote. And the primary race went on for months, with relatively few obama wins after the Rev. Wright revelations.

Obama is not invincible. Many Democrat seats are vulnerable, especially after anothe 18 months of Obama.

We just need to organize and get our message out there. And stop the massive voter fraud, if we can.

Changing things is anything but impossible.


37 posted on 03/26/2009 11:11:45 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

ain’t that the truth. talk about boring


38 posted on 03/26/2009 11:12:14 AM PDT by mel
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To: rodeo-mamma; redk; TADSLOS; cripplecreek; Grunthor; Gaffer; hiredhand; DoughtyOne; exit82; ...
McCain was a real creep. He did plenty to cause the Republican Party trouble for years to come. All because he is a sore loser to Bush.


39 posted on 03/26/2009 11:12:18 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: MGMSwordsman

Who would set him up? This is all getting too weird for me.
Without firing shot Obama destroys United States of America. I am telling you it hurts me as my ancestry goes way back in this country.


40 posted on 03/26/2009 11:13:30 AM PDT by mel
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To: redk
And this is the very moment that this election turned into McCains favor, and sent the media back on its heels. If only McCain would of stuck up for her when the media were given their orders to attack.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wFt-BTi8jI&feature=related

41 posted on 03/26/2009 11:14:45 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: redk

I think he said it to be funny, not because he realizes the reverberating truth contained therein. If Susan Collins or Olympia Snowe had been the running mate, he would’ve made the exact same comment.


42 posted on 03/26/2009 11:15:23 AM PDT by definitelynotaliberal
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To: redk

Good for him. At least he admits it.


43 posted on 03/26/2009 11:15:54 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: redk

The first republican I ever voted for was in 2009 and her name was Sarah Palin.......


44 posted on 03/26/2009 11:15:59 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: redk

It was an attempt at humor.
McCain doesn’t realize how his “humor” was...


45 posted on 03/26/2009 11:16:01 AM PDT by Little Ray (Do we have a Plan B?)
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To: redk

Lets try this again, but this time leave McCain out of it.


46 posted on 03/26/2009 11:16:20 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: Vaquero; Virginia Ridgerunner

He was just looking for a cheap laugh.


47 posted on 03/26/2009 11:16:32 AM PDT by definitelynotaliberal
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To: redk

I know I did.


48 posted on 03/26/2009 11:16:32 AM PDT by Welcome2thejungle
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"Over 50 million people voted for me and Sarah Palin - mostly for Sarah Palin,"

QUOTE OF THE CAMPAIGN !

Suits me to a "P" !

49 posted on 03/26/2009 11:16:32 AM PDT by mcmuffin
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To: redk

Palin Vote here... BTW Who is McCain I thought he was a lifelong Rat!


50 posted on 03/26/2009 11:16:37 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Osamabama the Wright kind of Racist!)
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