Skip to comments.Romney Suggests Palin 'Beautiful,' Not Influential
Posted on 05/04/2009 1:21:03 PM PDT by pissant
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney joked about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palins place on Times list of influential people, saying, But was that the issue on the most beautiful people or the most influential people?
In an interview on CNNs State of the Union broadcast Sunday, Romney was responding to a question from the moderator as to whether Times inclusion of Palin and talk show host Rush Limbaugh on their list of The Worlds Most Influential People was a positive or negative thing for the Republican Party.
Romney added, I think there are a lot more influential Republicans than that would suggest.
After his boss caught flak for his apparent dissing of Palin, Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom spun the comment as just a self-deprecating joke as to why there werent more Republicans on the list, according to a report in Politico.
I think there are 100 influential Republicans alone who have tremendous ideas and I hope that we can all work together to accomplish what we believe is best for America, Palin said through a spokeswoman.
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“Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney joked about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin...” - she’s not a socialist so she’s fair game for everyone to take pot shots at, including the guv...
Mitt will send his hairdresser in his stead!
If I was Romney I would say the same thing. Palin is the only person that will keep Romney from the nomination. It will be a war.
>>Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney joked about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palins place on Times list of influential people, saying, But was that the issue on the most beautiful people or the most influential people?<<
I don’t dislike Romney or Mormons - I just don’t trust him enough to vote for him.
But this is really stupid and objectionable of him.
Romney is a horse’s ass.
I sure as hell hope not. We need a conservative, not a flip flopper or a maverick
Two ladies? This wasn’t Mrs. Romney with the catty comment.
Give it a rest Mitt! No one is going to bow down to kiss your hairbrush!
Mitt Romney is a complete ASS.
All Rino’s may now leave the party!
Having seen this, methinks the article is taking some, shall we say, liberties.
I never got the impression Romney was dissing Palin on the show. I got the feeling he was off-handedly complimenting her, while trying to tie-in a little jab at Time for having so few Republicans considered “influential.”
Just my opinion. I saw it live, and never thought of it as a Palin jab. Never would have considered it such unless my only source was this article.
That’s OK. It’s more fun to see a purse fight anyway.
Neither Romney or Palin is electable in 2012 as it stands today. Let them duke it out while a real candidate emerges.
Romney is mush.
I think there are a lot more influential Republicans than that would suggest.
I have not seen the list, but I take it Willard Mitt Romney was not on it?
Electable or not, we can certainly do alot better.
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