Skip to comments.McCain tussles with Palin over whipping up a mob mentality
Posted on 11/05/2009 7:01:13 AM PST by WalterSkinner
With his electoral prospects fading by the day, Senator John McCain has fallen out with his vice-presidential running mate about the direction of his White House campaign
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Sarah Palin was not on the same page as McCain--to her credit
It will be interesting to see how much more she will try to distance herself from supporting the positions McCain embraced
palin was too big for mccain to be playing 2nd fiddle
McCain was a loser, as we saw. He slept in too many beds to be a conservative. If he had remained a REAL CONSERVATIVE and stood by those values and beliefs, he could have made a difference. He chose not to.
Palin was a major breath of conservative, patriotic, American fresh air. She made the campaign what it was, such as it was.
Translation: Stop exciting the voters. We must remain calmly sedate, like Bush 41 and Bob Dole. Otherwise, we might actually win.
The RINO lost and everybody knows why ...
Palin should hold to the truth.
WE shall see exactly what Sarah is made of through the months ahead during lord McCain’s reelection. IF she campaigns for him I won’t pay her any more attention. And NO I am not necessarily expecting her to go to Arizona and campaign against him. I sure won’t complain if she were to but I do not have it a requirement.
..an excellent point
McCain is so McLame and has been such a McPain for so long he needs to be McGone.
Isn’t there a conservative Republican in Arizona that could run against him in the primary? J.D. Hayworth comes to mind.
The ONLY reason that RINO got as many votes as he did was BECAUSE of Palin. I voted for her.........not him.
This is what happens when the Media choose the Republican [or Conservative] Candidates.
The only McCain redeeming value is that he introduced the Voters to Sarah Palin. For that I thank him. Now, he needs to RETIRE from the Senate and go make speeches at rubber-chicken lunches never forgetting Reagan’s 11th Commandment.
..as a Hunter conservative, that's exactly what I did--I couldn't stand McCain...
I am beginning to think Mcain’s running was a sham. They all wanted BO to win, all except Sarah !
Naw, McCain is an honorable person, at least I think he is.
It’s the lamestream media, they are the ones that demanded McCain prove he was legible, yet gave Odumbo a pass.
I believe that McCain was in league with BHO, too, but not everyone wanted him to win -- I believe that billionairess Meg Whitman and her multimillionaire pal Mitt seriously believed that Mitt could win the prez election if only he could get the nomination (-- I'm surprised there isn't any news about whatever his position is on her campaign for Governor of California.)
This sounds paranoid, but it's almost like the entire drama was set up to make sure that Governor Palin's career was permanently ruined everthereafter.
They misjudge her resiliance.
The only McCain redeeming value is that he introduced the Voters to Sarah Palin. For that I thank him. Now, he needs to RETIRE from the Senate and go make speeches at rubber-chicken lunches never forgetting Reagans 11th Commandment.
Retire!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YES ONLY after the Pinko Stooge gets on his Hands and knees and Apologizes to the American People for the damage he has brought on this Country. then the Japanese way of atonement.
then this traitor can be with his ancestors and see Exactly how they feel about his actions with the trust of the people and with a Country they fought For as Hero's!.
McCain is a stinking RINO like Newt.
What kind of realistic chances does Hayworth or any other conservative candidate have of defeating McCain in the primary?
there is leading, and there is following.
leaders that allow themselves to follow for too long, lose their knack for it and get timid at the thought of making bold moves
Sarah is leading. John is not.
Juan McShame is not now and has never been a Leader !
“IF she campaigns for him I wont pay her any more attention.”
I don’t expect McCain to even ask her to campaign for him, he was jealous of being overshadowed by her last year, and I believe it still gets under his skin every time she makes an appearance she gets huge crowds. My bet is that the WI Right to Life event will be maximum capacity, and her book signing tour will generate huge crowds of people, most of them knowing that they have no chance of getting a book signed, they’ll just show up hoping to get a glimpse of her, and that will make his bitterness even deeper.
Do we have a primary challenger yet for McCain?
No, McCain is a stinking RINO worse than Newt. As a RINO Newt is bad, but he only attempts to provide cover for dems — Hillary, San Fran Nan, Rev. Al, and Scream Dean all come to mind. Juan on the other hand has spawned and provides nurturing cover to many big fat RINOs, underling RINOs Pansy Graham and gay time Charlie Crist are examples of this.
Newt’s cover for the democrats is bad, but at least you know they’re democrats. RINO McCain time and again will pull the wool over some people’s eyes and his underlings have learned the same RINO tricks fooling republicans into believing they are conservative. How else could some one as DIABLO as Pansy ever get elected senator in South Carolina?
Newt may be a RINO but he is no where near the advanced level RINO John McCain.
I don’t know. I didn’t believe that Chris Christie could overcome the Democratic machine in New Jersey and win the Governorship. I guess the answer relates to the mother’s milk of Washington D.C. and you know what that is.
LOL! True. Juan McCain is a DIABLO like Graham-nesty.
I want to see Duncan Hunter in some cabinet position in the next administration...in 2012!:)
Loyalty is a strange fiber that runs deep through some people regardless of what that loyalty ends up creating/causing.
For me personally I 'love' Sarah to date. However, I know what the word literally means and it will be a 'test' of her individuality as to whether or not she is cognizant of who lord McCain really is.
Taking campaign advice from Juan McAmnesty is like taking it from Democrats. He doesn’t know how to win, and they don’t want the R’s do so. So whatever he says, do the opposite.
In the primary? Pretty good if a known candidate with some money challenges. Right now the only challengers are little-knowns with no money and some with baggage. But if a well known, well funded, and squeaky clean candidate took on McPain I think he’d win the primary. There’s so much dissatisfaction with McLame here, I was surprised to see him win in ‘04.
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