Skip to comments.Palin Wraps McCain in Tea Party Movement
Posted on 03/27/2010 5:51:59 AM PDT by raybbr
Two years ago, John McCain transformed Sarah Palin overnight from an obscure first-term Alaska governor into a national celebrity when he picked her as his vice presidential running mate.
Now Palin is repaying the favor, putting her prestige on the line in an effort to help the four-term Arizona senator overcome his toughest re-election challenge ever.
The two campaigned together Friday for the first time since they lost the presidential race in 2008.
At the first of two rallies this weekend, Palin pumped up Tea Partiers, invoking the cause of the first Tea Party in 1773.
"Remember it was the Freedom Fighters and those who protested tyranny and big government," she said. "And that's what we're doing today."
"And when you think about that first Tea Party, shoot, some may claim that John was there, at the first Tea Party," she said with a laugh, poking fun at McCain's age. McCain, who is 73, grinned widely beside her.
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Sarah Palin has no business shilling for this Rino. What a shame.
At this point I'm wondering if she's pushed herself out of the possibility of running for president.
Palin is only making matters worse for herself by continuing to support flaming socialist McAmnesty.
I think it was a joke. The real one back in Boston Harbor.
Sarah, Sarah, Sarah.
Stop shooting yourself in the foot, Hon.
McCain was there at the beginning. He is the Alpha and the Omega. Pucker up Man50D .
Where’s the barf alert?
I don’t know ask Charleston Heston.
The days of the conservatives supporting RINOS because they have an “R” after their name are OVER!
I am glad we agree on humor.:-)
The title of the piece makes me wonder about Fox news. Can’t McCain study the words of Douglas McArthur and “JUST FADE AWAY!”
Hunter endorsed Huckabee
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Rubio endorsed Huckabee
Santorum endorsed Romney
Scott Brown endorsed Rommey
Ann Coulter endorsed Romney
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Dick Cheney endorsed McCain
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Paul Ryan endorsed McCain for President
Rick Perry (Governor-Texas) endorsed Rudy Guiliani
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I love Sarah, but she is not doing herself any good with this claptrap. It’s like watching The Beauty and the Beast.
I just noticed your tag line! LOL!!!!
I just noticed your tag line! LOL!!!!
Lord have mercy. If conservatives buy into this. They will buy into anything.
Yeah, he was around during that time.
Back then, though, he was known as Benedict Arnold.
shame on her
Are we fans of Douglas McArthur, or not. I have very mixed feelings about McArthur. He was great in WW2 and Korea, but he was ready to turn U.S. troops against American citizens prior to his great achievements. I support McArthur in spite of his short comings and I support Sarah Palin.
Sarah, what are you doing?
Supporting McCain will only encourage him.
McCain has no chance of winning.
America needs a conservative, small government person who will never compromise. He ain’t it.
I just dont get this?!?!
Yes, it was a joke, and a rather obvious one at that.
However, I’m not surprised that FR didn’t miss a chance to attack a Republican (any Republican).
Sort of true.
He supported the early bail-out bills which started the Tea Party movement.
So, he was there at the beginning -— just not on the Tea Party side, but on the opposite side.
Palin has chosen sides. Since she supports McCain, she defaults to support his CFR attack on the First Amendment (3 parts of which have been deemed unconstitutional by the courts), amnesty for illeglas, etc.
Wrong side, Gov. You can’t rewrite history. McCain is just politics as usual and McCain definitely represents the Old Guard, which created most of the problems in Washington.
Send him back do to more damage?
tsk tsk tsk
I believe that to be the case. She has to know that by campaigning for McCain (in a lousy PRIMARY, of all things), she loses her reputation as someone who will courageously take on her own party's corrupt establishment, and that is a selling point she can not afford to be without.
LOL The best one yet.
It is very hard to keep ‘cheerful’ today with this betrayal feeling almost personal after reading her book and loving her story!
come join the fun
The lack of reading ability on this thread is discouraging. IT WAS A JOKE! The original TEA PARTY - Boston. It was a dig at his age!
I think Rusty Humphries and Dough Hayworth summed it up best by saying that they understand Sarah’s loyalty, and they expect and welcome her endorsement of Hayworth after McCain loses.
I’m just going to give her time. Once McCain is voted out of office, hopefully she’s done with him and focused back on the Tea Party.
But she has been focused on the tea party. She is going to be at Burning Man, for the Tea Party, in Nevada.
Had McCain been around at the very first Tea Party, there would be a U.S. Navy aircraft at the bottom of Boston Harbor.
Palin is rapidly proving her incompetence as a Conservative. She is also a terrible speaker, is a lightening rod among independents, the MSM and her politically troubled past of being a quitter, etc, will guarantee a win for the other side.
NO MORE LOSERS FOR THE GOP!
Did anyone show up at the McCain rally with JD signs?
That would have been a pretty good achievement considering the technology of the time.
I don’t have a problem with Palin endorsing Mclame. Pols do crap like that all of the time. I do believe that she is hurting her conservative credibility by campaigning for him.
You sound like a MSM mimicker.
It is strange that you would use the term teabagger considering that derogatory term is reserved by liberals who hate conservatives.
I am glad she’s doing this. The media would not be paying any attention to her if she was campaigning for Hayworth. And if she campaigned against McCain the media would be having a field day creating the story that she is dis-loyal too rogue. This is helping Sarah more than McCain. Plus, for people who voted for Obama (and are now sorry), they are witnessing what they passed up in favor of Obamunusm.
Although, I must say, next to Sarah McCain looks old and that’s not helping him either. I believe Sarah did this to raise her own media exposure and more power to her.
I think she was referring to the Boston Tea Party.
But McCain is everything she claims that she’s fought against. McCain is the status quo, politics as usual, the good ol’ boys network, the Washington elite and part of the problem.
I disagree with those who say that she’d be nowhere without McCain. She’d have made it to the national stage just fine on her own accomplishments as a strong, competent governor. She didn’t need to be his running mate to be noticed. All she had to do was toss her hat into the ring.
It is what it is though and I only wish that at this point she’d back off and let McCain sink or swim on his own.
The Mayberry Crowd is going to go completely off the rails when Sarah speaks tonite in Nevada. Their little heads are going to spin like Linda Blair’s did in the “Exorcists”.
I do not know if she is hurting her self or not, I am reserving my revelation until I know the outcome.
But what she is doing now goes far beyond that.
If she were seen washing McCain's car or busy at her sewing machine letting out one of Megan's dresses, I don't think I would now be surprised.