Skip to comments.Sarah Palin's Political Bandwagon Is wobbling Under The Weight of Contradictions [Fiorina Backlash?]
Posted on 05/15/2010 1:30:58 PM PDT by Steelfish
Sarah Palin's Political Bandwagon Is wobbling Under The Weight of Contradictions The Sarah Palin phenomenon is finally beginning to fade as contradictions mount up, says Alex Spillius in Washington
Alex Spillius 15 May 2010
We are seeing the first signs of wobble on the Sarah Palin bandwagon. This may seem a strange thing to say about a political superstar who has earned at least $12 million in the past 18 months from a publishing advance, personal appearance fees and a television punditry contract, not to forget a reality show about life in Alaska.
Palin is such a boon to the struggling book world that her second opus, America by Heart - Reflection on Family, Faith and Flag, can already be ordered in advance even though publication is six months away. A return to the number one spot on the best seller list surely awaits.
But other indices are proving less kind to the former Alaska governor. According to a recent poll more Alaskans than not think the presidency should not form the next chapter of Palin's extraordinary story, while 45 per cent gave her a negative personal rating. When John McCain plucked her from obscurity to be his Republican running mate in the 2008 campaign, her approval rating at home was 80 per cent, the highest of any governor in the country.
Now even a poll of Tea Party supporters, her most ardent fans, showed that a majority wouldn't vote for her if she ran for president in 2012. It is not just that the faithful are beginning to question her readiness for the White House.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
By attacking our strongest conservative, the marxist media ALWAYS identifies who they fear the most.
I should only have such a wobbly career.
Spillius, too, for that matter.
If our strongest conservative endorses RINOs like Fiorino and McCain, how conservative is conservative?
“Now even a poll of Tea Party supporters, her most ardent fans, showed that a majority wouldn’t vote for her if she ran for president in 2012.”
Does anyone know about this poll?
Hop on board...haters....So you all agree that she is still doing a reality show? Sigh!
Its early yet.
Her greatest value has been providing a roadblock as O steamrolls America. There is a very short list of public figures who have managed to get in the way of Obama’s bulldozer, and she is one on that very short list.
If she never even runs for president she has already proven herself a worthy opponent of the Obamists.
As for whether or not she is ready to be president, I can’t answer that. I will say that she is ready for the role she is now playing, which is to arouse America from its stupor.
Same old same old.Yawn!!!!!
Run Sarah run!!! I dare you. Run.
“strongest conservative...” Yeah, right.
It was the “jumping the shark” John McCain poll.
Each article from the UK (particularly on Palin) indicates those across the pond just don’t get conservatism. That’s probably because they really don’t have any conservatives anymore.
I offered to buy their tickets... maybe Alec Baldwin is free?
“It is not just that the faithful are beginning to question her readiness for the White House. It is not just that they have doubts about a would-be president who wants all her questions pre-screened, who needs to scribble her talking points on her palm and whose favourite modes of communication are those of a 15-year-old, namely Twitter and Facebook.”
Gee, no BS bias there. If the author of the article could have stuck with the facts instead of spewing this tired garbage, he might have done some damage.
As it is, I’m more inclined to give Mrs. Palin more of a pass as a result of this and similar hit pieces. As a comment up-stream said, the left reveals whom they fear with this bilge.
That alone is reason enough to want her as President. Maybe some of the FR haters club will join them.
As usual, the British don’t really have a clue when it comes to matters concerning politcs in America. They really don’t.
This writer would need to have been in DC yestrday to see Sarah Palin’s speech, then in NC to watch her speak to the NRA, then her campiagn stop for Nikki Haley in South Carolina. No one, but no one fires up the base like Sarah Palin does right now.
They might also read this:
Stacy Drake: Palin Endorsements Are Key In Primary Season
That “wobble” is just the vibration as the vehicle rises from the launch pad. The trip is just beginning.
Lib wishful thinking PING!
She won’t get elected cause she jumped the shark with McIdiot and all his pals too soon. Scared off the base she had.
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