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Palin aide swats Romney team
Politico ^ | Friday 7/16/10 | ANDY BARR

Posted on 07/16/2010 5:53:01 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

In potentially the first inter-staff dust up of the 2012 presidential race, an aide of Sarah Palin is hitting back at Mitt Romney’s camp for saying the former Alaska governor is “not a serious human being.”

Asked about the comments by POLITICO, a longtime Palin aide unloaded on Romney’s staff.

“It shocks me that anyone would try to do that,” the aide said. “You’d think we’d all be working together toward a common goal – that being 2010 – and that should be the focus right now. Those who try to claim the mantle of Reagan would be good to follow one of his most sacred tenets.”

“For Washington consultants to sit around and personally disparage the Governor anonymously to reporters is unfortunate and counterproductive and frankly immature,” the aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity, continued.

Further, the Palin aide criticized Romney’s staff for launching into attacks focused on the 2012 Republican presidential primary rather than focusing on November’s midterm election.

“She’s not focused on promoting herself or disparaging other Republicans,” the aide said. The Republican Party is “not worried about 2012. We should be focused on 2010.”

“What she’s trying to do is turn the tide on the Obama-Pelosi-Reid agenda…She’s stated publicly that her goal is to turn the tide on Obama’s agenda starting in 2010,” the aide added. “We need to all come together in what should be a great year for us in November.”

The Palin adviser also jabbed at Romney for having changed some of his past positions and suggested that Romney does not have full “control” of his team.

“She’s not a finger-in-the-wind kind of leader. She supporting candidates who share her common sense values,” the aide said. “When you have a team of consultants and strategists that big it’s hard to control.

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Althought this doesn't seem like an unloaded on Mitt per Politico...but more at a message of telling Mitt to focus on 2010 not 2012
1 posted on 07/16/2010 5:53:03 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Mitt needs to keep his big trap shut! He is definitely not my candidate!


2 posted on 07/16/2010 5:54:49 AM PDT by IbJensen ((Ps 109.8): "Let his days be few; and let another take his position.")
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To: Bigtigermike

Romney is like a bad rash.


3 posted on 07/16/2010 5:54:53 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Bigtigermike

BHORom


4 posted on 07/16/2010 5:57:39 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: IbJensen

Mitt (in Proxy) and Newt in the past few days have both done and said stupid things...Oh God Help us!!


5 posted on 07/16/2010 5:58:14 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

hahah pass the popcorn. The footbll was teed up like Lucy’s football by Mark Halperin of Time Magazine and we’re going to kick it this time for sure.


6 posted on 07/16/2010 5:58:44 AM PDT by rhombus (a)
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To: Bigtigermike

The media is already trying to subliminally steer people towards certain potential Presidential candidates by constantly citing certain names in articles associated with the 2012 Presidential election including Palin, Romney, Gingrich, Hucakbee etc... God forbid the people actually choose their own candidates.


7 posted on 07/16/2010 6:01:21 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: rhombus

Glad to see that Governor Palin and those who support her still remember the year is 2010, not 2012, unlike Mitt and his people.


8 posted on 07/16/2010 6:01:42 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: NurdlyPeon; Do Be; PA Engineer; Jeff Head; kanawa; Dave W; fanfan; WVNan; rodguy911; Canedawg; ...

((((((((Ping)))))))))


9 posted on 07/16/2010 6:07:05 AM PDT by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: :"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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To: Bigtigermike

I think Palin should be able to deal with Romney the way my cat deals with a stuffed catnip mouse.


10 posted on 07/16/2010 6:18:41 AM PDT by hemogoblin (We're all on Flight 93 now.)
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To: Bigtigermike
I'm willing to bet that the anonymous Palin aide was Meg Stapleton.
11 posted on 07/16/2010 6:33:58 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: hemogoblin

In soe of the various youtube videos of public debates during his Massachussetts career, he displays a staggering sense of entitlement and personal viciousness. I think he will attempt to undermine ANY nominee in 2012, after he loses the primary.


12 posted on 07/16/2010 6:35:22 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (The bureaucrat is the natural enemy of liberty.)
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To: Bigtigermike

we’re THIS CLOSE to losing the country and GOP insider wonks are preoccupied with schoolyard fights. Ridiculous!


13 posted on 07/16/2010 6:44:58 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bigtigermike
From the article: ...the Palin aide criticized Romney’s staff for launching into attacks focused on the 2012 Republican presidential primary...

Somebody on the Rombot staff has misjudged the '12 tea leaves...either that, or Mythster Romney himself has been listening to the non-prophet office in SLC that's been whispering in his ear, "The White Horse prophesy...Mitt, you must save the constitution...Mitt, do you hear me?"

14 posted on 07/16/2010 6:46:07 AM PDT by Colofornian (If we could "CTR" we wouldn't need a Savior. [See 1 Corinthians 1:30])
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To: Bigtigermike

More anonymous aides fighting with other anonymous aides...baloney...magritte


15 posted on 07/16/2010 6:46:51 AM PDT by magritte ("There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself "Do trousers matter?")
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To: Man50D; Bigtigermike
The media is already trying to subliminally steer people towards certain potential Presidential candidates by constantly citing certain names in articles associated with the 2012 Presidential election including Palin, Romney, Gingrich, Hucakbee etc... God forbid the people actually choose their own candidates.

Keep up the nonsense Man50D.

Like trying to claim the media is trying to setup the electorate for a Palin Nomination by constantly slurring, slamming, or outright lying about her, and somehow that will lead to people voting for her or the GOP nominating her.

You're PDS is showing again.

They are telegraphing who they fear, and it sure isn't some unnamed source or Myth, the Huckster, Newt "Global Warming" Gringich, Tim Pawlenty, Scott Brown, Jindal, etc.
16 posted on 07/16/2010 6:47:56 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: IbJensen

The Romneyites have been out to get Palin ever since McCain preferred her to Mitt. THAT should not have surprised Romney since McCain obviously thought Romney too much of a pr... to be a comfortable fit for the old flyboy.


17 posted on 07/16/2010 7:12:45 AM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: Bigtigermike
“What she’s trying to do is turn the tide on the Obama-Pelosi-Reid agenda…She’s stated publicly that her goal is to turn the tide on Obama’s agenda starting in 2010,” the aide added
I haven't heard Romney come out with anything against Pelosi, Reid, Obama...How could he?
18 posted on 07/16/2010 7:26:02 AM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: SoConPubbie
Like trying to claim the media is trying to setup the electorate for a Palin Nomination by constantly slurring, slamming, or outright lying about her, and somehow that will lead to people voting for her or the GOP nominating her.

Leave it to Sarahbots to interpret a comment directed at the media involving several people, not singling out any particular person, only to spin into some sort of conspiracy against only your goddess. You Sarahbots are growing more paranoid by the thread.
19 posted on 07/16/2010 7:27:21 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Man50D

BTTT


20 posted on 07/16/2010 9:12:50 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: hemogoblin

21 posted on 07/16/2010 10:06:32 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (a 16 year old Australian girl already did it. And she did it right. - WWJD)
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To: Bigtigermike
click on image
22 posted on 07/16/2010 10:19:52 AM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan (Sarah Palin "the Thrilla from Wasilla")
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To: RobbyS

Unfortunately for my salvation, I detest Romney!


23 posted on 07/16/2010 11:17:00 AM PDT by IbJensen ((Ps 109.8): "Let his days be few; and let another take his position.")
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To: IbJensen

The man lacks the common touch. Watching him campaign, I got the impression that he sleeps in long pajamas buttoned to the neck.


24 posted on 07/16/2010 1:38:19 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

No, Meg’s gone back to her family and is out of it now. My guess is it was Rebecca Mansour.


25 posted on 07/16/2010 5:02:56 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: lewislynn

Hey! How did Mitt’s book tour go? Did countless thousands brave the elements to catch a glimpse? I never heard anything about the tour.


26 posted on 07/16/2010 7:20:31 PM PDT by jamndad5 ("I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for a few public officials.")
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To: jamndad5
Hey! How did Mitt’s book tour go? Did countless thousands brave the elements to catch a glimpse? I never heard anything about the tour.
Mitt had a book? Who wrote it? Was it about the wonders of government run health care?
27 posted on 07/16/2010 11:05:28 PM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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