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Sarah Palin is in GOP party leaders' bullseye if Republicans fall short in November..
Daily News ^ | Friday October 22, 2010 | Thomas M. Defrank

Posted on 10/22/2010 7:13:45 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

Sarah Palin has unquestionably made her voice heard in this election cycle - but if the GOP falls short of taking back the Senate as most prognosticators expect, the Pride of Wasilla will take a hit from party leaders who think she turns off independents.

"If we don't win the Senate I have one thing to say: ‘Thank you, Sarah Palin,'" a household name and bigtime player in Republican circles tells The Mouth.

This source and several other party elders believe Palin's endorsement of Christine O'Donnell has made a difficult Senate seat pickup in ideologically centrist Delaware hopeless.

They also believe Palin could be the difference between winning and losing in several other Senate races, including Nevada and California.

Palin is extremely unpopular among indie voters, especially in California. A recent Field Poll found that 69% of California independent voters have an unfavorable opinion of Palin. And independents are nearly a quarter of the California electorat

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blamesarah; elections; foxnewssucks; gopbackstabbers; karlkuntrove; mittwipekarl; nrsc; palin; rnc; sarahpalin; tokyorove
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These anonymous sources claim that if Republicans don't win the Senate, it's Governor Palin's fault...seems the media and some of the faceless, spineless members of the GOP want to prematurely point fingers like it's 2008.....B.S.!!!!!!!
1 posted on 10/22/2010 7:13:51 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
This is so much crap. Anonymous party leaders, my toe.
2 posted on 10/22/2010 7:16:06 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Bigtigermike

A completely ridiculous assertion. If there is any consensus, it is that the retaking of the Senate by the Republicans is a VERY outside shot. Not to do so can hardly be laid at Palin’s doorstep. This is just another case to try to set up Palin as the scapegoat for the party’s own failings.


3 posted on 10/22/2010 7:16:45 PM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: Bigtigermike

Yet another tedious and tendentious criticism in what has become virtually an infinitely long line of the same; clearly, those on the political Left are terrified of Sarah.


4 posted on 10/22/2010 7:17:10 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Bigtigermike

Well, La-Di-Da.

Memo to RNC wheels: Screw you. If conservatism falls short, we fully expect RNC leadership to undermine whatever change can be leveraged. However, we’ll keep coming and, eventually, you’ll all get tossed into the trash with your bipartisan socialist colleagues.


5 posted on 10/22/2010 7:17:24 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Bigtigermike

Any so-called GOP party “leaders” saying this are RINO idiots.

Down with the RINOS!!

Just vote them OUT!!

Rebellion is brewing!!


6 posted on 10/22/2010 7:17:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Just vote them OUT!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Predictable damage control...

We will “fall short” according to the msm no matter how big we win and they haven’t stopped throwing filth at Palin since she entered the national consciousness.

The senate has always been an uphill battle so that is certainly not a fair gauge of the election’s outcome.


7 posted on 10/22/2010 7:17:51 PM PDT by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

You can’t fix stupid, but you can vote them OUT!!


8 posted on 10/22/2010 7:18:52 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Just vote them OUT!!)
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To: Bigtigermike
a household name and bigtime player in Republican circles tells The Mouth

Who is this? What's their name? Why should anyone listen to an anonymous coward?

9 posted on 10/22/2010 7:19:02 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Bigtigermike

What a load of democratic propaganda...what the hell good would it have done us to get Mike Castle? He’s no different that Coons.

I keep pointing MY fingers at the republicans for sponsoring RINO’s. One of the reason’s I’m excited about this race is replacing them.


10 posted on 10/22/2010 7:19:08 PM PDT by RowdyFFC (.)
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To: Bigtigermike
if the GOP falls short of taking back the Senate as most prognosticators expect

What? Who the heck set this goal? Nobody expects the Senate to go majority Republican.

Just another stupid setup for failure.

It failed!

 

11 posted on 10/22/2010 7:19:47 PM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Mad_as_heck

Outstanding tag line.


12 posted on 10/22/2010 7:20:05 PM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: Mad_as_heck

They want to find someone to blame.....although it was always a uphill battle, this is a beginning fight for the 2012 nomination, they need to get people to doubt Sarah even more despite how well she speaks on issues and tells it like it is.....


13 posted on 10/22/2010 7:21:18 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
anonymous sources

Snicker, disinformation by the terrified leftists.

14 posted on 10/22/2010 7:21:22 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: Bigtigermike
"If we don't win the Senate I have one thing to say: ‘Thank you, Sarah Palin,'" a household name and bigtime player in Republican circles tells The Mouth.

I'd love to know who this dum-bass is.

15 posted on 10/22/2010 7:22:01 PM PDT by rockrr ("I said that I was scared of you!" - pokie the pretend cowboy)
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To: Bigtigermike

” ... party elders believe Palin’s endorsement of Christine O’Donnell has made a difficult Senate seat pickup in ideologically centrist Delaware hopeless ... “


It takes a lot of gall to come out with this BS when the RSCC and RNC have sandbagged COD from the beginning!

POX on the RINO house aka GOP Leadership!

Onward Operation RINO Kill (politically speaking, of course)!


16 posted on 10/22/2010 7:22:27 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: Bigtigermike

whether gop take senate or not, they will blame palin regardless for harming the party. All they’re doing is just looking for excuses


17 posted on 10/22/2010 7:22:59 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: rockrr
Probably author's own imaginary Republican “bigtime player”.
18 posted on 10/22/2010 7:23:31 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: Bigtigermike

This is so wrong.

Palin turns off Party leaders, not independents.


19 posted on 10/22/2010 7:23:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: rockrr
"If we don't win the Senate I have one thing to say: ‘Thank you, Sarah Palin,'" a household name and bigtime player in Republican circles tells The Mouth.

Probably some Mitt or Huckabee donor
20 posted on 10/22/2010 7:24:08 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

The Ruling Class is deliberately setting the bar high knowing it’s more likely we will fall short, so then they can unload on Sarah.

What we need is cleansing of the GOP. Kick their behinds out of the party once and for all.


21 posted on 10/22/2010 7:24:32 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: Bigtigermike
This is just more sabotage that smells like it came from the camp of Mitt Romney and his thug friends from Salt Lake City.

Give it up, Mitt. Endorse Sarah now or get out of politics!

22 posted on 10/22/2010 7:24:39 PM PDT by Walts Ice Pick
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To: Bigtigermike

“ideologically centrist Delaware”=leftie loons for Coons.


23 posted on 10/22/2010 7:25:05 PM PDT by Bridesheadfan
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To: Bigtigermike
Thomas DeFrank is full of DeCrap if he/she/it wants to change the narrative.

I think the 80's are calling and want their tired, worn out, playbook back, a$$wipe.

24 posted on 10/22/2010 7:25:20 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (3(0|\|0/\/\1($ 101: (4P174L1$/\/\ R3QU1r3$ (4P174L. Could it be any more simple?)
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To: rockrr

Is it Kathleen Parker?

Is she still a part of “Republican circles?”

Maybe its Meg McCain


25 posted on 10/22/2010 7:25:26 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Brett66

Who’d have thought the anonymous were so opinionated?


26 posted on 10/22/2010 7:25:41 PM PDT by heshtesh (ueer)
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To: Bigtigermike
a household name and bigtime player in Republican circles tells The Mouth

Is that you Karl Rove?

27 posted on 10/22/2010 7:26:32 PM PDT by Bassfire (Remember the Alamo!)
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To: Brett66

I bet its Rover.


28 posted on 10/22/2010 7:27:06 PM 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
If the GOP doesn't win the Senate it's because Mitch McConnell and the rest of the would-be committee chairs didn't have the fire in the belly and, frankly, the balls to make it happen.

Sarah definitely has the fire in the belly.

29 posted on 10/22/2010 7:27:25 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: rockrr

California would have been the drowning step-child if Fiornia had not had her own money. Rove would never put GOP money into CA because it is a ‘lost cause’. FINALLY the state is in play. Thank you Carly and Sarah. Whitman’s wealth made it possible to win here too in the Governor’s race. The GOP elites would have and do care squat.


30 posted on 10/22/2010 7:27:32 PM PDT by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: alecqss

Just like John McCain, the Republican party would fall
on it’s face this election if it wasn’t for Sarah Palin.
If they don’t understand this then they don’t deserve
to lead.

I believe this is just more disinformatzia from our
friends in the fifth column.


31 posted on 10/22/2010 7:27:38 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: rockrr

California would have been the drowning step-child if Fiornia had not had her own money. Rove would never put GOP money into CA because it is a ‘lost cause’. FINALLY the state is in play. Thank you Carly and Sarah. Whitman’s wealth made it possible to win here too in the Governor’s race. The GOP elites would have and do care squat.


32 posted on 10/22/2010 7:27:41 PM PDT by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: Bigtigermike

Trash talk- probably fake.

The energy and awakening Sarah P. has brought to the table far outweighs this 2010 referendum, which I believe will go quite well.

Who bats a thousand anywhere? We’re all creatures of gut and spirit and intellect, in varying degrees. We make our decisions based of the information we have in light of our experience and instinct.

She is the firebrand willing to put herself out there and fade the flack.


33 posted on 10/22/2010 7:28:28 PM PDT by One Name
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To: potlatch

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The other day El Rushbo warned the old “reach across the aisle” GOP elites that they could easily become the 3rd party - with only 10% of the vote

And the Tea Party will duke it out with the Commie DNC and spare no ammo

Not smart to buck Rush and Sarah

Arlen Spector, Bill Clinton, and Baraq Hussein Obama Junior found that out!


34 posted on 10/22/2010 7:28:28 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: Bigtigermike

If the republicans fall short of a 100 seat pickup it will all be Palin’s fault! /s


35 posted on 10/22/2010 7:28:30 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: rockrr

Was it Mittens?


36 posted on 10/22/2010 7:28:35 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Walts Ice Pick
This is just more sabotage that smells like it came from the camp of Mitt Romney and his thug friends from Salt Lake City. Give it up, Mitt. Endorse Sarah now or get out of politics!

Yep, my first thought was Mitt's people...remember Mitts staff was sabotaging McCain and Sarah during the 2008 election with all of those attacks against Sarah, Mitt's staff will be working for the next two years attacking Sarah with anonymous sources! book on it!
37 posted on 10/22/2010 7:29:12 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Jim Robinson

There are plenty of clowns of both Parties to throw out here in Minnesota. Fortunately, I left Sodom & Gomorrah by the Mississippi for the more pastoral and conservative outstate district of John Kline. Our resident lefties here are socialist farmers looking for subsidies but commie pinheads like Klobuchar and Franken still come to church basement beanfeeds when election year rolls around.

We’ll get our chance sooner or later - if the pubbies don’t screw things up.


38 posted on 10/22/2010 7:30:10 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Bigtigermike

To the Anonymous leaders ...

when it comes to endorsements, SARAH has NOT BEEN WRONG yet.
As to what the GOP wants... you endorsed McLAME in ‘08..Nuff Said.


39 posted on 10/22/2010 7:30:22 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (NAACP ... Your RACE CARD has been declined.. it's Over the LIMIT!)
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To: Bigtigermike

How obvious do they think they aren’t.

IF something happens, its a private citizen’s fault. Where is Steele?

They don’t stop and think since she’s in their mind 24/7. I’d think her heel come through their eye more than once.

I’d say SARAH is the most loved (and hated) and most known private citizen ever and the most POWERFUL.


40 posted on 10/22/2010 7:30:33 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Bigtigermike

More of the same. There are plenty of old guard Republicans who both fear and detest conservatism. They see their power being eroded. They’re going to try to lay anything bad that happens to the GOP at the feet of conservatisms’ most visible leader, Sarah Palin.


41 posted on 10/22/2010 7:30:54 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Amateurs study tactics, professionals study logistics, and victors study demographics.)
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To: Bigtigermike
"but if the GOP falls short of taking back the Senate as most prognosticators expect

Hell, the power brokers didn't even think they would take the house six months ago, utter BS.

42 posted on 10/22/2010 7:31:13 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: Bigtigermike

They want to find someone to blame


What the establishment Republicans are saying is that they don’t want to win. They are hoping for defeat so that Palin will lose power in the party.

As to this article, I forgot how unpopular Sarah Palin was and I guess I needed to be reminded ...again and again. I wonder what will happen when the numbers turn around. We will probably not hear about her popularity even once.


43 posted on 10/22/2010 7:31:50 PM PDT by excopconservative
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To: Bigtigermike
"If we don't win the Senate I have one thing to say: ‘Thank you, Sarah Palin,'" a household name and bigtime player in Republican circles tells The Mouth.

Thanks for chiming in, Rudy.
Now go back to the whole from which you crept.

44 posted on 10/22/2010 7:34:25 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("In politics the middle way is none at all." -- John Adams)
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To: presently no screen name

Other than us in the know, the rest are about to find out just how powerful Sarah really is come Nov. 2nd.


45 posted on 10/22/2010 7:34:38 PM PDT by heshtesh (ueer)
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To: Jim Robinson

Any so-called GOP party “leaders” saying this are RINO idiots.

Down with the RINOS!!

Just vote them OUT!!

Rebellion is brewing!!


BTT


46 posted on 10/22/2010 7:35:22 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Bigtigermike

First, if it is true that GOP leaders are saying this, it just shows that they are more interested in a one seat majority in the senate than they are in principle. If Castle, their boy, had won, he would have voted with the damocrats most of the time and likely would have gone over to the damocrats. Look who the hell he called first after he lost the primary — the white house. Second, if ODonnel looses, it will be because of the lack of support from Castle, the RNC and the likes of Rove. None of them can point a finger at anyone, especially Palin or ODonnel, but themselves if Coons is elected


47 posted on 10/22/2010 7:36:18 PM PDT by falcon99
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To: Jim Robinson

BTT


48 posted on 10/22/2010 7:36:20 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: WorkingClassFilth

Probably one of McCain’s former handlers shooting off his mouth again.


49 posted on 10/22/2010 7:36:31 PM PDT by McGruff (A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs)
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To: Bigtigermike

Man up loony rhino! Keep it shut if you can’t put your name on it.


50 posted on 10/22/2010 7:37:41 PM PDT by libbylu
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