Skip to comments.Is Palin Done? They Wish
Posted on 01/19/2011 6:52:35 AM PST by Lakeshark
Sarah Palins detractors in the media are certainly prone to wishful thinking concerning the Cudas potential as the Republican nominee in 2012. Since Palins statement on the Tucson tragedy, some have written her off as a serious contender for the Republican nomination. Doyle McManus states in the LA Times that:
shes not going to be her partys presidential nominee.
I disagree, Mr. McManus. As of now, if she wants it, it is hers. Of course, that may change, but a Palin run for the nomination would unleash a grassroots fury of support unseen on the right for a Republican presidential nominee in recent memory, and her detractors know it. Why else would much of the mainstream media be scrambling so often to convince independents that Palin isnt viable? Plus, many of these people just do not like Palin and what she stands for, which is a pragmatic, principled view of government and fierce American individualism. Mainstream media types generally prefer theorizing about complex strategies and solutions to problems that were most likely created by over-theorizing in the first place. Its how they were trained in academia and sometimes they just cant help it. However, life isnt complicated, and Sarah Palin knows it.
(Excerpt) Read more at bigjournalism.com ...
Of interest ping.
The Left has set themsselves as the party of civility. If Sarah runs let’s see how they behave. snicker snicker.
Excellent take. Tks for posting
She got my vote
Sarah Palin will go away after she serves her 2 terms as President, dear liberal friends...
The appeal of Palin is illuminated by many of the images/perceptions of both her and President Obama. Palin the badass hunts, fishes, climbs mountains, shoots caribou, rides in small planes often; the Democrats are represented by Obama, a man who flinches while watching a judo exhibition and wears a safety helmet for a leisurely bike ride. Fair or not, this perception exists. Palin is Theodore Roosevelt in a size 6 suit, American flag pin, and some kick ass black leather boots, Obama is an academic who looks uncomfortable in jeans, throws like a girl, and cant name his alleged baseball heroes from childhood.
Yup, this is what they really fear, an enthusiasm for a pubbie candidate not seen since Reagan. This goes for both libs and rinos. No matter how much they claim they want her to be the candidate because they believe she would easily lose, their actions say otherwise which indicate they are extremely afraid of her being the candidate
Reports of her political demise are greatly exaggerated.
a Palin run for the nomination would unleash a grassroots fury of support unseen on the right for a Republican presidential nominee in recent memory, and her detractors know it
This article is excellent. Everyone should print out a copy for their coffee table.
I find the leftwing’s faux outrage, hate machine to be very viral and well cordinated.
Someone on another thread gave a number for how many concrete policy positions Sarah has taken on her websites and in her columns and books.
If anyone knows where that post is, please tell me. I would like to bookmark it.
I love seeing the detractors state that she is losing or never had the Independents. Please see my tagline.
The incessant Palin-drone in the media will keep her in the public’s mind until the election season starts. The worst that they could do is ignore her, but they can’t.......
There is no such thing as bad publicity......
I'm betting Onyx or Brices will know, I haven't seen it.
However, the remaining so-called contenders are such gutless RINOs I do not see how she does not get the nomination over those losers.
Yer welcome. The final paragraph is pretty good to :)
Because we've been there, done that.
State-run media no longer calls the shots, and it infuriates them.
The good news is that unilike Bush the Younger, Palin is not about to take the crap lying down. And, the media landscape has been changing largely in favor of Conservatives for some time.
And then there is Sarah Palin who remains a giant among giants despite what the Left and Beltway Republicans may say.
Over the past two years, Sarah has issued many statements. After each statement, the lamestream has pronounced: “well, now that does it; she is dead; she missed her chance to say it ‘right’ (i.e., LEFT); so she’s definitely dead, yup, harrumph-harrumph”. And the next day, they’re talking about her again, trying to shred her, because she just keeps bouncing along, ruling their little worlds of sissified sensibilities..
They wonder why she’s become this Continental Divide, and then illustrate it by not being able to leave her alone. She explodes their heads with every gorgeous, brassy hiccup.
Their objections to her are like a Gaza house with a Rachel Corrie standing guard, and Sarah is the bulldozer. She just keeps on flattening them. Go Sarah!
The good news is she has fought back better than anyone in the past two decades, and has the character to withstand and take on that onslaught.
Just remember, they will do this to any effective conservative who stands up an espouses old fashioned American values.
As conservatives, it's time to join the fight, not cower just because the MSM is so mean and powerful.
Do you think someone should hit the abuse button about the fundrasing picture with the ‘target’ circle right on Palins face?
After all, there may be a Liberal on board, and lord knows what thoughts that may put in her head.
Pissant.....Pick up the House Phone....
Actually, they HOPE she's finished.
They WISH she -- and her family -- were dead.
See Sarah run.
See Sarah win.
See Sarah get inaugurated.
Run, Sarah, run!
Why? BC is still here. Palin is young enough to be around a log time AP.
Yup!....and that should be made the early theme of her candidacy if she runs.....make the left vomit on their own ‘vitriol”...
USE THEIR OWN RULES FOR RADICALS AGAINST THEM....first...
13. Pick the target, (the lefts hate speech)..freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. In conflict tactics there are certain rules that [should be regarded] as universalities. One is that the opposition must be singled out as the target and ‘frozen.’
Second.....once they've succombed to that
4. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.”
hence...Rule 11. "If you push a negative hard and deep enough, it will break through into its counterside... every positive has its negative." at that point, We will have effectively disarmed them of their 1st line of offense....Then we can move on to sane and pragmatic discussion of the issues....She'll eat Obama or any liberal alive if we can get to that point..
Don't think it would be any different for whoever the presumptive Republican nominee is.
“a grassroots fury of support” That’s right, if Obama brings a “billion to the fight” in 2012, we’ll have to “bring two billion”. Conservatives will have to decide what this “country is worth” to save it.
Thank you for posting this most interesting and thought provoking article, Mr. LakeEffect.
Someone just emailed me this partial list:
And also mentioned this: http://www.palintv.com/
The reason I’m gathering this list is I’m sick of reading leftists comments (such as a couple on the posted article on this thread, not FR comments, but comments at the end of the article itself) that she has no ideas.
I’ve been lazy. Pretty much just hanging out here in FR. I’m thinking about taking the battle to other forums. So I’m preparing my ammunition.
If you read this first part he seems to define ‘Palin done’ as her giving up running in 2012 under this pressure from Democrats.
But later towards the end he throws this in indicating the opposite:
“If she doesnt run, I hope she toys with the idea for the next several elections.Watching these hissy fits, which utterly destroy any small shred of credibility the mainstream media has left, is quite entertaining. ”
Limbaugh put his finger on it when he noted that journalists don't go into their line of work to "get all the facts out." They go into journalism to "make a difference," which begs the question "What kind of difference?"
I have young college-agers who go to school with journalism majors. NONE of the ones I've met could be said to be anything less than doctrinaire liberals. They go into journalism for the purpose of shaping the news to leftist advantage.
Don't think it would be any different for whoever the presumptive Republican nominee is.It wouldn't be. The difference is with Palin is that she's prepared to handle anything they throw at her. Most of the others will just do the John McCain thing, throw their butts up in the air in a classic RINO pose of submission.
You maybe interested in these as well. It a governing history of Gov. Palin.
A History of Palin Accomplishments: Part 2, Wasilla Mayor 1996 2002
A History of Palin, Part 3: Oil and Gas Conservation Commission 2003 2004
It would be on her in a set of Presidential debates to prove the liars wrong. The distrust for the media in this country is at an all time high. If Palin went into the debates and wiped the floor with Obama I think the voting public would have to take notice. If they wouldn't then we have far bigger problems ahead of us...
A good friend of my wife's is a raving moonbat. She got physically ill when she saw the Palin VP speech in 2008 because she realized that this wasn't someone to take lightly because of what she believes and her strength in defensing it. The MSM can have their fun with character assassination now, but if you put her up on a stage fighting for just her own vision of what America can be again (and not have to defend McCain's) I honestly think it wouldn't be a contest.
The left's (and unfortunately the RINO's) power brokers know they're in trouble if she gets the nomination and its why they're trying to destroy her now.
This is also my big fear. Despite all the new media, the old media is still powerful and more partisan to the left than anything I have seen in my lifetime. Plus the new media is a two-edged sword. The left is more adept than the right in using it, and I don't see that changing in the next 2 years. Don't get me wrong, I hope I'm wrong, and will support Palin fully if she gets the nomination.
All caused by global warming of course.......
I agree but her first term will not begin until 2016. I believe she will either sit this one out or lose to the Republican elitists in the primary, but in 2016 America will practically annoint her president.
I had the same response the first time I saw Barry Soetoros.
You’re sure right about most journalists going in to their profession “to make a difference”. I think someone needs to keep this list, the original Journolist, for cross(hair) reference. the Journolist in all its glory (notice how many from politico): http://thevailspot.blogspot.com/2011/01/journolist-membership.html
You nailed it!
The only reason the Bush slander worked was because he did little or nothing to fight it.
As we’ve seen, Sarah doesn’t have that problem.