Skip to comments.Rethinking Sarah Palin For President
Posted on 03/30/2011 8:45:50 PM PDT by curth
Although I have written several columns expressing my admiration for Sarah Palin, I admit I have never taken her seriously as a 2012 presidential candidate. I've always felt that her greatest asset was as a kingmaker and behind the scenes advisor. In addition I've assumed that she wasn't that interested in pursuing the job but rather enjoyed making waves in the liberal media. The more I read the continuing attacks on Palin and her family I've started wondering why the Democrats and their media lapdogs fear her so much. Even some conservative pundits have determined that she is unelectable because of her high negatives. Those negatives are actually bogus and based on lies and misinformation and there is really only one word to describe Sarah Palin - indomitable.
Bill Maher played to the lowest common denominator and insinuated that Palin was a "dumb tw**t" and his moronic audience cheered. Ari Fleischer, a former press secretary in the George W. Bush administration, said recently that he couldn't see "any way, shape or form that [Palin] can win" the White House. Naturally there was a Public Policy poll that determined that Democratic and Independent voters would vote for Charlie Sheen over Sarah Palin. The fact that there was even such a poll should indicate the vigorous campaign to minimize her credibility as a serious candidate. Who's paying for these skewered polls anyway?
The anti-Palin campaign stretches to foreign media where Canadian TV columnist John Doyle writes in the Globe and Mail that television forever killed Palin's chances to be president. He writes: "television duly destroyed the Palin authenticity. The arc of her national political career began with a defining speech at the Republican National Convention in September, 2008,
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I’d vote for her just to see all the liberal heads explode.
Rethinking things is an admirable quality.
Sarah has that magic which wins elections, charisma. She is every bit as bright as any of those knocking her. And she has the ability to give the Leftists heart attacks without trying much.
Its media is so afraid of her and so determined to destroy her that it will be giving her immense exposure this next year and she will be reported upon more than any other politician other than Urkel. If she is up to handling that exposure then she will be president. It is asking a lot but I think she can handle it.
Part of me thinks she has the 1980 Reagan charisma to overcome all this.
But if I cannot visualize the victory in November I will have to go elsewhere in the Primary.
I'm going to vote for Sarah Palin because she and I share the same goals and I believe she will vigorously work to attain them. As for the liberals, their heads or any other aspect of liberalism, to Hell with them! I don't care how they "feel", now or in the future. They are irrelevant. :-p
It’s a horrible job and she won’t have a second of peace from the left who will tear her to shreds. If she had at least one house, however, she ought to be able to get some things done.
That being said - I think she’d be a great POTUS but..sadly..I don’t think the country as a whole deserves her.
There’s money ready for her campaign if she decides to run.
Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)
Charles R Heath, born in ID
Sarah Sheeran, born in WI
Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)
Sarah Palin is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Comrade Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama..
We do not need four more years of frigging amature hour.
OTJ training works out in a warehouse, not the White House.
We need a strong governor with a proven record.
IMO, she has no game, just a name.
Try checking her record.
“The Irish Examiner? Wow, I had never heard of it. Apparently it is Americas #1 source of Lord of the Dance Micheal Flatley information.”
Must be a Democrat - light in the loafers, like Bawney.
Well what the hell, let her run and if she loses, all these pundits can say “we told you so”.
They always show us exactly what they fear most.
Now that’s funny right there, I don’t care who you are.
You are uninformed, to be generous.
Anyone who could walk into a room, closed door with three Big Oil Executives, and walk out the victor is a “proven” and has “game”!
Anyone who could get the transcontinental oil pipeline rolling against conflicting many special interests is “proven” and has “game”
Anyone who could run against an establishment incumbent and win “ is “proven” and has “game”
Anyone who could withstand the uninterrupted media attack on her own person and family is “proven” and has “game”
Name another person who has more “game” please!
Isn't that a fancy word for stamp collecting?
Get lost troll. DU is thata way <-
Your mother’s calling. Time to come up from her basement for dinner.
If your mother ever made you mind her or ever disciplined you for not minding, then you my FRiend have submitted to female authority.
I feel for your wife.
Good thing that's just an opinion. Now, go read up on her actual record, and find your opinion of her adjusting itself upward.
“I try to think,...”
Try harder, much harder.
You should have retreated two posts ago idiot.
I know what you mean but the level of irrational hatred she generates in the Left convinces me she can win. It would not waste its murderous fire if it didn’t think she could win. It recognizes her charisma. A natural charisma far more powerful than the fake charisma is generates for the Left. And the massive crowds she drew were confirmation of their fear. Had we had just about any other candidate she would have pulled them over the line.
Americans are incredibly gullible and 40% of eligible voters do not care what happens. It is a disgrace.
“I know what you mean but the level of irrational hatred she generates in the Left convinces me she can win. It would not waste its murderous fire if it didnt think she could win. It recognizes her charisma. A natural charisma far more powerful than the fake charisma is generates for the Left. And the massive crowds she drew were confirmation of their fear. Had we had just about any other candidate she would have pulled them over the line.”
She was the Only reason McCain HAD any votes,Man he was a hated Bastard!
Leadership is rather arbitrary but not limited to males. There have not been many good female rulers but they do exist. Sarah is one of those few it appears and the Left thinks so too as its actions clearly show.
She stepped down from the governorship to spare the state endless legal harassment from the Democrat party and its media. It has just finished with the suits they brought wrt to the state police. If she were still governor another suit would be immediately filed if one already hadn’t been.
So, either you've ignored her unrivaled qualifications, ground-breaking accomplishments, and tailor-made executive experience, or you're just a venal, prejudiced imbecile.
Frankly, neither is acceptable, and both are why we're suffering the O'Bunghole presidency right now. Nice job.
Our young children most certainly do.Thats what this fight is about.
Wow! Did you come up with that all on your own?Gee, how smart you are.
The “She” who is Baronness Thatcher, had more game than any man since Churchill.
And just a reminder; we don’t “submit to the authority” of our presidents. We are Americans, and submit to no one. Submission is for muslims. Is that how you see yourself?
I disrespect those who do not exercise their ability to control my person. I sure as $hit will not do it for them.
That is the most incomprehensible thing I have read since reading John Kerry's account of his Veit Nam service. For your Muslim like thinking of women as lesser beings:
Uh. OK. You like to get pushed around. Filed for reference.
Newbe, he has been here three years longer than you, knot the kiddy troll stuff off.
Keep it comin’ FrankR.
On a whole are country deserves to be under the hard thumb of a dictator. Parents don't go to Church and don't send their kids. There was a time when most people read the Bible at least once, now some have never opened a Bible.
Abortion is OK. Their messiah is a radical from Chicago. Good is bad. Bad is Good. Palin, a person with great character is hated, but low life's like Obama, Clinton, Madonna, are loved.
America does not deserve Palin, or Jesus our savior! Pray that God doesn't give us want we deserve, 4 more years of Zero or worse, want we really deserve.
Incoming poison to the thread: We have a community organizer in the office. What low life qualifications could be worse?
Sarah Palin is the greatest thing to happen in American politics since Ronald Reagan. I look forward to announcement, to working on her campaign, and to her victory next November.
I wish we real conservatives would split off and start our own country and leave the nut cases to wallow in their self-made hell.
Geez....I hate it when I come across a post that the rats could use as an example of a right wing WHACKO.