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Palin, Bachmann Taking GOP Race by Storm
NEWSMAX ^ | 6-6-2011 | Martin Gould

Posted on 06/07/2011 9:35:42 AM PDT by Route797

Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin are taking the Republican presidential race by storm — even though neither has formally announced they will run.

The former Alaska governor and the Minnesota congresswoman, who insist they are friends not rivals, are showing all the signs that they will provide GOP voters with their first genuine opportunity to vote for a female in the White House in 12 years.

Each has the money, the backing, and the name recognition to go the distance against the men. And, as GOP Pollster Kellyanne Conway points out, their “groomed attractiveness” is also a major plus.

“They look like homecoming queens, but they talk like Ronald Reagan. Who wouldn’t want that combination?” Conway tells the Washington Post.

(Excerpt) Read more at Headline ...


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This is a much more positive article than the last one I posted about Sarah but I have to say I prefer Bachmann over Palin by a hair.
1 posted on 06/07/2011 9:35:47 AM PDT by Route797
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To: Route797

Well, that’s a pretty arbitrary way to choose a candidate, based on their hair!

What?

Nevermind.


2 posted on 06/07/2011 9:37:38 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Route797

Interesting that you give the slight edge to Bachmann.

The way I see it, Palin is much more “typed” by the media in a negative way, which is going to be harder for her to overcome, at least as the way things stand now.

But Palin actually doesn’t “gaffe”... while Bachmann does.

Anyway, I like them both very, very much I just think in the long run Palin makes the better candidate.

Just my opinion.


3 posted on 06/07/2011 9:41:34 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Route797
Michele Bachmann

born April 6, 1956 in Waterloo, IA (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
David John Amble, born in MN
Jean Johnson, born in IA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus sanguinis Requirement)

Michele Bachmann is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

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Sarah Louise Palin

Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
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

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

73:1:13

4 posted on 06/07/2011 9:41:37 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: ASA Vet

I like it, ASA Vet. I like it.


5 posted on 06/07/2011 9:42:22 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Route797

I love Mamma Grizzlies.


6 posted on 06/07/2011 9:47:35 AM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Route797

bachman is just a vote splitter to take away from palin.

the rinos tried and failed to do the same thing with christine todd whitman. she was supposed to be the rino palin.

bachman is just there to snag votes from the conservatives ala hucksters faux evangelical posing.


7 posted on 06/07/2011 9:50:48 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Route797

President/VP...flip a coin to see who takes the first two years and then switch. This Nation would come out four years down the road roaring. Hell, it would be so strong the rats could ever have another try at destroying it like now.


8 posted on 06/07/2011 9:52:02 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Route797

In other news, Bachmann hires Ed Rollins to run her campaign........ conservative support drops like a rock.


9 posted on 06/07/2011 9:52:56 AM PDT by sillsfan (Reagan and Sarah are right- WE win, they lose!)
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To: ASA Vet

Scum like TR, FDR, and Wilson also met your requirement. Big deal.


10 posted on 06/07/2011 9:55:05 AM PDT by Captain Kirk
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To: Route797

ABRoGoaaR

Anybody but Romney or Gingrich or Any Other RINO.

Shove ‘em all up Obama’s Obama (that’s where they’re sniffing anyway).

Period placed outside of parens - where it logically belongs (to all those who program).


11 posted on 06/07/2011 9:55:20 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Route797

Bachmann for me please. Smart, ARTICULATE, experienced in business, knows the federal tax code, social conservative, no family troubles and drama to distract voters, didnt do a reality show, didnt quit anything half way through.


12 posted on 06/07/2011 10:01:45 AM PDT by blasater1960 (Deut 30, Psalm 111...the Torah and the Law, is attainable past, present and forever.)
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To: Da Coyote

Period outside of parens....

Might be the way programmers think. But it is not the way one types the English language.


13 posted on 06/07/2011 10:02:08 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Is there anyone that Obama won't toss under the bus?)
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To: samtheman
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14 posted on 06/07/2011 10:06:19 AM PDT by xuberalles ("The Right Stuff" Conservative Novelties http://www.zazzle.com/xuberalles)
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To: Route797

I just finished reading the latest issue of Newsmax and there was no mention of Cain - who IS a declared candidate! I’m letting my subscription lapse.


15 posted on 06/07/2011 10:07:18 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (Congress doesn't care a damn about "we the people")
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To: Route797

Comparing Palin to Bachmann is like comparing the WW-II Normandy vet to the state-side Fort Dix recruit.


16 posted on 06/07/2011 10:09:08 AM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: Route797

Wow. A Palin-Bachmann ticket in 2012 would be amazing!


17 posted on 06/07/2011 10:16:46 AM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: Route797

A female in the white house. So, let me get this straight, Americans elected Obama because he was Black so the thinking is they’ll elect one or both of these because they’re female? Or Cain because he’s Black? So on that logic, where’s the first Albino Midget Hermaphrodite President? What about a Mexican Jew Quadraplegic? What about a Lesbian Gypsy Bi.tch with a Crystal Ball and a Peg Leg?


18 posted on 06/07/2011 10:27:34 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: MeganC

Ummm.

BACHMANN - Palin.


19 posted on 06/07/2011 10:45:14 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: blasater1960
When Ed Rollins is through advising and shaping the Bachmann campaign, you won't even recognize her. BTW, your tacky Palin digs won't elevate your candidate.
20 posted on 06/07/2011 10:46:16 AM PDT by JPG (Sarah Palin, driving the MSM crazy one day at a time.)
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To: Route797
Bachmann - Palin

Oil - Water


21 posted on 06/07/2011 10:49:23 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: JPG

Bachmann has already started attacking Palin through Rollins. She is toast, a nobody with no chance of ever winning, only in the race to hurt Palin. Nice knowing you , Micky.


22 posted on 06/07/2011 10:49:41 AM PDT by curth (Organize4Palin.com - NOW IS THE TIME)
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To: Route797

These two stalwart and courageous ladies are simply obeying a law of physics:

They are filling the vacuum created by the absence of testicular mass from the male pussies on the Republican side.


23 posted on 06/07/2011 10:49:45 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: blasater1960

Stalking horse who has no business being mentioned in the same story with Governor Palin, whose record stands head and shoulders above any of the other so called candidates. She’s running to help Romney.


24 posted on 06/07/2011 10:52:05 AM PDT by curth (Organize4Palin.com - NOW IS THE TIME)
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To: EyeGuy

you forgot the sarcasm tag about Bachman.

She is officially just another DC politician. no thanks.


25 posted on 06/07/2011 10:55:03 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

Exactly. If Bachmann gets any traction, Romney walks to the nomination.


26 posted on 06/07/2011 10:57:51 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: blasater1960

No executive experience. You forgot to add that. She also makes gaffes and I, personally, don’t think Bachmann is qualified.


27 posted on 06/07/2011 10:59:00 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: blasater1960

No executive experience. You forgot to add that. She also makes gaffes and I, personally, don’t think Bachmann is qualified.


28 posted on 06/07/2011 10:59:13 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Route797
as GOP Pollster Kellyanne Conway points out, their “groomed attractiveness” is also a major plus.

The REAL "major plus" is that these two WOMEN have more Conservative bones in their bodies and "balls" than MOST (with the possible exception of Cain, West, and maybe Perry) of the men running, or possibly running, on our side COMBINED.

29 posted on 06/07/2011 11:02:45 AM PDT by DocH (Official Right-Wing Extremist Veteran Seal Of Approval)
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To: Route797

Two good looking and accomplished American women..
Whats not to like..

Attacking either of them is a fools task..
They need to both start a “Good Guy, Good Guy” tactic to combat the media..

I would proud to vote for either of them OR BOTH of THEM..
WHo is to be VeeP is the question..


30 posted on 06/07/2011 11:08:03 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Captain Kirk
Most of us here probably consider the Constitution as a Big Deal.
31 posted on 06/07/2011 11:14:12 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: longtermmemmory

“She is officially just another DC politician.”

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If you are referring to today’s attack on Sarah Palin, I agree.

I’m going to give her a Mulligan on that one, but if the destructive crap continues....


32 posted on 06/07/2011 11:29:32 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: hosepipe

“They need to both start a “Good Guy, Good Guy” tactic to combat the media..”

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My feelings exactly.

And this couldn’t work because....?


33 posted on 06/07/2011 11:31:09 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: fishtank

LOL - okay, that’d be fine, too!


34 posted on 06/07/2011 11:37:36 AM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: Route797
All right, call me confused. The article states, "...are showing all the signs that they will provide GOP voters with their first genuine opportunity to vote for a female in the White House in 12 years."

??????

What female was on the GOP ticket in 2000? For that matter, besides Palin, what female was EVER on the GOP ticket, let alone 12 years ago?????

The 2008 election (which by my math was only 3 years ago, not 12) had Palin running for VP under the GOP ticket. So, that election WASN'T a GENUINE opportunity?????? What the.....?!?!?!? What rock has this guy been living under??

35 posted on 06/07/2011 11:38:59 AM PDT by conservativegramma
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To: Route797


36 posted on 06/07/2011 11:43:53 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Route797

I will not be donating another dime to Bachmann after her callers were rude and obnoxious and she just hired Ed Rollins to be her Palin attack dog.

Screw her. She is just a stalking horse for Romney and the GOP elites to split the conservative vote.


37 posted on 06/07/2011 11:46:41 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: sillsfan

In other news, Bachmann hires Ed Rollins to run her campaign........ conservative support drops like a rock.


Looks like Ed Rollins just put Bachmann’s t*t in a wringer...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2731196/posts


38 posted on 06/07/2011 11:46:51 AM PDT by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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To: Vermont Lt
But it is not the way one types the English language.

If you think that's bad, take a look at many of the posts around here.

Free Republic posts are full of poor grammar, spelling and punctuation; written by the same people who criticize education today. Either they think it's hip, or they're just lazy, or didn't pay attention when they were in grammar school. Talk about being "dumbed down."

39 posted on 06/07/2011 12:02:12 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Catsrus

“She also makes gaffes...”

Yes, we heard you the first time. Irony hurts. But it’s funny.


40 posted on 06/07/2011 12:16:05 PM PDT by BuddhaBrown (Path to enlightenment: Four right turns, then go straight until you see the Light!)
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To: Route797

I wish FR folk discussing Sarah and Michele could get along as fabulously well as Palin and Bachmann.

Sarah and Michele are NOT enemies.

Sarah came to town and, in front of thousands of enthusiastic fans, praised Michele and spoke at the rally for her campaign.

Rollins is not my favorite guy and I too would urge MB to re-consider hiring him. But folks here are wrong to take his TV commentary as personal attack from Michele on Sarah.

Nobody is perfect. Bachmann should address the Rollins problem, of course. And Sarah can address Ed’s contention about not being ‘serious’ (keep in mind, to Ed, that means building a political machine rather than an audience) by ANNOUNCING ALREADY. Or at least announcing that you are soon going to announce - as Michele has done.

The folks who really are not ‘serious’ are those suggesting Michele is just there to help Romney or to hurt Sarah. Nonsense. Utter nonsense.

Bachmann is the real deal. No RINO enabler whatsoever. She is a GOP incumbent slayer (I’d say RINO, but I know the guy and he is incredibly nice, hard working and honest - just not as Right as Michele).


41 posted on 06/07/2011 12:39:31 PM PDT by BuddhaBrown (Path to enlightenment: Four right turns, then go straight until you see the Light!)
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To: Route797

LOL and it’s really sticking in Romneys craw. He’s now intimating that they are a 3rd party that will split the GOP.


42 posted on 06/07/2011 12:57:53 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: FrankR
Really?

Two very Conservative females mothers of five children are oil and water? Granted their educational and political backgrounds are different, but their Patriotism, personal values and Conservative views are very similar.

43 posted on 06/07/2011 1:44:48 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: curth
Bachmann has already started attacking Palin through Rollins.

I like Bachmann, but that's wrong. She broke Reagan's 11th Amendment.

44 posted on 06/07/2011 1:46:34 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Catsrus
No executive experience. You forgot to add that. She also makes gaffes and I, personally, don’t think Bachmann is qualified.

How much executive experience did the Founding Fathers have?

45 posted on 06/07/2011 1:48:58 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Catsrus
No executive experience. You forgot to add that. She also makes gaffes and I, personally, don’t think Bachmann is qualified.

Since you posted twice, I guess you are begging a response twice. Here goes: How much executive experience did the Founding Fathers have?

46 posted on 06/07/2011 1:51:54 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Cobra64

Then they should be getting along better and not throwing potshots at one another...


47 posted on 06/07/2011 2:51:06 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: The Bronze Titan

“Comparing Palin to Bachmann is like comparing the WW-II Normandy vet to the state-side Fort Dix recruit.”

Well put. After watching Sarah on the Chris Wallace interview, I see a candidate who knows what it takes and ready to take it on.


48 posted on 06/07/2011 3:41:59 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: FrankR

I agree Frank.


49 posted on 06/07/2011 4:00:39 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: ASA Vet

I actually doubt that. Where were the two-citizen parent birthers, for example, who objected to Bush’s attempt to take habeas corpus rights from an American citizen: Jose Padilla? Where were those who objected to the failure to declare war in Iraq and Afghanistan? Where were those who objected the systematic violations of each and every amendment in the Bill of Rights that takes place on a daily basis in the War on Drugs?


50 posted on 06/07/2011 7:56:22 PM PDT by Captain Kirk
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