Skip to comments.Coulter on Palin: Let’s face it, she’s probably not electable
Posted on 09/06/2011 7:25:45 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Interesting segment, not because Coulters advancing any new criticisms of Palin but because shes willing to acknowledge openly the political risk on the right in criticizing her in the first place. According to Coulter, conservatives refuse to challenge Palin publicly because they dont want to deal with the hate mail from her supporters. Thats part of it, Im sure by now, all columnists and bloggers know what awaits after criticizing Palin or, say, Ron Paul but I suspect the better part is that theres simply no faster ticket to RINOville among some grassroots conservatives than uttering a discouraging word about Sarah. Its the ultimate one of us litmus test; not even a right-winger as stalwart and confrontational as Coulter is immune, apparently, from the inevitable establishment/RINO/sellout/Beltway cocktail party nonsense afterward. That said, Im curious why shes speaking up now. Has she reached the point where she just doesnt care anymore? Or is she so worried about the election that shes willing to lose some fans in the interest of maximizing the GOPs advantage?
Exit quotation: Shes become sort of the Obama of the tea party, shes just The One to a certain segment of right-wingers. Click the image to watch.
Coulter is Goproud.
She’s a lesbian.
I think Coulter has totally lost her mind.
Ann needs to eat a sandwich BADLY..thus stuffing her face would prevent her from making idiotic statements like what she made tonight
I could care less what Coulter thinks. Anybody got a pie I could use?
Is she on PMS mode now that Christie said no to a prez run? heck, why do these dinosaur “conservatives” turn RINO once they reach a certain age?
Ann Coulter is the brainiac who said we need to elect Chris Christie as President.
Her ‘boyfriend’ would eat that sandwich first.....
Envisioning on Coulter: Lets face it, she’s definitely in need of a hamburger.
OMG. Isn’t questioning anything about Palin’s electablity punishable by death on FR? Let the inquisition of Coulter begin....
Ann you chubby chaser eat a burger! This skinny thing is really starting to affect your thinking!
Coulter puts he mouth in gear without thinking, happens all the time, but the big big mouth helps her sell books. And do other things.
As much as I like her, and
As much as I would support her Presidency
She abandoned Leadership
I have heard the arguments
why this should not matter
But they do, and they will
Wishing it away will not help
A sufficient number of voters
will intuitively follow that logic
I have no idea! I hope it never happens to me!
Laura Ingrahm and Ann Coulter; two pundits that are beyond their shelf life.
Sadly, both, though in the conservative camp, consider themselves among the elite, and therefore must dictate to us peons who is electable (read: acceptable to the establishment).
They really don’t support, or belong, to the TEA party movement, otherwise you would have heard them vocally supporting COD and Joe Miller in “10. Instead LI and AC would throw cold water on those TEA party candidates, using the “unelectable” line.
As far as I’m concerned, I think LI and AC are both a bit of the female psycho type.
The longer Sarah waits; the more RINO’s clothed as conservatives we see crawling out from under their rocks...
She hasn’t been selling many books lately.
I know I haven’t bought one since she took her columns from the previous year and had an editor paste them together and call it a “book”
Catty Coulter spews forth PING!
Could that be part of Sarah’s plan, to flush out and expose the pretenders?
Make sure you read Palin’s speech in Iowa. I think someone posted the entire text here in FR. It’s a manifesto. It’s long. She gives a 5-point plan for getting us out of our mess. No one today but Palin could put together the collection of ideas and inspiration she showed us in Iowa.
A major purpose of the speech seems to me to be that she wants us to know who we’d be getting if we elected her.
Do you really care if she’s “goproud” or trying to marginalize Pallin. Fair’s fair. If or when SP jumps in is an academic exercise. She’s reminding all those “centrists” that there is a HUGE conservative voice they need to listen to. They didn’t really get the message in 2010. If we ask ourselves the question of results from 2010 we would really have to answer : not enough. Listening to Hoffa’s rhetoric and the lack of response from the guy who wants us to have a more civilized dialogue. So go Sarah keeping them wondering is keeping them off balance and desperate.
My “inquisition” of Coulter began years ago. She’s funny sometimes, and she writes a good stick, but in a lot of ways she is (and has always been) more interested in generating headlines and publicity for herself than in moving Conservatism forward.
Another damned troll lib lie...
Coulter and Ingraham: parachute pants and mullets.
Sarah needs to run as a 3rd party and have all these RINOs sh!t their pants.
ROFLMBO! But so true!
IT's a topsy-turvy world. Tammy Bruce is a strong supporter of Palin.
Yeah, you're most probably correct, and I hate it.
What bothers so many here (including me) is that Palin did next to nothing to put herself in that position.
In fact, it's quite the opposite. Palin was, and is, a breath of fresh air. She is just the kind of citizen-politician that the Founders envisioned. When I saw her acceptance speech for the VP nomination, I knew I was looking at a natural heir to Reagan.
But the McCain machine damaged her. And then the MSM damaged her. Too high a hill to climb now. It's very unfair to Palin, and it's unjustified, but it's just too high a hill.
Did I hear someone fart? Oh wait... that is just colter’s progressive relief valve opening.
LOL, I never buy books anymore.
The liberal media would attack and try to destroy Palin and her family. Frankly, Palin would be a wonderful Secretary of the Interior under Rick Perry or other GOP candidate.
I like Coulter. I find her fascination with Chris Cristie a bit odd, but I sure like how she gets fired up. Yet, there is no question, one gender identity political litmus test which is just about as reliable as I’ve ever seen is the correlation between gayness, and opposing Palin.
Gender confused go absolutely flighty about Palin.
It’s like an ink-blot test. The gayer, the more reflexively they go all bubblebrain.
Palin brings out in the gender confused community every “-ism” they claim to oppose.
I’d bet if you polled only gay people, not even a statistically significant percent would say they support Palin. Despite the fact she’s a truly strong woman (feminism), who does not discriminate (tolerance), who believes in being kind (what liberal pretend to be).
It’s inexplicable, but no question ... Palin is gay kryptonite.
I’m really not at the point of thinking Coulter is gay. But it’s odd for her to respond this way to someone by all rights she should be going to bat for.
[Isnt questioning anything about Palins electablity punishable by death on FR?]
Everyone is free to question her electability by voting in the primaries four or five months from now like good citizens rather than resting on the lorals of the party annointed. Annointed politicians like Dole and McCain work out so well after all.
Or are some people afraid of actual elections?
Peggy Noonan, Laura Ingram, and Ann Coulter are cut of the same cloth as Karl Rove. They’re establishment politicos and commentators who have found their gravy train.
They’re very comfortable, and Sarah Palin has a nasty tendency to afflict the comfortable.
I find it funny and ironic that one female political commentator of note to back Sarah 100%+ is Tammy Bruce.
She has, but she’s right this time.
Funny, I thought Ann was an establishment/RINO/sellout/Beltway cocktail party” type long before she decided to open her yap about Palin.
Ignoring Allahpundit’s sissy whining...
Labor Day has passed and no announcement. Governor Palin probably has herself decided the numbers don’t add up to victory.
As a fan of hers I knew it was possible to overcome her negatives but it was not a sure thing by any measure.
Ann sounds like the typical northeast big city snob..
Aah, I get it - acknowledging the extreme difficulty Palin would have at defeating Obama means somehow you’re a RINO.
I agree, I like her, but I think at this point, her unfavourables are too high. I understand why she quit being governor, but she needed to stay to gain that executive experience if she wants to run for president. Now the perception out there will be that she couldn’t hack it when the going got tough. That’s the way the dems would be most likely to play it if she were to run.
I usually like Coulter’s assessment of situations....but she really is losing it since she convinced herself that homosexuality was “genetic” and has adopted moral relativism. Heads up, Annie, Marxist believe and practice moral relativism (where the Big Lie rules—up is down). They are trying to destroy biological relationships....read Marx’s hierarchy of gender....He thinks women and men are interchangeable.
Our Constitution is based on Objective Truth—yep, God’s standard of right and wrong. Body parts have a function—and it is dysfunctional and damaging both mentally and physically to misuse the body. I know you have no children.....but it is teaching cognitive dissonance to tell kids about homosexuality—they are trying hard to make sense of the world....you confuse them and force immoral concepts on them, sexualize them—make them focus on sex organs during latency period (read Freud and the damage it does to sexual identity and worth when taught Sex Ed in a group, inpersonal setting....destroys moral aspect of the sex act. Makes it meaningless—Marcuse is the one who had the idea of Sex Ed in schools, to corrupt the kids.
Sex Ed is the easiest method to destroy intelligence and morality in children. Make good little Marxists/atheists—trousered copulating apes.
Come on, Ann. Change a child’s worldview to a homosexual one? Like the Brownshirts? Read Pink Swastika and you will see what bambi is doing to our military......removing morality —the Christian paradigm—the only thing which made our military different from Russia’s and Hitler’s? What a great idea/not.
Moral relativism is evil and you should know that. Palin is one of the few people out their (besides Michelle Bachman) who believes in the fundamental principles of the US—that there is Objective Truth and our legal system is built on it....Right Reason according to Nature.
You, Annie, should be yelling about all the legal positivism destroying our Rule of Law and making a joke out of “Just Law”. Holmes destroyed the Rule of Law....why don’t you fix it? Palin sure will if she is elected.
I don’t go along with Ann Coulter’s skepticism of Sarah Palin’s chances. However, I can understand how Ann would see a Palin candidacy as a big gamble. This is a situation where Sarah Palin needs the skills of a good political analyst to know the political landscape and determine if it is a go or a no go. Even for the experts, this type of political survey is hard stuff. Because Ann Coulter does not have the benefit of a political analyst, she can only speak on what she can see.
To put together a political campaign on a national level is serious work. The work ethic of Sarah Palin is up to the task. She will surprise the entire country if a huge up-swell of support occurs when she puts her hat in the ring. If that produces momentum, she could attract a popularism that no candidate has ever achieved. Then she wins.
I don’t see Ann Coulter as a gambler woman. Knowing the stakes as huge for this country as they are, she wants a sure thing. Sarah Palin has that factor of unpredictability that gives Ann the jitters.
Supporting the ultimate RINO, Myth Rameny, has a lot more to do with it than criticizing Sarah Palin. Coulter, it turns out, is a NE republican ie a liberal.
Um. Little Miss Unelectable just drew a crowd twice as big as Mitt Romney’s in Manchester. But that’s okay. It’s not as if he’s got a place up there, lived in the Boston area ever since he moved there to go to Harvard forty years ago and spent a couple of election cycles trying to wire the place up.
“IT’s a topsy-turvy world. Tammy Bruce is a strong supporter of Palin.”
Ironic, isn’t it? Maybe it’s a jealousy thing. Sarah is a knockout. Perhaps these other presumably straight women view her as competition? Tammy Bruce is, of course, an out of the closet lesbian.