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Coulter on Palin: Let’s face it, she’s probably not electable
Hotair ^ | 09/06/2011 | Allahpundit

Posted on 09/06/2011 7:25:45 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Interesting segment, not because Coulter’s advancing any new criticisms of Palin but because she’s 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 don’t want to deal with the hate mail from her supporters. That’s part of it, I’m 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 there’s simply no faster ticket to RINOville among some grassroots conservatives than uttering a discouraging word about Sarah. It’s 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, I’m curious why she’s speaking up now. Has she reached the point where she just doesn’t care anymore? Or is she so worried about the election that she’s willing to lose some fans in the interest of maximizing the GOP’s advantage?

Exit quotation: “She’s become sort of the Obama of the tea party, she’s just ‘The One’ to a certain segment of right-wingers.” Click the image to watch.



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1 posted on 09/06/2011 7:25:47 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Coulter is Goproud.

She’s a lesbian.


2 posted on 09/06/2011 7:26:58 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Democrats are violent. Prisons are overflowing with democrats convicted of violent crimes.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I think Coulter has totally lost her mind.


3 posted on 09/06/2011 7:28:21 PM PDT by MarkLevinFan (Some are wise and some are otherwise)
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To: NoLibZone

Ann needs to eat a sandwich BADLY..thus stuffing her face would prevent her from making idiotic statements like what she made tonight


4 posted on 09/06/2011 7:29:00 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SeekAndFind

I could care less what Coulter thinks. Anybody got a pie I could use?


5 posted on 09/06/2011 7:29:44 PM PDT by mardi59 (Time to turn off the tv so I don't break it..)
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To: MarkLevinFan

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?


6 posted on 09/06/2011 7:30:02 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ann Coulter is the brainiac who said we need to elect Chris Christie as President.


7 posted on 09/06/2011 7:30:23 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("But resist, we much...we must...and we will much...about...that...be committed." - Al Sharpton)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Her ‘boyfriend’ would eat that sandwich first.....


8 posted on 09/06/2011 7:31:07 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: SeekAndFind

Envisioning on Coulter: Lets face it, she’s definitely in need of a hamburger.


9 posted on 09/06/2011 7:32:23 PM PDT by Envisioning ( Call me a racist................, one more time......................)
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To: SeekAndFind

OMG. Isn’t questioning anything about Palin’s electablity punishable by death on FR? Let the inquisition of Coulter begin....


10 posted on 09/06/2011 7:32:31 PM PDT by Honcho
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To: SeekAndFind
Correct. Let's move on. Palin is not going to be electable. (Dons flame retardant suit)
11 posted on 09/06/2011 7:34:04 PM PDT by thoolou ("I may have invented it, but Bill made it famous." - David Bradley, inventor of Ctrl-Alt-Del)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ann you chubby chaser eat a burger! This skinny thing is really starting to affect your thinking!


12 posted on 09/06/2011 7:36:11 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

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.


13 posted on 09/06/2011 7:36:44 PM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Palin is a difficult candidate to support
not because of her obvious strengths
but because she made an unforced decision to
abandoned the Governorship of Alaska

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

14 posted on 09/06/2011 7:37:02 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: max americana
heck, why do these dinosaur “conservatives” turn RINO once they reach a certain age?

I have no idea! I hope it never happens to me!

15 posted on 09/06/2011 7:37:53 PM PDT by MarkLevinFan (Some are wise and some are otherwise)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


16 posted on 09/06/2011 7:38:07 PM PDT by PhiloBedo
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To: SeekAndFind

The longer Sarah waits; the more RINO’s clothed as conservatives we see crawling out from under their rocks...


17 posted on 09/06/2011 7:39:32 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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Establishment chicks.


18 posted on 09/06/2011 7:40:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: org.whodat

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”


19 posted on 09/06/2011 7:40:17 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: Ann Coulter; kara2008; Immerito; Students4Palin; Ladysmith; EnglishCon; thouworm; ...

Catty Coulter spews forth PING!


20 posted on 09/06/2011 7:40:44 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: who knows what evil?

Could that be part of Sarah’s plan, to flush out and expose the pretenders?


21 posted on 09/06/2011 7:40:44 PM PDT by PhiloBedo
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


22 posted on 09/06/2011 7:41:27 PM PDT by frposty (I'm a simpleton)
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To: NoLibZone

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.


23 posted on 09/06/2011 7:42:16 PM PDT by RMFC
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To: Honcho

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.


24 posted on 09/06/2011 7:42:51 PM PDT by Ronin (Obamanation has replaced Bizarroworld as the most twisted place in the universe.)
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To: HangnJudge
She abandoned Leadership

Another damned troll lib lie...

25 posted on 09/06/2011 7:43:27 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Coulter and Ingraham: parachute pants and mullets.


26 posted on 09/06/2011 7:43:47 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sarah needs to run as a 3rd party and have all these RINOs sh!t their pants.


27 posted on 09/06/2011 7:43:49 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ann you ignorant slut

28 posted on 09/06/2011 7:44:17 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: Honcho

ROFLMBO! But so true!


29 posted on 09/06/2011 7:44:47 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: NoLibZone

IT's a topsy-turvy world. Tammy Bruce is a strong supporter of Palin.

30 posted on 09/06/2011 7:46:17 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: thoolou
Correct. Let's move on. Palin is not going to be electable.

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.

31 posted on 09/06/2011 7:47:21 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Did I hear someone fart? Oh wait... that is just colter’s progressive relief valve opening.

LLS


32 posted on 09/06/2011 7:47:23 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: free me

LOL, I never buy books anymore.


33 posted on 09/06/2011 7:47:27 PM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


34 posted on 09/06/2011 7:47:28 PM PDT by Grey Eagle
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To: HangnJudge

Well put.


35 posted on 09/06/2011 7:47:51 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: NoLibZone

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.

Especially sexism.

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.


36 posted on 09/06/2011 7:48:33 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Cut the Crap and Balance!" -- Governor Sarah Palin , Friday August 12 2011, Iowa State Fair)
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To: nhwingut
Any 3rd party effort will wind up with another 4 years of Obama, or perhaps for life. But think of the satisfaction it will bring you, knowing you made your whole country go down the drain and the ruination of the greatest society every invented, all for spite.
37 posted on 09/06/2011 7:50:18 PM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Honcho

[Isn’t questioning anything about Palin’s 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?


38 posted on 09/06/2011 7:50:30 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (see Surviving Civil War II on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


39 posted on 09/06/2011 7:50:44 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: MarkLevinFan

She has, but she’s right this time.


40 posted on 09/06/2011 7:51:06 PM PDT by RockinRight (Carter Obama and Reagan the nation!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Funny, I thought Ann was an establishment/RINO/sellout/”Beltway cocktail party” type long before she decided to open her yap about Palin.


41 posted on 09/06/2011 7:52:09 PM PDT by Jess79
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


42 posted on 09/06/2011 7:52:09 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: SeekAndFind

Ann sounds like the typical northeast big city snob..


43 posted on 09/06/2011 7:52:15 PM PDT by rsobin
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To: who knows what evil?

Aah, I get it - acknowledging the extreme difficulty Palin would have at defeating Obama means somehow you’re a RINO.


44 posted on 09/06/2011 7:52:49 PM PDT by RockinRight (Carter Obama and Reagan the nation!)
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To: Leaning Right

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.


45 posted on 09/06/2011 7:53:20 PM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


46 posted on 09/06/2011 7:53:23 PM PDT by savagesusie
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


47 posted on 09/06/2011 7:53:23 PM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: SeekAndFind
It’s 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.

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.

48 posted on 09/06/2011 7:53:32 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.

Oh, wait...


49 posted on 09/06/2011 7:54:22 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: rabidralph

“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.


50 posted on 09/06/2011 7:54:53 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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