Skip to comments.Palin Factor Starts To Emerge in GOP Race
Posted on 01/21/2012 12:33:06 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Who is the leader of the Not-Romney movement within todays GOP?
Is it Newt Gingrich, whose surge in the South Carolina opinion polls puts him within striking distance of front-runner Mitt in tomorrows vote?
Is it Ron Paul, whose dedicated core of hard-money but isolationist supporters gives him 15 to 20% in every Republican contest?
Or is it Rick Santorum, recently endorsed by a raft of Christian evangelical leaders?
For my dollar, the leader is Sarah Palin, whose endorsements continue to carry more weight among conservatives than any other national figure and who is well-positioned to play a king-making role in the 2012 elections similar to her Mama Grizzly performance guiding the Republican surge in 2010.
How did this happen? Shes not running. Shes in Alaska. Since declaring herself a non-candidate at the beginning of October, Mrs. Palin has kept a pretty low profile.
Until recently, her main contribution to the political discourse was castigation of Congressional insider trading,a practice exposed by one of her SarahPac advisors, Hudson Institute fellow Peter Schweitzer, in a new book called Throw Them All Out. That expose gave rise to competing Congressional reform bills, the best of which would make it illegal for Federal legislators to routinely do what Raj Rajaratnam.
Before that, at a much-noted speech to Iowa Tea Partiers back in August, Mrs. Palin the political wordsmith injected crony capitalism into the public discussion. That phrase has captured the corrupt connivance between Big Business and Big Government which challenged the anti-business protestations of the Occupy crowd....
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Sarah knows who dirty, sneak-attacked her. Who kept her out of this race. I suspect it’s payback time now. Sarahcuda style.
Well, I’m still hoping for her to save us all come convention time...
In what way? To be tapped for VP by Gingrich?
I have considered that as an option for Newt, if he goes the distance, which I believe that he will. But I think that Sarah’s sword is double-edged. Not so much in her endorsements, but if she were to be chosen by the Rep. Nominee, I think that she might hurt the nominee almost as much as she would help, which would be a lot. She has a great negative rating, as well as positive. I think that a Rubio or Allen West might be a better choice (for Newt) for VP.
Newt Gingrich to win the 2012 South Carolina PrimaryEvent: South Carolina Primary (Republican)
Mitt Romney to win the 2012 South Carolina PrimaryEvent: South Carolina Primary (Republican)
ALL CONSERVATIVES start with insurmountable negatives, although in real life we have only seen one (Reagan) actual conservative, but that mantra you chant is one reason that we join the establishment in never presenting a conservative.
We defeat ourselves before we even start, Palin is a vastly superior vote getter, campaigner, and elected official than Mitt Romney, yet he is sold as the only electable guy.
Palin kicked tail in Alaska, she was the most popular Governor in America, which is another way of saying “unifying”, she did this while being a strong reformer, who her own party was fighting tooth and nail.
The point is, that of course conservatives start in the hole in media driven public perception, but during a 700 million dollar sales campaign, they become almost media equal, beat the Democrats, win the election, and then go back to being hurt by the media to a large degree, but they get to govern none the less, and let history record their greatness.
I’d love to see Allen West picked for the VP slot by Gingrich. You’d then see so much racism exhibited by the Leftists that they’d be foaming at the mouth like a rabid dogs and would just end up alienating more potential voters for Obama.
The facts are staring you right in the face. She’s having a direct effect on the nomination process as you’ll see tomorrow night. Saying she is as relevant as Cain just makes you seem like an idiot.
Palin is wearing her high-heels and dancing La Cucaracha on the testicles of the GOP.
Yet here we are, we just saw the polls that show that George W, and Governor Palin are the two most influential endorsements.
You not knowing her importance reveals your ignorance, it isn’t an argument against national reality.
I’m pretty sure I know her importance
You are so ignorant of her importance as an endorsement, much less her influence, that you equated her with Cain, I’m not even aware of Cain’s endorsement being polled, would you share that with us?
Not sure if I’m rooting for Santorum to drop out or stay in. The last time he endorsed Mitt Romney
Endorsements are for followers, nothing more.
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