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Palin shines brightest at CPAC conference
The Hill ^ | 02/11/12 06:15 PM ET | Josh Lederman

Posted on 02/11/2012 5:28:54 PM PST by jennychase

If Sarah Palin had been on the ballot for the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference, there is little doubt she would have won.

The former Alaska governor received far-and-away the most spirited and enthusiastic reception at this convention of about 10,000 conservative activists.

She drew the audience to its feet more than a dozen times during her keynote address on Saturday.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cpac2012; palin2012

1 posted on 02/11/2012 5:29:04 PM PST by jennychase
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To: jennychase

If only she could win a brokered convention. It’ll never happen.


2 posted on 02/11/2012 5:34:35 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: jennychase

Of course she did. She’s our darling.


3 posted on 02/11/2012 5:36:46 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: OrangeHoof
If only she could win a brokered convention. It’ll never happen.

Nope. It'll never happen. Kind of as shame.

In a political world where everyone, Democrat and Republican, claims to be Ronald Reagan reprised, she might be the one who could pull it off.

She also might ne able to lead.

4 posted on 02/11/2012 5:38:47 PM PST by stevem
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To: jennychase

CPAC is officially irrelevant so who cares .. Romney won the CPAC caucus vote (according to Drudge)... WTF is wrong with those people if the love Romney they can’t be conservative I just don’t get it.......


5 posted on 02/11/2012 5:39:05 PM PST by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: jennychase

I don’t know. Newt was pretty close.


6 posted on 02/11/2012 5:39:16 PM PST by McGruff (GO NEWT!)
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To: jennychase

‘Win The Future’ Palin has pulled another one on the cruds.

They think they have something on her. They are again looking like the dumbazzes they are.


7 posted on 02/11/2012 5:40:08 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected and it's all downhill from then on.)
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To: OrangeHoof

If only she could win a brokered convention. It’ll never happen.


Pray for a third ballot.


8 posted on 02/11/2012 5:41:52 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: jennychase

Sarah was fantastic! I’m watching it again on C-SPAN now.


9 posted on 02/11/2012 5:43:39 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Breto

Didn’t Ron Paul win it last year? I think they have the wackos running the concession booths voting in these polls.


10 posted on 02/11/2012 5:44:43 PM PST by AnnGora (I'm suing my tagline for sexual harrassment.)
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11 posted on 02/11/2012 5:45:33 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: jennychase

Okay, its time for the Rats to dispatch another division of lawyers and journ-o-lists to Alaska to invade Sarah’s garbage cans! Hurry, Brian Williams and co. can’t wait to breathlessly report on whatever greasy old banana peels that might be uncovered. lol


12 posted on 02/11/2012 5:53:18 PM PST by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard / Wenn Sie etwas sehen, sagen Sie etwas!)
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To: OrangeHoof

Don’t be so pessimistic. It’s not that hard, and with every vacillation in the polls, it gets easier.


13 posted on 02/11/2012 5:55:49 PM PST by Mach9
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To: OrangeHoof

“If only she could win a brokered convention. It’ll never happen.”

Of course she can. Fight for it and make it happen.


14 posted on 02/11/2012 6:06:15 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: OrangeHoof

Maybe — you never know.


15 posted on 02/11/2012 6:16:22 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: OrangeHoof; All

She puts it all in one package.

She officially kicked ass today. It was good to hear her, again, on fire.

http://www.maggiesnotebook.com/2012/02/sarah-palin-cpac-2012-speech-video/

She speaks for me!


16 posted on 02/11/2012 6:32:38 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: jennychase
Great line:

"It's not that we are too big to fail...we are too big to succeed!"

17 posted on 02/11/2012 6:46:11 PM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Tagline for rent: Inquire within!)
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To: Breto

Romney bussed in a big crowd yesterday. Students who filled the hall, did their straw poll vote and headed back out the door. Santorum clearly had the biggest following this week. All three did well in their speech. Romney went conservative and hit social issues. Newt was great, but seems to have lost his momentum with the base.

Romney’s not the first to do this bussing. Paul did it the previous two years and other in years past. I am noting because it impacted the outcome of the straw poll.


18 posted on 02/11/2012 6:48:55 PM PST by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: ilgipper

She is going to lead the tea party....it took Reagan..sixteen years after his Goldwater speech..the media thinks they have killed her....she will have nine lives..


19 posted on 02/11/2012 7:12:05 PM PST by Hojczyk
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To: ilgipper

stuffing ballot boxes, spending tens of millions to generate slime... I will write in Sarah before I vote for Mittens.


20 posted on 02/11/2012 7:54:31 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: McGruff
I don’t know. Newt was pretty close.

That's blasphemy, sir. You should be horse whipped for that comment. LOL!

21 posted on 02/11/2012 7:59:17 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: KansasGirl

She’s a natural, our Davy Crockett —I mean the guy who opposed Jackson and was a “star”in Congress.


22 posted on 02/11/2012 8:36:24 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Hojczyk

I have said this for three years now: To gauge the threat measure the heat. The Occupy Slime waited for her because they, like all Leftists, know that she is a clear and present danger to the Statist agenda. It’s easier for them to know, than it is for us to know. Ever play chess? If you want to see the threats, turn the board around.


23 posted on 02/11/2012 8:41:42 PM PST by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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To: American in Israel

Question

Palin ran with that great statesman John McCaine who at the last minute tried to turn to the right ....can anyone say that Mitt is all that much worse than McCaine?


24 posted on 02/11/2012 8:54:23 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: jennychase

The title is so true. I watched a lot of the CPAC convention, and no speaker was as electrifying as Sarah Palin. It’s a shame she decided not to run.


25 posted on 02/11/2012 8:57:52 PM PST by TheConservativeParty (Dems are bastard-coated bastards with bastard filling.WI dems are even worse.)
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To: woofie

I believe that Mitt is much worse than McCain because of the incredible smear tactics, and his Progressive track record.

I think Mitt is a traitor. I would rather spit on him than vote.


26 posted on 02/11/2012 9:15:32 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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27 posted on 02/11/2012 9:44:28 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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