Skip to comments.Ann Coulter’s “Novelty Candidate” Swipe at Sarah Palin
Posted on 04/02/2012 10:02:36 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
Mitt Romney supporter Ann Coulter appeared on the ABC News Sunday show, This Week, hosted by former Clintonite George Stephanopoulos. Asked about Romneys potential vice presidential picks, she said this (while seated at a table with former green jobs czar Van Jones, who served under the Biggest Novelty Candidate of Them All, Barack Obama):
You cant have a novelty candidate, I think. That would ring too much like Sarah Palin. I agree with George Will that it be good to have little tea party excitement, and the odds-on favorite, I mean, certainly the betting is on Marco Rubio, I think that would be a mistake. But Coulter, who is a firm Mitt Romney supporter, said the GOP frontrunner needs a running mate who is tried and tested, she suggested Romney pick someone like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.Hes been tested, hes steady, hes not frightening. He could certainly step into the job Coulter said of Kyl.
Unbelievably, Coulter is under the continued delusion that Sarah Palin was the problem with the 2008 ticket and not McCain. Later in the show, when Van Jones floated former Bush Secretary of State Condoleezza Rices name for VP, Coulter snorted again: Too much like Palin.
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Ann Coulter is trading in the people who have bought her books and supported her for the in crowd of progressives and Washington elites. It’s sad, and she’ll pay for it in the long run.
Ann Coulter must want Obama re-elected, I cannot think of another reason
Sorry, but I pay no attention to this Romney-supporting quisling. I’ll not read her words, her books, or view any videos of hers.
Coulter championing a Romney/Christie ticket.
Now THERE’S a real shocker.
As for novelty, how about electing a 2012 ticket of Pres and VP that is fully eligible to hold office.
“Looks like someones not happy about competition encroaching on her market, eh?
Heres my translation of Coulter-speak:
Novelty candidate is her code for a GOP candidate with widespread, grass-roots conservative support who doesnt make large portions of the rank-and-file Right queasy with doubt.
That was who Sarah Palin represented on the liberal Republican John McCain ticket.
Novelty candidate means an outside-the-Beltway, outside-the-establishment public servant who speaks from the heart, lives political and personal life on her own terms, and embodies all that Coulters best Hollywood friends like misogynist Bill Maher hate.
Sometimes, the war on conservative women isnt just being waged by the Left.
This is a form of political fragging. Shame.”
I think Michael Savage may have been right about her all along.
When I saw she was coming up on FOX news this morning I changed the channel and have been watching Top Gear on BBC America ever since.
Yes it’s gonna be interesting to see how Ann Coulter’s next book does. I used to be proud of my complete collection of Coulter books, and I would replace ones that I loaned out and never got back. She’s now an embarrassment and I just dumped all my Coulter books on eBay and could barely give some of them away.
Good grief, Ann has been cutting a wide swath of seething destruction. That mouth has been working overtime in a overwrought way to ruin her fan base. This is something she is good at. I heard she has a new beau. Maybe this is contributing to her meltdown.
All this for Mutt and Cristie Kreme.
No love for Coulter here. But, with all due respect sir, your comment is over the line.
I’ve heard enough out of this cocktail sipping harpy. She just needs to go away.
“Mark Levin just tweeted this.”
But he also said this two weeks ago about Ann:
I never liked her; I always thought she was a phony. I’m proved right on this, now. FUAC.
Astute analysis there.
Really used to enjoy Coulter...particularly the way she took no crap from the left.
‘Tis a shame indeed.
Can I get my money back for the Coulter books I bought?
Well, my opinion of her went out the window once I heard she dated that POS Bill Maher.
Ann is not the pretty darling of the people any longer. Sarah Palin is. Sarah has a good, gorgeous husband and a big family that supports her. She’s strong and smart and beautiful, all things Ann was supposed to be. Now she’s bitter as all heck and it’s coming out her ears. Defeating any TEA party candidate is a way of hacking Palin down to size in her mind. This is sickly personal.
Ann Coulter is turning out to be a RINO rider at a Donkey Rodeo..
Her rhinestone encrusted hoodie don’t fool me..
Palin would be 1. Ann's books are now 4.
I always bought her books. Never again.
basic ‘election math’ has 0bama winning.
romney loses 10-20% of his base due to being a mormon, and he won’t make it up in the middle. besides, progressive-lite is still progressive. no thank you.
santorum doesn’t have the umph / passion to bring out the base
that leaves gingrich? loss.
only Palin has taken the best shots from the media but keeps getting more popular. she is also the only one that would bring out the whole base. she has the passion
without Palin ... 0bama wins.
i cannot see it going any other way at this point.
ACoulter is only helping 0bama at this point.
Rubio is not even two years into his first senate term, like Obama was. Gov. Martinez is midway into her first term, like Palin was.
Sadly, Ann turns out to be just another jealous woman scorned.
Ann Coulter is unattractive
Jealousy is an ungy animal.
Everyone who loves Sarah Palin (I’m one of them) ought to emulate her and get a thicker skin! I don’t need Ann Coulter to like Sarah or choose the same candidate as I have. She is a contrarian and I have enjoyed that many times over the years. We need contrarians to smash our sacred cows, that’s their job.
Also, has anyone heard Ann recanting on her former beliefs, or is she just not approving of the right candidates?
I think your right and I have been saying it for a while, with Ann, its about making money. She makes more money with a Dem in the White House then a Republican. She can get more money in personal appearances, book deals, etc, with a Dem in the White House..besides that she did the nasty with Bill Maher, that pretty much says what her standards are
Gee Ann, it would make ALL the difference in the world to you if Sarah Palin had done the right thing, and graduated from one of your precious Ivy League schools, like all the other elites, now wouldn’t it?
Sort of pathetic that Ann is STILL so jealous of Sarah. You’d think she’d have snapped out of it by now.
Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment
Over the last few months, Ann Coulter has burned bridges with probably 80% of her loyal book-buying public.
I have no idea what she's thinking, but it is certainly not about making money. She's killed her personal cash cow.
It's not like the left wing is suddenly going to embrace her for endorsing milquetoast liberal Republicans.
And mushy moderates, by definition, don't buy books about politics.
I always wondered why she was considered a conservative when she didn’t act like one.
She has always tried (hard) to look sexy. Sarah Palin dresses nicely and happens to have a pleasant sexy appeal. But Ann coulter always had her boobs out or her midriff showing, with skirts impossibly short, and her long, dyed blonde hair carefully arranged down her chest.
She isn’t married and doesn’t date openly. The men we know about are liberals. She didnt appear to want a family.
She used to fight liberals for a living but she was sleeping with them. Kinda creepy. And what is up with the Adams apple?
Counter’s decline correlates with Sarah’s rise. I have NEVER heard her say anything positive about Sarah. She appears to be intensely jealous.
Oh, boy, Mark is going to be interesting tonight. Coulter is showing her true colors in more ways than one. She's not a conservative, AND she is blatantly dishonest. Her 2008 columns praised Sarah Palin----although I did think then that her habitual use of the term "our Sarah" when referring to Palin dripped of condescension.
Let's face it. Coulter is 50, unmarried, bony, and looks like a horse. Apparently the only men who will have her (briefly) are whacked-out leftwingers. She's probably reached the point where her envy of Palin's looks, handsome husband, family, and happiness are now boiling over into bitterness that can't help but be spewed.
I am SO looking forward to her next book. I hope it tanks MAGNIFICENTLY.
I really do think Coulter is getting close to Lonesome Rhodes in A FACE IN THE CROWD. The Andy Griffith character in that film ticked off his fan base and was told he might go on to some successes in his career but that it would never be the same as his earlier rocketing popularity.
Ann has upset us with her Log Cabin homosexual Republican apologetics and now she mocks us hayseeds by looking down her nose at Palin. She adores those “serious statesmen” Christie and Mitty that the TEA Party cannot stomach. Ann wants into the RINO Country Club and not a seat at the TEA Party. It is sad but true.
She might be on to something with Kyl. Depending on how things look he may be a good VP choice. If we get to the end of August and Obama looks to be in very good shape no up and coming young conservative is going to want to hitch their wagon to Romney. (In retrospect, Palin made a mistake there, although she had no way of knowing the economy was going to collapse in a few weeks, and being a Woman Gov from AK her prospects weren’t really high on the natl scene to begin with).
Kyl is retiring so he has no future to worry about. If Obama looks like a lock I could see him being persuaded by the party to take one for the team and run for two months and help preserve the optoins for folks like Rubio, Christie, Ryan, etc...
He has Congressional experience and knows people. He has foreign policy/natl sec exp. He comes off as moderate and not a flamethrower. I think seniors would be comfortable with him.
Keep your eyes peeled for him. I think him or Portman from OH are very likely choices.
If things look different and like Romney can actually win, I look for one of Rubio, Christie, or Ryan.
Do you have any scientific poll to support that claim?
Even setting aside the fact that I want a conservative, Christie adds nothing to the ticket ideologically or geographically or Electoral-College-wise:
1. Ideology: Romney and Christie are both soaking wet: possibly good on some financial issues, but bad on others and terrible on conservative social issues.
2. Geography: Both are northeasterners.
3. Electoral votes: New Jersey won’t go GOP in a close race. If the GOP wins New Jersey, it won’t NEED New Jersey because that (GOP win) will only occur in a colossal blowout like Reagan in ‘84.
If Romney loses, that adam’s apple is gonna shoot right out of the front of her throat and kill or seriously maim someone..hopefully one of her fans.
Add to that Palin, who is not a professional writer, probably blew the mighty author Ann Coulter out of the water in book sales with her first two books. Now THAT had to be harder for Ann to take than all that other stuff.
There is obviously some caculation behind Anne going liberal/socialist. I don’t think liberals will be lining up to buy her books and she’s smart enough to do the math.
I think it is her gay agenda.
Funny, other than the demographically insignificant progressives at GOProud, the gay community can’t stand Ann. She has to be smart enough to know that the small percentage of gays in the Republican Party are like a fart in a hurricane compared to the impact of social conservatives, people who make or break elections.
i believe comparing attendance records with all other candidates would be enough
i’ve never seen another political type have mile long lines for a book signing... and that was florida
though i have seen plenty of video where the various candidates rented stadiums but only managed to fill the end zone
as for ‘scientific polls’... you still think they’re accurate and not meant to sway public opinion?? how quaint