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Ann Coulter’s “Novelty Candidate” Swipe at Sarah Palin
http://michellemalkin.com/2012/04/02/ann-coulters-novelty-candidate-swipe-at-sarah-palin/ ^ | April 2, 2012 | Michelle Malkin

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 Romney’s 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):

Ann Coulter:

“You can’t 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.”He’s been tested, he’s steady, he’s 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.”

Say what?

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Mark Levin just tweeted this.
1 posted on 04/02/2012 10:02:42 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


3 posted on 04/02/2012 10:08:15 AM PDT by pallis
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To: sheikdetailfeather
If Colter had one tenth the intelligence of Palin she might be able to find the toilet in the dark.
4 posted on 04/02/2012 10:09:47 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Ann Coulter must want Obama re-elected, I cannot think of another reason


5 posted on 04/02/2012 10:10:07 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


6 posted on 04/02/2012 10:10:43 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Coulter championing a Romney/Christie ticket.

Now THERE’S a real shocker.


7 posted on 04/02/2012 10:11:18 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: sheikdetailfeather

As for novelty, how about electing a 2012 ticket of Pres and VP that is fully eligible to hold office.


8 posted on 04/02/2012 10:12:52 AM PDT by rod1
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

(excerpt)

“Looks like someone’s not happy about competition encroaching on her market, eh?

Here’s my translation of Coulter-speak:

“Novelty candidate” is her code for a GOP candidate with widespread, grass-roots conservative support who doesn’t 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 Coulter’s best Hollywood friends like misogynist Bill Maher hate.

Sometimes, the war on conservative women isn’t just being waged by the Left.

This is a form of political fragging. Shame.”


9 posted on 04/02/2012 10:13:45 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("We Need To Teach The Establishment a Lesson" - Newt Gingrich)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I think Michael Savage may have been right about her all along.


10 posted on 04/02/2012 10:14:29 AM PDT by Jean2
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To: laweeks

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.


11 posted on 04/02/2012 10:15:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: pallis

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.


12 posted on 04/02/2012 10:15:59 AM PDT by Reddon
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


13 posted on 04/02/2012 10:16:22 AM PDT by dforest
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To: isthisnickcool

No love for Coulter here. But, with all due respect sir, your comment is over the line.


14 posted on 04/02/2012 10:21:35 AM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I’ve heard enough out of this cocktail sipping harpy. She just needs to go away.


15 posted on 04/02/2012 10:22:07 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“Mark Levin just tweeted this.”

But he also said this two weeks ago about Ann:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aDjSpjSkoM&list=UUrASKhbM4keRP_Ec1zFqgzw&index=1&feature=plcp


16 posted on 04/02/2012 10:22:21 AM PDT by Politics4US
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To: laweeks

I never liked her; I always thought she was a phony. I’m proved right on this, now. FUAC.


17 posted on 04/02/2012 10:22:43 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Reddon
Totally agree with you—even when I was short on cash, I'd buy Coulter’s books—loved them and also wanted to show support for Conservative writers in any way that I could. NO MORE, Ann.
18 posted on 04/02/2012 10:23:22 AM PDT by fatfertile
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Astute analysis there.

Really used to enjoy Coulter...particularly the way she took no crap from the left.

‘Tis a shame indeed.


19 posted on 04/02/2012 10:23:53 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Reddon

Can I get my money back for the Coulter books I bought?


20 posted on 04/02/2012 10:26:46 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Well, my opinion of her went out the window once I heard she dated that POS Bill Maher.


21 posted on 04/02/2012 10:27:14 AM PDT by Marathoner (2 goals this year: (1) S##tcan Obamacare; (2) S##tcan Obama)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


22 posted on 04/02/2012 10:30:44 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather; Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter is turning out to be a RINO rider at a Donkey Rodeo..
Her rhinestone encrusted hoodie don’t fool me..


23 posted on 04/02/2012 10:34:11 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Definition of NOVELTY 1: something new or unusual 2: the quality or state of being novel : newness 3: a small manufactured article intended mainly for personal or household adornment —usually used in plural 4: something (as a song or food item) that provides often fleeting amusement and is often based on a theme —often used attributively

Palin would be 1. Ann's books are now 4.

24 posted on 04/02/2012 10:34:36 AM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: Reddon

I always bought her books. Never again.


25 posted on 04/02/2012 10:45:01 AM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


26 posted on 04/02/2012 10:48:32 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: All; sheikdetailfeather
I take "novelty" as a swipe at "tokenism" but that argument may unnecessarily exclude. I will say, if you want to move beyond that appearance, you should pick someone who isn't in their first term.

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.

27 posted on 04/02/2012 10:51:08 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Newt says, "A nominee that depresses turnout won't beat Barack Obama.")
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To: pallis

Sadly, Ann turns out to be just another jealous woman scorned.


28 posted on 04/02/2012 10:58:49 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Ann Coulter is unattractive


29 posted on 04/02/2012 10:59:02 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR FLIPPIN BUST)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Jealousy is an ungy animal.


30 posted on 04/02/2012 11:01:29 AM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Did you see that new movie over the weekend, “Desperately Seeking Attention” starring Ann Coulter?
31 posted on 04/02/2012 11:01:41 AM PDT by McGruff (Sarah...Sarah...Sarah!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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?


32 posted on 04/02/2012 11:02:18 AM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: GeronL

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


33 posted on 04/02/2012 11:02:18 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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?


34 posted on 04/02/2012 11:03:22 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: pallis

Sort of pathetic that Ann is STILL so jealous of Sarah. You’d think she’d have snapped out of it by now.


35 posted on 04/02/2012 11:05:50 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Don't blame me; I voted for the American.)
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To: Reagan69

“Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment”


36 posted on 04/02/2012 11:07:23 AM PDT by McGruff (Sarah...Sarah...Sarah!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
I think your right and I have been saying it for a while, with Ann, its about making money.

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.

37 posted on 04/02/2012 11:08:52 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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?


38 posted on 04/02/2012 11:18:14 AM PDT by Yaelle (Donate to Rick to stop Romney in WI! Make calls, pray, donate!!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Counter’s decline correlates with Sarah’s rise. I have NEVER heard her say anything positive about Sarah. She appears to be intensely jealous.


39 posted on 04/02/2012 11:20:48 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
"Mark Levin just tweeted this."

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.

40 posted on 04/02/2012 11:21:14 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: CatherineofAragon

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.


41 posted on 04/02/2012 11:42:08 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


42 posted on 04/02/2012 11:57:38 AM PDT by jeltz25
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To: sten
only Palin has taken the best shots from the media but keeps getting more popular.

Do you have any scientific poll to support that claim?

43 posted on 04/02/2012 11:59:11 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Newt says, "A nominee that depresses turnout won't beat Barack Obama.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

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.


44 posted on 04/02/2012 12:01:08 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Yaelle

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.


45 posted on 04/02/2012 12:05:39 PM PDT by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: CatherineofAragon
"... her envy of Palin's looks, handsome husband, family, and happiness ..."

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.

46 posted on 04/02/2012 12:48:16 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: pallis

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.


47 posted on 04/02/2012 1:03:53 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

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.


48 posted on 04/02/2012 1:19:52 PM PDT by pallis
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To: newzjunkey

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


49 posted on 04/02/2012 2:19:28 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: ReneeLynn
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.

BINGO!

50 posted on 04/02/2012 2:55:05 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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