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McCain: I think Palin should be the VP nominee
Hot Air ^ | APRIL 4, 2012 | TINA KORBE

Posted on 04/04/2012 7:11:17 AM PDT by RobinMasters

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To: RobinMasters
There is no way that Sarah should hitch her Christian values onto Mitts cult religion. Wouldn't be prudent.

This is exactly what the elite liberals and media want. Killing two birds with one stone, but in this case they simply want to make Christians the fools by lumping us in with mormonISM What a disaster is about to be played on America.

SNL & Will Ferrell, (the perfect Mittens), will have 4 years of Christian bashing jokes. How would a Christian lady as Sarah defend Mitt on this issue? She can't, so don't ask her too.

Newt or Santorum, go for it Sarah.

51 posted on 04/04/2012 9:29:31 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: RobinMasters

Doesn’t matter. I still wouldn’t vote for Romney, even if Palin *was* his running mate.


52 posted on 04/04/2012 9:31:35 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy
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To: RobinMasters
Kc_Lion: I think Palin should be the Nominee

How about that Juan, and we skip over your boy Mittens.

No Romney! Not now, not ever!

53 posted on 04/04/2012 9:48:57 AM PDT by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: greene66

I think you’re right. Romney’s loss would be blamed on Palin. She’d lose any influence she hoped to have in the future.


54 posted on 04/04/2012 9:54:43 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Lady Lucky

Bingo! My very first thought when I read it. McCain should be ashamed. Yet, he knows no shame. Besides, who could possibly care even one iota what Juan has to say. Wish he’d just go away.


55 posted on 04/04/2012 9:55:35 AM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: RobinMasters

I think John McLame should have fought harder in 2008. Sarah was trying to pull him over the top, but Juan “we have nothing to fear from an Obama presidency” McLame or Juan “I am suspending my campaign” McLame would have none of it.


56 posted on 04/04/2012 10:05:51 AM PDT by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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To: RobinMasters

I think there is a real chance that Romney could ask Palin to be VP simply because it’s very plain that Romney needs help to overcome his negatives with conservatives. My own personal feelings is that I will have a very hard time voting for Romney and there will be zero enthusiasm. If that’s the only choise I have, I will vote for him against Obama, but I always vote. I fear that a large percentage of conservatives will just stay home on election day if they have the same enthusiasm as I do for Romney. Unless Romney gets a cracker jack vp to energise the conservative base I don’t see him beating Obama. Who would be better to energize the conservative base than Sarah Palin?


57 posted on 04/04/2012 10:09:02 AM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: RobinMasters

That seems like such a demotion for Palin.

It would basically be saying: You are no more important now than you were four years ago when no one knew who you were.


58 posted on 04/04/2012 10:09:06 AM PDT by MyronCopacetic
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To: traditional1

Politics do make strange bedfellows. I never thought I would see the day when the people at the Daily Kos and the Free Republic both supported the same candidate for president.

Kossacks say they will never vote for Romney over Obama, and the Freepers say they will never vote for Romney over Obama.

Should I expect to see coordinated efforts between Freepers and Kossacks to get Obama relected ?

Granted it is for different reasons. Kossacks believe Obama is more liberal than Romney, and Freepers apparently believe Obama would govern as more of a conservative than Romney, but still in the end Kossacks and Freepers both want the same thing and that is for Obama to be relected, rather than to have a Romney presidency.

Obama has already said himself that if he wins relection that he will move FAR to the left. Which says something considering how far to the left he already is.

If Freepers believe that Romney will govern even farther to the left than Obama in a second term, than Freepers must believe that Romney is the biggest socialist in the history of civilization.

I am not saying that Freepers are wrong about this, but personally I always saw Romney as someone who just was concerned about winning elections. Therefore if as a Republican president he governed far to the left of what Obama has done so far. Which he would have to do if Freepers are right about Romney being more of a socialist than what Obama would be in his second term. Than Romney would be killing any chances he had of winning relection in 2016. Which means that Romney doesnt really blow with the wind as freepers say, but he is really a hard core leftist with deep socialist beliefs that he feels so strongly about that he would be willing to make himself a one term president in order to try to advance them. I am sorry but that theory just does not pass the smell test to me.

In the last week I have heard Freepers call Jim Demint, Paul Ryan, John Bolton, Mike Lee and Marco Rubio all rinos. The tea party in general was called rinos. If they are all rinos, because they endorsed Romney than I dont know who is left that passes the Republican purity test with freepers.

I guess possibly Sarah Palin still might pass the purity test, but she has already said she is a ABO believer, so I imagine she will endorse Romney once he officially gets the nomination, so I guess she will than be called a rino also.

Freepers seem to have painted themself into a corner where there is nobody left for them to support in the Republican Party or the Tea Party for that matter. The Libetarian thing is also out the window for Freepers considering how much you dislike Ron Paul.

I guess thats why that we now have Free Republic and Daily Kos on the same page. Free Republic purity tests have left Freepers with nobody to support except Obama.


59 posted on 04/04/2012 10:09:13 AM PDT by 2012winner
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To: RobinMasters

She wouldn’t accept the pay cut.


60 posted on 04/04/2012 10:10:43 AM PDT by easyrighter
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To: RobinMasters

Sarah didn’t run because of Perry’s late entry and too many conservatives splitting the vote. It made sense for her to drop plans with the large field, look at the conservative vote splitting going on now! Yes, Sarah would accept VP with romney and romney would be a total fool not to ask her and soon. Sarah is already vetted, tested, and has an army, unlike all the others. What kind of things are in rubio’s closet? Look what they did to herman cain. There isn’t much left to look for in Sarah Palin’s closet.


61 posted on 04/04/2012 10:30:36 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: BuckeyeTexan

I think you’re right. Romney’s loss would be blamed on Palin. She’d lose any influence she hoped to have in the future.

That is the best argument I have heard for her not to veep for Willard.


62 posted on 04/04/2012 10:39:09 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: Boogieman
That reminds me of my aunt's funeral. It was all sunny and nice and on our way to a catering hall for a meal after the mausoleum. Before dessert, I went to the phone booth (remember them?) and called the airlines to check on the scheduled flight home. The call went directly to OHare and when the lady said all flights have been cancelled and Ohare is closed. I said why? She said, 'where are you, in a room with no windows'? I laughed and said actually I am - it's a catering hall.

She said there is a snowstorm outside. I went to the front where the windows were - WOW! There was already a half a foot of snow and it was just the beginning. It was a beautiful sunny day when we entered the hall. There was no sign of this storm before hand. So your remark about Chicago weather can change in 15 minutes, I can attest to!

63 posted on 04/04/2012 10:45:34 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: RobinMasters

I have to admit I guffawed when I read the headline! This really smacks of McCain saying, “Yeah, YOU try to be more interesting than Sarah! Go ahead, see how that works out for you!” LOL!

More seriously, she’d be a fool to play second banana to Romney. She’d become their fall guy, the same way she was for McCain. I hope she’s smarter than that.


64 posted on 04/04/2012 10:45:55 AM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (If you back Newt . . . then SEND HIM MONEY!! "Be Breitbart, Baby!")
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To: RobinMasters

I think she learned her lesson the last time. A V.P. nominee is obliged to be loyal to the POTUS who nominated her, and that part of it could not have been easy last time around, with McCain acting like the jerk that he is and his handlers undermining her at every turn.

Romney is even worse. And McCain got those traitorous handlers from Romney.

And it makes no sense from Romney’s point of view, either.

I just don’t see this happening. But, even if it did, I would still never vote for Romney. McCain might conceivably have been swayed from his RINO ways. Romney, never.


65 posted on 04/04/2012 10:46:14 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Same bone that was tossed to conservatives in 08...


66 posted on 04/04/2012 11:04:22 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: RobinMasters
McCain: I think Palin should be the VP nominee

Who is this "McCain" person?

67 posted on 04/04/2012 11:11:12 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: RobinMasters

That’s interesting, John. But, if you don’t mind, I will just vote for Sarah Palin for President this November instead. But thanks anyway.


68 posted on 04/04/2012 11:40:27 AM PDT by Calipalinista
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To: Vaquero

OMG, I hadn’t thought of it that way. They were BOTH manchurian candidates.


69 posted on 04/04/2012 11:54:09 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: presently no screen name

Yep, mix some warm air from the Gulf, some cold air from Canada, and plop a big old lake right where they meet, and you never know what is going to happen.


70 posted on 04/04/2012 11:55:51 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: MissMagnolia

Sarah learned in ‘10 that the way to be influential is to work hard and get other people elected, and wind up with a little black book of people who owe you. She’s going to own this party pretty soon.


71 posted on 04/04/2012 11:59:40 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: RobinMasters

Not this time. Absolutely nothing, not even the angel Moroni in all his glory, could make me vote for Romney.


72 posted on 04/04/2012 12:11:45 PM PDT by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: RobinMasters

McCain should be on a park bench feeding the pigeons. Or something.


73 posted on 04/04/2012 12:18:00 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: RobinMasters

Why would she want to give legitimacy to such a liberal nominee?


74 posted on 04/04/2012 12:32:29 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Lady Heron

I don;t think the the GOPe wants to win


75 posted on 04/04/2012 12:36:43 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: RobinMasters; Jim Robinson; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; trisham; musicman; The Cajun; JoeProBono; ...

ABP TO SACRIFICE IN THE ATTEMPT TO SAVE ROMNEY’S SORRY A$$.

SHUT-UP JOHN McCAIN-ROMNEY-SELL-OUT!


76 posted on 04/04/2012 1:08:49 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: RobinMasters

The kiss of death.


77 posted on 04/04/2012 2:23:31 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: RobinMasters

She is fine right where she is. She is not presidential material, and she shouldn’t be thoght of in that light. People do her a great disservice after the B.S. she and her family went through. Subjecting her to that scrutiny again is abuse.

The field is poor, weak, and completely lacking. Just have to hope the house stays and possibly the senate becomes closer a more conservative body.

Hopefully 2016 will bare more conservative fruit.


78 posted on 04/04/2012 2:33:40 PM PDT by Bruinator ("For socialism is not merely the labour question, it is before all things an atheistic question")
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To: backwoods-engineer

As compared to Obama/Biden? This is a difficult cnoice?


79 posted on 04/04/2012 2:46:18 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: skr

choice


80 posted on 04/04/2012 2:55:19 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Retired Greyhound

A VP would not balance that ticket. It would only provide cover for a liberal.


81 posted on 04/04/2012 3:09:29 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: RobinMasters

Lets face it. We need a miracle. Without one we’re screwed.

So pray for a miracle...

And expect the worse...


82 posted on 04/04/2012 3:36:37 PM PDT by DB
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To: RobinMasters

When is Bristol’s reality show? Because I think it would be difficult to run for VP while your daughter is enjoying a ‘trial marriage’ on a reality show. It would be a huge distraction.


83 posted on 04/04/2012 3:58:40 PM PDT by turn_to
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To: 2012winner
Just go ahead and vote for whom you're TOLD to vote for; GOP-e can ALWAYS count on dunces who do as they're told.

As for me (and most Conservatives), we see the writing on the wall, where the Elites on BOTH SIDES put the ones they want forward, and the dunces vote for the (D) or (R), regardless of who or what they are.

Most of the real Americans have woken up to the charade, but, unfortunately, you are draggin' ass in the (R) column.

Good luck voting for a Loser.

84 posted on 04/04/2012 4:36:07 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Fooled in 2008 by McCain-Palin. Will NEVER happen again. No. More. RINOS.


85 posted on 04/04/2012 6:15:33 PM PDT by rintense
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To: RobinMasters

McCain back stabs Palin again!


86 posted on 04/04/2012 6:22:27 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (No Romney or Santorum vote from my family!)
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To: 2012winner

You signed up today to lecture us with this crap?


87 posted on 04/04/2012 6:27:00 PM PDT by j_tull ("I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.")
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To: OldNavyVet
Sarah has not declined to run for the presidency, she stepped aside

Why couldn't she run against the existing candidates? Debate them and take the slings and arrows?

I could win the US Open if I only had to play the back nine rather than playing all eighteen with the other players.

88 posted on 04/04/2012 6:29:23 PM PDT by Eaker (Remember, the enemy tends to wise up at the least convenient moments.)
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To: BenLurkin

He’s part of the two party system.


89 posted on 04/04/2012 6:32:08 PM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out
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To: RobinMasters

You got my vote.


90 posted on 04/04/2012 6:34:35 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: RobinMasters

McCain only said this to give FReepers a reason to talk about him.


91 posted on 04/04/2012 6:58:38 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Eaker
Why couldn't she run against the existing candidates?

Sarah isn't one of the "established elites" inside the Republican Party. Her greatest interests are not with party-line politics; they're with people. She took over in Alaska, for instance, and proceeded to unseat or prosecute corrupt politicians ... Murkowski's included.

What she's doing now, along with NBC and Fox News appearances, is supporting Tea Party candidates that will put her in good standing with the right kind of people.

92 posted on 04/04/2012 7:41:42 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: OldNavyVet

So it is okay for me just to play the back nine if my interests are “with people”. To hell with the process if this is the way I can win with the least effort and making the most money.

I understand now. Sort of.


93 posted on 04/04/2012 7:49:40 PM PDT by Eaker (Remember, the enemy tends to wise up at the least convenient moments.)
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To: Eaker
To hell with the process

Sarah is a problem solving doer, not a political-process person.

I'd say that her not getting into the standard process, aka debates, was a wise decision.

We shall see.

94 posted on 04/04/2012 8:01:04 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: television is just wrong; All

If they want to make China happy, maybe they should pick Huntsman.


95 posted on 04/04/2012 9:39:56 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: traditional1
That said, prepare for Obama for 4 more years, because the GOP-e has selected Romney-the-RINO, and he won't win in this lifetime.....he's Obama-lite.

Looks like you want obama.

96 posted on 04/04/2012 9:58:18 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Bruinator
She is fine right where she is. She is not presidential material, and she shouldn’t be thoght of in that light. People do her a great disservice after the B.S. she and her family went through. Subjecting her to that scrutiny again is abuse.

The field is poor, weak, and completely lacking. Just have to hope the house stays and possibly the senate becomes closer a more conservative body.

Hopefully 2016 will bare more conservative fruit.

Of course Sarah Palin is Presidential material. It looks as if you have given up already.

97 posted on 04/04/2012 10:03:28 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: RobinMasters

I’m okay with Palin as Gingrich’s VP! ;) Or Santorum.


98 posted on 04/04/2012 11:02:55 PM PDT by Nobama_ever (Newt/Santorum or Santorum/Newt...NO Rombama and NO 0bama!!!)
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To: j_tull

You know, he kind of has a point.

I’ve been lurking for a while too and I seem to recall Nikki Haley as the next conservative superstar. She supports Romney in South Carolina and the next thing you know, conservatives start calling her a RINO? How in God’s name could anyone ever assume that Haley isn’t a conservative?

Same thing with John Bolton!

I’m a Newt supporter and steadily worked on his campaign here in Florida. I’ll take Santorum in a pinch. Romney? Not so much. I don’t like him or his left-leaning politics, but I worry more about an unchecked second Obama term...when he’s got an aging USSC and doesn’t have re-election to worry about!


99 posted on 04/04/2012 11:03:11 PM PDT by Nobama_ever (Newt/Santorum or Santorum/Newt...NO Rombama and NO 0bama!!!)
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To: 2012winner

ABO-— Anybody but Obama. I’ll gladly vote Romney over Obama if it comes to that.


100 posted on 04/04/2012 11:09:09 PM PDT by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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