Skip to comments.Defending the “Palin Pick”
Posted on 04/30/2012 9:41:23 AM PDT by Resettozero
Most of you know Id rather post photos of my family and write about Alaska than talk about politics. But after reading and watching some recent commentary, I cant help myself.
The chattering class is talking endlessly about Mitt Romneys choice of a Vice Presidential running mate. Will he choose a Governor? A Senator? A Congressman? There are many good options for Governor Romney and all of them have already been dissected in the media with a list of pros and cons beside their names. One is too northern, another is too boring, another is too white. Ive lived through the scrutiny the family will endure, and it can be a nightmare.
I dont pretend to know the best pick for Governor Romney. But theres one theme that keeps coming up, and its ridiculous: that Governor Romney should avoid Senator McCains mistake in his Vice Presidential running mate decision.
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Ditto! She is a very good speaker, much better than Petunia McCain.
Romney should pick a woman and someone that complements his beliefs... That would be Hillary Clinton then .. his best match...
I hope your Mom telll Romney she isn’t available.
She doesn’t need to assiciated with another loser.
Nicely done, Bristol Palin. You’re right, Sarah Palin would be a tough act to follow.
Ouch! That will leave a mark.
I nominate Dick Cheney. With a new heart every few decades he could be the permanent Republican vice president.
After all Sarah Palin is a tough act to follow.
How is the “chattering class” defined?
Romney is in a real bad situation. He really needs someone who won’t outshine him as a running mate. That severely limits his options.
I’m thinking Pawlenty at this point.
Ha! Like Romney would ever even consider someone with such solid credentials as Palin... she was the most popular governor in the country with 80% approval, passed major anti-corruption reforms, lit a fire under the oil companies in pushing for energy independence, left her state with a $10-12 billion surplus, and routinely got crowds of tens of thousands during the election.
No, Romney and the GOP don’t want anything like that again! Better some establishment hack, who won’t upset the lefty media’s apple-cart. Have to please them. Can’t have the elitist coastal lib ruling-class get all upset at the potential of grassroots mid-America standing up and rebelling against their power.
I assumed the reason we don’t talk about Sarah Palin for VP is that she already said she had no interest in being a VP pick. Of course, that doesn’t stop people from mentioning Rubio every other day, but that’s more because we need to win Florida; it’s not like Alaska is going to go Democrat.
Come on..my candidate was gone after Iowa, but we need to get behind Romney and elect him. I think if we don't -- my tagline will come true.
Is Romney my ideal choice?? HELL NO, but I know if we don't get behind ROMNEY, we will lose...and I'm not just saying lose the 2012 election...but our RIGHTS and the CONSTITUTION!!!
If we elect TEA PARTY MEMBERS for the house and SENATE, we can keep ROMNEY from raising TAXES and helping OBAMACARE stay around. We need to get the F'ing MARXIST out of the White House!!
Seems she’s got some brains to go with her beauty. Anyone know what she is doing with her time now?
ROTFLMAO!!! Best. Nic. Ever.
The left still fears and loathes her. Why else would they spend so much time and effort giving the "Goldstein Two-Minute Hate" treatment.
Me too, Bristol!!! Your mom was the reason I voted for the ticket the last time. If McCain’s choice for a VP was a mistake then by God, we need more like it.
Enough with the media morons.
They fear and hate all of us. She is one of us.
Excellent essay one glaring omission. She should have mentioned how Sarah kicked Biden’s butt in the debate.
If Romney picks Rubio, I have double the reasons NOT to vote for him. The Constitution is already being trampled; the fact that Rubio, a non-natural-born citizen, is being proposed is proof of that. Obama will trample it even more quickly after the election. Better to get it over with, than have it blamed on a Republican.
Living in Wasilla in an apartment under her mom’s studio and working as a dermotoligist’s assistant or so I read somewhere earlier this year. Don’t know if it’s true or not.
See also: A$$hats, A$$clowns, RINO-e, Mindless Talking Heads, Inside-the-beltway elites, Romney-bots, turdburglers, PDSers, The list goes on.
and working as a dermotoligists assistant ....AND working? Hmmmm .. I’m suspicious of anybody working.
“Petunia McCain.” LMAO! Nice one!
[”...its not like Alaska is going to go Democrat.”]
After having once lived in AK for several years, I would not place odds on that. AK voters can be a fickle lot.
Gov Susana Martinez (R-NM)
He is.. he was born in the USA!!
But the one Palin to watch in the coming years is Piper. If she doesn't mess up, the sky will be the limit for her.
What an elegant, well thought out and true comment concerning her inestimable mother’s service to our country as vice presidential candidate. I’m so glad Sarah showed up to show America we still can field the caliber of candidate she exemplifies from within our nation’s citizenry. And what a fine, thoughful young lady, Bristol turned out to be! I’d write a line or two comparing her to Mccain’s kid but that comparison is completely unnecessary. hahaaha. Bristol, judgeing by this comment is truly her mother’s daughter. I for one am proud of her. To tell you the truth her recount sounds like the kind of outcome you’d get if you let SARAH herself home school your child.
We can only pray that Romney picks Sarah.....he couldn’t do better.....she would energize the base, excite the world and take a lot of abuse for Romney......
Sarah Palin is the best choice for VP he could make......but does he have the balls to make it.......
Romney is an administrator, he needs someone with passion, and NOBODY does it better than Sarah
I disagree. I was 100% in favor of Sarah for VP in 2008.
But I would like to see Romney do the following (assuming he's elected):
Abolish the Depts of Interior, Energy and EPA.
Combine these three into one smaller Dept.
Appoint Sarah Palin Secretary of this new Dept.
By the way, I'd also like to see him appoint Rick Santorum as Secy of HHS.
Palin looking better
Kimberly Atkins logic is flawed (Palin factor puts women in back row, April 30). To state that putting a woman on the ticket will seem like gamey-changey stuff does a disservice to hundreds of women in the political and corporate fields who could run rings not only around Joe Foot-in-Mouth Biden but around Barack Obama as well. In hindsight, after three-and-a-half years of the current dynamic duo in power, McCain-Palin doesnt seem so bad now.
Jack Zaccardi, East Boston
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