Skip to comments.Romney’s Palin Problem: Where’s Her Convention Invite? (Advisor: she will be prohibited to speak)
Posted on 07/15/2012 6:34:16 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
[T]he Romney campaign has not asked Palin to speak at the convention nor contacted her about even attending the partys marquee event in Tampa. Queries to the Romney camp about any possible Palin role at the convention meet with a stony silence. Palin does not seem surprised. What can I say? she responded in an email from Alaska, when asked by Newsweek about the convention, just before heading to Michigan to deliver an Obama-thumping speech. Im sure Im not the only one accepting consequences for calling out both sides of the aisle for spending too much money, putting us on the road to bankruptcy, and engaging in crony capitalism.
Romney was the choice of the partys elites, whom Palin has regarded with open disdain ever since her rough treatment during the 2008 campaign. They are some of the same people who anonymously disparaged Palin as a clueless bumpkin, and some of them are now helping to run Romneys campaign. When unnamed Romney aides tell reporters that Romney will likely go with a safe choice for vice president because of the 2008 disaster, Palin notices.
The Romney camp will not comment on Palin, or on plans for the convention, but one adviser associated with the campaign suggested that Palin would be prohibited from speaking at the Republican convention by her contract with Fox News. Its true Im prohibited from doing some things, Palin says, but this is the first Ive heard anyone suggest that as an excuse, er, reason to stay away from engaging in the presidential race. Im quite confident Foxs top brass would never strip anyone of their First Amendment rights in this regard. (Fox says her contract would not prohibit speaking at the convention if she sought permission.)
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It also talks about Kevin Madden, the Palin-basher. I told you guys months ago that Sarah might not get a chance to speak
I believe the GOPe would rather have a second term of Ubama than allow Sarah Palin anywhere near the White Hut.
Aside from that one particular speech, I think the establishment will make sure that she has no other occasion to make a splash.
Bishop RomneyCARE, author of Death Panels,
and the backstabbing Leader against
Gov. Palin and her children.
Who cannot remember what slime Team Romney was in 2008.
Newsweek = BS
I’d like to officially go on record as STRONGLY discouraging the GOP from cutting back at all, on Palin’s time.
In fact, I would strongly, strongly encourage Romney to maximize his Palin time, and even nominate Palin as his VP.
Yes I mean that. Go Palin.
It’s not B.S. because they talked straight to Sarah herself, plus the Romney campaign is silent about an invite - she was the vice presidential candidate just 4 years ago, there should be NO silence on inviting the last vice presidential candidate - they are mum on this and so this is BIG NEWS!
"Repeal John Boehner" should be a required promise for conservatives running for Congress.
He loathes conservatives.......laughing at the thought of those who really think they can hold his feet to the fire and force him to work with conservatives.
Sarah Palin-”We are in a political culture of universal deceit.” “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ... “Our nation can no longer afford partisan apathy” ...
I do not consider anything Newsweek prints.
Hello, the elites hate Sarah.
I for one know the RINOs can not do that. Palin is much BIGGER than that. Give her some credit.
If Palin can be destroyed by a RINO than she was no good in the first place and I know she's much bigger and stronger than that.
People need to have more confidence in Sara Palin.
If they don't let her speak it their loss NOT hers.
First of all I’d like to say that I supported Sarah (and still do). However, the convention is Mitt’s party, and he no doubt will have a say on who speaks.
I did not say Romney destroyed her, I said he has done everything he can to destroy her.
You are right.
Myth ROmneyCARE backstabbed, cheated, and bought
his way to a 30% “win”.
Let us cheer the King of Death Panels, HERO OF THE GOPe.
Mitt ROMNEY, author of BOTH Gay Marriage AND DEATH PANELS.
In too many ways, Romney is a second term of Obama.
Willard turns my stomach. Not as much as the POS in the WH though.
And that's Romney's loss not hers. More than he thinks. Now she has time to campaign for real conservatives for Congress.
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