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K Street Republicansí war on Palin
The Hill ^ | Tuesday July 31, 2012 | Rick Manning

Posted on 07/31/2012 12:42:32 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

I’m getting sick of the rewriting of 2008 presidential campaign history as K Street Republicans continue to assault Sarah Palin in the fear that a similarly conservative Republican will rise to the top of the VP sweepstakes.  

It has been so fashionable in D.C. Republican circles to bash the Palin nomination as a mistake, ill-conceived or even disastrous, that even Dick Chaney has gotten into the act.

  These self-serving attempts to change history are nothing more than a smear campaign designed to influence the Romney VP pick by obscuring the truth that the choice of Sarah Palin to be the vice presidential nominee was truly inspired.  

The McCain campaign was in the doldrums. Unable to match the youth and enthusiasm of the inexperienced but expert campaigner from Illinois, McCain needed to shake up the race, and Palin accomplished just that.  

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Now, four years later, those very architects and apologists of “too big to fail” policies desperately seek to dissuade presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney from making a similarly bold conservative choice for vice president.  

Let’s hope Romney remembers history, because if he does, he will know that the choice of Palin was one of the few things the McCain campaign got right. It was McCain’s and President Bush’s abandonment of limited-government, free-market principles that were the ultimate culprit in bringing us four years of Obama — not Sarah Palin.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008veep; gop; kstreet; lobbyists; mittbotsattack; palin; rinos; romney; sarahpalin; vichyrepublicans
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1 posted on 07/31/2012 12:42:44 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Romney started this mess when he did not invite her to the convention....The jerk that he is!!!!


2 posted on 07/31/2012 12:43:43 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Bigtigermike

Al Gore and Biden are perfect VPs.


3 posted on 07/31/2012 12:43:43 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Bigtigermike

LOL I was just called a taliban over here for being honest about the Vichy Republicans.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2912784/posts?page=33#33


4 posted on 07/31/2012 12:47:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Bigtigermike

I am soooooo touched that The Hill is soooooo concerned about Sarah Palin.

More red meat.


5 posted on 07/31/2012 12:54:11 PM PDT by Perdogg (Let's leave reading things in the Constitution that aren't there to liberals and Dems)
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To: cripplecreek

And that is why I am a Tea Partier!


6 posted on 07/31/2012 12:55:00 PM PDT by fuente
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To: cripplecreek

And that is why I am a Tea Partier!


7 posted on 07/31/2012 12:55:07 PM PDT by fuente
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To: napscoordinator

Hold your judgement. Tell me that wouldn’t be one hell of a great surprise to bring Mrs. Palin in to thunderous apporval with no notice??


8 posted on 07/31/2012 12:59:06 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Bigtigermike

exactly correct, You will no doubt be flamed by some on the FR board who don’t like Palin.


9 posted on 07/31/2012 12:59:20 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Bigtigermike

Romney’s long knives have been out for Palin since she was nominated in 2008.


10 posted on 07/31/2012 1:00:46 PM PDT by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: Bigtigermike

This is why I’m reserving my votes exclusively for bona fide Tea Party candidates. I’m no longer voting for any old Republican candidate unless I’m 100% certain they are Tea Party. The actions of the GOP-e and their ruling-class leadership have proven (especially by their treatment of Palin, but also other Constitutional conservative voices) that they hold me and my views in abject contempt.


11 posted on 07/31/2012 1:03:35 PM PDT by greene66
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To: b9; bboop; Berlin_Freeper; Bikkuri; Brent Calvert 03969-030; BuckeyeTexan; bushpilot1; ...
Sarah Palin's Ping List

"We'll keep our God, our guns, our Constitution AND Chick-fil-A."

12 posted on 07/31/2012 1:03:40 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: napscoordinator

Right!


13 posted on 07/31/2012 1:05:59 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Bigtigermike

Amen, brother! Even Cheney’s daughter called BS on this heinous act.


14 posted on 07/31/2012 1:06:12 PM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: cripplecreek

Creek,
I’ve been admiring your posts for quite awhile,
And while I find you a fine Michigan redneck, I’ll bet my farm you are not a taliban.


15 posted on 07/31/2012 1:07:57 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Joe Boucher
And while I find you a fine Michigan redneck, I’ll bet my farm you are not a taliban.

I prefer the term "resistance fighter" and I'm beginning to understand why my grandfather both so despised and revered the french.
16 posted on 07/31/2012 1:12:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: onyx
The pot begins to boil for Tampa :)
17 posted on 07/31/2012 1:13:21 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Joe Boucher
And while I find you a fine Michigan redneck,

Y'all are gettin a little mushy........

18 posted on 07/31/2012 1:19:39 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Bigtigermike

I personally think this is a good thing. The more they war against Palin, the closer we get to a VIABLE third party that will end their elite rule once and for all.


19 posted on 07/31/2012 1:22:24 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Bigtigermike

A Palin/West or West/Palin ticket under a new party “Constitution?” would have devastated both of the current criminal enterprises. They would have needed to start right after the 2008 loss. A groundswell like a volcano if the communication and message was there. I would donate 10 times more then I ever have. My guess is 10 billion dollars would have flowed into that campaign.


20 posted on 07/31/2012 1:25:05 PM PDT by liberty or death
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