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Poll: Palin would stir up even the Democratic primary
WorldNetDaily ^ | September 29, 2011 | Bob Unruh

Posted on 09/29/2011 9:13:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Editor's note: This is another in a series of "WND/WENZEL POLLS" conducted exclusively for WND by the public-opinion research and media consulting company Wenzel Strategies.

Former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said that the 2012 run for the Oval Office will be an out-of-the-box event. But just what did she mean?

Voters eventually will find out, presumably. But just in case her "out-of-the-box" reference means something as surprising as challenging Barack Obama in a Democratic Party primary, Fritz Wenzel of Wenzel Strategies included the scenario in his newest poll on the coming election.

The telephone survey was conducted Sept. 23-27 and carries a margin of error of plus or minus 2.91 percentage points.

The results were startling.

"Just 3 percent of Republicans and 17 percent of independents said they planned to vote in their state's Democratic Party primary or caucus," explained Wenzel, "but if you add Sarah Palin to the equation, something interesting occurs. Asked whether they would participate in the Democratic Party's primary or caucus in their state if Sarah Palin were to enter the Democratic Party's race for the presidential nomination against Obama, the numbers increased substantially. Republican participation jumped from 3 percent to 22 percent, and independent voter participation jumped from 17 percent to 31 percent."

He said in a head-to-head matchup among Democratic Party voters, Palin still draws support away from Obama.....

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


TOPICS: Campaign News; Parties; Polls; State and Local
KEYWORDS: bobunruh; democraticcaucus; democraticprimary; democrats; obama; palin; polls; sarahpalin; unruh
Oh, this is going to be fun! Spin, Mittens! Spin, Perrywinkles! Spin, Obots! Spin it, Palinoia Posse!!
1 posted on 09/29/2011 9:13:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Recent polls tell us that 66.8147% of the Tea Party wants Palin to stay out of the race.

Sarah Palin has no business disregarding the polls.

She needs to obey them and stay out of the race.

LEAVE RICK PERRY ALONE, SARAH PALIN!!!

2 posted on 09/29/2011 9:16:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
At first I was going to buy lots of popcorn... then I said, "What the heck!?

Thinking better of it, I bought lots of Orville Reddenbacher popcorn stock. That way, rather than get fat, I'll just get rich instead.

LOL!

8^D

3 posted on 09/29/2011 9:20:51 PM PDT by Gargantua (Sarah Palin's coming, and she's bringing "flyover country" with her!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
"Recent polls tell us that 66.8147% of the Tea Party wants Palin to stay out of the race."

LMAO!!!!! Yeah, that's what the Marist Poll said, too. And the CNN , and the Quinnipiac, and the... oh... wait:

No, they didn't say that... they said she was either tied with or leading Obama! Never mind.

4 posted on 09/29/2011 9:23:04 PM PDT by Gargantua (Sarah Palin's coming, and she's bringing "flyover country" with her!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But just in case her "out-of-the-box" reference means something as surprising as challenging Barack Obama in a Democratic Party primary...

This is really from the Onion, isn't it?

5 posted on 09/29/2011 9:33:33 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

6 posted on 09/29/2011 9:34:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s not running! LOL!


7 posted on 09/29/2011 9:42:19 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She gets 30% of the vote in a head to head matchup with Zero in a DEM primary! That’s impressive.


8 posted on 09/29/2011 10:00:58 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I agree!!...Sarah shouldn't run unless they all quit..../s ...If she gets in...lots of Knots in panties somewhere....even a few on this site
9 posted on 09/29/2011 10:02:47 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: M-cubed

Methinks more than “a few”. LOL!


10 posted on 09/29/2011 10:16:03 PM PDT by moonhawk (Make that a "Heartless" Hobbit for Sarah...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The fact that any poll even brought this up(Palin running as a rat in any primary) shows just how much she has gotten into their heads. She ain't no Goddess or Messiah, but, more of a force of instant psychosis for all too many people...some of which might even be registered voters...alive ones...in the USA.
11 posted on 09/29/2011 10:57:07 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Leave Rick Perry alone, Sarah Palin?

Is the non-candidate girl beating up on the Texas tough guy? I guess she had better stop whatever it is she is doing (looking beautiful) before the Texas governor starts crying.

This sounds like a vicious campaign for high school prom royalty status.

It's "not fair" she is pretty and popular.

12 posted on 09/30/2011 2:41:46 AM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority (Where is the middle ground on insolvency of the United States government?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Sarah Palin has no business disregarding the polls.

She needs to obey them and stay out of the race.

LEAVE RICK PERRY ALONE, SARAH PALIN!!!


13 posted on 09/30/2011 3:04:10 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (If found, please turn me in to AttackWatch)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
"Leave Ricky alone!"


14 posted on 09/30/2011 3:37:03 AM PDT by wastedyears (Attaaack Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatch)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Recent polls tell us that 66.8147% of the Tea Party wants Palin to stay out of the race.

What tea party did they ask, and who did the asking?

('Cause they never asked me!)

She needs to obey them and stay out of the race.

Since when would a candidate "obey" a poll?

Is that a sign of "Leadership"?

15 posted on 09/30/2011 3:45:25 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This election out of the box?

I believe Palin will run as an independent so she does not have to spend money and time defending her reputation which has already been dragged down the gutter by our wretchedly evil latte-sipping, entrenched mouthpieces and ass-kissing-monkeys to the political elites, like Rather, Couric,
Wolf, that tiny earwig of comedy central, Jon Stewart, Joe, the blow, McGinniss, that waste of carbon, the four post menopausal psychotic bow-wows who co-host “The View”, to mention a few of my favorite puke peddlers who malign Ms. Palin, who did nothing to them except be a beautiful, smart, accomplished, wife, mother, mayor, governor, vice-presidential candidate, and the favorite political figure of her times!

Mark Twain said, “No man can stand success; another’s that is.”

Palin is a winner!

There's gonna be a whole lotta sad liberals come November, 2012.

16 posted on 09/30/2011 4:23:27 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (where the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump for a good morning read.


17 posted on 09/30/2011 4:32:18 AM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: Smokin' Joe
I was being sarcastic.

I keep having that poll quoted at me by Perrywinkies.

I was illustrating its absurdity with absurdity.

18 posted on 09/30/2011 5:28:57 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority

I was making fun of the Perrywinkies who keep quoting that poll at me.


19 posted on 09/30/2011 5:30:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I'm sorry, because I have a lot of respect for you, but Rick Perry discredited himself right out of contention last week. That wasn't a gaff he made, it was policy directly out of his heart. Like Romney being disqualified by romneycare, Perry has exited this race on the dream act.

"No heart", indeed. I cast mine aside after Arizona kept open primaries and mccain won in them with votes from democrats carrying him well over the more conservative opponent.

I will never support an establishment rino again.

Palin would light up this race in a heartbeat if she entered. I think you'd see a release of aggressive support in her favor that would strike fear in the heart of the left.

High time if you ask me.

20 posted on 09/30/2011 5:36:22 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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“I do believe that there’s a lot of entertainment value and ratings value involved in this quasi-reality show that is being created through the GOP primary at this point,” - Sarah Palin (right again)

21 posted on 09/30/2011 5:37:00 AM PDT by McGruff (Vetting - The process of examination and evaluation of a candidate's record.)
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To: Caipirabob
I was being sarcastic.

I was quoting the poll that has been quoted at me back at the Perrywinkies.

22 posted on 09/30/2011 5:53:57 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin in the Democrat primary would be hilarious!!! What a con job she could pull off with that. Her supporters know that she’s no Dem and would flock to vote for her. She’d beat Obama hands down. Then it’d be Palin v. GOP and she’d probably be more conservative than any of them.


23 posted on 09/30/2011 6:54:23 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Recent polls tell us that 66.8147% of the Tea Party wants Palin to stay out of the race.

Were these "Recent Polls" conducted by "The Experts" that the legacy media presents as the final authority on all galactic events?

24 posted on 09/30/2011 7:17:28 AM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Good heavens! Palin entering the Democratic Presidential primaries certainly would qualify as "unconventional."

I'd never say "never" but . . . this seems even more far-fetched than Palin running as an independent.

It's really, really, REALLY fun to contemplate as a thought experiment, though . . . the sheer number of exploded heads in both the Democrat and Republican Parties alone . . . hooo baby . . .

25 posted on 09/30/2011 7:34:16 AM PDT by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com--GAME ON!!!)
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