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Sarah Palin: She still has Facebook!
The Washington Post ^ | February 1, 2013 | Erik Wemple

Posted on 02/01/2013 10:50:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

The writing-off of Sarah Palin began not long after her departure from Fox News hit the newswaves last Friday. The Post’s Chris Cillizza wrote on Monday that Palin is now “officially gone,” at least from the national spotlight.

And MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell bid the failed 2008 vice presidential candidate a self-satisfied adieu, saying that Palin had now lost the “slightest connection to political relevance.”

Vincent Harris, a social-media consultant who helps Republican campaigns, wonders about O’Donnell’s conflict of interest in issuing those words: “He’s a … cable-news host! I mean, what else is he going to say? He’s speaking for cable news in some ways,” says Harris, arguing that the act of dissing Palin’s continued relevance is an old-media phenomenon.

Harris knows old media from new media. He managed social-media stuff for Newt Gingrich’s failed 2012 presidential run and drew plaudits for similar work on the campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), who secured an endorsement from Palin.

With Fox News or without Fox News, says Harris, “Gov. Palin is an Internet celebrity, she’s an Internet politician; and her supporters aren’t going anywhere.” Have a look at her Facebook page and her nearly 3.5 million “likes.”(continued)

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


TOPICS: Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: facebook; msm; palin; pds; sarahpalin; waronsarah
They just can't get a handle on her.
1 posted on 02/01/2013 10:50:28 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin lives rent free in the heads of libs 24/7..for someone who is supposedly “irrelevant” they sure do talk about her a lot and try to figure out “What will she do next” if she were so irrelevant why would they care..its because they know what we all already know..they are stone cold terrified of her..always have been and always will be


2 posted on 02/01/2013 11:04:44 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin lives rent free in the heads of libs 24/7..for someone who is supposedly “irrelevant” they sure do talk about her a lot and try to figure out “What will she do next” if she were so irrelevant why would they care..its because they know what we all already know..they are stone cold terrified of her..always have been and always will be


3 posted on 02/01/2013 11:04:44 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think people are missing the point here.

Palin is not a PAID Fox Contributor. This does not mean she can’t make appearances on this or any other network.

In fact it may free her up to make MORE appearances.

She can still be booked as a guest on Fox. She’s just not being paid as a contributor.


4 posted on 02/01/2013 11:06:01 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Post’s Chris Cillizza wrote on Monday that Palin is now “officially gone”

Silly buttmunch. She's still living rent free in your head, and not going anywhere.

5 posted on 02/01/2013 11:06:06 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s kinda fun watching them try to figure Sarah out.

They just don’t get it.


6 posted on 02/01/2013 11:28:10 PM PST by tangchung
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s got legs!!!.....


7 posted on 02/01/2013 11:37:57 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Apparently she still pwns WaPo too! ROTFLOL


8 posted on 02/01/2013 11:50:04 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"WE HAVEN'T YET BEGUN TO FIGHT!"


9 posted on 02/02/2013 12:07:02 AM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; onyx; KC_Lion; humblegunner
On Facebook:
Sarah Palin
3,492,282 likes · 109,035 talking about this

Let's see; maybe on a FoxNews "better day", their viewership might have shot to three million for a segment or two (when Sarah Palin happened to have a segment with Greta or Hannity).

Just for one example: Her Jan 24 Facebook comment on "Army Removes Crosses, Steeple from Chapel", showed immediately on 3.49 Million other individual Facebook pages, from which about half would click Share, sending it on to about 6.2 Million other people, more than doubling her Fox News exposure, in the time of the first set of mouse clicks.

From her own Facebook page, her comment on this article garnered 29,807 Likes; 10,101 Shares; and 4,799 Comments.

Each of those 10,101 direct Shares gets multiplied by the 262 average Facebook users per person, pushing her initial exposure to 2.6 Million at the speed of the first set of mouse clicks. By the second set of mouse clicks, the public exposure to her one little comment has exponentiated beyond 300 Million, to as many as 600 Million people around the world.

Within the next few hours, several thousand bloggers and MSM internet gutter-snipes have posted responses to Palin's comment on their respective pages, to their respective readerships. Now all the liberals are steaming smoke from their ears (doesn't matter why; they just do).

By sunrise her local time, practically everybody in the world with an internet connection (except Humblegunner) knows what she said about one arcane article.

Then she can Laugh Out Loud while she's making a sandwich.

10 posted on 02/02/2013 1:19:19 AM PST by meadsjn
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To: meadsjn; onyx; KC_Lion; humblegunner

11 posted on 02/02/2013 2:31:18 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She is flying under their radar. She is as popular as ever as we will see soon beginning at CPAC.


12 posted on 02/02/2013 3:52:03 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Speaking of relevance Lawrence O’Donnell, if you asked 100 people on the street to identify you or Sarah I wonder who would they know?


13 posted on 02/02/2013 4:06:35 AM PST by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey man - thanks for keeping the Palin posts coming!

Despite the naysayers - she is still quite relevant.


14 posted on 02/02/2013 4:23:47 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: meadsjn

Justin Bieber has more than twice that amount of Twits and
Facebook Fawners following him, and he’s just a little fag.


15 posted on 02/02/2013 5:17:27 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

I follow Sarah Palin.
You follow Justin Bieber?


16 posted on 02/02/2013 5:24:14 AM PST by McGruff (You know they can't post anything on the Internet that isn't true.)
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To: McGruff

I don’t follow anybody.

Why would you? Why feed into the notion that someone who says things with which you agree is somehow better than you for doing
nothing more challenging than saying the same things you do?


17 posted on 02/02/2013 5:42:34 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

She’s got a devoted following here for sure. Around the country.....

“Wasn’t she that lady from Alaska with the pregnant daughter on Dancing with the Stars?”


18 posted on 02/02/2013 5:44:58 AM PST by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Art in Idaho; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; ...
I guess we have to start counting Sarah's facebook likes eh, Ping?

I sure am glad Jeb Bush and Chris Christie get this kind of scrutiny from the Media and even our own damn people.

Oh Wait they don't.

RINO's are granted free passes.


19 posted on 02/02/2013 8:47:24 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion
RINO's are granted free passes.

Only until they win the nomination........then they suddenly become radical right wing extremists......

:-)

20 posted on 02/02/2013 8:53:55 AM PST by Lakeshark (!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
You invited this to post:

And you expected intelligent commentary?

21 posted on 02/02/2013 8:57:41 AM PST by Lakeshark (!)
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To: KC_Lion

Bump!


22 posted on 02/02/2013 8:58:21 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The more they try to minimalize her the more we can laugh. The liberal press doesn’t spend this kind of energy on a non-threat to their agenda.


23 posted on 02/02/2013 9:01:16 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: KC_Lion; 2ndDivisionVet; onyx

Sarah still puts fear into the Left.

May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010

:)


24 posted on 02/02/2013 9:11:30 AM PST by RedMDer (HEY LIBS! GUN FREE ZONE T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW. I DARE YA!)
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To: meadsjn; onyx

That last line made me LOL about the sandwich.
I’ve loved Sarah since that morning in 2008 when she was introduced as McLame’s VP pick. I think The Lord has very big plans for her. In His perfect timing, I pray she runs for president next time.

(ping to onyx to say Hi and I see a glimmer of hope Sarah may run in 2016)


25 posted on 02/02/2013 10:00:11 AM PST by TheConservativeParty (A gun is like a parachute. If you don't have one when you need one, you may never need one again.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

I don’t see that she is going to be a speaker this year is she? My son is a intern this year in DC at Freedomworks and can go. It would be great if he can hear Sarah speak. But like I said I looked up the speakers and she is not mentioned. Do you have knowledge thats more up to date?


26 posted on 02/02/2013 11:38:10 AM PST by carjic (Fed up!)
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To: KC_Lion

Amen. Sarah is SO irrelevant they can’t stop talking about how irrelevant Sarah is!

Sarah Sarah Sarah....is what keeps ping ponging back and forth in their little heads.

=)


27 posted on 02/02/2013 12:51:22 PM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: McGruff
I follow Sarah Palin.
You follow Justin Bieber?

Ouch, that probably is going to leave a mark.

28 posted on 02/02/2013 4:25:45 PM PST by Ron H. (Hussein Obama, the 21st century American Balkanizer - 'Yes I Can')
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah effectively neuters the RINOs.

Neuters

29 posted on 02/02/2013 4:45:58 PM PST by Ron H. (Hussein Obama, the 21st century American Balkanizer - 'Yes I Can')
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