Skip to comments.Greta Van Susteren Thinks Palin Will Run for President
Posted on 07/12/2011 11:38:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Family friend and fellow Fox News contributor Greta Van Susteren is the only journalist we've noticed that has much access of any kind to Sarah Palin's inner circle. And this morning Politico pointed to her surprising prediction on her blog: "First, I have absolutely no inside track (despite what some may think) but I am guessing Governor Sarah Palin is running for President in 2012." That seems like a pretty bold prediction for someone without any "inside track."
But, despite Van Susteren's claim to the contrary, it does seem like she would be privy to the workings of a nascent Palin campaign. Remember, she was the only reporter Palin gave much access to while on her family vacation/historical "One Nation" bus tour. And she is the go-to Fox News person for a Sarah Palin interview, so much so that she's had to defend her unprecedented access to the family: Politico noted back in 2009 that she nabbed Palin's "first post-election sit-down, Todd Palin's first interview during the campaign and Bristol Palin's first interview since giving birth."
Still, the reasons that Van Susteren lists for her "she's running" guess on her blog are pretty thin, and they amount to this: we haven't heard from her since the bus tour (maybe she's planning something), "she has never said no" (maybe she's thinking yes), she seems to be getting a lot of media attention (maybe it's a strategy), she has a lot of volunteers in Iowa (maybe that's her organization) and finally, "Are there any signs she is not running other than that she is not physically in Iowa and has not declared a candidacy?" Well, sure, those reasons could be used to make arguments for and against Palin getting into the race. But the reasoning matters less than the mere fact that Van Susteren made a prediction.
Governor Palin has been running for three years, has a national bus tour (still in place), a recent book, a movie due out in days, a cover on Newsweek, and is in contact with her Iowa organization and a had personal appearance there only last week or so.
She sure looks like a candidate to me.
I don’t get it. Palin is available for simple conversation-—she doesn’t live on another planet-—and can answer this question better than anyone. But let’s not ask her, that would be too easy...let’s speculate instead and sell some news print..
she is the ONLY candidate which will EXCITE America-!!!
she is the ONLY candidate which will EXCITE America-!!!
here is a link to the blog post and poll by greta.
I don’t think Sarah would give a direct answer to that question until she herself is ready to make that announcement. I think she’s playing the media like a drum.
Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)
Charles R Heath, born in ID
Sarah Sheeran, born in WI
Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)
Sarah Palin is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN
Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!
(I dont get it. Palin is available for simple conversation-she doesnt live on another planet-and can answer this question better than anyone. But lets not ask her, that would be too easy...lets speculate instead and sell some news print..)
She has to make a decision first......to run or not run and then an announcement. I am sure that when she has made that decision Sarah will quickly tell us what it is and I think it will be a dramatic occasion. In the meantime she is raising a beautiful ruckus in the gourds of all and I do mean all the libs and left leaners. For this, I truly love her.
- She will give a preliminary announcement on the Bob and Ken show in Alaska on August 1st
- She will formally announce on August 29th, the date of her wedding anniversary to Todd and the date of her selection as VP three years ago.
- The announcement will be held at Cowboy Stadium in North TX. That weekend prior to her announcement (08/29 is a Monday is and ripe for prime-time viewing) there will be an "Announcement Convention" of some sorts featuring conservative speakers, and Palin may even invite the current presidential candidates to give a speech
- She will be the first presidential candidate to raise money by text messaging
- She will honor the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with a powerful speech at Ground Zero
- She will be the first candidate to already introduce her running mate BEFORE the primaries
- She will raise $500 million by the end of this year
Grasping at straws, now back to Aruba and Greta, the democrat.
Amen to that! The whole country will go absolutely wild when she announces. I don't think the beltway, elites and GOP have a clue how much. She is the symbol of our Revolution! We're taking out country back!
Those predictions appear reasonable to me. I look forward to the crowfeast from the “she’s not running” crowd.
She is the ONLY candidate which will EXPLODE LIBERAL TALKING HEADS’ HEADS!....................
Yup, Palin is the anti-Obama. She will stir up as much excitement and support as Obama and his minions did, only she will actually deserve it.
” But the reasoning matters less than the mere fact that Van Susteren made a prediction.”
Unless you are deaf, dumb, and blind...which politico appears it is. This sounds like kids talking in a schoolyard so the teacher won’t overhear them.
For someone “not running” for President, she sure looks like she has been running since 2008 to me.
In fact, this is the best noncampaign I think I have ever witnessed in my lifetime.
“Greta Van Susteren Thinks” is such an outrageous statement..