Skip to comments.Sarah Palin: Being president could ‘shackle’ me
Posted on 09/29/2011 12:43:50 AM PDT by Wolfstar
Sarah Palin certainly didn't sound interested in running for president last night.
"Is a title worth it-- does a title shackle a person?" the former Alaska governor asked during a discussion of her 2012 plans with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren. "Someone like me, who's maverick--you know I do 'go rogue' and I call it like I see it and I don't mind stirring it up ... [for] somebody like me, is a title and is a campaign too shackling?"
"Does a title take away my freedom to call it like I see it and to effect positive change that we need in this country? That's the biggest contemplation piece in my [decision] process," Palin said.
Palin said Tuesday that time is running out. Filing deadlines, requiring candidates to register to appear on state presidential primary ballots, are approaching in several states.
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Looks like the primaries may move up to start in Jan instead of Feb. Tick-tock, baby.
Sarah Palin: Is a Title and Campaign Too Shackle-y?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 10:33:16 PM · by smoothsailing · 215 repliesABC News ^ | 9-28-2011 | Sheila Marikar
The headline is blatantly misleading and incompetent.
$$$ - She’ll earn far more if she doesn’t run, and being the sole breadwinner of the household one can understand her dilemma.
Was being governor also like being shackled?
Governors have more power within the state than the President does in the country, so no.
Also, until John McCain picked her, being governor was possibly as high as she might have gone.
So how do you become President without first being a candidate?
If she’s not all-in, she shouldn’t get in.
Is that the kind of thinking that led her to quit the $120,000-plus position of Chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Commission to which then-governor Murkowski appointed her? It was, if I remember correctly, the first job she'd ever had that paid so well; she quit in disgust because of all the corruption she saw there, and was prohibited by law to talk publicly about the specifics of that corruption. It ended up inspiring her to take on Murkowski and win the governorship to clean things up.
She could have earned far more, and her financial life would have been a lot easier, if she'd just "gone with the flow" like a dead fish. Heck, if she'd played ball with Murkowski, who knows how much money she'd be making now?
Her past actions indicate she's guided by something other than taking the path of the most $$$.
It looks like I’m going to have to find out more about Cain.
Palin isn’t panning out.
I love Sarah and would give my cash, my wholehearted support and my vote to her... but this kinda throws me for a loop.
And this leads me to think she is not going to run which I grant would be a real uphill battle as the Liberal Media have pretty much poisoned the waters for any successful campaign of her's for the Presidency in the foreseeable future.
So, I shall continue to wear my Rock Perry button even when that same Liberal media is tell me he's toast and hope he gets the nod to unseat Obama.
And after Rick's two successful terms and an economy back on track due to a Tea Party led GOP controlled Congress and Supreme Court, a 56-years old Sarah Palin would be the prefect candidate to take 49 states while Taxachusetts stays blue.
She should already be set economically for life.
It all comes down to fire in the belly to lead the country.
If she doesn’t have it, she doesn’t have it.
If that’s the case, its time for us to move on.
The Leftie media wanted the fat RINO governor from NJ to enter so they ran stories about him jumping in.
The media wants Palin to stay out so they run stories about how its too late and her not running.
She has also faked the media out many times before. It seems she enjoys keeping them off balance.
I am waiting to see. It will be pretty soon if it comes.
We have yet to know if she’s all-in or not. I’m patient, and I appreciate that it’s to her advantage to resist the pressure coming at her from THREE sides — the MSM/liberals, the GOP Establishment, and impatient Palin fans — to announce asap. For the record, I think there’s a decent chance that Jeb Bush is doing the same thing, and I wouldn’t be at all surprised if HE gave a surprise announcment at a late date, as well. He’s no dummy — he knows that for him, there’d be no advantage to announcing now — same as Palin.
No more Bushs!
Amen to that, Brother FReeper.
Her time is running out. She has done the most damage to herself at this time. It is way past time for her to declare she’s not running.
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