Skip to comments.Palin Endorses Trump Debate, Urges Candidates to Join
Posted on 12/07/2011 8:31:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah Palin is urging Republican presidential candidates to take part in the Newsmax ION Television 2012 Presidential Debate moderated by Donald Trump.
The former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate made her endorsement in an interview to air Wednesday night on the Fox Business Network. Palins endorsement is the latest high-profile conservative to support the debate set for Dec. 27.
"I think candidates should not be afraid in front of the nation no matter who the host of the debate is, Palin said. What is a bit appealing about this idea of Trump hosting a debate is, consider the diverse audience that perhaps he can attract. It's important that independents and those who are not obsessed with inside-baseball partisan politics, which is most of us, we'd like to hear more of the message of each one of these candidates and perhaps Donald Trump will be able to attract a diverse demographic that maybe has not been as interested in this horse race thus far.
"America needs to wake up to what is going on under Obama's socialist policies and how he will bankrupt the country. I'm looking at the debate as a positive thing because of that fact."(continued)
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That made me laugh really good. Thank you!
Did Carrie’s mother help a tea party landslide happen in 2010? Doncha just hate the facts? LOL.
What You said...
You can bet she’s working under the radar to get as many conservatives in state houses and senates and governorships.
Newt has mentioned Col. West (West is open to it) as his VP - Picture that ticket. libRAT/media heads will explode.
He just mentioned Bolton for Sec of State
I have an inkling he’ll put Sarah to work on “Drill Here, Drill Now”
He will not keep ONE holdover. that was Bush’s big mistake. He kept a lot of Clinton holdovers - foxes in the hen house - and -it was disastrous.
He will hit the ground running on DAY ONE with a team of appointees who are all up to speed in their field of expertise.
He will have up to 200 EO’s printed and ready to sign in the first two hours after the inauguration that will immediately put the brakes on about 45% of what obama has done.
We do not have one extra day for a president who needs to get up to speed. It’s too late to get up to speed after you’ve run off the cliff.
We need Newt -
we heard you the first time -
time for bed?
As always—Sarah is right.
You’re a real one trick pony with that “time for bed” stuff huh? PS I’ll say what I want to say, go to hell and stay there, cool?
There will always be the cranks here taking shots at Palin who FIGHTS Obama while they snipe. Therefore they indirectly support Obama in my view.
Thanks for that link -
Her calling obama what he is - a socialist - must frost bill o’r. (at least, I hope so, LOL)
She says she won’t endorse a candidate until after the Iowa vote - HOWEVER, she seems to give a pretty good indication - starting at minute marker 9:00
Governor Palin should join.
Do it! Stand at Mitt Romney’s empty podium, and debate Gingrich...
Really. Do it.
My sympathies -
for wherever you go, there you are.
Wow, deep. Let me throw a couple facts at you,
1. Obama is destroying and finishing off the US.
2. Sarah Palin continually attacks him in front of millions of people often hi-lighting areas where we can stop him.
3. Losers make derisive comments towards Palin instead of cheering on one of the most successful conservatives out there.
4. You defend them.
if not enough candidates show up that day to make it interesting,
YOU should get permission to go there and debate there too,
just on principles, not that you’re a candidate.
Trump might let you join as a Tea Party spokesperson, it would boost ratings,
and any RINOs (present or not present) could be ripped to shreds, by you of course.
I disagree. Trump cheapens the debate to a reality tv show. Very stupid move for the candidates.
I hope they all decline.
Every left-wing outfit short of Daily Kos, SEIU and the New Black Panthers has sponsored a Republican debate, but now Donald Trump “cheapens” the process?
You and others can mock all you want but it’s a legit opinion that Sarah got complacent and wasn’t up for the fight with our country on the line. If McCain won would she have opted out of the second term? My conclusion is she made a fortune and all of a sudden a lot of the fight went out of the grizzly. Of course she’s entitled to her actions. I just can’t get excited about her anymore. And I know many other conservatives who feel the same way. (Now quickly go to my profile and find out I’m relatively new and therefore I must be a troll.)
I agree. It also seems sadly obvious to me that a sufficient number of Americans are never going to wake up in time to the ominous hidden undercurrents of how power is actually exercised by the establishment.
Things are now at or near the culmination or end game status of certain agendas and nothing or no one will be allowed to endanger that. Decades of incremental, positional jockeying are over and ALL options are now on the table to deal with any obstacles.
Hey, at least you moved on from making fun of kid’s with down’s syndrome. Congratulations. How about calling those folks you supposedly ‘grew up’ near and telling them your joke about someone with an extra chromosome. Think they’ll laugh?
You are the one here craving attention. Go take care of your emotional issues, eat your salad with your whine and grow up.
Exactly. He’s afraid - now he’s with the big league and no one to cover for him. His one-minute snippets of telling us we need jobs and he’s the man to do it - does play with grown ups. Next we will read smears about Trump! This is how wussy know nothing Mitt runs a campaign.
What’s your problem - your prefer the commie media to do the debates? Talk about a dumb bulb. Trump is interested in our country - how novel that ‘We the People’ take our rightful place and push the media aside.
Thank you for the video link! She’s the best - no doubt about it.
Donald isn’t worth anyone’s time, but I’m sure he’ll be appeased.
I don’t know what kind off sauce you’re on, but it might be wise to take a break
Makes me smile a little.
Works for me, considering your remarks
Trump has said that if none of the candidates impress him, he would run. So he wants the candidates to try to convince him not to run? I’m not sure why Sarah would condone this.
That said, me personally, I liked the set up with the AG's at the other debate/forum, and would like to see something similar.
How about one with Palin, DeMint, McConnell (he is the senate republican leader), Bohner (since he is the speaker), Tom Tancredo and some other republicans (preferably of the conservative tea party stripe).....Ask the candidate questions, give them time to answer, do back and forth exchanges, almost like a senate hearing for each of them, and let them interact with each other.
Granted, its unconventional and unorthodox, but its something that would bring out the best or worst and separate the bs from the gold.
What part about Obama, Pelosi, and Reid did Donald Trump not get just 1 year ago when Trump supported Harry Reid?
Someone should put the Reid support question to Trump and makes him answer for being politically bipolar?
Trump, not a Republican, still may be bitter he didnt get a President Hillary Clinton in 2008, that also explains being politically bipolar and not knowing the difference between Obama, Pelosi, and Reid.
Me too! It is only emboldening the circus atmosphere. Why is Sarah endorsing this? Maybe indianrightwinger has a point.
They have been at this for almost a hundred years, and they are not about to give up now.
It is a sad commentary on the American people that three million people STILL watch this socialism-enabling jackass on a nightly basis...
I love Sarah for her love of the Republic, her strength under adversity but she is wrong on this debate show.
It won’t be long before the motives of the ‘Donald’ becomes clear and, I hope, when that happens she finds the time to rethink her position.
I don’t agree with Palin on this one. I resent the ongoing pilgrimage to kiss Trump’s ring and his caboose. There’s nothing positive to be gained from an endorsement by that POS.
He's also a self-worshipping glory hound who will want something substantive in return for an endorsement. They're cheapening themselves and their candidacies by playing the role of applicant in a grotesque remake of "The Apprentice."
I'm not a backer of Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman or Mitt Romney, but all three deserve props for steering clear of Trump. Trump is amoral, with nothing underpinning him but money, and IMO, he'd support Pol Pot if he got a juicy enough deal from it.
I completely agree. Trump should NEVER be trusted.
So has Obama. Does that make him better than you?
Sounds like a fun TV event.
After raising hell with the “birther” issue, Trump has shown a knack for throwing stones. Good for him and good for the nation. We need a LOT MORE stirring of the pot.
In fact, I’m disappointed that none of the GOP candidates have engaged in any yelling or angry rhetoric. After the Tea Party showing in 2010, I expected some real fire-and-brimstone speechifying and election promises this time around. But so far, nothing but the same-old, business-as-usual crap from the candidates. We need a champion! We need drastic change!
I just wonder what questions will be asked. Trump could unleash a few doozies, IMHO.
We’ll see. I think it will be the Trump show. And I’m far from a ‘republican elite.”
The Donald said he may run as an independent in 2012 if the candidates don’t meet his expectations. I can’t remember a moderator saying this before.
It won’t be moderated, it will be judged, by Trump. If there was a moderator choice that was even worse than what we’ve had, we’ve found it.
Trump cheapens everything he touches. Can you tell I loathe the guy? :)
This is not good for the party or the candidates. They should all skip it.
I say we will see what kind of clout she has by whether or not anyone who has so far declines changes his mind.
A) Why would she imply that anyone not showing up is acting out of fear?
B)How many debates did she duck before she finally anoounced not to announce?
Please, just shut up and go away.
No valid reason to decline? How about the fact that Trump still might get in the race? Why should they submit to questioning by a potential rival?
Scared of Trump? I'd say that staying out of his little show indicates that they are not afraid of him.
That you again, PDS, troll?
You have to be really DUMB to believe that Trump will EVER run.
Not quite as dumb as those who, bless their little hearts, believed palin would.
I guess her endorsement of the event really didn’t mean much...at least not to Perry, Bachman, Huntsman or Paul...
Trump is nothing more than a celebrity. A media whore. A supposed EX-Democrat. It is VERY difficult for me to take anyone who spends time on The Howard Stern Show and the WWE seriously in a presidential media role.
Bottom line, when was the last time we heard from The Donald? A couple of months before The Apprentice came on TV.
When is he sticking his fake hair in this Presidential election? A couple of months before The Apprentice comes on TV....
Do the math folks. Not that hard....
Is it a stretch for us to keep it classy?
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