Skip to comments.A brand-new Sarah Palin headache
Posted on 05/15/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
Thats when Palin came through with a surprise endorsement of the third candidate in the race, Deb Fischer, whose personal story is the most naturally appealing to the Tea Party crowd. The 61-year-old didnt enter politics until 2004, when she won a seat in the state Senate, and on the campaign trail plays up her work as a rancher. She doesnt ooze the same ambition as her opponents, and of the three candidates shes the most likely to be immune to Potomac Fever.
The Palin announcement offered a huge jolt of momentum to Fischers effort, and was followed a day later by an endorsement from 1st District Rep. Jeff Fortenberry. Then, over the weekend, came one more surprise: a last-minute $200,000 ad buy from a super PAC that has decided to promote Fischer, and savage Bruning. (The super PAC is run by Ameritrade founder Pete Rickets, whose son, Pete, defeated Stenberg in the 2006 GOP Senate primary.)
of course, it could be that she does turn out to be the next Angle, and that it still doesnt matter, given Nebraskas partisan bent. (Its doubtful that a Stenberg win would do much to help Kerrey, since hes a more established figure and has been able to win before.)
The bigger consequence of a Fischer win, though, would be to reinforce the message that was sent to Republican senators by last weeks Indiana Senate primary, when Dick Lugar was trounced by his Tea Party-aligned challenger. As I wrote yesterday, the Tea Party movement really isnt about making the GOP a more conservative party; its about making what is already a conservative party more obstinate, unyielding and hostile to Democrats. A surprise victory by Sarah Palins candidate today would help that cause.
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Whatever it is, if it irritates libs, I’m happy.
Has Lee been elected Senator? If so that is TWO. Lugar lost so it could be THREE.
Haley has already been attacked for supporting Mitty.
Ron Johnson won a statewide race? That would be great and be FOUR.
Let me know when we can say there are A HUNDRED.
The reason RATS were killed in 2010 was because they are led by a total fraud who is stupid to boot. If this was a conservative electorate the RATS would be a TINY minority not a party which must always be attacked with ultimate ferocity and is on the verge of winning in almost every state every election.
You seem to be denying that Democrats are elected in huge numbers which is strange for one pretending to know about my state of knowledge.
Fortunately RAT blunders have overcome GOP blunders so the latter has gained in the last cycle. What has not changed however is the looney tunes attacks on the leadership of the GOP. It is as hysterical and destructive as ever in its criticism of virtually EVERY major Republican figure. No one is up to their oh, so pure standard. The number of Senators they approve of can be counted on ONE hand, same for Governors, the number of Representatives on TWO. Enjoy life in the Isolation Booth as the world moves on.
You are both an arrogant and an ignorant son of a bitch.
Fat, dumb and arrogant is no way to go through life.
You might be slightly more knowledgeable than the ex-mayor of New Orleans, maybe.
You didn't know about Lee or Johnson and threw stones at Haley, so your ignorance is showing.
Learn the facts before you get into a fact based argument.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Why should we be nicer to them than they are to us?
Because they can't deal with it otherwise. (Obviously speaking from their standpoint.)
Can’t dispute the numbers?
You say he's a disease ridden whack-job?
He should "come to terms" with that by ceasing to be a disease ridden whackjob.