Skip to comments.Sarah Palin on attending the RNC in Tampa: We'll have an announcement in a couple of days.
Posted on 07/25/2012 10:17:09 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
But the only question this Florida reporter had for the former govenor of Alaska and Tea Party favorite, was a simple one:
Will we see you at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this August?
"We'll have an announcement in a couple of days," said Palin, as an aide insisted journalists direct questions to Todd Palin. "I don't know if we'll do anything fancy as a press conference, but we'll get the word out."
As the GOP convention draws closer, rumors persist that Palin is scouting space to rent in Tampa and supporters wonder if she will be given a speaking slot. Palin declined to specualte on any of that Tuesday, preferring to shift conversation to husband Todd's performance on Stars Earn Stripes, telling another reporter it was "a great opportunity to support a great cause."
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Hmmmmm, Me thinks Sarah has a Plan-Ping
She ain’t going. She won’t crash the party.
Let the GOP elite media figure out to spin it. They plan to blame their impending loss on her anyways.
Odd this, how the GOP is ‘big tent’ friendly when it comes to perverts but not so much for true conservatives.
Most likely a matter of working through her contract with Fox to see if she can speak or not.
Damn it, Sarah, quit stringing us along ... ANNOUNCE ALREADY!! ... :^)
Therefore, I do not believe she has earned a prominent role at this convention. Would love to hear her speak if she is invited but will understand if Romney does not want her there. It's his show, not hers and it was her choice not to be a part of things this go-around.
Hopefully she will run in the 2020 cycle (as Romney will be running for re-election in 2016) - she will still be young enough, in fact, still younger than Romney is today.
In the meantime, I hope she runs for senate or something. I don't think she has much left to accomplish at FoxNews as a correspondent.
She’s switched her car insurance to GEICO.
The Begich (D'Rat) seat in AK is up in 2014: she really should make a serious effort for it. This was the seat lost by Ted Stevens (R) in 2008 because of phony corruption charges that were later proven to be complete lies, so there is no reason why it should remain in 'Rat hands.
That would set Sarah up nicely for a 2020 POTUS run, because she'll be able to finish out the term and it will allow her to shake off the spurious charge of being a 'quitter'.
LOL. She's smarter than all of them put together.
That’s a great scenario to get her back on the national stage for 2020. A six-year term in the senate leading up to a 2020 candidacy would be pretty sweet and as senator, she’d help keep President Romney on the right track.
Either way-Sarah Palin 2016!
You bet she is!!!
You bet she is!!!
Nope!!! Foxnews already said that there is no problem with any of there contributors making speeches....all they have to do is ask
Another “I’m a Sarah Palin supporter BUT...”
Palin is the most compelling speaker the GOP has, she is the best representative and de facto leader of the party’s base, she was the VP candidate on their last ticket, and she’d probably be Romney’s most effective surrogate in GOTV efforts this fall.
Other than that, I don’t see much reason to give her a prime speaking slot.
Yup and I have to think she's trying to decide if the GOP is worth trying to salvage.
That has to be in her mind somewhere as with any real conservative.
I have serious doubts about its' future, been back stabbed too many times.
I hope her smarts includes good reasons for supporting some RINO like candidates over Tea Party candidates. I was an ardent Palin supporter but not so much now.
According to two talking GOPe type heads she already has procured a large facility five minute walk from the convention center.....one was on Hannity show and he tried to hush her up...
If they rally and want to win the election, they will PERSONALLY invite our Sarah to have the “floor”.
If they leave her out it will only confirm what we have ALL been saying all along.....they want America to fail, on purpose.
They better make her the grandstand at that convention.
She may not be able to do so yet. Perhaps due to her contract w/ Fox, etc. Seems like some things need a little ironing out before hand.
Sounds as if she is trying to work out a way in order to do so. If she is not invited, then she is probably trying to figure out a way to be the "big gun", maybe outside the convention.
Here are some for you:
3) some of those ‘tea party’ candidates are GOPe in patriots’ clothing (e.g., the Mittbot running against Hatch)
4) fallibility: Palin is, after all, human
I just hope she doesn’t do something that causes Obama to win the election. Don’t think she would do that but what’s with renting that space?
We don’t know what her contracts allow and don’t allow. Sarah is a barracuda and I believe she doesn’t make a move before thinking it through throughly.
In the end, Sarah will do what is best for our country. We have NO IDEA how the heck this convention will turn out.
I’m still nursing my cuts and bruises from our primary smackdowns....Sarah, Herman and Newt.
This time, I am laying back to see what happens. Who does Mitt pick as VP? No, I am not advocating ANY VP....learned my lesson, and as I have stated, still nursing my wounds from the primary.
Heck, I have came to the realization that I may not know WHAT I will do until I walk into my voting booth on election day.
Yes! Variation 9,419,of the alway’s classic, “I love Sarah But” Routine.
Any BUT after your initial comment negates your initial comment.
And what exactly would that be?
Why? What has changed your mind? She is still the same Sarah she has always been.
Fox has already said her speaking there wouldn’t be a problem.
The Art of War....Sun Tzu.
Could you provide a link for me?
Let me get this straight. Obama is the worst president in history, so bad that a ham sandwich can beat him. Currently Romney is not beating him and should he lose, it will be Sarah’s fault. Sounds like a whole lot of ‘mustard’ on that dog.
States all they have to do is ask. None of us know if she did so and was rejected.
Unless someone has a link stating they gave Sarah the go ahead, perhaps this is the “clog”.
“And what exactly would that be?”
Being even subtly critical of Romney or interfering with the momentum that I think the Romney campaign is gaining.
Tell me why she’d want to rent space near the convention site.
I don’t know. I’ve heard a lot of chatter in regards to the convention.
Seems like Romney doesn’t have it all “wrapped up”.
We are now living in an upside down world. Anything can happen at this point.
Am I saying she will take the nom from Mitt? No. But there are MANY things that have been happening, which would have once time been outside our usual realm of thinking.
It’s a pup tent and they have Karl Rove, McLame and his girlfriend Lindsay, armed with clubs to smack anyone who tries to invade the wee, itty bitty tent.
There will be NO reason to vote for the GOP if Mr. ROMNEYCARE
is at the top pushing his insane agendae.
She may not go. Can’t outshine Romney, which she would surely do.
I cannot predict the future, nor do I want to. I'm just waiting until he selects his VP, and also have NO idea what I will do once in my voting booth.
Actually Mr. RomneyCARE should have no role AND should pull
HE CHEATED. HE BACKSTABBED.
HE CREATED ROMNEYCARE/OBAMACARE.
What is not to love, right?
My opinion, and there’s no charge for it, and it might be worth every penny: Yes, she’ll be in town. No, she won’t be on the schedule. I’ve already said before I think she’s aiming for the next open election.
I’m not sure why she would want to speak at the RNC. She’s a Conservative.
Would it be as a guest lecturer? Kind of a peek inside the mind of Conservatives for the pubs? If so, great. It’s good they are trying to learn.
You need to turn that into a tagline...
Fox said they’d let her speak there. How hard is that to understand?
The Lord Jesus may well return before 2020, that`s an eternity.
2016 if the Lord has not returned would be better