Skip to comments.Hypothetical scenario......What if Governor Palin, doesn't run ?
Posted on 05/13/2011 10:39:53 AM PDT by Sonny M
I know this sounds a little out there, and I hope I don't get flamed (I'm putting on the safety suit anyway), but what if Sarah Palin doesn't run ?
I'm not saying she won't, I'm not hoping she won't, If she does, I fully intend to support her, but what if she does not run?
Who would you support in the primary then ?
Personally, I'd probably go with Michelle Bachman, but I know some would support Huckabee (personally, I'm not a fan of his), some would support Romney (and I will NEVER ever support him), others might choose Hermain Cain, or Governor Mitch Daniels, or Former Speaker Newt Gingrich or Congressman Ron Paul....
I'm interested, does anyone have a "back up" candidate in case Palin doesn't run ?
Then we are hosed.
Same as always: pick the best candidate from the ones that are actually running. None look good right now. Certainly not Romney or Huck or Newt.
Not interested in re-hashed negative scenarios.
How many times do we need to discuss a PDSer’s wet-dream?
I’m not convinced she will. I think she will be a great candidate, but she may like her role of being out with the people communicating ideas. She is an individual free to choose her path.
The good news is we have several good Conservative potential candidates (Cain, Bachmann etc) among the field of clowns (Paul, Johnson, Romney).
If she runs, I would have no problem supporting her and I hope she does just because I know it will fire a lot of people up.
ANYONE BUT ODUMBO..dont care who the opponent is.
I love Sarah Palin, but the Republic doesn’t rise and fall with her.
I am sure she knows that. She is a sensible woman.
If you put all your eggs in one basket you will be devastated should the basket get dropped.
Well I might go the other way, if Cain does not run I’ll likely support Palin. If he drops out, I’ll likely support Palin.
I am not however convinced at this point in time that she can beat Ubama.
I refuse to speculate on hypotheticals like this. Let’s see who is running and what kind of campaign they put together.
My own preferences aside, should Palin not run, whomever she throws her support to will have a huge advantage, I would expect.
If she does not run, then she will still have influence on the outcome. She is a great cheerleader.
What we need is a lot of the “right” people in place in DC who are committed to cleaning house. Totally cleaning house.
I’ll have to see each candidate’s platform and see how they can defend their position under debate and scrutiny. I am a long way from making up my mind, even if Palin does run. She is my top choice as of this moment, but I am willing to hear out the others as well. Right now, without Palin, I would be leaning toward Santorum with interest in Cain and Pawlenty as well.
Correct. While winning the next presidential election is important, the whole system is messed up. Also, and probably more importantly, we have a nation of whom over half of voters voted for a guy who had no experience, whose rhetoric often contradicted his philosophy, and who is nothing more than a political used-car salesman. Almost as important as winning government elections is getting out there and educating the people on Conservative ideas. We won't have long term victory if we don't get out to the people.
Real wrath of God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes... The dead rising from the grave! Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!
Just take a lesson from the great Renadus Magnus and use the theme "Are you better off now than you were four years ago." Use images of gas prices in 2008 vs now, The new home sales and unemployment numbers.
The way things are and no sign of them getting better there is no reason that a true Conservative running in contrast to Obama Socialism would not win in a landslide.
Basically all the worst parts of the Bible.
And grief, lots of grief.
That was going to be my next question, how important would a Palin endorsement be, if she chooses not to run....
For me, not very, if she were to endorse Romney, it wouldn't make me support him, it would make me hate her, lol.
If she supported Michele Bachman, it would simply reconfirm my support.
If it was someone like Newt Gingrich or Mitch Daniels, then, maybe, it might sway me a little bit, and make me take a better look, but either way, I'll still make up my own mind.
I agree with PhiloBedo, we would be hosed!
” ANYONE BUT ODUMBO..dont care who the opponent is. “ ====
Oh, yeah. I’m with you. I don’t wanna hear about who everyone “loooooves”, I wanna hear who can BEAT Obama for a WIN!
She's not playing by state-run media's rules, and it pisses them off.
If she'd play by their rules they could have destroyed her long ago.
We need somebody who knows how to beat them at their own game.
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