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Poll: Do you support Sarah Palin as GOP nominee for Presidential candidate in 2012?
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Posted on 05/12/2010 11:09:19 AM PDT by MaxCUA

Poll: Do you support Sarah Palin as GOP nominee for Presidential candidate in 2012?

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: palin; palinfreeperping; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 05/12/2010 11:09:19 AM PDT by MaxCUA
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To: MaxCUA

I did want to see Palin run for President at one time but not anymore... a whole list of reasons.


2 posted on 05/12/2010 11:12:57 AM PDT by Pantera
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To: MaxCUA

Yes, great candidate 47%
No, definitely not 50%
Not sure 2%
results by percentage votes


3 posted on 05/12/2010 11:13:39 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: MaxCUA

I love Sarah but she is not ready for prime-time yet.


4 posted on 05/12/2010 11:18:26 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: MaxCUA

Can we just get through 2010 before we start treading on 2012?


5 posted on 05/12/2010 11:18:29 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (We need a new underground railroad, this time above ground and based on the facts of liberal slavery)
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

Ask again in 10 years. If she has worked at anything but getting elected by then, I’ll vote for her.


6 posted on 05/12/2010 11:19:14 AM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

We are going to need a strong, conservative candidate who has not been eviscerated by the news media - unfortunately, Sarah Palin has been beatn up too much and is TOO controversial for 2012. Especially after the nightmare Obama is bringing, we NEED a strong ECONOMIST and SOMEONE who’s strong enough to encourage independents and democrats to change sides. I see a few out there: Haley Barbour (GOV MISS), Mitch Daniels (GOV IND) and new on the horizon: Chris Christie (GOV NJ)


7 posted on 05/12/2010 11:19:27 AM PDT by princess leah (1)
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To: MaxCUA

I prefer a “No, we can do better” choice, rather than a “No, definitely not”. But, at this time, I cannot support a Palin primary run. If she gets the GOP nod, she gets my vote, but I can’t conclude that she is the best option for conservative Republicans yet.


8 posted on 05/12/2010 11:20:03 AM PDT by Azzurri
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To: MaxCUA

Maybe.

I really just want to see a vigourous primary with lots of sound conservatives, and may the best candidate, Sarah or whoever else, win.


9 posted on 05/12/2010 11:20:55 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: princess leah

OK - I wanted to add onto my earlier post on Chris Christie -I have to say that he may not qualify under all the Conservative ideas, but I think he may have the strength to bring our economy in line and doesn’t care about being politically correct! He’s worth bearing watching!


10 posted on 05/12/2010 11:21:59 AM PDT by princess leah (1)
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To: MaxCUA

I voted No. If she is our nominee, Hussein Obama gets a 2nd term. We need to come up with a viable Conservative candidate.


11 posted on 05/12/2010 11:22:24 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: MaxCUA
I can understand her endorsement of McCain - he took her to the prom so to speak. But her endorsement of Carly Fiorina is incomprehensible and very troubling.
12 posted on 05/12/2010 11:23:28 AM PDT by Upstate NY Guy (Gen 15:16 The iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete.)
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To: MaxCUA

Sarah is not ready, just as Obama was not ready.


13 posted on 05/12/2010 11:24:39 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (Even Hitler had Government run health care, but at least he got the Olympics for Germany)
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To: MaxCUA

I’ve moved into the not sure category. I understood the McCain thing, even though I support JD. At this point I have no idea what Sarah is doing, or why she is doing it. I’ll wait to see what our other offerings are.


14 posted on 05/12/2010 11:25:17 AM PDT by pallis
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To: MaxCUA
Kinda old poll.......

Thanks for Voting!
Posted: October 2009 . Status: Active . 
 
Yes, great candidate    47% 
No, definitely not      49% 
Not sure                 2% 
   results by percentage votes  

15 posted on 05/12/2010 11:25:26 AM PDT by deport
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To: MaxCUA

Still way too early for stuff like this. Let’s get through the mid-terms first and then see who’s put themselves in position.

Conservatives need to unite this time around, whomever the best (in political, as well as philosophical terms) conservative declared candidate is. If we get balkanized again, we’ll be saddled with Romney as nominee before we can blink.


16 posted on 05/12/2010 11:25:46 AM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: Pantera
The only decision Palin made that I disagree with is supporting McCain (and I understand why she did that).

I am unconvinced that DeVore is electable and I sure don't want Campbell.

The rest of her moves have been golden: Sean Parnell, her successor, has a huge lead in the polls. West, Duffey, Emmer, Paul and the rest of the candidates she endorsed are doing very well.

Sarah Palin has been walking the walk while others - like Mitt Romney - are even afraid to talk the talk. She is a very astute politician, but she will never satisfy the 100 percenters.

17 posted on 05/12/2010 11:27:18 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner; Clyde5445; onyx; sarah fan UK
Still the best one at the moment.

If we find a better candidate, I'll change my mind. Let's get beyond 2010 and see what we get.

18 posted on 05/12/2010 11:27:35 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: MaxCUA

She can run in 2012 if she wants to. And she will get the nomination if she beats everyone else running. And that is entirely possible.


19 posted on 05/12/2010 11:27:47 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: MaxCUA

She’d be a great candidate. I don’t know yet if I’d want her to be the nominee.


20 posted on 05/12/2010 11:28:19 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Obi-Wan Palin: Strike her down and she shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.)
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To: princess leah
“We are going to need a strong, conservative candidate who has not been eviscerated by the news media”

Any “strong conservative candidate” the GOP puts up against Obama is going to be “eviscerated by the news media.” After he gained the nomination, McCain was attacked by the media. Had he fought harder, like Palin, McCain would have been attacked more.

We need to change the public’s perception of the media.

If we're going to let the media pick our candidate, why have primaries? Let's just pick Mitt now, or, better yet, Mark Kirk. The media will love Mark Kirk until he gains the nomination and runs against Obama.

Jeez!

21 posted on 05/12/2010 11:35:54 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Michael.SF.

16 years executive experience PLUS owner of 2 business. My ass she is not ready


22 posted on 05/12/2010 11:38:08 AM PDT by MaxCUA
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To: MaxCUA

Ping. The traffic must be heavy, can’t get there.


23 posted on 05/12/2010 11:38:19 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: MaxCUA

can’t get through


24 posted on 05/12/2010 11:42:27 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: All

It’s going to be Romney or Palin.

That will be what it comes down to.


25 posted on 05/12/2010 11:46:20 AM PDT by rbmillerjr ("Palinphobia has, for 20 months, been the one constant among liberals in America.")
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

It’s locked up right now.


26 posted on 05/12/2010 11:48:12 AM PDT by rbmillerjr ("Palinphobia has, for 20 months, been the one constant among liberals in America.")
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To: MaxCUA

She supported McLame for Senate and before that she resigned as Gov of AK. Do we really want a quitter as nnominee?


27 posted on 05/12/2010 11:48:13 AM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: MaxCUA
Actually, it is 9 years not 16 of "executive" experience. 9 of those years were as mayor of a town smaller then Mayberry.

Being mayor of a town of 6,000 people is hardly preperation for the White House.

28 posted on 05/12/2010 11:48:26 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (Even Hitler had Government run health care, but at least he got the Olympics for Germany)
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To: Michael.SF.

Yeah, she’s only run a state.

Get real.


29 posted on 05/12/2010 11:49:46 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: MaxCUA

I still a SP fan, but I just can’t see where she has done enough to overcome the msm slurs about her. We need someone who is going to ride roughshod over 0bama in a debate. So far Ryan, DeMint and Bachman are the only ones that I see as capable of doing that.


30 posted on 05/12/2010 11:49:48 AM PDT by Lou Budvis
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To: MaxCUA

You Betcha!


31 posted on 05/12/2010 12:01:55 PM PDT by AKReportz
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To: MaxCUA
Do you support Sarah Palin as GOP nominee for Presidential candidate in 2012?

Absolutely ... and I'll be voting for her (and I already voted for her once).

But, I would also defer to her decision on the right timing for a run. She may think it's a good time and then again she may not. She may go for the next one after.

Again, I'll be voting for her whichever way she picks it... I just don't know what she's going to pick ...

32 posted on 05/12/2010 12:03:35 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: attiladhun2
Yes, staying as governor would have made a lot of sense. She was $500k in debt because of frivolous lawsuits and Obama was attacking her in every way possible.

Instead, she resigned knowing that her hand-picked lt. governor would follow in her footsteps.

The result: the “quitter,” as you put it, has been beating on Obama as he was a pinata for the past 10 months. And Sean Parnell has a huge lead in the polls,according to Rasmussen today.

Just be glad there's no IQ test required to post on FR.

33 posted on 05/12/2010 12:03:50 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: AKReportz

Palin 2012!!


34 posted on 05/12/2010 12:03:56 PM PDT by AKReportz
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To: bigbob

I’m starting to think that the liberal media is right.

Conservatives really are stupid.

Todays highlight is the thread where....countless Freepers, not just the kook Paul crowd, are dinging Palin for financially supporting Portman in Ohio.

Portman has won the primary and faces an uber leftist Dem.
Portman’s conservative rating is 90% on ACU.

WTF is happening to this website ????


35 posted on 05/12/2010 12:06:33 PM PDT by rbmillerjr ("Palinphobia has, for 20 months, been the one constant among liberals in America.")
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To: Michael.SF.

“Actually, it is 9 years not 16 of “executive” experience. 9 of those years were as mayor of a town smaller then Mayberry.
Being mayor of a town of 6,000 people is hardly preperation for the White House. “

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Really.....REALLY?? Do you really want to go there? Exactly how much “executive” or leadership or budget management or business management or foreign policy experience did the Usurping beast currently illegally occupying the oval office have before he was elected by an ignorant liberal base?

Sorry, but any talk of “experience” goes out the door now that this inexperienced corrupt manchild is in our whitehouse.


36 posted on 05/12/2010 12:10:26 PM PDT by DecentAmerican
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To: MaxCUA

No


37 posted on 05/12/2010 12:19:01 PM PDT by DungeonMaster (I reserve the right to disagree with both sides!)
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To: rbmillerjr

WTF is happening to this website ????
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It’s gone the way of RedState.com.

Mobys, trolls and absolutists, oh my!

- JP


38 posted on 05/12/2010 12:23:31 PM PDT by Josh Painter ("Every time a Democrat mocks Sarah Palin, an independent gets its wings." - JP)
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To: rbmillerjr; Lakeshark

Sarah has become the pinata. It’s juvenile. Not merited, not pretty. One would think that she’s holding the seat of power in Washington, DC, not the one trying her best to defeat the Marxist and his Marxist party in power!


39 posted on 05/12/2010 12:27:27 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Josh Painter
...and lots of RINO elites desparately trying to hold on to their power and are threatened by Sarah.

see my tagline....

40 posted on 05/12/2010 12:29:50 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: newfreep

Why would RINO elites feel threatened by Palin? She endorses many of them.


41 posted on 05/12/2010 12:31:58 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy

Ahhh, there you go again....


42 posted on 05/12/2010 12:33:08 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: newfreep

So you don’t see how ridiculous your post was? They are not threatened by her. If that were so McLame would have told her to go away.


43 posted on 05/12/2010 12:34:34 PM PDT by dforest
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To: rbmillerjr; Josh Painter; onyx
You were saying ...

WTF is happening to this website ????

There's a certain number who are comfortable in roles that they have become familiar with.

It's being "the opposition" ...

And it definitely is a role. It has its own ways of doing things, ways of talking, ways of "interacting" with others (who may not think exacly as you do), and ways of doing politics, in geneeral.

There's the other role, which would be to be in control and not the opposition. That definitely a different role than being the opposition. It's a different language, it's working with people that you really would not want to vote for in the first place (in order to get legislation through), and being in "control" may require working with a President that is not on your side and still managing to get legislation through, in bringing over support from the President's side to your side, and you have to contend with the other side -- now being the "opposition" against you.

I think a lot of people are totally unfamiliar with that role and thus fall into the much more comfortable role that they've become accustomed to (coming with its own language and rules and political methodology) -- of "being the opposition". I think it's actually "very uncomfortable" for a certain number "to be in control", and they frequently slip into the "opposition mode" even when they may be "in control" of politics in a certain venue. That ends up working against them in the long run.

The "opposition" (by the nature of what it inherently is) -- is basically concerned with the negative. It always is against something, stopping something, blocking something, countering something -- and fundamentally so (it has to be), because the "other side" is in control. This is the function of "the opposition".

The problem with being the "opposition" is that the "wider voting electorate" (that is ... the "majority" of the voters) -- doesn't rally around "negatives" as a long-term focus for a party.

The voting public (at large) must have a positive rallying point (even if there are "negatives" that they have to oppose from time to time) -- for the continuing "control" and "government" of the country. You don't end up having control very long if you're onlly focus is on "opposition" on everything. That puts one in a very hazardous position.

It's important to "break out of that role" of being in the "opposition" and being to rallying the greater voting electorate around "positives" of governing in the long-run.

There's a number of people who are comfortable in the role of being in the opposition, who need to "break out" and become part of a rally to the positive and for "governing" and control. But that will take another completely different set of rules and ways of "talking" and ways of dealing with the media. I think a lot of people aren't too familiar wih it.

And, ya know... that's one thing that is absolutely infectious with Sarah Palin, the politics of the positive and breaking out of being seen as "opposition only"... she does have a way about her that people love to "rally around"... and that's very good for a leader in this country.

44 posted on 05/12/2010 12:51:28 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: DecentAmerican
Your comment would only make sense if I was arguing that Obama was qualified, he was not. One mistake does not justify a second.
45 posted on 05/12/2010 2:16:36 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Even Hitler had Government run health care, but at least he got the Olympics for Germany)
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To: MaxCUA
110% behind this woman that fights Marxists and socialists every chance she gets
46 posted on 05/12/2010 2:27:24 PM PDT by unseen1
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To: princess leah
ROFL....you think the media is not going to do the same for the next conservative leader?

LOL....the Marxists now have a new play book. Palin has been through the fire and survived. They got nothing left to hammer her on. The rest of the field will simply be a repeat of what Palin went through and they will all retreat and cower in the shadows. If you allow the media to destroy Palin conservatism dies as a national political movement because the left will simply make any and all conservative candidates pin cushions.

47 posted on 05/12/2010 2:31:43 PM PDT by unseen1
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To: unseen1

I wish she would display the same socialist warriorship against McCain and Fiorina.

Wow, what she could have been had she have done that! She would be sitting pretty in 2012.

McCain-Kennedy, McCain-Feingold. Think about it.


48 posted on 05/12/2010 2:34:49 PM PDT by dforest
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To: MaxCUA

Yeah. I think she’s the class of the field if she chooses to run. Still. Unless somebody new and really, really impressive gets in, or somebody from the 2008 field really, really steps up his game. I’m not holding my breath for either.


49 posted on 05/12/2010 2:55:36 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Pantera
I once thought Pantera was OK, but now I have a long long list of reasons why I no longer feel that way
50 posted on 05/12/2010 5:28:44 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( SARAH PALIN or BUST.)
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