Skip to comments.Do you think Sarah Palin will run for President?
Posted on 08/14/2011 3:09:33 PM PDT by MaxCUA
Do you think Sarah Palin will run for President?
(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...
Looks evenly split.
But this is just people predicting.
Do not care as we have our nominee, Governor Rick Perry.
I predict no - but I’ve been wrong before.
Of course she is running.
LOL. Then why are you bothering to post on this thread?
Don’t know, but I’m tired of the speculation and the rah rah ‘of course she will run she is just to brilliant to announce yet’ from a few people here.
I would like to see her run, and I would support her if she did, in spite of some wackos here, but I won’t treat her like a candidate until (if) she acutally announces and then I will put her under the same scrutiny I do all other candidates on the issues.
I really like Palin, but I also do not see her as God’s gift to American politics.
Yep!!! Wild bear, woods, etc. :)
Boy, some of the dumb arse comments...you can tell there are a whole bunch of commie thugs commenting...
Just like in 2000 when nobody vetted that Compassionate Conservative guy.
Well stated, FRiend.
I like Palin too, but the worshipful stuff among some has gone over the top.
And I’ve noticed that it’s turning some people off of her.
Nope. Have heard that Huckeybee likely ha$ $en$ible rea$on$ for $taying with Fox and not running. I’m guessing that $arah’$ in a $omewhat $imilar $ituation.
If she wasn’t going to run, then.....why release all her 24,000 email from her governorship days? Why show up in Iowa on the day straw poll is to be taken from Republican Presidential nominees? Why engage in a One Nation Bus Tour from town to town talking about a Constitutional America? None of these things nets her anything, no gains at all, UNLESS she’s going to run.
Sarah Palin knows full well she’s an outsider. The Establishment Republicans definitely don’t want her; a lot of the Republican Money Baggers don’t want her either. But it’s she and Bachmann who are the crowd drawers. Mitt Romney would be a disastrous nominee, and a Obama reelection would be assured if he got the nomination. And Rick Perry - as we will see in the weeks ahead - is going to pose a few problems of his own, regarding Conservatism. Sarah Palin is smart, and she knows what is stacked against her to win the nomination. I assume that same intelligence has shown her exactly how to fund her run. She’s going to need every single committed Conservative to back her unrelentingly if she’s to succeed. She’s the only one with the courage to stand up for pure Conservatism who also has held an Executive Government position, unlike Bachmann. Sarah is the best choice. I think she will run. And if she does, I’m in for her.
I also predict no, and I agree with the WSJ poster who said that......
“Palin would be splitting the vote because Bachman and Palin both appeal to the same social conservative demographic”.
Because Perry supporters are the worst.
The BEST ticket will be Palin/Rubio, though. :-)
There’s always hope. And I’ve got a whole lot of it!
Mrs. Palin is remaining quiet....she is waiting....she knows her battle plan....she knows her timing.....she is learning....studying the opposition....guarding the "cubs"....waiting quietly with an occasional "roar" (like the comments at the Iowa State Fair).....reconnoitering the challengers from within and the enemY from without.....studying weaknesses....building and conserving her strength....endlessly practicing....reading...honing her skills.....waiting.....waiting.....
This war has not yet begun. What has been seen of the other candidates to date has been nothing but minor and irrelevant skirmishing.
It is a very very long way to next November. There is no need to rush. In her mind's eye, Mrs. Palin smiles knowingly and remembers the words of Napolean, "Never interupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." and General Patton, "Our basic plan of operation is to advance and to keep on advancing regardless of whether we have to go over, under, or through the enemy. We are going to go through him like crap through a goose; like shit through a tin horn!"
Wait for it!
And keep the faith....
Perry would be more disastrous than Romney. Of the group that’s clearly not tea party.
Perry would have a lot of trouble getting any votes north of the ohio river, north of the mason dixon line.
She is already running... she will announce in September.
Both Karl Rove Candidates.
Both Fake Conservatives.
Do Not Want.
The old will she?, won’t she? attack.
Anyone who brings this up is a groupthink soldier hoping to paint Palin as indecisive.
Unfortunately in this formum, it is the siren of a fool.
“I really like Palin, but I also do not see her as Gods gift to American politics.”
Of course she is running.
She’ll announce around Labor Day.
We need a leader, and she is it.
Palin said herself on Hannity that she’s still considering a run. I take her at her word. And I hope.
The vast majority of the voters are not paying attention now. I am 98% she will run.
I do think I understand the strategy she is using, as it has been posted elsewhere on the Internet and it does make sense to not get in quite so soon. No I will not post it here. Trust me or keep reading up on Sarah. Other Palinistas may say strategy is brilliant. I don’t know. But it is very reasonable. I guess if she wins the nomination it will be brilliant LOL. If not, blame the strategy.
“....we have our nominee......”
“We”... LOL What do you have in your pocket? There is no we and there is no nominee.
However, Palin is running, she will formally announce, soon, and I plan to vote for her and then watch her win the presidency.
President Palin... get used to the idea... you will like it.
This beautiful graphic is by JoeProBono which he just now posted on the FReepathon thread! TIMELY!!!
Whithering? Out in the weeds?
SHE'S BLOOMING, RESTED AND READY TO RUN AND SHE'S PICKED THE TIME FOR HER OWN ANNOUNCEMENT!
Pretty sure Perry would have trouble gathering votes even in TX.
No. I don’t know why. I like her and would vote for her (although I don’t think she is the Savior Of The Universe, which appears to be the opinion of many here), but for some reason, I don’t think she’ll run.
Why would Palin be the vote splitter? Because Bachmann got into the race *early*?
Bachmann has no claim on voters and no guarantee that Palin supporters would support her were Palin not a consideration.
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“I like Palin too, but the worshipful stuff among some has gone over the top.
And Ive noticed that its turning some people off of her.”
As a Palin supporter, just want to make clear that I do not in any way WORSHIP her. I admire, respect her leadership skills, and recognize that our country NEEDS her.
Rep. McCotter Ponders 2012 Presidential Run
Wall Street Journal ^ | May 24, 2011 | Jonathan Weisman
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“Palin would be splitting the vote....”
LOL.... Isn’t that how it works? LOL
Palin has just as much right to run as Bachmann and a Palin can actually beat Obama.
But, if you’re worried about the vote split, convince Bachmann-Rollins to drop out of the race, now.
LMAO The Braveheart Strategy !!!
My dead dog Daisy
Anyone from Daisy and above would beat Obama in 2012.
I think you $aid it right.
“President Palin... get used to the idea... you will like it.”
I've read plenty about Gov. Palin and plenty written by her as well.
I'll trust my own judgment, thanks.
I have not wagered a guess as to whether she'll run or not and if she does and gets the nomination, she'll have my vote.
My post was about so many of her supporters taking an obsessive, almost worshipful stance.
Kind of like the Paulbots do.
That turns people off and it isn't doing Gov. palin any favors.
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I would not have said this a couple months ago, but I am not so sure I would want her jumping in in September. Tell me where I’m wrong (in a nice way because I originally would have been just fine with a Palin / Perry ticket or Palin / someone else ticket if Perry didn’t run, or something like that), but I just don’t see where it is helpful to wait until the companies and businesses and larger donors, and yea, even us little people, all get set up, at peace with, and settled in with a candidate and then to think she will just yank them away from those they have already committed to, whoever that may be. Again, please feel free to let me know if that is the way it goes. From my un-trained political eye, it just doesn’t seem like it would work for her so late in the money... and even “heart-giving” game.
If she acts quickly though, and I mean real quickly, she might find an opening still.
For all the teasing and toying I feel like Sarah Palin has been doing with us all, and especially if we CONTINUE to be teased and toyed with, and for the fact that I do really like Rick Perry, I think I’ll just stick with Rick Perry now.
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