Skip to comments.I think Palin's unfavoribles are wide, but less than an inch deep
Posted on 09/18/2011 3:07:02 PM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
Obviously there is no logical reason for her unfavorables in the polls to be what they are. Did she do anything like let an intern give her oral sex or get involved in some disasterous scandal ? absolutely not. There is NOTHING on her. They have looked and looked and looked. Nobody has found a thing. She seems to be the kind of leader that the American people are wanting to represent them.
They do. I contend to you that her unfavoribles mean NOTHING. It is useless polling data and should have no impact on who wins the nomination in 2012. If she gets the nomination, she would win electoral votes based on national and global events (the economy, ect)
I believe the number of Americans who hate her with a passion is very very small. The unfavoribles you see in the polls are a result of some very shallow group think left over from the 2012. Nobody has seen Saraj Palin run her own national campaign. It would not take much at all to turn those numbers inside out.
What we see here is that the anti palin people in this country are just very loud. Conservatives hear them and for some reason think the high volume of their voice mean they have huge numbers. Even some here on FR get their information from people who hate them and then they are ignorant enough to toss it around like it is fact !
Too southern? Let’s see a Republican win the presidency without the real south, much less TX. What a foolish statement.
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Yes, Reagan was way behind from Dec. 1979 thru March of 1980 - but so was everyone else. You may not remember, but there were 2 big international event that took place in November of 1979. The first was the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the second was the taking of the American embassy in Iran. Those two events gave Carter a huge boost over all opponents as the country came together to support the president. But that boost proved to be temporary as he managed to screw those up as well.
So the question you have to ask yourself is: If there has been no major international event to give Obama a big boost over Palin, how can Reagan's experience be relevant to her situation? Also, since her high negatives have been persistent for at least 2 years, you have to ask what she can do now to change them? Since none of the other GOP candidates are in the same situation, it cannot be like 1980, where the incumbent got a big boost over the entire competition.
You folks really need to get over the Reagan analogy. It does not even come close to applying to Sarah's situation. It is like a form of mental masturbation - it will make you feel good for a while, but will not actually produce anything constructive.
If you don’t know, you are not him.
“Now in order for Palin to be President her supporters will try to destroy Perry, the Lt.Governor and the Texas Speaker?”
Palin supporters are not trying to destroy Perry and my guess is that if Sarah doesn’t run many will support Perry over Romney. That being said, Perry simply does not have the same conservative credentials as Palin. I live in San Antonio so I believe I am qualified to point out concerns with Perry. His support for the TTC just smacks of cronyism. His mindless support for toll roads, on roads that tax payers have already paid for just to raise more taxes is simply a bad decisions that shows his true political beliefs. The Gardasil thing has been done to death but that too shows he has a knee jerk, big daddy government side that comes out in weird circumstances.
Now, if you want to tell me where you disagree with any policy publicly supported by Palin, I and most of her supporters would be happy to engage in that debate. Perry and the rest of the field simply don’t match Palin’s consistency and reliably conservative governance.
Knock it off...
Looks like another barn-burner >200 so far.
I got news for you, pal...the party has been plunging its daggers into Palin's back for a long time now.
Then go away.
I expected flame and got...burn ointment?
So which of the numbers in the DMN graphic are incorrect?
“You folks really need to get over the Reagan analogy. It does not even come close to applying to Sarah’s situation”
The Reagan analogy comes from Palin’s policy beliefs. Name the Republican among the current field who’s views are closer to Reagan. I will gladly compare and contrast their views with Palin and Reagan.
But again, you keep coming back to polls, telling us that we shouldn’t support Palin because her polling is lower. Well, the latest PPP poll has Obama at 47 percent against Palin and 46 percent against Perry - not a big difference. PPP also released a poll 2 weeks ago that has Palin up over Obama by 14 points among independents in North Carolina. How does your candidate stack up? Rasmussen conducted a poll and asked who’s views are closer to your own, Obama or Palin...results - Palin 52% — Obama 40% — all before Obama’s polls tanked.
Tell us who you support so everyone can judge for themselves.
“Now, if you want to tell me where you disagree with any policy publicly supported by Palin, I and most of her supporters would be happy to engage in that debate. “
So let’s see her debate.
Let her defend her support of TARP, a path to citizenship for illegals, a carbon cap, higher taxes on oil companies, feminist policies such as Title IX, etc.
>> “You people have lost all sense of decorum and I have no idea how you plan to woo Perry supporters to your side.” <<
There aren’t enough of them to matter, and most of them are just regular people that haven’t done any reading yet.
Tell me who you support and I will gladly compare them to Palin on all of the issues you raised.
Tina Fey came up with a crazy idea way back in October 2008. Way back then who would-a-thought......
>> “Let her defend her support of TARP, a path to citizenship for illegals, a carbon cap, higher taxes on oil companies, feminist policies such as Title IX, etc” <<
Mostly McCain’s policies that she was signed on to support.
Normal (non troll) voters will understand that quite well.
There won’t be any desire for the chaff to debate Palin.
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