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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 !

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To: OwatonnaNative
The Reagan analogy comes from Palin’s policy beliefs.

But that is not the analogy people always want to make. They want to argue that because Reagan was able to wait until November to declare, that Sarah can do so also. Or argue that because Reagan was far behind at one point, that Sarah's poll numbers don't matter. Those are not relevant analogies for a number of reasons, all of which have been explained repeatedly on this forum.

Well, the latest PPP poll has Obama at 47 percent against Palin and 46 percent against Perry - not a big difference.

Would you care to link to that poll? I checked the PPP website, and the last national poll of Obama against the GOP field did not include Palin at all.

221 posted on 09/18/2011 7:41:27 PM PDT by CA Conservative (Texan by birth, Californian by circumstance)
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To: OwatonnaNative

“Tell me who you support and I will gladly compare them to Palin on all of the issues you raised.”

I support Perry because he’s actually running for president. I’d support the average freeper over Perry, except for the fact that like Palin, there’s no indication that any of them are running.

222 posted on 09/18/2011 7:42:35 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Thank you, Bob!)
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To: editor-surveyor

“Mostly McCain’s policies that she was signed on to support.”

You’re overlooking the fact that she defended some of them in the books she wrote after the 2008 election.

223 posted on 09/18/2011 7:44:29 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Thank you, Bob!)
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To: OwatonnaNative
Reagan was clearly the weakest opponent when measured against Carter...

That is irrelevant to vanity posted here and my argument. You don't get to go head to head with the sitting President unless you win the nomination. Reagan was the frontrunner all through the Primaries. Palin is nowhere near that from any polling I see. She is going to have to make up a lot of ground if she jumps in. It also took Reagan 2 tries to get there. '68 and '76 before he made it in '80.

224 posted on 09/18/2011 7:48:41 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: ari-freedom; OwatonnaNative
Let her defend her support of TARP,

Palin On the Issues

The Obama administration's mammoth $787 billion stimulus package is a good example of this tactic of bribing the states to surrender their rights. As governor of Alaska, I angered a lot of state bureaucrats and their allies in Juneau when I turned down a chunk of the federal money slated for Alaska in Obama's stimulus bill. I accepted the money that would go to create construction projects and provide needed medical care to the disadvantaged, but I said, "no, thank you" to dollars that had fat federal strings attached to them.

a path to citizenship for illegals

Palin Supports Arizona Immigration Law

a carbon cap,

Palin flips on her support of cap-and-trade Politifact

Clearly, Palin is no fan of cap-and-trade.

higher taxes on oil companies

What pundits should be talking about when it comes to Palin

Palin tossed out the corruption-ridden, structurally-flawed Petroleum Profits Tax of the Murkowski administration and put forth ACES (Alaska’s Clear and Equitable Share), which incentivized development while seeing to it that Alaskans — resource owners as per the Alaska Constitution — would receive “A CLEAR and EQUITABLE SHARE (ACES) of the value of their commonly-owned oil and gas.” The result? Alaska was left with a $12 billion surplus. Also, as reported at Big Government, “The number of oil companies filing with the Alaska Department of Revenue has doubled, indicating that competition has indeed increased. Alaska has the second most business friendly tax set-up — up two spots since the passage of ACES. Additionally, a report from Governor Parnell’s Department of Revenue indicated that 2009 yielded a record high in oil jobs.”

feminist policies such as Title IX, etc.

Sarah Palin On The Issues

It surprises some people to hear that I consider myself a feminist. I believe both women and men have God-given rights that haven't always been honored by our country's politicians. I believe women and men have important differences, but those differences don't include the ability of women to work just as hard as men (if not harder) and to be just as effective as men (if not more so). I also consider myself a grateful beneficiary of the movement for female equality, particularly Title IX, the federal law that mandates equal opportunity for women in high school and college sports. So I proudly call myself a conservative feminist. One question liberal feminists would do well to ask themselves is why most American women today reject the label "feminist."

225 posted on 09/18/2011 7:55:54 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Clyde5445

Hee hee hee!!!

226 posted on 09/18/2011 7:56:46 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: ari-freedom

There’s only one real Palin. The Palin confusing you is in fact Tina Fey. This is the version of Sarah Palin created by the media.

My advice to you: look to reality, and away from fantasy.

227 posted on 09/18/2011 8:05:05 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Governor Palin: "I'm not for sale." It's true. Watch The Undefeated.)
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To: CA Conservative
*Using old CA conserv. argument* Since you're so into the destiny of polls, now that Perry has fallen to 36% in the latest poll against Obama, you obviously think he needs to leave the race now, right?

It's clear he can't win, not only that, the trajectory is down, way down, so he should just stop his run before he embarrasses himself........

228 posted on 09/18/2011 8:12:39 PM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: freespirited
She lost a fair amount of support when she left the governorship in the middle of her term.

She only lost the support of mindless ignoramuses by resigning. Unfortunately, 2008 proved that mindless ignoramuses comprise about 52% of the electorate.

229 posted on 09/18/2011 8:20:18 PM PDT by Spartan79 (I view great cities as pestilential to the morals, the health, and the liberties of man.)
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To: grey_whiskers; All

The Reagan Report

MICHAEL REAGAN STATEMENT: Gov. Rick Perry is the “Most Reaganesque” of all potential candidates

230 posted on 09/18/2011 8:20:39 PM PDT by potlatch (Two Eyes, Two Ears, One Mouth - Use Them Proportionately)
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To: potlatch
Poor guy must need money.

Perry seems to be buying a lot of "support" lately. Just another reason I don't trust Mr. Rick.


231 posted on 09/18/2011 8:24:18 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Nah, I like it here. Thanks for the thought though.

232 posted on 09/18/2011 8:25:32 PM PDT by magritte
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To: magritte

Right, but they apply that stereotype to most any conservative. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to get back to my cave.

233 posted on 09/18/2011 8:26:14 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: samantha

I love your use of Capital letters. It Makes posting Fun!

My candidate is doing just fine. He has a long record and done lots of things, so he’s made some mistakes. That’s the peril of playing full-time in the big leagues, you have to actually do stuff, not just post about it on Facebook.

234 posted on 09/18/2011 8:31:32 PM PDT by magritte
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To: JaguarXKE

As long as yer cave is FR accessible like mine, have a great week.

235 posted on 09/18/2011 8:34:45 PM PDT by magritte
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To: magritte
My candidate is doing just fine. He has a long record and done lots of things, so he’s made some mistakes

He's an open border/amnesty/LaRaza squish, his pay to play the Texas way is deeply disturbing, and his Gardisil EO shows his nanny state tendencies.

Mistakes? Meh. I'd say it's just who he is, a deeply flawed RINO, W redux, we don't need another dream act president with an R behind his name.

236 posted on 09/18/2011 8:36:08 PM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
Rick Perry is too southern anyways. I can’t stand the guy and I hope she keeps trying to derail him.

She's already going after Perry in what will prove to be his most vulnerable area. With the Solyndra and LightSquared pay-to-play scandals blowing up on Obama, Perry is up to his next in pay-to-play shenanigans that stink to high heaven:

Palin started hammering the "crony capitalism" charge in her Iowa speech, and is likely to ramp up the discussion of these issues if she throws her hat in the ring.

237 posted on 09/18/2011 8:36:52 PM PDT by Spartan79 (I view great cities as phttp://www.festilential to the morals, the health, and the liberties of man.)
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To: Lakeshark

Who’s your candidate ?

238 posted on 09/18/2011 9:01:10 PM PDT by magritte
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To: magritte
What you love is going on Palin threads and showing your disrespect for a decent woman, and your hang dog,mind numbing adoration for someone that is for sale.

You are part of the problem, and I wonder if you could stand up to the horrible onslaught from the filth of society against you and your family,especially your Baby. You could not because you show so little decency for a brave woman. You cannot walk back your bad behavior and comments. I would vote for anyone but your less than stellar candidate. He was not even man enough to stick up for SP after she saved his butt from defeat at the hands of KB Hutchison.

239 posted on 09/18/2011 9:08:43 PM PDT by samantha (Sarah is our TEAple. candidate for America the Beautiful...)
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To: magritte
Who is my candidate? Not Rick Perry that's for sure.

Can you defend his record about illegals? Can you defend him going to LaRaza and pandering to them? Can you defend his pay to play the Texas way problems?

Go ahead, make our day.........

240 posted on 09/18/2011 9:14:57 PM PDT by Lakeshark
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