Skip to comments.Romney adviser: Sarah Palin ‘poisoned the well’ (Updated)
Posted on 06/19/2012 4:27:49 PM PDT by ak267
An article by Michael O'Brien on MSNBC's First Read this morning quotes an "informal" advisor to Mitt Romney's campaign as saying that the presidential candidate is not likely to choose a woman as his running mate because Sarah Palin "poisoned the well" for women, with the possible exception of New Hampshire freshman Sen. Kelly Ayotte.
(Excerpt) Read more at sarahpalinjournal.blogspot.com ...
Oh, man...let me drink of that poison.
Yeah right, and Romney advisors and operatives were serving it up.
The McCain/Palin ticket was up ++4 to 10 pts
in some polls, days prior to Election 2008.
So rather than helping the GOP, Romney and
TeamROMNEY and the RNME (Republican National Media Establishment)
decided to attack Gov. Palin to throw Election2008.
Romney, and the Van der Sloot RNME RINOs for Obama in 2008
Late in October, The American Spectator's The Prowler revealed:
"Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers
have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election.
'Sarah Palin is a lightweight, she won't be the first, not even the third, person people will think of when it comes to 2012,'
says one former Romney aide
'The only serious candidate ready to challenge to lead the Republican Party is Mitt Romney.
"Some former Romney aides were behind the recent leaks to media, including CNN, that Governor Sarah Palin was a 'diva' and was going off message intentionally."
The Palmetto Scoop reported: "One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was
the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin."
"Im told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palins people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides."
"The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romneys former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin."
aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw
that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.
"These staffers are now out trying to finish her off .hoping it would ingratiate themselves with Mitt Romney."
"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign?
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the Diva leak was Nicolle Wallaces husband."
Kelly Ayotte is more qualified that Obama to be president and not quite as qualified as Sarah Palin.
Sarah Palin is so much better than anyone running it only shows this asshole for what he is....
“How many Sarah Palins can dance on the head of a pin?”
Following their ‘narratives’ off the cliff: how the media’s world became strictly for idiots.
God I hate team romney. It would be so much easier to tell the truth and say that IF the well was poisoned for women, it was the left that poisoned it. But no.....team romney has to pile on one more time for no gain. I hope Sarah never endorses his slimy a$$
You get an “informal adviser” drunk and who know what fun stuff spews out.
Willie Mitty.. is not likely to choose a woman as his running mate because ...
his Soroslike handlers in SLC wont let him...
even if he wanted to...
Surely it’s this kind of honest leadership that will save America from Obama.../S
I don’t believe any crap from the 0bamatrons at MSNBC unless I see a name associated with it.
She doesn't owe Juan or any other DNC2 party member anything!
Run Sarah Run!!!!
Since MSNBC has altered a total of 5 videos so far this year, is this to be believed?
Is that because of her "severely conservative" views?
PMS-NBC is quoting an ‘unnamed advisor’? Color me skeptical of the whole story. Sounds designed to cause dissension in the Republican ranks.
It must be true because MSNBC says so.
Translation: she said not just no but hayull no, lol.
So they are going to go for the quick death by bringing in Rubio? Brilliant.
Limbaugh said today that little marko is destined to be president. I’m not for that at all.
Limbaugh has the inside news.
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