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Karl Rove Responds To Sarah Palinís CPAC Thrasing [sic], Rips Her For Quitting As Governor
Mediate ^ | Sunday March 17, 2013

Posted on 03/17/2013 8:27:01 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

Republican strategist Karl Rove responded to the harsh comments former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin had for him at CPAC on Fox News Sunday this morning. Before taking a shot at Palin for not completing her term as governor, he said that Palin was actually in agreement with him on former Senate candidate Todd Akin and that he actually works pro bono for American Crossroads.

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Rove continued that Palin endorsed in primaries and got involved in other races around so he didn’t understand what the problem was with other people doing the same thing. He defended his work for American Crossroads saying he doesn’t “take a dime from my work” with them and actually pays all of his travel expenses for the group out of his own pocket. “I’m thought Sarah Palin was about encouraging grassroots activity. I’m a volunteeer,” said Rove.

Then he took a shot across her bow.

“I appreciate her encouragement that I ought to go home to Texas and run for office. I would be enthused if I ran for office to have her support but I don’t think, I’m a particularly good candidate, a balding fat guy. Second of all, if I did run for office and win I would serve out my term and I wouldn’t leave office midterm,” said Rove.

(Excerpt) Read more at mediaite.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cpac; gope; karlrove; palin; sarahpalin; tokyorove; whiners
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Pig Rove
1 posted on 03/17/2013 8:27:01 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Karl would rather stab real candidates in the back, than get out front and take his own licking.


2 posted on 03/17/2013 8:30:05 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Bigtigermike

I hate it when so-called Republicans use Democrats’ talking points to attack other Republicans. Really Karl? Sarah should have completed her term with bogus lawsuits hitting her every other day that she had to defend with her own money? If I ever felt any shred of understanding toward Karl, this comment just shows him to be the cynical politician that his actions show him to be.


3 posted on 03/17/2013 8:30:05 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: winner3000

Go away Karl.

Now.


4 posted on 03/17/2013 8:30:57 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Bigtigermike
de rigueur
5 posted on 03/17/2013 8:32:27 AM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Bigtigermike

I think it finally happened -Karl is toast.


6 posted on 03/17/2013 8:32:38 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Bigtigermike

The fact that Rove had to respond shows he’s on the losing side of this. The “quitter” mantra was the clincher.

It was Rove and buddies at the RNC that abandoned Palin when she was 600K in debt from bogus ethics charges, had her family torn into, rumors/innuendo, the state senate locking her out of the legislative process and so forth.

It was Rove backing losers in 2012 with a track record of 7-34 (with $400 million in funding which turned out to be a “skimming off the top” scam).

Rove, you’re like cockroaches on a Greyhound bus. I ain’t getting on that thing ever again!!!


7 posted on 03/17/2013 8:34:53 AM PDT by Kolath
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To: Bigtigermike

Are you really that ignorant Karl?

I suspect that Karl knows damn well that Democrats were swamping Palin with lawsuits, that made governance impossible.


8 posted on 03/17/2013 8:36:11 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Bigtigermike; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; ...
SHOVE IT TOKYO ROVE PING!

Go back to the Whig Table and let the Big Girls do the talking from now on okay Karl?!?


9 posted on 03/17/2013 8:36:16 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Bigtigermike

Stick a fork in Rove, his career now is officially OVER!


10 posted on 03/17/2013 8:36:28 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Bigtigermike

Tokyo Rove needs to get bent.

He is exactly what is wrong with the GOP, today.


11 posted on 03/17/2013 8:36:32 AM PDT by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Bigtigermike
Rove is so past his shelf life.
12 posted on 03/17/2013 8:37:51 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Bigtigermike
Karl should go home to Colorado or Utah and run for office.

He would do better than he would do in Texas!

13 posted on 03/17/2013 8:38:18 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Let Karl wallow in his misery. He and his authoritarian ilk are finally feeling the backlash.


14 posted on 03/17/2013 8:38:29 AM PDT by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: skeeter
I think it finally happened -Karl is toast.

When do you think Hannity will find out?

15 posted on 03/17/2013 8:38:42 AM PDT by JohnG45
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To: Bigtigermike

We remember what Karl did to Christine O’Donnell.

How does it feel, Karl?


16 posted on 03/17/2013 8:39:43 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Bigtigermike
Watch the personal attacks, Mike. . .or I report you to the mods!!!


17 posted on 03/17/2013 8:40:45 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: Bigtigermike
Kinda funny how someone who supposedly has faded from grassroots power keeps on getting under GOP-e skins.

And does Karl actually expect anyone to believe that he is volunteering his time and services with his Crossroads outfit?

Puh-leeze!

And he also needs to go educate himself on what happened in Alaska:

Palin, the Alaska Bloggers and "Ethicsgate"

Oh wait...he already knows:

Next for GOP leaders: Stopping Sarah Palin

Screw you, Karl!

18 posted on 03/17/2013 8:42:00 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Bigtigermike

Rove is way to stuck up to get a standing ovation just by sipping a Big Gulp. He’s jealous.


19 posted on 03/17/2013 8:42:26 AM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: dontreadthis

OH SNAP!!I couldn’t lay off the pig = Rove!!!


20 posted on 03/17/2013 8:42:31 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: Kolath
It was Rove and buddies at the RNC that abandoned Palin when she was 600K in debt from bogus ethics charges, had her family torn into, rumors/innuendo, the state senate locking her out of the legislative process and so forth.

Bingo! They made NO effort to help her, and in fact, were smirking on the sidelines while she was left twisting in Pete Rouse's wind.

21 posted on 03/17/2013 8:43:22 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Bigtigermike

The problem, Karl, is you spent a lot of conservative money with very little to show for it. We’ve all been polite and patient, waiting for you to acknowledge reality, but I guess your ego just can’t deal with that. OK, no more polite and patient.

You are stupid. There’s just no other way to describe you. You thought you were real smart, and you took a beating. You have to be stupid to get a whupping like that. But, even that can be forgiven. What is beyond belief is your lack of loyalty and your desire to continue down this road of stupidity that you’re on. Everyone in the world knew that there was going to be trouble with what Akin said. You just intentionally made it worse. You behaved like a spoiled child.

Now, Fox puts you on so you can continue to display your stupidity. Man up. Confess that you were stupid. Take some time off to reflect on what happened to you. Running your mouth does not help us. You probably have some value to the Republican Party, but only if you realize that you have been stupid. Otherwise, shut up and go sell Slurpies.


22 posted on 03/17/2013 8:43:38 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Bigtigermike
Wow. How liberal of you, Rove.
23 posted on 03/17/2013 8:44:37 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Timber Rattler

Yet of all the candidates the GOP has (ever) put forward, Palin’s public records were gone through with a fine-tooth comb - and she passed with flying colors.

I’m series.

She is simply untouched.

Palin must run in 2016.


24 posted on 03/17/2013 8:45:26 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Bigtigermike; KC_Lion; onyx

Lol, someone, who shall remain nameless (heehee), got their little feelings hurt.

You go girl!

I love watching her CPAC video over and over!

It’s all over FB as well. Everyone is getting a kick out of the Big Gulp. This woman is smart w/ a cutting whit.

Death by a thousand slices!


25 posted on 03/17/2013 8:45:55 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: JohnG45

or FNC??


26 posted on 03/17/2013 8:52:07 AM PDT by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: JohnG45

or FNC??


27 posted on 03/17/2013 8:53:40 AM PDT by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: Bigtigermike
Looks like Palin is now residing in Karl's head, rent-free, at least part of the time. Sort of like a time-share.

She's probably using Rove's tiny brain as a footstool.

28 posted on 03/17/2013 8:53:45 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Bigtigermike
You reap what you sow, Rove. Now go blow your nose and slide away.
29 posted on 03/17/2013 8:54:41 AM PDT by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: Bigtigermike; KC_Lion; onyx

Rove...if I ran, if I held office, if, if ,if....put up or STFU, fat man. GAWD, what a whining punk.


30 posted on 03/17/2013 8:55:21 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: JohnG45

I don’t think Hannity will ever lose Rove. They are joined at the hip. I used to like to watch Sean but I don’t any more. He remains tied to the old establishment GOP. It will get him nowhere.


31 posted on 03/17/2013 8:56:51 AM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: Bigtigermike

I’m no lover of Sarah, considering the stunt she pulled on the oil companies up there (and that I still can’t figure out where she stands on Amnesty), but even so, I think it’s telling to hear Karl Rove use the SAME TERMINOLOGY as the left in attacking her.

Hard to believe that he still has any power on our side.


32 posted on 03/17/2013 8:57:47 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Yet of all the candidates the GOP has (ever) put forward, Palin’s public records were gone through with a fine-tooth comb

Weekly, for 5 years.

33 posted on 03/17/2013 8:58:07 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: NoGrayZone; Charles Martel; TADSLOS
Sarah's speech has gone Viral, as it should!

She is one of us!


34 posted on 03/17/2013 8:58:26 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Bigtigermike

Karl, how many Sarah/Tea Party backed candidates have been elected? How many Rove/Bush backed? So the real question is why do you think your opinion has any worth? BTW you so screwed up the W presidency that Obama, a horrible president, won reelection running against you and Bush!


35 posted on 03/17/2013 8:58:46 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: JohnG45
When do you think Hannity will find out?

"The Architect". Gawd I get sick of hearing that.

36 posted on 03/17/2013 8:58:53 AM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: Bigtigermike; All
Sarah ought to call him out...

Mano e mano debate, for Veterans Based Charity.

Held in the middle of America somewhere, simulcasted on Pay for View

The topic; The future, of America, the GOP and the Conservative Movement.

Chances are the girlee-man wouldn't accept.....

37 posted on 03/17/2013 8:59:39 AM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: Bigtigermike
I would serve out my term and I wouldn’t leave office midterm,” said Rove.

Sure you would. Your ego wouldn't let you do the right thing for the people who elected you.

With the sustained Cat 5 fecal storm the demonrats directed at her, her office and her family, along with the "help and support" of the Alaskan chapter of the GOPe, she was no longer able to do the job she was elected to do, nor was it likely the family would remain financially solvent if she stayed in office.

Yeah, what would you do, Karl?

That Chicago Way/Alinsky stuff are powerful, potent weapons, as anyone watching can attest to. You, Karl, know you don't have the stones or believe in a god strong enough to get you through a storm like that.

Ours is a subplot in a much bigger story and you've been playing badly. Personally, I would NOT wish on anyone what you and they have done. I pity you and however that will come back to you. And, it will.

Whether they did it on purpose or lucked into it, the GOPe took down a rising star early in her trajectory, before she could do to them in Washington what she did to them locally in Alaska.

Or, did they? We'll just have to wait and see...

38 posted on 03/17/2013 9:00:21 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: taildragger
Sarah ought to call him out... Mano e mano debate, for Veterans Based Charity.

Held in the middle of America somewhere, simulcasted on Pay for View

The topic; The future, of America, the GOP and the Conservative Movement.

...moderated by Mark Levin!


40 posted on 03/17/2013 9:07:13 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: winner3000

I was also duped for many years in regard to Rove’s dedication to the conservative movement.

He has proven to me, however, that he is nothing more than an egotistical, self-serving individual who alters his convictions to suit the time and place.

He no longer is relevant, in my opinion.....I wish FOX would cease providing him with a bully pulpit from which to spew his venom.

EODGUY


41 posted on 03/17/2013 9:07:28 AM PDT by EODGUY (Hold on to your copies of the Consititution of the United States. It is going to be re-written.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Karl Rove, President Bush's longtime political adviser, is resigning as White House deputy chief of staff effective Aug. 31, and returning to Texas, marking a turning point for the Bush presidency.
42 posted on 03/17/2013 9:07:39 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (http://userstyles.org/users/180132)
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To: Bigtigermike

I thought Rove was one of those big tent RINOs. If so I see no logic in getting into a pissing context with a former VP candidate.


43 posted on 03/17/2013 9:08:33 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Bigtigermike

especially since Karl Rove and the GOP Establishment were all so helpful in helping the Palins figure out to fight millions in democrat dirty operations and frivolous lawsuits and legal costs in Alaska, and in giving Governor Palin breathing room to actually govern

not

I like to see the man Rove take on a couple million and endless growth in personal debt for fighting frivolus legal suits in doing his JOB and not quit the JOB


44 posted on 03/17/2013 9:09:32 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Bigtigermike

Now I like her even more.

Good job establishment dinosaur Repubs...


45 posted on 03/17/2013 9:10:00 AM PDT by Enduro Guy
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To: Bigtigermike

Rove has once again confirmed that yes, his EGO is that fragile. Sad, petty little privileged man


46 posted on 03/17/2013 9:10:08 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: skeeter

I hope you’re right, but Hannity will do his best to keep ‘the architect’ out there...along with the Wall St J.


47 posted on 03/17/2013 9:11:43 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: COBOL2Java
...moderated by Mark Levin!

That wouldn't work, I can hear it now; Get off my stage ya big dope! LOL!!!!!

48 posted on 03/17/2013 9:12:10 AM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: taildragger
That wouldn't work, I can hear it now; Get off my stage ya big dope! LOL!!!!!

< snort> Hey, that would work for me!

49 posted on 03/17/2013 9:13:22 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Bigtigermike

Karl the Moss-Covered, he of the tin ear.


50 posted on 03/17/2013 9:14:26 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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