Skip to comments.Sarah Palin a bright light in the sea of darkness!
Posted on 10/20/2009 5:14:25 AM PDT by GregB
Lets talk about our candidate for the 2012 Presidential election.
Any discussions about 2012 are useless until we get through the 2010 mid-terms. That should be the concentration.
What happens if she decides not to run?
Sarah’s book is on pre-order sale at both Walmart and Amazon for only $9!
They make great gifts and send a great message as to how many millions are pre-ordered.
Then we can discuss that also. I will go where she goes...well almost. I should of brought up that possibility. Thanks for bringing that up!!!
“What happens if she decides not to run?”
Jim DeMint and Michele Bachmann
Just hoping we don’t see a repeat of 2008... you know... like Linus, waiting for the Great Conservative Pumpkin to rise up and all that stuff.
“What happens if she decides not to run?”
If she decides not to run, for me, it depends on who DOES decide to run.
Right now except for Sarah, I see our bullpen as being completely empty.
I swallowed my disgust and pulled the lever for McCain a year ago. I’m not going to pull the lever for another useless, loser RINO again. EVER and that includes EVERY ONE of those pathetic losers who were in the primaries last time around.
I supported Sarah Palin even before McCain chose her. I had seen her on Glenn Beck and thought how down-to-earth and knowledgeable she was on energy. But then those interviews with the media! She was not prepared and they had their claws out. I don’t know if she can ever recover. Like Bobby Jindal—after the President’s address to the nation. Jindal sounded just awful. I don’t know if there is a conservative or a republican that believes in the constitution, lowering taxes, balancing the budget, and breaking the hold of the lobbyists. Palin might believe in all those things—but she does not have broad enough appeal.
Let’s talk about how she is going to capture the nomination, of a RINO party most recently “led” by John McCain, with runners up like Romney and Huckabee.
Let’s talk about what we’re going to do when we wake up to count the votes of all the Dems who crossed over to vote for a RINO in the 2012 primaries. Maybe we’ll start thinking about fixing that problem in 2016, if we still have a country by then.
I fear she would govern like O'Bambi being afraid to make decisions and not willing to make intelligent compromises to get things done in Washington.
The people best qualified to be president don’t run. Politicians run.
I can sympathize with your feelings. I’ve voted in 8 presidential elections and it is ALWAYS a compromise and frequently a defensive vote. Nobody is ever going to agree 100% with me so of course I take the lesser of two evils. At some point though I realized that I’m not going to dig my heals in and say never, ever, ever because that’s more about pleasing me rather than making any kind of difference.
What I suggest may happen is a third party candidate (propped up with stealth Democrat money) and as a result another win for Obama. If a conservative candidate who doesn’t scare the pants off independents can get the GOP nomination then great but I’m not going to toss my vote away on a third party candidate just to feel good about myself. The cost of of 4 more years of Bambi I think is more than the benefit of sticking it to those “country club Republicans”.
An acquaintance of mine is typical of the problem you mention. He is conservative, yet he has a low opinion of Palin based on the information he derives solely from the old media (tv and newspapers). He thinks she’s inexperienced and only got the job of Alaska gov because there aren’t many people up there and anybody could have gotten elected!! He’s one of many people who’ll get a copy of Palin’s book from me, this winter. The local library will get a copy as well. I hope every freeper who can, will buy an extra copy and donate it to their library. It will help offset the disinformation out there.
We have to wait on events. Remember Bill Clinton’s convention speech in 1988. Jindal’s speech will become a distant memory if he is able to establish creds as a competent, small government politician. The Establishment, of course, would prefer someone like the governor of Indiana. Sarah remains the best orator among all the possibles, and she seems to know how to get her opinions out. Let’s see how the book turns out. I guess she will hit both the RINOs and the Liberals. Obviously she is testing the waters with this book.
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