AP poll: Palin’s favorable rating highest in almost a year

posted at 7:20 pm on November 10, 2010 by Allahpundit

Actually, Rasmussen put her favorables at 48 percent back in September, but Nate Silver’s argued at length lately that Ras polls showing rosy numbers for a Republican should be taken with a goodly chunk of salt. Toss that result out and the last time she hit 46 percent was all the way back in December 2009. One poll doesn’t make a trend, but between the election buzz surrounding the tea party, the debut of her new show, and the relentless souring of America on all things Democrat, it’s worth flagging this now to see whether other polls replicate the result in the next few weeks.

The AP’s dopey takeaway from the results, incidentally? Palin is “polarizing,” in case you hadn’t heard.

Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee, is the best-known and most divisive of the bunch. In the wake of her high-profile role in endorsing candidates all over the country, 46 percent of Americans view her favorably, 49 percent unfavorably, and 5 percent don’t know enough about her to form an opinion…

In terms of winning the 2012 nomination, the question is how Republican-leaning Americans view the contenders. Palin comes out on top. Among adults who identify themselves as Republicans or GOP-leaning independents, 79 percent view her favorably, and 17 percent unfavorably.

These findings worry many Republican officials. The poll suggests Palin might be able to win the nomination. But among independents_they could be the deciding factor in the general election — just 43 percent hold a favorable view of Palin, compared with 61 percent with a positive view of Obama.

Those overall figures are similar to where she was at late last year. Huckabee’s current net favorables among Republicans actually top hers, if only slightly: He clocks in at 74/10, numbers so rosy that I’m starting to think he might end up running even if he’s otherwise inclined not to just because he consistently polls so well. (Ross Douthat calls him “persistently underestimated” and notes that, per PPP, he’s actually the early frontrunner in Pennsylvania, of all places.) As for Romney, he’s at 64/18 among GOPers, fully 15 points behind Palin in favorables and a point ahead in unfavorables. Given the albatross of RomneyCare around his neck, I’m not sure whether to consider that a moral victory or an early warning sign that he’s going to flame out. As for Mitch Daniels, who’s apparently getting closer and closer to declaring, he’s at 24/13 with 63 percent saying they don’t know enough about him yet. Someone knows something about him, though, if his unfavorables already exceed Huckabee’s, and I’ve got a hunch I know why. That “truce” on social issues is going to hover over him every minute of the campaign, huh?

Via PalinTV, here she is talking about being “in it to win it” — if she ends up being in it. Exit question: Given the losses by Angle, O’Donnell, Ken Buck, and, perhaps, Miller in her home state, will she take that as a sign that maybe America’s not ready to elect a tea-party president yet and that 2016 (when the GOP won’t have to run against an incumbent) is a better bet? Or does the virtual certainty of having to face Christie and Rubio in that primary mean that it’s now or never?

Update: Speaking of tea-party presidents, Rick Santorum claims that there are only two candidates in the field who can realistically claim that mantle. Gary Johnson — and him.


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Schmuckabee is about the only candidate I would actually stay home for.

The Mega Independent on November 10, 2010 at 8:47 PM

Who are these people?

TugboatPhil on November 10, 2010 at 8:39 PM

People so disgusted or uninterested in politics that nobody who hasn’t has declared themselves in the running isn’t on their radar. I was in that camp myself until the whole “I can see Russia from my house” meme hit the Internet. Did some research about Palin, which lead to more about other possible 2012 candidates. Now I can’t not be interested, much as I might wish otherwise.

Dark-Star on November 10, 2010 at 8:48 PM

Palin’s problem can be seen if you look at polls for the last couple of years. She has not has a positive favorable/unfavorable number for quite some time, both Romney and Huck are positive. But what’s worse is that her polling shows very few undecideds, people seem to either like her or hate her, and turning this around is much harder than trying to sell someone who is undecided.

windansea on November 10, 2010 at 8:48 PM

I think you could argue Palin might not want to repeat that mistake but I don’t think she loses influence if she decides to wait until 2016.

msmveritas on November 10, 2010 at 8:43 PM

Hillary did not keep her influence intact. sure she kept some of it maybe even most of it but there was a large chcuck of her supporters that left her and started to look elsewhere including Soros. Her decsion not to run in 2004 cost her the election in 2008 IMO.

The fact is that Palin’s influence stems from her being the anti-obama fighting him on a daily basis(not hiding under her desk). If she does not lay her marker down and jump into the ring in 2012 then a lot of people will see her attacks as nothing but smoke. Nope she has called out Obama and if she doesn’t take the fight too him she will lose a lot of support. simple as that.

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 8:49 PM

It’s amazing these folks who are so focused on ELECTABILITY do not focus on the poll numbers that show Palin is way more electable than the Anointed One now.

Pretell, what are you basing your conclusion on?

If case you haven’t figured out this is no longer 2008. And Palin’s poll numbers by reputable pollsters are sensational.

And finally over the last six months several pollsters have shown that only 40% of the American electorate is prepared to give Obama a second term. Do you think Palin would still be unelectable under those circumstances if in 2012 that number had not improved?

technopeasant on November 10, 2010 at 8:52 PM

Update: Speaking of tea-party presidents, Rick Santorum claims that there are only two candidates in the field who can realistically claim that mantle. Gary Johnson — and him.

well of course Rick would say that. Supposedly he thinks of himself as a darkhorse.

upinak on November 10, 2010 at 8:52 PM

the power of Palin on full display

Rep Bucus backs down and sues for peace:

In a statement Tuesday, Bachus spokesman Tim Johnson said the congressman was expressing a widely held belief that stronger Republican candidates could have won in states such as Delaware and Nevada, where Republicans Christine O’Donnell and Sharron Angle lost.

“That’s a lesson going forward,” Johnson said. “As the article noted, (Bachus) was extremely complimentary of the tea party movement and Governor Palin in crediting them with the great turnout of conservatives that led to many of the successes on Tuesday.”

“He said that the tea party, rather than being criticized, is on the same page as many in the country, including independents, in cutting spending, lowering taxes and limiting the size of government,” Johnson added.

oh yeah and she is a nominee for Tim’s person of the year

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 8:53 PM

And finally over the last six months several pollsters have shown that only 40% of the American electorate is prepared to give Obama a second term. Do you think Palin would still be unelectable under those circumstances if in 2012 that number had not improved?

technopeasant on November 10, 2010 at 8:52 PM

Isn’t the point here that politics is not static? Things change…opinions change?

powerpro on November 10, 2010 at 8:54 PM

For all the talk of a conservative revival this election year, the movement in 2010 has lacked a true leader — a personality big and bold enough to rally the disparate wings of the Republican Party under one flag. Sarah Palin thinks she can fill that role, but she won’t get it without a fight. Maternal chieftain of the Mama Grizzlies, the former Alaska governor spent the past year playing queenmaker in a bevy of midterm races, not to mention working on her next blockbuster book and a reality show for TLC. With the power to electrify the base, cow the Establishment, incense the opposition and razz the “lamestream media” with a single tweet, Palin stands alone atop the modern GOP as its most dynamic and divisive figure. And though she continues to play coy about her 2012 intentions, there are many indications that she aspires to put her mojo to use in the next presidential race

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/0,28757,2028734,00.html #ixzz14w1eku1y

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 8:56 PM

Isn’t the point here that politics is not static? Things change…opinions change?

powerpro on November 10, 2010 at 8:54 PM

No the point is the establishment is using a meme that is false on its face to try to stop Palin from running in the primaries. Because they know if she runs she stands a good chance of winning ther nomination and (besides what they say they know if she wins the nomination and goes up against Obama she will have a very good chance of winning the POTUS) and if that happens they know their cushy lives are over.

they have had a 22 year plan to keep anyone with Reagan’s views off the top of the ticket.

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 8:59 PM

Gary Johnson is actually a tea party Chris Christie. As governor he had a stellar record of downsizing government. But, I wish he weren’t inclined towards open borders and he talks about drugs a little too much.

Firefly_76 on November 10, 2010 at 9:02 PM

But, I wish he weren’t inclined towards open borders and he talks about drugs a little too much.

Firefly_76 on November 10, 2010 at 9:02 PM

so more a big L than a little L type of GOPer

Open borders are a bad way to go and have a country left afterwards. The drug thing is not a big deal to me.

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 9:10 PM

The point I’m getting at that you can talk to any pundit worth his or her salt and he/she will tell you that in any campaign when a President runs for re-election it is a lot more about the incumbent than the challenger that his bid for re-election is basically a referendum on the job he has done over his first term, and simply if the electorate decides he must go, as they did with Carter in 1980, they will vote for the challenger whoever that is.

And I cite several polls that show that only 40% of the folks now feel Obama deserves re-election to highlight the trouble that the Messiah is currently in and that no one on the GOP side should be considered unelectable at this point in time.

Yes, I realize that political numbers change as the lay of the land changes. But here is what Matthew Dowd quoted at HA about a year ago to what to look for in 2012:

“In the history of the Gallup poll (60 years) no sitting POTUS running for re-election has failed to win a second term if he was polling above 51% with Gallup in job approval at the start of the fall campaign (in Obama’s case Sept 2012) and no incumbent running for re-election has won a second term if his job approval was below 47%. Between 47%-51% is no man’s land and the only time the GOP challenger’s qualifications come into question.

By the way today Obama was at 44% in job approval in the Gallup DTP and he was at 45% in last week’s Gallup weekly summary. Rasmussen had Obama at 45% today. Obama has not been at 51% with Gallup since February this year and has not hit 51% with Rasmussen since Oct 6/2009.

No, the Messiah is not toast but if he doesn’t improve his numbers over 2011 and the first part of 2012 he will be toast in 2012.

technopeasant on November 10, 2010 at 9:19 PM

I’m not going to commit myself to anyone. I’m going to wait and see who runs and what kind of platform they run on.

Mark1971 on November 10, 2010 at 8:07 PM

Of course you aren’t troll. That would show your hand wouldn’t it?

Admit it, you’re an Obama voter, right?

Anyone one whose paying attention knows the second Palin says yes, the nomination is hers. Her ground game is already in place nationwide.

It’s telling that she is the ONLY major figure talking about what Bernanke is up to. The ONLY one. And the financial wizards, as well as the leaders of many nations are in agreement with her.

Were is Willard Romney at on this? He’s supposed to be the financial genius. If anyone should know we are headed toward national suicide it should be Mittens!

And yet nothin’.

Where is “Truce” Daniels? heck, he was Bush’s budget director. He’s supposed to be a financial genius as well.

And yet nothin”

Lonesome Rhodes Huckabee?

Too busy looking for squirrels for the deep fryer.

Where the hell is Congress?

Too busy fighting over earmarks.

So far, the best anyone has mustered is Newt telling Snuffalupagus that Sarah was right.

Look son, America needs a leader. A strong leader. Sarah Palin has proven 1000 times over she is the only real one we got.

Deal with it. (or don’t, I don’t care)

Sarah Palin, the second she announces, is the Next President of the Untied States.

As for her favorables everyone is worried about, wait till people watch 8 weeks worth of Sarah Palin’s Alaska and see her doing some pretty tough, and cool stuff.

BTW, the left is already loosing it’s mind over the show and calling it an 8 hour infomercial for her presidential run!

gary4205 on November 10, 2010 at 9:28 PM

BTW, the left is already loosing it’s mind over the show and calling it an 8 hour infomercial for her presidential run!

gary4205 on November 10, 2010 at 9:28 PM

did you see she started a state Pac in OK? IMo I think she is waiting to see how this Stop Palin gameplan of the establishment works out. If they unload on her with everything they got and she remains with high favs in the gop party she will run. If the campaign works and she takes a hit in the party I think she will still run but she will do sodifferently than if she was riding high. It would be more of a general campaign then a primary.

I’m sure they are wargaming both and Palin understands she has plenty of time. He rshow and book are coming out. And then the holiday’s and then the new year. I doubt we will know anything before Feb.

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 9:39 PM

You know who this doesn’t help??? Bristol! I think the poor girl wants to go home, She said she’s exhausted and misses her son. But DWTS seems to have become a popularity contest and those who love Sarah keep voting for Britol and she continues on. That tells me more about how popular Sarah is than an AP poll even if it is a good poll for Sarah. Thanks Allah :)

CCRWM on November 10, 2010 at 8:12 PM

Bristol is better now. Made a trip home to Alaska, with Mark. She’s a lot like her mom, and she does want to win this deal.

For someone who isn’t a dancer, turns out she’s a pretty good dancer. She’s not a performer by any stretch of the imagination, but she never misses a step. On technique, she’s as good as anyone. She’s just not the greatest performer.

She has a lot of fans though, all on her own.

gary4205 on November 10, 2010 at 9:42 PM

did you see she started a state Pac in OK? IMo I think she is waiting to see how this Stop Palin gameplan of the establishment works out. If they unload on her with everything they got and she remains with high favs in the gop party she will run. If the campaign works and she takes a hit in the party I think she will still run but she will do sodifferently than if she was riding high. It would be more of a general campaign then a primary.

I’m sure they are wargaming both and Palin understands she has plenty of time. He rshow and book are coming out. And then the holiday’s and then the new year. I doubt we will know anything before Feb.

unseen on November 10, 2010 at 9:39 PM

I’m not sure Sarah cares about polls. She’s too much like Reagan and Bush on that.

I think she’ll go with her gut and prayer. Sarah honestly believes she was called to this by God. I agree. If she feels this is what she is supposed to do, look out because absolutely nothing will stop her, nothing.

They couldn’t stop her in Alaska either.

I agree though, it will be at least February before we know.

gary4205 on November 10, 2010 at 9:50 PM

http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/27844

If you think you know about Sarah Palin and who and why they say shes’ not electable read up!

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2008-10-27/sarah-palins-a-brainiac/

Dismiss her if you wish but do so after having some facts and the realization that Alaska is littered with her political foes and had not the Tokyo Rove wing of the Republican party interceded in a States elction the Murkowski “Dynasty” as Rove called it would be dead!

Sarah is a reformer feared by Rinos and Liberals alike, but the Hillbuzz Dems love her.

dhunter on November 10, 2010 at 10:07 PM

Run Sarah Run!

No-One Else out there will reform the mess that DC has become. The rest will go and play the two party two step, lie to the producers and take their money to fund their power plays and favored interest groups.

Run Sarah Run!

We the People who work everyday and make this country work need a fighter to tear the two steppers playhouse down and burn the rubble thats left!

We Need Ya and we’ll WORK for ya!

Run Sarah Run!

dhunter on November 10, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee, is the best-known and most divisive of the bunch.

There are hardcore lefties who will never, not even on the Eve of Destruction, accept Palin as a viable candidate.

Unfortunately, they are to be found in most media outlets.

Until the American people (more of them) understand the need to DO THEIR OWN RESEARCH instead of lazily buying into whatever crap the lamestream media feeds them, Palin will never be electable.

disa on November 10, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Until the American people (more of them) understand the need to DO THEIR OWN RESEARCH instead of lazily buying into whatever crap the lamestream media feeds them, Palin will never be electable.

disa on November 10, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Thats’ Sarahs’ job and she has yet to switch to campaign mode. When she does it will be in her time and in her own way.

She has hinted at an unconventional approach and a run outside the box!

Its’ what she does and I for one have a hard time envisioning anyone in the Republican Party standing toe to toe in a debate with her and walking away the clear and decisive winner!

Maybe Newt on policy but Newt will have a tough time becoming the nominee much less the President!

dhunter on November 10, 2010 at 10:22 PM

disa on November 10, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Do you think voters bought into the LSM crap in the 2010 election?

alwaysfiredup on November 10, 2010 at 10:33 PM

People who think that Palin isn’t ready for the job should just wait like we all do in a prize fight or a football game. Put the players on the field together and see who wins. If Palin cannot beat the other Repubs in the primary and then beat the Demorat nominee then she doesn’t deserve to be president. But drop all of the “She’s not ready or she’s not smart enough” BS! If she beats them all then she is our new president. And if you are looking for guts or balls, don’t bother looking at Romney or Huckabee.

inspectorudy on November 10, 2010 at 11:12 PM

OK, Ima gonna ask it. If you dare.

Right Now.

Does she win the Republican Nomination?

Yes or No?

OkieDoc on November 10, 2010 at 11:30 PM

Does she win the Republican Nomination?

Yes or No?

OkieDoc on November 10, 2010 at 11:30 PM

Yes.

Brian1972 on November 10, 2010 at 11:34 PM

Does she win the Republican Nomination?

Yes or No?

OkieDoc on November 10, 2010 at 11:30 PM

YES!!!

heshtesh on November 10, 2010 at 11:41 PM

Fun punditry, but at current conditions there’s no way she challenges him because she’d just lose to the Republican. That fight would be way nastier than the 2008 primary and would weaken them both considerably. She’ll be the good soldier until she resigns and then be a private person until she sees a good time to get back into politics.

alwaysfiredup on November 10, 2010 at 7:51 PM

Re Hillary, she just doesn’t have the time. Her political clock is ticking and by 2016 her age will be used against her.

I also don’t think the progressive movement would think twice about throwing Bammie under the bus for the sake of the cause. If they decide he’s a certain loser for 2012, why not roll the dice? The black vote? Where are they going to go? The progressive movement is run by whites, they have no inherent loyalty to the plantation voters.

slickwillie2001 on November 10, 2010 at 11:41 PM

Sarah Palin is still a young woman. Her favorable numbers might be too low right now for a national presidential bid, but that does not mean she can’t eventually over come that.

I think that her biggest obstacle with a lot of people is her leaving the Governorship of AK and then moving onto the national spot light. But I also think that as time passes that will not be as big a deal.

But there are a lot of people who will never accept her, just because of what she represents to them…and of course that in and of itself makes her supporters even more loyal.

I will say one thing however, it would be a mistake to underestimate her.

Terrye on November 10, 2010 at 11:44 PM

Fancy that. A poll comes out showing Palin improving her numbers, and the panicked clowns come out shrieking “she is delusional!”, “she is unpatriotic if she runs!”, etc.
Same old tired non-sense.

Listen, if “electability” is your primary concern for choosing our nominee, then by all means follow that logic to its natural conclusion per poll references above:

Nominate Huckabee

Oh, you say don’t want Huckabee? Well, I guess your “electability” argument only applies to candidates you like. Yeah, that makes us really value your “insights” /s

I can easily argue that Romney is unelectable (anti-mormon sentiment) or that Gingrich is unelectable (thrice married) or that Daniels is unelectable (short, bald, tax-hiker with the charisma of a napkin). But I am really not worried about either of them winning the nomination, so why waste my time.

Palin will run, and she is likely to win the nomination in my opinion. If you disagree, your time is probably better spent arguing why YOUR candidate is better rather than spout nonsense which only solidifies her support.

Norwegian on November 11, 2010 at 12:27 AM

slickwillie2001 on November 10, 2010 at 11:41 PM

Terrye on November 10, 2010 at 11:44 PM

Norwegian on November 11, 2010 at 12:27 AM

Yes or No?

OkieDoc on November 11, 2010 at 12:36 AM

CUDA

Metro on November 11, 2010 at 12:37 AM

Norwegian on November 11, 2010 at 12:27 AM

So, Yes?

OkieDoc on November 11, 2010 at 12:37 AM

Isn’t this where I’m supposed to get suspicious and uppity about AP’s motives stumping for Palin? Oh wait, thats only when it’s someone who is not Palin.

Got it.

scotash on November 11, 2010 at 1:23 AM

Everyone is hypocritically analyzing Sarah Palin’s popularity numbers,

…. meanwhile, SARAH PALIN IS SO BUSY HONORING OUR VETERANS AND PRAISING SOLDIERS!

SARAH PALIN’S HEART AND INTENT IS ONLY FOR THE LOVE OF THIS COUNTRY!

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=454634393434

TheAlamos on November 11, 2010 at 4:20 AM

It was the Huckabee folks who ran the Miller campaign and blew it. They wanted to keep Palin out, but when they screwed up the campaign, who did they call to help at the last minute?

Palin has survived the ultimate “vetting.” The fact that Palin has such a high favorable rating after the MSM has thrown the kitchen sink at her, with falsehoods abounding, tells me she is the one. The MSM made the mistake of unloading on her too much for too long. Now most of what they say falls on deaf ears and only makes her supporters work that much harder. The RINOs have also had to back off everytime a negative comment about her is attributed to them and the only thing they have ruined is their own reputations. I think she is the only potential candidate that could get the very enthusiastic support of Rush, Hannity, Beck and Levin and that is no small matter.
Palin draws crowds without having to bus them in and buy them lunch. She is smart, always stays positive, does not talk over people’s heads and has the “gravitas” to be taken very seriously.

Palin is one tough woman and she’d make a great contrast to O – people would finally have a real choice.

Done That on November 11, 2010 at 6:03 AM

I call bull
We just had an election where independents went strongly AGAINST Obama’s agenda.
There is NO way, 61 percent have a favorable opinion of him.
This poll was designed to take Palin out of the running.
It’s Romney that has the cheap, creepy, fakey politician demeanor.
They (biased Democrats calculating polls) did the same thing with McCain to convince the hordes he was the man to nominate.
Social issues? nope. Neither O or Mac were for gay marriage.and more people are against abortion than for.

LeeSeneca on November 11, 2010 at 7:56 AM

I think most people obviously liked the overall message of the new conservatives. How that plays out as cuts are made remains to be seen.

And Palin will definitely toss her hat in the ring. She’s not going to back down simply because some think she should. That’s absurd. None of the men do, even though they can’t win. Why should she?

AnninCA on November 11, 2010 at 9:10 AM

Huckabee’s current net favorables among Republicans actually top hers, if only slightly: He clocks in at 74/10

Where the heck are these Huckabee Repubs? I don’t know anyone who’s for him.

jnelchef on November 11, 2010 at 9:49 AM

I will not support Huck, Newt or Romney. Their day is done and they are too willing to go along to get along.

Everytime I think of Newt on the bench with Pelosi I cringe.

I want a conservitative canidate that I can be proud to support. Not just a “well he ain’t Obama” canidate.

mechkiller_k on November 11, 2010 at 11:04 AM

TheAlamos on November 11, 2010 at 4:20 AM

Agreed, while the current C-in-C is sucking up to those who would kill us and alienating our allies even as I type.

mechkiller_k on November 11, 2010 at 11:06 AM

I mean I don’t have anything against Santorum, but what forces in the his universe are telling him he’s “The One?” I just don’t see why go through the whole Iowa—> the rest of other crap—>to be a POTUS.

I mean he’s nice, has been in the rat cave of DC and made it out alive; and he’s from PA and all but he’s not a leader!

I don’t think he’d make a “straw poll” for 2012 or 2016! I have stated over and over how much ticked off I am over these men thinkin’ they deserve it and got it but are trying to put Sarah on the side. Now after the elections came out, several of them gave her credit for her Tea Party candidates that won, and her help. Now that’s pretty much it.

Let the wolves eat themselves; the hunt is hard, and there are not many prizes to catch. My money’s on the bear.

*Pls wish me well; headache here for 2nd day in a row*

ProudPalinFan on November 11, 2010 at 12:57 PM

ProudPalinFan on November 11, 2010 at 12:57 PM

Hope you get to feeling better!

dhunter on November 11, 2010 at 1:24 PM

Tea party senators WON allah

Rand Paul
Ron Johnson
Marco Rubio
Pat Toomey

Do they not count?

Look Palin is running, winning the primary, and will beat Obama if Rubio is the VP

picklesgap on November 10, 2010 at 7:54 PM

HotAir’s traffic will break the record of the VP debate between her and Biden (there were +500 in the chatroom!) I’d pay for that one!

ProudPalinFan on November 11, 2010 at 1:28 PM

thanks! =) I had Papa John’s cook for my kids here. Third type of pain killers are doing the trick. I can’t see when it grabs my right eyeball…eeek!!!

ProudPalinFan on November 11, 2010 at 1:29 PM

*Pls wish me well; headache here for 2nd day in a row*

ProudPalinFan on November 11, 2010 at 12:57 PM

Sent a Hail Mary up for you.

tigerlily on November 11, 2010 at 2:43 PM

If Huckabee runs I may just sit out the election. He makes my skin crawl.

ReneePA on November 11, 2010 at 6:11 PM

Her favorability rating is highest in the Obama White House – their best hope to remain in Washington through 2016.

I like her, but she is not presidential, and it would make Delaware and Nevada look like nailbiters for GOP nominees.

churchill995 on November 11, 2010 at 8:33 PM

Karl Rove hardest hit.

james23 on November 11, 2010 at 8:50 PM

SP is the one candidate that the left dumps ALL their ordinance on yet she is supposedly who they wish to run against bongo

Haha

scared sheetless

Sonosam on November 12, 2010 at 9:31 AM

I like her, but she is not presidential, and it would make Delaware and Nevada look like nailbiters for GOP nominees.

Another concern troll heard from.

Look, if the Republicans nominate Daffy Duck in 2012, they win. Obama is a guaranteed one termer.

Rush Limbaugh has said the Left will tell who they fear. And clearly they fear Sarah Palin more than any other candidate because of the vitriol spewed in her direction. The Left here also includes the Vichy Republicans, the GOP Establishment Old Guard.

Look at how many so-called conservatives went out of their way to spread the false meme that President Bush said Palin wasn’t qualified to be President and that he was prepared to endorse Obama because Palin was added to the GOP ticket. Bush himself denited it on El Rushbo’s show the other day. It was advanced by more cowardly anonymous GOP staffers and advisers (most like Romney turds, the same ones who did the hatchet job on her from inside the McCain campaign).

pdigaudio on November 12, 2010 at 2:41 PM

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