Guess who’s on a winning streak in endorsements?

posted at 3:21 pm on August 3, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

I’m not surprised by this, but I am a little surprised that the Washington Post noticed it.  Despite media claims that the Tea Party has gone dormant and that Sarah Palin’s influence has waned, the candidates she backs for office have an uncanny knack for winning their elections — even when they start far off the pace:

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin — though derided on the left and recently dismissed by former vice president Dick Cheney as a poor pick in 2008 — is nevertheless proving her enduring power within the Republican Party in the most concrete of ways: She keeps picking winners.

Each of five candidates she has endorsed this year who have faced primaries or other campaigns have won, including former Texas solicitor general Ted Cruz, who Tuesday beatthe state’s well-connected lieutenant governor for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. …

She has endorsed just nine Republicans this year — five of them women, according to the Web site of SarahPAC, her political committee. In an interview on Fox News on Wednesday, Palin said that she is making down-ticket races, not the presidential campaign, a focus of her efforts this year. She called Senate and House races “so instrumental in reforming government, shrinking it, allowing the private sector to grow and thrive.”

This might be easy to dismiss if Palin made a habit of endorsing front-runners, but that’s not been the case.  Ted Cruz started off at a large disadvantage to Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in practically every metric imaginable.  Dewhurst had Rick Perry’s endorsement, a high profile office, tons of his own money to use in the primary fight, and at one time a huge lead in the polls.  In the first round of the primary in May, Cruz only narrowly forced a runoff, at 30% and Dewhurst just a shade under 48%.  The Tea Party engagement that Palin helped facilitate took Cruz from 18 points down in May to a 13-point victory this week — a remarkable 31-point turnaround in just two months.

Similarly, Palin backed Tea Party upstart Richard Mourdock against longtime incumbent Dick Lugar in Indiana’s GOP primary.  Palin endorsed Mourdock late in the cycle, just a couple of weeks before the primary.  Lugar had been up as much as 25 points in the polls in early 2012, but two weeks prior to her endorsement, Mourdock’s internal poll had him even with Lugar.  One week after Palin endorsed Mourdock, he was 10 points up on Lugar in what the local newspaper called “a dramatic slide” for the incumbent.  By the time the election rolled around one week later, Mourdock ended up with a 22-point victory over the entrenched incumbent.

There are very few figures in national politics who could have contributed to those results in a significant fashion.  Barack Obama won’t have any kind of coattails this year, just to choose one example, and Democrats in down-ticket races may have to distance themselves from the party leader this year to remain competitive.  I doubt that any Democratic candidate for Congress is pining for the Joe Biden endorsement, either.  Of the four principals in the 2008 election, Palin is the only one whose clout has increased, and probably is the only one whose clout hasn’t decreased significantly.  That’s why the Palin-Cheney kerfuffle last week really missed the point.  Regardless of whether one thinks Palin was a good pick for the 2008 ticket, she has transformed into a highly influential activist with the grassroots.  Attempting to minimize that or marginalize Palin as a powerhouse in the GOP will likely leave Palin with the last laugh.


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Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

What qualifies for a “saved comment”? I want to be honored too!

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:15 PM

She has endorsed just nine Republicans this year — five of them women,

War on Women!!

weaselyone on August 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Plankton brain, just because AP is simpatico to gay causes doesn’t mean that he’s stupid. Nor is all of HA.

You on the other hand have proven to be less than a gnat’s worth of brains, right here in this thread. What a baby you are. You s/b ashamed of yourself.

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Oh hey, wait until one of them tells you that “adoption is for underachievers”. I posted my own address and phone number and dared the SOB to contact me.

AubieJon on August 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Wow, 179 posts in just over a half hour….

…may be a new record….

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM

But 60% of them are about inthemiddle and the Chick Fil A “kiss in” and various homophobe charges leveled at people.

ButterflyDragon on August 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM

What a whining kindergarten tiny wimp you are “mommy, mommy, the commenters on HA were rude to me, after I displayed incredible foolishness”. Meh, you are almost as big an eunuch as is Obama.

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Now, be nice to him. After all, he is logged into this site, against his will with a gun to his head. That’s the best explanation I can provide because a real adult would have left instead of throwing a little crybaby temper tantrum.

After all, he and his numerous boyfriends are going to find families (with children) and show them how gays can do things. His words.

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:14 PM

THAT was my reference…

VietVet_Dave on August 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Wow, 179 posts in just over a half hour….

…may be a new record….

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM

The funny thing is nobody has talked about Palin for maybe over 100 posts.

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM

What qualifies for a “saved comment”? I want to be honored too!

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:15 PM

He thinks he’s brilliant rogerb. ‘cept rogerb nails him and his kind, whenas this morong is a whining tiny baby, in Gray Poupon diapers.

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM

I’m saving this comment…

d1carter on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

you know if mitt were smart he would ask her to be a part of his admin. I don’t think she would every run for VP again but Mitt should ask her to be a big part of his energy policy in the form of Interior Sec or ask her to lead the effort to dismantle Obamacare as the head of HHS.

but he isn’t so it won’t happen. And Palin influence will continue to grow no matter the result of the election. If OBama wins she can use the I told you so. Moderates are not the answer. If Mitt wins she will be the outsider like Reagan was to ford always reminding voters when Mitt acts like bush and moves to the left. By the time 2016 comes around she will be positoned to primary Mitt or run for the open slot if Obama somehow pulls this election off.

ignoring this woman is a recipe for defeat. either invite her to a seat at the table or destory her. They have tried to destory her they haven’t been able to. The only option left to them is to invite her in if they don’t want to be destroyed by her.

unseen on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Why are you on here posting about a person who’s a
non-entity…you know, irrelevant…hell, I would
think you would be extolling the great Jobs Report
that came out today on some other thread…

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

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What qualifies for a “saved comment”? I want to be honored too!

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:15 PM

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And who is it being reported to ?

I can’t believe the HA staff would see any of that as a “rules violation.”

listens2glenn on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

I’m saving this comment…

d1carter on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Comment saved.

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

YES! I made it! Woo-hoo! (/homer simpson)

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Um, y’all realize, that letting inthemiddle report folks takes time away from the other work the HA staff does.

It may make them mad enough to ban inthmiddle to make it stop reporting.
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Jus’ sayin’.

cozmo on August 3, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Here is another one that Palin is getting right. It’s going to be a close race; in fact, she’s endorsed the underdog: EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Palin Endorses Kirk Adams for Congress, Potentially Alters Close Race in Adams’ Favor

ModernConservative on August 3, 2012 at 4:19 PM

And who is it being reported to ?

(wait for it)

ATAAAAAACK WAAAAAAAAAAAAAATCHH!!!

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:20 PM

ATAAAAAACK WAAAAAAAAAAAAAATCHH!!!

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:20 PM

That sounds vaguely homophobic to me. You better watch yourself.

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:20 PM

lets just forget about that Gingrich embarrassment i guess

Drunk Report on August 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Who deserves to be banned for being rude, again?

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:03 PM

ernesto declared a gay War against Black people. Does that count?

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM

AubieJon on August 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Somthing I wouldn’t do, that was brave of you! Did it/they/he/she?

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

b-but I called you a moron and a douchebag – surely I’m a homophobic racist too!!

Son – you are truly dumber than a sack of hammers. You’re this board’s liberal cartoon – and what makes it so hilarious is that you’re completely oblivious.

Go play kissy-face at CFL – enjoy yourself….and at the end of the day, nothing changes. You and your boyfriend get to pretend you stood for something, and CFL goes on making a great product, employing Americans, and making a profit.

Yeah…you sure showed those folks. You showed them exactly how intolerant you and your gay comrades are…..nice job.

Irony much?

Grow the frig up already.

Tim_CA on August 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM

lets just forget about that Gingrich embarrassment i guess

Drunk Report on August 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Because Romney has been far less of an embarrassment.

MadisonConservative on August 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM

Evidently, Sarah makes the gay activists nervous, too.

kingsjester on August 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM

Oh, and inthemiddle is a non-stop liar of the first degree grade. They are so bad a 2nd grader could do better.

cozmo on August 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM

ATAAAAAACK WAAAAAAAAAAAAAATCHH!!!

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:20 PM

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That sounds vaguely homophobic to me. You better watch yourself.

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:20 PM

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Attack Watch-phobic.

listens2glenn on August 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM

Drunk Report on August 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM

never campaigned nor endorsed him.

unseen on August 3, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

(wait for it)

ATTACK WATCH!!

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:23 PM

I am so IRKED! I may blow a gasket…

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Don’t. That just lets them win.

CurtZHP on August 3, 2012 at 4:24 PM

ModernConservative on August 3, 2012 at 4:19 PM

That’s the ticket Sarah!! Just keep on working honey, you are doing great work on the sidelines!

I believe she IS the woman of the YEAR!

It’s amazing all she has accomplished, I am proud of her… :-)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:24 PM

Yes, she can…and DOES!

onlineanalyst on August 3, 2012 at 4:24 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Save this one as well. I saw “her” in the middle and thought of you. smoochie.

arnold ziffel on August 3, 2012 at 4:25 PM

CUDA

Metro on August 3, 2012 at 4:25 PM

YES! I made it! Woo-hoo! (/homer simpson)

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM

I got hosed! :(

CurtZHP on August 3, 2012 at 4:26 PM

I’m saving this comment…

d1carter on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Too late.

I already saved it.

ButterflyDragon on August 3, 2012 at 4:26 PM

CurtZHP on August 3, 2012 at 4:24 PM

I almost did on another thread… Thanks… I heed your warning!

Mind you, it does good to let off steam sometimes… appropriately tho… I may have let myself slip a bit, must stay on track!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:27 PM

Crude up over 4 bucks…unempl at 8.3…wait, at 8.254, a la WH, the fools, food prices to go into the skies, by the minutes…Hope ‘n Change all right!

Starnesvilles all over

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:31 PM

Makes you wonder the outcome if Palin had endorsed Palin for 2012 GOP nominee. :)

Paul-Cincy on August 3, 2012 at 4:31 PM

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:27 PM

Smile and zap ‘em with a fly swatter. They’re not worth more than that.

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:31 PM

I’m saving this comment…

d1carter on August 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Too late.

I already saved it.

ButterflyDragon on August 3, 2012 at 4:26 PM

You’ve both been reported for spontaneous whimsy.

Chuck Schick on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Awesome screen cap ed. I’m sure it threw the reprobate leftists into a blind rage.

Tee hee.

tom daschle concerned on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

GIVE ME THE DARN BAN HAMMER!!!!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 3:56 PM

If I had a hammer,
I’d ban ‘nm in the mo-or-ning,
I’d ban ‘em in the noon-tide,
All over this blog!

I’d ban inthemiddle,
I’d ban uppereastside,
I’d ban the trolls who insult
My brothers and mys sisters,
All over this blog!

Benedict Nelson on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Palin said that she is making down-ticket races, not the presidential campaign, a focus of her efforts this year.

Ouch.

John the Libertarian on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

lets just forget about that Gingrich embarrassment i guess

Drunk Report on August 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Really? Do you honestly think a tougher primary hurt Romney and she wasn’t somewhat right in giving him the opportunity to “warm up”?

And how is endorsing anyone, especially one of Gingrich’s intelligence and ability, an “embarrassment”?

That’s what the primaries are for and you’ve insulted everyone here who didn’t endorse Romney from day one. Most of us had other people we’d rather have come out of the primary. So thanks for that and sorry we aren’t more embarrassed.

But any opportunity to poke. And people wonder why the capable stay as far away from politics as possible.

kim roy on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Folks, inthemiddle is a troll. We all know this. The best thing to do is to avoid responding to him.
Why? Two obvious reasons. One is that you risk allowing your anger to say something that will get you banned. The other is that when no one responds, he will keep escalating until he definitely will be banned. That is like Internet 101.

This thread has turned from a discussion about Palin to one about him which is exacly what he wants. Let’s get back on track.

McDuck on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

CNN is about to have a piece on the big CFA kiss-in. I’m saving it.

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Save this one as well. I saw “her” in the middle and thought of you. smoochie.

arnold ziffel on August 3, 2012 at 4:25 PM

That’s quite the coif.

kim roy on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Sarah Palin was sent here by an advanced civilization to help us prosper. It’s all explained in the Alaskan cave drawings.

Knowledge has been revealed to Sarah Palin.

Mr. Wednesday Night on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Back to the topic at hand…..

I’m picturing myself off-camera, tickling her feet.

I’m a baaaaaad boy!
/costello

CurtZHP on August 3, 2012 at 4:34 PM

After the Hollywood guy said we all just want to F her I have nothing to add.I commented to just get the number up.

docflash on August 3, 2012 at 4:35 PM

She’s running ads for Sarah Steelman in Missouri now. We’ll see if that moves the meter. I hope so.

stldave on August 3, 2012 at 4:35 PM

Nah, I don’t see anything even remotely ban worthy here. I’ve only ever seen if for overt racism, anti-religious bigotry or repeated thread-jacking. Haven’t seen it for anti-gay or anti-women rants, either.

John the Libertarian on August 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Go play kissy-face at CFL – enjoy yourself….and at the end of the day, nothing changes. You and your boyfriend get to pretend you stood for something, and CFL goes on making a great product, employing Americans, and making a profit.

To be serious for a moment.

Actually, they will be making a statement…indirectly.

Gays are more likely to contract AIDS and other STD’s, are more likely to be drug abusers and are more likely to have shorter lifespans. Gays are also more likely to suffer from depression.

Gays also prefer promiscuous lifestyles which conflicts with their “gay marriage” agenda. In other words, gays only want to “marry” so they can destroy the traditional concept of marriage. Gays want to destroy marriage because they view it as a threat and envy heterosexual couples who remain monogamous. The ‘gay divorce’ rate for gay couples is far higher than for hetero couples.

The statement they want to make is that they’re selfish and demand that we respect their views while they ignore ours.

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM

CNN is about to have a piece on the big CFA kiss-in. I’m saving it.

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

hahahaha, more news cameras than kissers.

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Nah, I don’t see anything even remotely ban worthy here. I’ve only ever seen if for overt racism, anti-religious bigotry or repeated thread-jacking. Haven’t seen it for anti-gay or anti-women rants, either.

John the Libertarian on August 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Guess who just got reported.

Chuck Schick on August 3, 2012 at 4:38 PM

CNN is about to have a piece on the big CFA kiss-in. I’m saving it.

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

What, that was all of 5 seconds…LOL

idesign on August 3, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Another of you comments mentioning homo this, homo that, duly noted and saved with the rest of your asinine statements. Too easy. Baited. Here report me. tips@hotair.com

Bmore on August 3, 2012 at 4:38 PM

It’s amazing all she has accomplished, I am proud of her… :-)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:24 PM

Nice picture, too.

wolfsDad on August 3, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Schadenfreude on August 3, 2012 at 4:31 PM

So true!! :-)

Benedict Nelson on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Nice poem! Thanks for that… :-)

McDuck on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Well said… :-)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:39 PM

You’ve both been reported for spontaneous whimsy.

Chuck Schick on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Don’t make me break out the Monty Python ‘This thread is getting too silly’ comment!

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Sarah Palin was sent here by an advanced civilization to help us prosper. It’s all explained in the Alaskan cave drawings.

Knowledge has been revealed to Sarah Palin.

Mr. Wednesday Night on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

LOL

idesign on August 3, 2012 at 4:39 PM

For the haters that gotta hate………

Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A Chik Fil A

And it was packed again today.

If its good enough for haters like Todd and Sarah (who chose not to murder her baby Trig) Palin it’s good enough for us in Possum Holler.

Chant it with us………..HATERS GOTTA HATE, HATERS GOTTA HATE!!

PappyD61 on August 3, 2012 at 4:40 PM

So does anyone know how many Dick Cheney endorsed candidates have won ??

– just curious

KenInIL on August 3, 2012 at 4:40 PM

Why the Fluke are people complaining about the picture Ed chose?

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 3:34 PM

For the same reason they complained about the former Vice President giving his opinion on whether Palin was a good choice to take his job.

MadisonConservative on August 3, 2012 at 3:37 PM

He certainly has the right to comment, but for an old political operative of his stature to make what was essentially a gratuitous comment for no reason knowing EXACTLY the reaction it would get from the left (and a lot of the right), it was made with a specific purpose of which was extensively discussed previously.

Unless he just completely forgot what the LSM and liberals (redundant) are like and was just speaking off the cuff, which means that he has lost a number of steps and perhaps should not be speaking to the media any more.

That’s what a lot of us are upset about – the possible point he was making as he knew EXACTLY what he was doing. Unless you think we are wrong and Cheney’s losing some of his abilities.

kim roy on August 3, 2012 at 4:41 PM

CNN is about to have a piece on the big CFA kiss-in. I’m saving it.

(James Earl Jones)

This is Brokeback News!

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Sarah Palin has seen all of Mitt Romney’s tax returns… for the next 10 years.

Mr. Wednesday Night on August 3, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Nice poem! Thanks for that… :-)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:39 PM

You’re very welcome! :)

Benedict Nelson on August 3, 2012 at 4:41 PM

So does anyone know how many Tim Pawlenty or Ron Portman endorsed candidates have won ??

– just curious

KenInIL on August 3, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Does anyone know how many Obama-endorsed businesses are still in business?

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Palin Power!

oh and by the way, mittens still sux!

Pragmatic on August 3, 2012 at 4:42 PM

In other words, gays only want to “marry” so they can destroy the traditional concept of marriage. Gays want to destroy marriage because they view it as a threat and envy heterosexual couples who remain monogamous. The ‘gay divorce’ rate for gay couples is far higher than for hetero couples.

The statement they want to make is that they’re selfish and demand that we respect their views while they ignore ours.

Kingfisher on August 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Actually I believe you are somewhat mistaken here. Gays wish not so much to destroy traditional marriage, as to force God, via the court system, to repent of his declaration of homosexuality being an abomination before him. They are quite literally attempting a coup against God by holding the Christian Church hostage.

SWalker on August 3, 2012 at 4:43 PM

wolfsDad on August 3, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Yes! Yes it is! She looks vibrant ecstatic and so without a care in the world!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:43 PM

mittens still sux!

Pragmatic on August 3, 2012 at 4:42 PM

And apparently, Ron Paul still won’t return your calls.

CurtZHP on August 3, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Wow, this thread must be historical or something!

Cindy Munford on August 3, 2012 at 4:44 PM

So does anyone know how many Dick Cheney endorsed candidates have won ??

– just curious

KenInIL on August 3, 2012 at 4:40 PM

They all keep getting beat by Palin endorsed candidates. LOL

Stu Gotts on August 3, 2012 at 4:44 PM

The best thing to do is to avoid responding to him.

McDuck on August 3, 2012 at 4:33 PM

I disagree.

I find that engaging the brain-dead, libtardian mind can be both educational, and fall down hilarious.

The troll in question is the perfect example.

Scroll back through our friend’s comments and try to keep a straight face…..he’s simultaneously precious, naive, ironic, and astoundingly stupid. In other words educational (this is how the LGBT really thinks) and…..

Hilarious.

Tim_CA on August 3, 2012 at 4:45 PM

Wow, 179 posts in just over a half hour….

…may be a new record….

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM

But 60% of them are about inthemiddle and the Chick Fil A “kiss in” and various homophobe charges leveled at people.

ButterflyDragon on August 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM

true. O.K. time to get back on track.

Anybody hanging in Missouri today at a barbeque for
Sarah Steelman?? Palin will be in attendance…they’re
saying 1000+ showing up, and it was announced like 2 days
ago.

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:45 PM

Who deserves to be banned for being rude, again?

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Dude, you would never make it over at AoSHQ. But man, it would be funny to witness.

You need to lighten up, kid. Politics isn’t a bean bag sport.

tdpwells on August 3, 2012 at 4:46 PM

Cindy Munford on August 3, 2012 at 4:44 PM

…or something.

kingsjester on August 3, 2012 at 4:46 PM

Sarah will receive ALL the credit from all who know her and understand what she is about…

She is doing what she loves best! She is the woman for the job!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2012 at 4:46 PM

So does anyone know how many Dick Cheney endorsed candidates have won ??

– just curious

KenInIL on August 3, 2012 at 4:40 PM

.
THREADWINNER !

listens2glenn on August 3, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Another homophobic comment. Saved and reported.

inthemiddle on August 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Bwahahaha

Who are you supposed to be? The internet’s hall monitor? I got news for you champ.

HotAirian on August 3, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Actually I believe you are somewhat mistaken here. Gays wish not so much to destroy traditional marriage, as to force God, via the court system, to repent of his declaration of homosexuality being an abomination before him. They are quite literally attempting a coup against God by holding the Christian Church hostage.

SWalker on August 3, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Ding ding ding

Exactamundo. This all revolves around rejection and resentment towards God.

tom daschle concerned on August 3, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Palin Power!

oh and by the way, mittens still sux!

PragFanatic on August 3, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Too bad Sara Palin disagrees with you. When Eric Bolling was interviewing her on August 1, right after the TX primary, she did offer a very positive endorsement of Romney. She said that they have a good relationship, that she has a great deal of respect for him and that she is “so thankful that the GOP has a strong candidate who understands the private sector”.

HTL on August 3, 2012 at 4:48 PM

You can’t marginalize power.

That doesn’t keep Political Class Republicans from trying.

novaculus on August 3, 2012 at 4:49 PM

hey now that Mitt is getting 87% negative coverage by the media. Something that the Mittbots told me would be impossible because only Palin would get bad news coverage because she *gasP* attacked the media. I wonder if more people aren’t taking another look at Palin in a different light.

unseen on August 3, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Ya’ll remember FL Representative Sandy Adams who did such an awesome job during the Fast and Furious hearings?

The other evening after I had sent a tweet mentioning that I was hoping 2 Tea Party backed FL. congressional candidates would have the same success Ted Cruz had in TX, Rep. Adams sent me this right out of the blue:

@SandyAdams4FL07

@FloraDuh1 Like @tedcruz I’m endorsed by @SarahPalinUSA and running against the establishment. http://sandyadams.com

I hadn’t mentioned anything about Sarah Palin in my tweet, but Rep. Adams wanted to make a point of letting others know that she had the Palin endorsement. Seems like she thinks its that important.

Flora Duh on August 3, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Gays wish not so much to destroy traditional marriage, as to force God, via the court system, to repent of his declaration of homosexuality being an abomination before him. They are quite literally attempting a coup against God by holding the Christian Church hostage.

SWalker on August 3, 2012 at 4:43 PM

It has already begun. Gays want to shut down your church, synagogue and mosque.

The Civil Rights Agenda, a local LGBT rights advocacy group, filed multiple complaints with the Illinois Department of Human Rights Thursday, alleging that the Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A restaurant chain’s “intolerant corporate culture” violates Illinois law and a provision in the state’s Human Rights Act.

INC on August 3, 2012 at 4:45 PM

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:50 PM

You’ve both been reported for spontaneous whimsy.

Chuck Schick on August 3, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Are you taking the day shift for minnisoter? She usually does the flogging for spontaneity and chittin’&chattin’.

cozmo on August 3, 2012 at 4:50 PM

What qualifies for a “saved comment”? I want to be honored too!

NotCoach on August 3, 2012 at 4:15 PM

in these tough times we have to count comments saved OR created….to keep our numbers up.

t8stlikchkn on August 3, 2012 at 4:50 PM

O/T: Sorry for being off topic, but I haven’t been able to check out all available places for info on the kiss-in, anybody heard how that is going or where I can find any news about it?

silvernana on August 3, 2012 at 4:52 PM

hey now that Mitt is getting 87% negative coverage by the media. Something that the Mittbots told me would be impossible because only Palin would get bad news coverage because she *gasP* attacked the media. I wonder if more people aren’t taking another look at Palin in a different light.

unseen on August 3, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Naw, most will continue to parade around with their heads
stuffed in their rectums….dismissing her…

it’s an affliction.

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Gays want to shut down your church, synagogue and mosque.

faraway on August 3, 2012 at 4:50 PM

I triple dog dare them to try it. They are deafeningly silent when it comes to confronting Islam’s doctrine of death to homosexuals.

CurtZHP on August 3, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Anybody hanging in Missouri today at a barbeque for
Sarah Steelman?? Palin will be in attendance…they’re
saying 1000+ showing up, and it was announced like 2 days
ago.

ToddPA on August 3, 2012 at 4:45 PM

I read that both Steelman and Palin will be serving the food!
That’s getting “down with the people”! Starts at 6 PM CST. I think.

Amjean on August 3, 2012 at 4:58 PM

beastie bluegill 3….2…1

gracie on August 3, 2012 at 3:32 PM

DO NOT call the bait …!

conservative tarheel on August 3, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Awwww, inthemiddle seems to have fled. I was enjoying the festival of butt-hurt he was putting on.

Haven’t had a chance to watch a troll self-destruct in real time yet.

Atlas on August 3, 2012 at 5:01 PM

O/T: Sorry for being off topic, but I haven’t been able to check out all available places for info on the kiss-in, anybody heard how that is going or where I can find any news about it?

silvernana on August 3, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Well if this is any measure. Huck got over 500,00 hits on his Chick-fil-A appreciation Day.

The person organizing the the kiss in received a little over 17,000.

FAIL..:)

idesign on August 3, 2012 at 5:01 PM

500,000 hits…

idesign on August 3, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Never mind inthemiddle one, please continue. I see now page 2 you did get to enjoy that wonderful breeze. How did it feel on the back of your sweaty little neck? if you think comments disappearing is scary, just wait till November,the stain will be removed from our great Nation. Poof, 0 will just majically disappear, never to be thought of again. Your tears will be sweet.

Bmore on August 3, 2012 at 5:03 PM

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