New SarahPAC video: Palin will be a player in the 2014 midterms

posted at 4:41 pm on March 27, 2013 by Allahpundit

There’s going to come a point where Karl Rove concludes that his new group will do more to mobilize conservatives against the establishment Republicans it endorses than it will to mobilize centrist or casual GOP voters to support those candidates. With Palin, the Club for Growth, and conservative talk radio on the other side, he’ll likely have to stick to bluer states where there’s at least a chance that grassroots righties will give his candidates a pass in the primary on “electability” grounds. Maybe they’ll let him slide in, say, Colorado, Michigan, and Minnesota. Where else?

I’m curious to see if she takes a position on the Senate primary in Alaska. Joe Miller, whom she endorsed in 2010, might run; so might Sean Parnell, who served as her lieutenant governor and later succeeded her. That’s an easy call for Rove’s group given Miller’s tea-party cred but more complicated for her.


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OT: Ashley Judd decides not to run for Senate, Kentucky might stay red.

El_Terrible on March 27, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Versus liberal geniuses like Joe Biden, Hank Johnson, Al Sharpton, Harry Belafonte, Evie Hudak (Colorado), Joe Salazar (Colorado), etc, etc, etc…

dentarthurdent on March 27, 2013 at 5:19 PM

How could I forget Sheila Jackson Lee and Maxine Waters?
Such absolute geniuses on the left……

dentarthurdent on March 27, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Elizabeth Warren, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Deranged Wasserman Schultz, Alan Grayson…

22044 on March 27, 2013 at 5:37 PM

SirGawain on March 27, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Compared to Rove’s 1.3% success rate, LOL

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Awesome video. Sure to drive bluegill insane.

AH_C on March 27, 2013 at 5:38 PM

This empty attention seeking airhead is utterly useless

nonpartisan on March 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM

…now you’re talking to yourself?

KOOLAID2 on March 27, 2013 at 5:38 PM

She would beat Rove like a rented mule.

Hey Rove, you suck!

22044 on March 27, 2013 at 5:39 PM

The Supreme Court/Gay thread from last night in the Left column. It was at the top this morning. Acrrding to her, Hawkdriver and I are nothing but liars, and she has never attacked the Palin Family.

kingsjester on March 27, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Delusional for sure. I missed that thread too. Too busy.
Are you sure this isn’t Rove? LOL

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

This is what Palin is going to look like at 70…..

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=rachel+welch&FORM=HDRSC2#view=detail&id=B5D8E3B90FD0F2383DE2682504D405B1A963A1BB&selectedIndex=15

The haters will always hate. Sickem Cuda.

KMav on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

What, the gay marriage threads aren’t bringing in enough traffic?

alchemist19 on March 27, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Does the internets have a ‘sweeps-week’?

slickwillie2001 on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime.
Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Elizabeth Warren, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Deranged Wasserman Schultz, Alan Grayson…

22044 on March 27, 2013 at 5:37 PM

The list goes on and on.
Sarah has never said anything even a tenth as stupid as every one those Dem clowns spout on a regular basis.

dentarthurdent on March 27, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Sure.

*smack*

Oh, sorry, didn’t mean to hit you that hard. Wait, that’s not what you meant?

Midas on March 27, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Only on Fox News in carefully controlled settings. She preaches to the choir. We need someone to fight liberals on their own turf.

Seven Seas on March 27, 2013 at 5:10 PM

You seem to have forgotten the time Palin and Andrew Breitbart went to Madison, WI to support Scott Walker. She was surrounded by union thugs with megaphones.

Are you a “plain” woman or a man married to a “plain” woman? They seem to have the biggest problem with Palin.

bw222 on March 27, 2013 at 5:44 PM

I despise this stupid, counter-productive civil war. Various factions must be raking in the bucks while the DNC is laughing its ass off.

It might be worthwhile to simply follow the Buckley Rule: nominate the most ELECTABLE conservative in every race.

Ted Cruz can get elected in Texas, not in Michigan. People like Akin cannot get elected statewide.

Is this really so difficult?

matthew8787 on March 27, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime.
Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

As if she’s living half as large as the Obumble family – who takes a multi-million dollar international vacation every month on taxpayer money….

dentarthurdent on March 27, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Is this really so difficult?

matthew8787 on March 27, 2013 at 5:45 PM

GOP is stupid, so yes.

El_Terrible on March 27, 2013 at 5:46 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime.
Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

I’m afraid you’re confusing her with Marie Mooch Antoinette.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2029615/Michelle-Obama-accused-spending-10m-public-money-vacations.html

http://nation.foxnews.com/michelle-obama/2011/08/19/michelle-obamas-separate-travel-costs-taxpayers-thousands

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135914/Michelle-Obamas-Spanish-vacation-cost-taxpayers-500-000.html

rrpjr on March 27, 2013 at 5:46 PM

The SarahCudian Revolutionary Voter Guards
and Grizzly Mama Rebellion Mechanized Forces,

await her Orders!!
(snark)

canopfor on March 27, 2013 at 5:49 PM

This empty attention seeking airhead is utterly useless

nonpartisan on March 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM

Sarah Palin’s life isn’t so empty that she has nothing better to do that spend the day on opposition websites. That’s the true definition of a loser.

bw222 on March 27, 2013 at 5:49 PM

Just watch!

Now that Palin is free from the constraints of her Fox contract,
they (the lamestream media) will be clamoring for her to appear on
their programs. It will be a feeding frenzy!!! And whatever programs she picks will have high ratings.

There are so many of us who seldom watched Fox, however, would turn
in to Greta, etc. if Palin was scheduled. I actually DVR every program and watch without commercials and even the chance of seeing
Juan, Bill O’Reilly, Karl Toyko Rove, Charles Saurkraut, Nicole Wallace and that little blond who drives me totally up the wall – UGH! I can do without all of them. However, I will not miss a minute of Palin. Just love that woman. And I love how she gets under the lefty skins.

I wonder if Chris Matthews will receive a tingle up/down his leg when he sees that the is featured in Palin’s new video!!!!Ha!

Amjean on March 27, 2013 at 5:51 PM

rrpjr on March 27, 2013 at 5:31 PM

Well put.

The only critique of it that I would have is calling her a politician. That’s her most endearing quality for me, that she’s NOT a politician but, in fact, is the exemplar of what the Founders imagined when they spoke of a “citizens’ legislature”. She breaks all the modern political rules.

And for that, she must be punished.

Cleombrotus on March 27, 2013 at 5:52 PM

She didn’t do a damn thing in 2012 and little in 2010. Her influence is waning.

Seven Seas on March 27, 2013 at 4:54 PM

You must be one of those low information voters I’ve been hearing about.

Kataklysmic on March 27, 2013 at 5:53 PM

Had to laugh at this one…LOL

Is Sarah Palin A Conservative Community Organizer?

http://riehlworldview.com/?p=28577

idesign on March 27, 2013 at 5:54 PM

nonpartisan on March 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM

Your nom s/b nobrain.

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2013 at 5:34 PM

Good one:-) That could apply to several others.

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 5:56 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime.
Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Didn’t the first children jet off to the Bahamas for Spring Break.

RickB on March 27, 2013 at 5:56 PM

If she really believed that we needed to fight, and that 2012 was so important…….why didn’t SHE run?

PappyD61 on March 27, 2013 at 5:58 PM

This is what Palin is going to look like at 70…..

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=rachel+welch&FORM=HDRSC2#view=detail&id=B5D8E3B90FD0F2383DE2682504D405B1A963A1BB&selectedIndex=15

The haters will always hate. Sickem Cuda.

KMav on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Wouldn’t surprise me! Beauty & Brains, great combo.

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM

If she really believed that we needed to fight, and that 2012 was so important…….why didn’t SHE run?

PappyD61 on March 27, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Maybe she knows something about the GOP that you’re not considering?

Just a guess, though. I have no way of knowing.

Cleombrotus on March 27, 2013 at 6:03 PM

OT: Ashley Judd decides not to run for Senate, Kentucky might stay red.

El_Terrible on March 27, 2013 at 5:37 PM

You just outed yourself as an idiot. If Judd was running, and could win the nomination, which wouldn’t be likely, McConnell would win in a landslide.

NoNails on March 27, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Hillary Clinton, the master of disaster in Benghazi is regarded as the frontrunner for Presidential nomination in 2016……

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJxmpTMGhU0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfT0cRVmYMA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzBvQ9EeF3k

…..after she QUIT her job in the U.S. Senate to be Obama’s luggage girl.

But somehow she’s qualified, but Palin is not?

PappyD61 on March 27, 2013 at 6:07 PM

This empty attention seeking airhead is utterly useless

nonpartisan on March 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM

She drives you idiots nuts. That’s good enough for me.

Chuck Schick on March 27, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Terrific video. If Palin was sitting on the fence about getting involved in the midterms in 2014, Rove most certainly pushed her off with his snarky comments about her being a quitter. She will absolutely hunt down and skewer that rotund pig–you betcha!

KickandSwimMom on March 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM

Hillary Clinton, the master of disaster in Benghazi is regarded as the frontrunner for Presidential nomination in 2016……

PappyD61 on March 27, 2013 at 6:07 PM

PappyD61:HilRod for Prez,that InSane Talky.(sarc):0

canopfor on March 27, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Forty-Three Candidates Endorsed by Governor Palin to Be Sworn in Today

Posted on January 05 2011 – 9:30 AM – Posted by:Whitney Pitcher

In addition to Speaker Pelosi relinquishing her gavel and becoming simply Congresswoman Pelosi again, 37 Congressional candidates and 6 Senatorial candidates endorsed by Governor Palin will be sworn in today. Joining these endorsees are 7 Governors, 2 Attorney Generals, and 1 Secretary of State endorsed by Governor Palin who have taken office or will soon take office at the state level.

Among the Palin endorsed House members are two re-elected women–Washington representative, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Minnesota representative and Tea Party caucus leader, Michele Bachmann.

More: Wisconsinite Sean Duffy, Michigander Dan Benishek, Tea Party favorites Allen West of Florida and Renee Ellmers of North Carolina will also take the oath of office. Four of Governor Palin’s endorsees, Adam Kinzinger, Tim Scott, Cory Gardner and Martha Roby, Among the Palin endorsed new Senators are libertarian Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky and Pat Toomey who replaces Arlen Specter as a Pennsylvania Senator. Tea Party favorite, Marco Rubio, will fill Florida’s junior Senator seat after handily defeating Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meeks. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, John Boozman of Arkansas, and John McCain of Arizona will also take the oath of the office.

There are more, but need to locate my info.

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Regarding Miller, if I recall correctly, Palin’s husband, Todd,
endorsed him and Palin herself took her time prior to endorsing
him. I had the impression that she endorsed him because he was her husband’s “good buddy” more than anything else. Not only did the dems and repubs target him, he did himself no favors by acting somewhat arrogant and, as my grandmother used
to say, “counting his chickens before they were hatched”.

Her endorsement of her former lt. governor should be an easy call
unless he did her harm since she resigned. I don’t recall anthing in that regard, however, some other posters may have more info.

Amjean on March 27, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime. Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

But gerbiluse, Isn’t living on other people’s money the ENTIRE Democratic platform?

M240H on March 27, 2013 at 6:24 PM

rrpjr on March 27, 2013 at 5:46 PM

Thank you! Sarah spends her own dime, unlike the one in the White House.

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:24 PM

The SarahCudian Revolutionary Voter Guards
and Grizzly Mama Rebellion Mechanized Forces,

await her Orders!!
(snark)

canopfor on March 27, 2013 at 5:49 PM

We’re ready and willing!!

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:26 PM

:-) canopfor

Cuomo, Biden, Hillary or Palin in 2016….

…..would there be any choice?

What could be sweeter than having Mr. Historic hand over the keys to the White House to the Caribou Barbie that would be committed to dismantling his last 8 years?

PappyD61 on March 27, 2013 at 6:27 PM

So much easier to an active participant when own does not have a exclusive contract and not able to talk outside their control without permission from above, per contract.

Not having to worry about an ethics complain when your husband has the wrong logo on his jacket on a campaign trail also helps but she left one exclusive contract in Anchorage to get another one at FNC and was a non-player in Nov, 12′ other than on FNC because of it. I can not remember one major campaign rally she did in 12′ that was important for anyone.

tjexcite on March 27, 2013 at 6:28 PM

I wonder if Chris Matthews will receive a tingle up/down his leg when he sees that the is featured in Palin’s new video!!!!Ha!

Amjean on March 27, 2013 at 5:51 PM

If he does, he’ll be more confused than he already is, LOL

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:28 PM

Well at first, she really tried to mend fences with the party, but Lisa’s cluelessness made that impossible, Miller had also wrestled with Ruedrich, so they had a common cause,

narciso on March 27, 2013 at 6:31 PM

She didn’t do a damn thing in 2012 and little in 2010. Her influence is waning.

Seven Seas on March 27, 2013 at 4:54 PM

I am sure you don’t mean it. Next time don’t forget the /sarc tag :-)

American Dream 246 on March 27, 2013 at 6:32 PM

She’s ba-a-a-ack, and loaded for bear, jack*sses and RINOs.

This video makes me merry, full of light-heartedness and merriment. Wait a minute… ;-)

Fallon on March 27, 2013 at 6:33 PM

That 2:18 sec Palin video is more effective than Rove spending $100 million on his annointed candidates.

Amazing to me the GOP establishment/Bush Poliburo would blackball her from the 2012 presidential cycle.

She IS the only fighter with PURE convictions that the GOP has!

Danielvito on March 27, 2013 at 6:36 PM

If she really believed that we needed to fight, and that 2012 was so important…….why didn’t SHE run?

PappyD61 on March 27, 2013 at 5:58 PM

The numbers. Palin, her husband Todd, and those trusted, loyal staff members who comprise the Palin inner circle looked at the numbers, which told them even if she won the nomination it would be an uphill struggle all the way, and highly unlikely she could defeat Obama in any given set of circumstances. The MSM, which is nothing more than the agitprop divison of the Democratic Party, had–by the time of the 2012 primary season–bombarded the American public with over four years of negative propaganda intended to make Palin a chillbilly laughingstock, an object of ridicule and derision. They wanted her gone, done, out of public life forever, and very nearly succeeded. An orchestrated campaign of character assassination by powerful opponents with unlimited resources cannot be undone easily, if at all.

In short, Palin’s influence extends to a substantial portion of the conservative base, but no farther. That Palin uses her influence among the base to promote conservative causes and candidates speaks well of her commitment. I’d say she did the best she could with what she had, and fought them to a draw. Not bad.

troyriser_gopftw on March 27, 2013 at 6:37 PM

I imagine she feels Parnell has been a dissapointing as he dismantled the negotiating team behind the Pipeline deal, and has pushed against the ACES tax reform,

narciso on March 27, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Her endorsements mean more at the primary level than they do at the general level. Party/Conservative activist tend to follow her more than the general public; I just don’t see evidence of her expanding the parties reach.

Don’t get me wrong, I love it when she sticks it to Obama and the libs, I’m just not sure her will timed snark is promoting conservative ideas.

Tater Salad on March 27, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Can’t. Possibly. Hurt. Godspeed, Sarah.

cynccook on March 27, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Is Sarah Palin A Conservative Community Organizer?

http://riehlworldview.com/?p=28577

idesign on March 27, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Thanks! Glad to see Sarah’s New Video making the rounds too.

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:43 PM

Don’t get me wrong, I love it when she sticks it to Obama and the libs, I’m just not sure her will timed snark is promoting conservative ideas.

Tater Salad on March 27, 2013 at 6:39 PM

She’s doing a hell of a lot better at promoting conservative ideas than the gladhanders running the Republican Party nowadays.

Aitch748 on March 27, 2013 at 6:46 PM

This empty attention seeking airhead is utterly useless

nonpartisan on March 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM

.
Sarah be thy name is still the ONLY political figure who dares talk about cleaning up the corruption in DC- ON BOTH SIDES- and end crony politics and return it to We the People…… She’s so mean.

These phony politicians talk about ethics- but the majority are CROOKS lining their pockets with taxpayer dollars.

And if you don’t think the quid pro – look the other way -wink-wink political corruption- that is now DC – IS THE ROOT cause of all the dysfunction in DC-
Then you are as dumb as a rock. and Sarah will let you know you are.

FlaMurph on March 27, 2013 at 6:48 PM

Terrific video. If Palin was sitting on the fence about getting involved in the midterms in 2014, Rove most certainly pushed her off with his snarky comments about her being a quitter. She will absolutely hunt down and skewer that rotund pig–you betcha!

KickandSwimMom on March 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM

She likes a challenge:-) These politicos never learn their lesson when it comes to Sarah, LOL Best not to poke a Grizzly.

Haven’t seen too much of you KickandSwimMom. Of course I’ve not been too active this month due to that 4/15/13 “deadline”:-)

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:49 PM

I suppose that a good example of a lie would be : “Sarah Palin said ‘I can see Russia from my house.”

That was, unfortunately, a pretty effective lie. It was actually, now irrelevant, comedienne Tina Fey, of Saturday Night Live and 30 rock mediocre fame, who uttered those words, during a SNL Skit. I say former, because her attempts at being a movie star have both bombed bigger than Hiroshima. Payback’s a …well…you know.

Ms. Fey’s impersonation was grabbed by the Democratic Party, and all of its minions, and used to further their meme that Gov. Palin was nothing by a stupid Alaskan Snowbilly.

Of course, informed Americans know that the Left’s stereotype of the Arctic Fox is about as far from the truth as Michael Moore is from the Jenny Craig Diet Plan. Unfortunately though, low information voters (You know…pookie and ‘dem) lapped the false meme up like a kitten laps up a bowl of milk, thanks to the 24/7 barrage of propaganda supplied by the Main Stream Media, and Vichy Republicans, who did not like her because she was an outsider from Flyover Country. It never mattered that she ran the largest state in the nation, and actually ran it in the black. Oh, no. That information was never emphasized by Obama’s Propaganda Platoon: the Main Stream Media, Organizing for Obama,and Hollyweird.

This little lie, as they always do, led to bigger lies, once Obama ascended to the Throne of the Regime.

kingsjester on March 27, 2013 at 6:51 PM

She’s ba-a-a-ack, and loaded for bear, jack*sses and RINOs.

This video makes me merry, full of light-heartedness and merriment. Wait a minute… ;-)

Fallon on March 27, 2013 at 6:33 PM

I like the jack*sses & RINOS, LOL There are a bunch of them too!!

Feels like Christmas:-)

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime.
Won’t you please lend a hand?
verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

What an excellent specimen of a double standard. Hey, somebody put this in a museum.

Dongemaharu on March 27, 2013 at 6:56 PM

and for the armchairs out there who question Sarah’s track record in supporting winning candidates- because its not 100% correct – just look whats going on with the other side.

The Dimwits RUN from the leader of their party – a sitiing President- whom most do not even want to be associated with “their guy” – their messianic marxist-raised Occupier of the WH – let alone ask for his support-

Turd in the swimming pool treatment for O.

Gimme a break.

FlaMurph on March 27, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Sarah Palin was instrumental in many pick ups in the House in 2010…. Many of those winners acknowledge that and as well she was instrumental in 2012 with Ted Cruz and Debbie Fischer. She had a lot of winners than losers and if anyone around here claim other wise is outright lying

journeymike on March 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM

troyriser_gopftw on March 27, 2013 at 6:37 PM

I think you’ve nailed it. Facing the cold hard facts is necessary.
Timing wasn’t right either, without the other factors you mentioned.

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM

The only real criticism of Palin…she needs a voice coach.
If it was good enough for Margaret Thatcher, is should be good enough for her…Thatcher became much more serious of a candidate and leader after taking those lessons…Sarah needs to drop her tone a notch to be taken more seriously…but she won’t, her ego won’t allow it.
right2bright on March 27, 2013 at 4:47 PM

She does need some serious voice coaching, and you’re right that Palin’s reportedly massive ego would never stand for it. She also needs to work on the immature eye rolling. Palin’s overall goofiness/lack of seriousness makes it so easy for her critics to dismiss her. When she showed up in Texas last year wearing the body-hugging, size XS top with cowboy boots, I had to cringe. I wish she’d conduct herself more professionally. It’s like she has become a cartoon character.

For me, worse than her goofy demeanor is the fact that she thrives on and fosters division within conservative ranks. It’s a huge part of her shtick.

When one thinks about what could have been with Palin, one can’t help but feel a little sad. Is it too late for Palin to turn around her image as an incompetent, cartoonish, unserious, egomaniac quitter? Sadly, I’m thinking it is. :-( Wish it weren’t that way, but luckily we have vastly more capable and impressive up and coming conservative stars in our party.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Isn’t it funny when Palin puts out conservative ideals at CPAC, this video, etc.. Those who attack her the most are the Bush Rino’s, GOP establishment, the consultants…

It’s obvious what their game is, in 2016, they have a jeb bush/Chris Christie liberal fat ticket. Palin is their biggest threat. With no money, she can compete against Rove’s hundred’s of millions. Typically, Bush money beats all underfunded poor slobs. But they can’t beat Palin with money. She just has to appear somewhere and the camera’s will follow-free.

That’s why the Bush mafia and their hanger-ons have been trying to destroy her for 5 freakin years.

News to the Bushies, Rove et all she’s still standing!!!

Danielvito on March 27, 2013 at 7:02 PM

OK, I live in MN. If she shows up in SD and does any campaigning there, I’m going. I’m referring to Tim Johnson’s announced retirement from the senate. Yahoo! Can’t wait.

Mirimichi on March 27, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Same here regarding the open Senate seat in MI. If she endorses in the primary, that candidate will win the nomination, and possibly the general election. The Dem bench strength here is VERY WEAK, and they hold no state wide offices, and their minority leaders in the legislature are not known outside of their districts. Former lefty Gov Mole announced she will not run for this seat, so the Dems have NOBODY that could be a contender.

karenhasfreedom on March 27, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Palin’s influence rests largely on a comparatively small nucleus of true believers but she is able to galvanize that core of support like no other politician but Obama, who is equally revered by his base.

troyriser_gopftw on March 27, 2013 at 5:16 PM

BULLCRAP. tha tis the MSM/left soundbite. If Palin’s influence rested on a small group of people there is no way in hell she would have been able to move so many races over the last 4 years. She would have been a small bit player like huckabee or rove. She was the kingmaker in 2010 and in 2012 even though Mitt pushed her off the stage she was still able to move several elections. Unlike Rove nand his $300 million.

You do not make that big of an impact with a small nucleus of true believers.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Terrific video. If Palin was sitting on the fence about getting involved in the midterms in 2014, Rove most certainly pushed her off with his snarky comments about her being a quitter. She will absolutely hunt down and skewer that rotund pig–you betcha!
KickandSwimMom on March 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM

So you admit that Palin really is driven by pettiness and a desire to get revenge?

NEWSFLASH: SARAH PALIN *IS* A QUITTER
Rove was right, and Palin couldn’t handle the truth.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

She didn’t do a damn thing in 2012 and little in 2010. Her influence is waning.

Seven Seas on March 27, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Deb Fischer, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Susana Martinez, Nikki Haley, etc. would like to speak with you.

topdawg on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

No surprise, Bluegill has just shown up to pollute a Palin thread. Bluegill, just shut up, you have no credibility attacking this woman, Your hatred is pathological. SEEK HELP!!!!!!!!!

karenhasfreedom on March 27, 2013 at 7:06 PM

The video reeks of a presidential run.

bluegill’s hemorrhoids just exploded.

renalin on March 27, 2013 at 7:06 PM

How many comments are we going to get about this thread not being “promoted” to the top picks?

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Can’t you just be thrilled that she assisted your latest heart throb into office and leave it at that?

Cindy Munford on March 27, 2013 at 7:07 PM

renalin on March 27, 2013 at 7:06 PM

Thanks for that visual.

Cindy Munford on March 27, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Rove was right, and Palin couldn’t handle the truth.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

rove lied, rove is a quitter from his own mouth/book:

With Gillespie in place, I could leave with confidence that an experienced hand would be on board to handle anything that came up (pg 493-4).

The Plame investigation had exhausted more than my physical reserves. It had also burned through a significant portion of my family’s finances. I’d made sure that no one really knew just how big of a bite my legal tab had taken out of my savings, but I had juggled as long as I could without putting my family’s financial security at risk. More important than money, however, was the toll that my life had taken on my wife and son. I could see more clearly how the press attention, the protesters surrounding our house, the ugly anonymous letters and snarky Internet postings had weighed on them, evening if I’d been able to block most of it out (pg 494).

I felt angry that financial circumstances were forcing me to leave, but I felt grateful the president supported my complicated decision (pg 495).

ROVE Quit.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:07 PM

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:01 PM

I thought it was starting to stink around here.

Mirimichi on March 27, 2013 at 7:07 PM

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Interesting interpretation. Now that I am aware that English isn’t your first language I guess I’ll cut you some slack.

Cindy Munford on March 27, 2013 at 7:09 PM

OK, I live in MN. If she shows up in SD and does any campaigning there, I’m going. I’m referring to Tim Johnson’s announced retirement from the senate. Yahoo! Can’t wait.

Mirimichi on March 27, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Doubt she’ll do any endorsing or campaigning there. One thing I’ve noticed about her endorsements is that they only come in tight races or in support of a long shot. I can’t think of a single time off the top of my head where she endorsed somebody when it looked like that person was going to win walking away, which looks like what Mike Rounds will do in that race.

topdawg on March 27, 2013 at 7:10 PM

ROVE Quit.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Wow, terrific find here!!!! I had not read his book. Isn’t it deliciously ironic that Rove admitted that being the target of the lefty attack machine DOES IN FACT create a personal situation where it unfairly drains a family’s finances???!!!!

Whoooosh, 3 points for unseen here in that perfect toss into the basket with no rim!!!

karenhasfreedom on March 27, 2013 at 7:11 PM

She didn’t do a damn thing in 2012 and little in 2010. Her influence is waning.

Seven Seas on March 27, 2013 at 4:54 PM

ROFLMAO….wow you are clueless.

. It shakes up their entire world view, and you know what, she can pick winners. Sarah Palin jumped in early and supported Rand Paul. She supported Marco Rubio. She supported Tim Scott. She supported Pat Toomey. She supported Nikki Haley. And this last election cycle, there were three Republicans who won new seats, Deb Fischer, Jeff Flake, and myself. She supported all three of us. Let me tell you something: I would not be in the U.S. Senate today if it were not for Gov. Sarah Palin. She is fearless, she is principled, she is courageous, and she is a mama grizzly.”

without Palin in 2012 no Cruz

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, have endorsed Deb Fischer, providing the state Senator’s struggling bid to succeed retiring Sen. Ben Nelson (D) an adrenaline shot six days before the GOP primary.
Fischer sought the former Alaska governor’s support early in her campaign in “a note,” according to the Fischer campaign press release. Often in the 2010 cycle, candidates were surprised to receive a Palin endorsement. The Palin endorsement proved to be an effective tool for obscure candidates to gain footing in competitive primaries.

“I am writing to you as both a fan of your strong, conservative principles and as a fellow female Republican,” Fischer wrote to Palin. “I have watched your career with respect as you take on tough issues, all while raising a family and serving your great state. Your career has inspired me and so many other female politicians who believe principles should be above politics.”

The Palins wrote back six days before the primary.

“We are happy to support you and have asked SarahPAC to send a financial contribution to your campaign,” they wrote. “Good luck next Tuesday — the Palins are in your corner.”

The endorsement is an enormous boost to what had previously been an also-ran campaign. Fischer has struggled mightily for both attention and campaign funds in a field of three. Her GOP opponents include state Attorney General Jon Bruning, widely considered the frontrunner, and state Treasurer Don Stenberg, who has benefited from the support of the likes of the Club for Growth and Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.).

Stenberg’s coalition resembles Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock’s backers in his Tuesday defeat of Sen. Dick Lugar in the state’s GOP primary.

On Tuesday, Stenberg picked up a high-profile endorsement as well, from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).

“Conservatives in the Senate need reinforcements; and that is why we need Don Stenberg to serve with us,” Paul said in a statement. “Don is the true conservative and will be a leader in Washington.”

The winner of the GOP primary will face presumptive Democratic nominee and former Sen. Bob Kerrey. Roll Call rates this race as Leans Republican.

without Palin no fischer in the senate

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:13 PM

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Newsflash, you are a troll who for 5 years attacks palin on every thread about her. You have no life, you have mental problems. My god, what has this woman ever done to you that you fear her so much.

Do you realize moron, you have no crediblity. you are a broken record for 5 years. You have to be paid by the bush regime. Nobody can have this much free time to await a palin thread at hot air and then attack.

Danielvito on March 27, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Wow, terrific find here!!!! I had not read his book. Isn’t it deliciously ironic that Rove admitted that being the target of the lefty attack machine DOES IN FACT create a personal situation where it unfairly drains a family’s finances???!!!!

Whoooosh, 3 points for unseen here in that perfect toss into the basket with no rim!!!

karenhasfreedom on March 27, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Her eis the link I found it at.

http://conservatives4palin.com/2013/03/read-your-book-mr-rove.html

sorry forgot to post the link. All credit should go to Michelle McCormick

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

I thought it was starting to stink around here.

Mirimichi on March 27, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Yes, day old fish is a very pungent and unpleasant odor!!!

topdawg on March 27, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Here in MI, the establishment GOP is desperately trying to find a viable RINO candidate because “whackobird” Justin Amash (per McCain’s label along with Cruz and Rand), is considering a run at this open seat. Justin Amash would add to the conservative bench strength in the Senate. With enough help, he could overcome the liberal voter fraud in the SE part of the state in the general election.

karenhasfreedom on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Palin’s influence rests largely on a comparatively small nucleus of true believers but she is able to galvanize that core of support like no other politician but Obama, who is equally revered by his base.
troyriser_gopftw on March 27, 2013 at 5:16 PM

True, the Palin cultists are a dying breed. Palin failed to make much impression on the presidential race when she came out for Gingrich, then later tried to pretend like she hadn’t endorsed. The Church of St. Palin the Victimized, where her worshipers make excuses for her incompetence and blame others for her failures, is only a fraction of the size it once was.

Palin-obsessed commenters like unseen, idesign and kickandsinkMom will sing the praises of Palin all over the Internet, but most hardcore Palin fans have already begun to look elsewhere. I was also one who fervently supported Palin, and still do admire much about her, but now think we can and should do a lot better than someone who runs from challenging tv interview situations and who can’t form complete sentences when speaking unscripted.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

NEWSFLASH: SARAH PALIN Bluegill *IS* A QUITTER Whiner
Rove Everyone was right, and Palin couldn’t Can’t handle the truth.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

FIFY

RickB on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

topdawg on March 27, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Yeah, you’re probably right.

karenhasfreedom on March 27, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Then, I guess I’ll go to MI.

But, then again, Franken is up for re-election here in MN. Maybe I’ll just stay here.

Mirimichi on March 27, 2013 at 7:16 PM

For me, worse than her goofy demeanor is the fact that she thrives on and fosters division within conservative ranks. It’s a huge part of her shtick.
bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:01 PM

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I think that pretty much goes both ways- a 2 way street. There are MANY establishment Republicans who want her to go away. Why ? Because one of her mantras is cleaning up DC and getting rid of the corrupt crony BS-on both sides- the way she worked on it in AK.

Do you not feel that will hit some of the fine career empowered conservative R’s in away they will not want or like ? Soitanly.

Put another way, with the progtard commies steam rolling the USA into the ground……. could she do any worse than whats going on now with the “opposition” ? Who cares what the hell MSNBS thinks.

I say let Sarah be Sarah, and enjoy that ever so serious turtle man McConnell just the way he is as well.

FlaMurph on March 27, 2013 at 7:17 PM

kingsjester on March 27, 2013 at 6:51 PM

In addition to what you said KJ, the good ole boys club knew what she had accomplished in Alaska and wanted no part of it. What? A Conservative rocking our boat? And cleaning up corruption? Hey, it took us a long time building BOOMTOWN and this woman wants to tear it down? LOL

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Having said that, I hope Sarah Palin can improve. I will be watching and hoping. But it may be too late. :-(

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:18 PM

Palin Endorses Tim Scott for SC-01 Run Off

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin endorsed First District congressional candidate Tim Scott on Saturday.

Scott faces fellow Republican Paul Thurmond on Tuesday in the GOP run-off election.

The endorsement was apparently first announced on Facebook. Palin wrote that Scott is a “pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-development, commonsense conservative who’s been endorsed by the Club for Growth because of his solid commitment to the principles of limited government and fiscal responsibility.”

The Post and Courier

You can say what you want about Sarah Palin, but the woman has a significant amount of influence among Republican voters and her endorsement carries weight. She took Nikki Haley from last place to first place overnight in the gubernatorial race.

without Palin no tim scott in the house/Senate and No Nikki Haley.

http://beforeitsnews.com/opinion-conservative/2010/06/palin-endorses-tim-scott-for-sc-01-run-off-82380.html

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

True, the Palin cultists are a dying breed. Palin failed to make much impression on the presidential race when she came out for Gingrich, then later tried to pretend like she hadn’t endorsed. The Church of St. Palin the Victimized, where her worshipers make excuses for her incompetence and blame others for her failures, is only a fraction of the size it once was.

Palin-obsessed commenters like unseen, idesign and kickandsinkMom will sing the praises of Palin all over the Internet, but most hardcore Palin fans have already begun to look elsewhere. I was also one who fervently supported Palin, and still do admire much about her, but now think we can and should do a lot better than someone who runs from challenging tv interview situations and who can’t form complete sentences when speaking unscripted.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

She never did endorse Gingrich. And it’s time for you to answer a question I asked you months ago that you never seem to want to answer? What would you have done in the same situation she was in while in Alaska?

topdawg on March 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

You do not make that big of an impact with a small nucleus of true believers.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Yes, you can make an impact with a small nucleus of true believers, but I think you misunderstand what I meant by ‘small’. Palin has influence among a substantial portion of the Republican conservative base. That is, of itself, a great deal of influence when it comes to red state congressional primaries, for example. However, I would argue that Palin’s influence is neglible in states/regions where Republican conservatives are mythical creatures akin to the unicorn or sasquatch–you know, like in liberal blue states. How much sway do you suppose she exercises in, oh I don’t know, Massachusetts, New Jersey, California, Illinois, et al? I would guess none.

I’m not denigrating Palin by saying so. It is what it is, and it’s to her credit she uses what influence she has so effectively.

troyriser_gopftw on March 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM

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Would Ted Cruz agree with that position ?

I don’t think so.

You’re being to harsh on Sarah.

FlaMurph on March 27, 2013 at 7:20 PM

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Exactly. They will tell you whom they fear.

kingsjester on March 27, 2013 at 7:20 PM

I say let Sarah be Sarah, and enjoy that ever so serious turtle man McConnell just the way he is as well.
FlaMurph on March 27, 2013 at 7:17 PM

She should be herself, but my goodness, she could use make some effort to seem a little more professional. I can’t listen to one of her speeches with her annoying voice and not want to plug my ears. This kind of thing is superficial, but it does matter.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I can’t think of a single time off the top of my head where she endorsed somebody when it looked like that person was going to win walking away, which looks like what Mike Rounds will do in that race.

topdawg on March 27, 2013 at 7:10 PM

She didn’t endorse Angle until after the primary. other than that can’t think of anyone she endorsed who was going to win or had already won. Maybe the GOv of IA?

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:22 PM

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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Would Ted Cruz agree with that position ?
I don’t think so.
You’re being to harsh on Sarah.
FlaMurph on March 27, 2013 at 7:20 PM

It’s because I had such high hopes for her at one time. But you are right. I will have to wait and see what she does next. I will hope for improvement.

bluegill on March 27, 2013 at 7:24 PM

Hey, it took us a long time building BOOMTOWN and this woman wants to tear it down? LOL

bluefox on March 27, 2013 at 7:17 PM

it took the major oil companies until just last week to start stealing Alaskans blind again. As the GOPE sold the oil out from under them and returned to croynism to the turn of $6 billion. GOPE will sell you down the river.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:24 PM

And that was because her parents had each endorsed a different candidates, Lowden and Tarkanian, when Lowden collapsed, Angle
filled the vaccuum.

narciso on March 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

this ad is great. if only other conservatives understood the heartstrings and concerns of Americians.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Sounds like she ain’t quite ready to let go of the jet set and 1st class hotel life…on someone else’s dime.
Won’t you please lend a hand?

verbaluce on March 27, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Ask Slo-Joe to help out. He’s good with first class rides on someone else’s dime.

kim roy on March 27, 2013 at 7:26 PM

And that was because her parents had each endorsed a different candidates, Lowden and Tarkanian, when Lowden collapsed, Angle
filled the vaccuum.

narciso on March 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

true Lowden was the GOPE favorite. Tarkanian was a bit of a dark horse.

unseen on March 27, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Bluegill is here!

500 posts or bust!

portlandon on March 27, 2013 at 7:28 PM

That little blonde-haired is like – “Hey Mom – can we invite this hot little vixen for dinner tonite?”

God bless you Sarah Palin. You get it. Washington doesn’t.

sbvft contributor on March 27, 2013 at 7:29 PM

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