Sarah Palin saves the GOP

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    Sarah Palin saves the GOP

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/16/AR2010091606348.html

    "There has been a lot of carping about Republicans' prospects for November since Palin-backed candidate www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/14/AR2010091407063.html">Christine O'Donnell defeated longtime Delaware officeholder Mike Castle for the Republican Senate nomination Tuesday. But contrary to conventional wisdom, the 2008 vice presidential nominee has kept the party strong. How? She has kept the Tea Party faithful inside the GOP tent. Had she instead encouraged these disillusioned voters to mount third-party challenges across the 2010 general-election ballot, dozens of Democratic incumbents, not to mention challengers, would be smiling like Woodrow Wilson in 1912.

    That year, a simmering feud between two wings of the Republican Party resulted in the "Bull Moose" independent presidential candidacy of former president Teddy Roosevelt."  

    "Consider also that......Americans have never sent to the White House an individual rejected four years earlier as a vice presidential nominee. So it is doubtful that Palin stuck with the GOP because she hoped to be rewarded with the chance to lead it in 2012. ...She has become a bridge between the old Republican guard and the growing right-wing dissatisfaction with not just Democrats but also Republican officeholders. Palin's ability to advocate for using the GOP, not a third party, to channel this angst has allowed Republican voter anger to boil, yet not boil over. "

    "...Should Republicans run up the score in November, Sarah Palin will deserve a lot of credit she will never get."

    The tsunami has swept through Republican primaries, with some rough going...but it will be merciless on Democrats on November 2.

     
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    Re: Sarah Palin saves the GOP

    Something tells me that little bit of historical trivia was lost on her.
     
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    Re: Sarah Palin saves the GOP

    Wow,
    I believed the tea party was on drugs but... You folks killed several repub hopeful seats by toasting the incumbent. Now you think the repub party is on your side. Must be some great koolaid. Palin is a pathetic failure as a gov. Why could she not stay in office? A great quitter, thats what she is. A loser. If legal challenges were giong to toss her out then why did she not show the balls of Nixon at least. She is a limp rag blowing anywhere the wind goes.
     
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    In Response to Sarah Palin saves the GOP:
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/16/AR2010091606348.html "There has been a lot of carping about Republicans' prospects for November since Palin-backed candidate www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/14/AR2010091407063.html " /> Christine O'Donnell defeated longtime Delaware officeholder Mike Castle for the Republican Senate nomination Tuesday. But contrary to conventional wisdom, the 2008 vice presidential nominee has kept the party strong. How? She has kept the Tea Party faithful inside the GOP tent. Had she instead encouraged these disillusioned voters to mount third-party challenges across the 2010 general-election ballot, dozens of Democratic incumbents, not to mention challengers, would be smiling like Woodrow Wilson in 1912. That year, a simmering feud between two wings of the Republican Party resulted in the "Bull Moose" independent presidential candidacy of former president Teddy Roosevelt."   "Consider also that......Americans have never sent to the White House an individual rejected four years earlier as a vice presidential nominee. So it is doubtful that Palin stuck with the GOP because she hoped to be rewarded with the chance to lead it in 2012. ...She has become a bridge between the old Republican guard and the growing right-wing dissatisfaction with not just Democrats but also Republican officeholders. Palin's ability to advocate for using the GOP, not a third party, to channel this angst has allowed Republican voter anger to boil, yet not boil over. " "...Should Republicans run up the score in November, Sarah Palin will deserve a lot of credit she will never get." The tsunami has swept through Republican primaries, with some rough going...but it will be merciless on Democrats on November 2.
    Posted by BobinVa


    You shut up about Sarah Palin. She's the hottest thing to ever hit politics!

    Here's yesterdays tweet from Bob: God's doing a rain "dance."! http://london.indymedia.org/articles/5551 http://www.cemab.be/news/2010/09/10435.php



     

     
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