As of now, I am in control here, in the White House

Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Palin Signals She May Run for President

Another tease? An effort to pump up ratings for her new TV show? Or is Palin seriously thinking of running this time?

I think she’s serious, at least at this point, but that’s just a hunch. Here’s why I think so.

In an appearance on Inside Edition last night, she sent out several unmistakable signals.

First, the most obvious piece of evidence, the obligatory, pre-presidential candidacy It’s not about me, but if enough people want me statement:

I think if anyone is asked by enough people, if enough people have that faith in you that you’re willing and able to put your country on the right path, I think that person should absolutely consider it and make sure it’s good with family.

Second, Todd’s on board, and he’s bashing the media, which is good GOP primary stuff:

Todd Palin: She would win hands down in my mind if the media did their job and presented each candidate on experience and on their policy and their ideas, but that’s not the way it’s set up today.

Inside Edition: Do you want her to run?

Todd: I mean, if she wants to, I will be behind her.

But most tellingly, Palin questioned the honesty of the man who is currently leading the field, Chris Christie, suggesting it’s unlikely he didn’t know what his aides were up to when they screwed up traffic on the George Washington Bridge. Christie has insisted he was out of the loop. Palin thinks that’s unlikely:

It’s hard to be the CEO of an organization and not know what the closest people to you are up to. It’s tough not to know. I know when I was Mayor and manager of this city, and then Governor of the state, certainly you know what your top aides are up to.”

I just want to make sure that every politician, everyone who’s elected, who’s given that honor and that sacred honor of a vote, people’s trust, that we don’t blow it. And you blow it if you ever try to hide anything. Whatever’s hidden, eventually light shines upon it. I just hope that truth is being told right now.

I thought it was interesting that she would hit Christie so hard. That’s not something she needed to do unless . . .

And then finally, there’s her new show “Amazing America,” which debuts on the Sportsman Channel April 3rd.

According to the Sportsman Channel, the show will take her all over the country to celebrate America, and not just to places where people hunt:

Amazing America with Sarah Palin is an anthology of stories that explore some of the most original, interesting – and sometimes inspiring – people, places and pastimes connected to America’s outdoors lifestyle. Governor Palin takes viewers coast-to-coast into what Sportsman Channel calls “Red, Wild and Blue America” – where the American Spirit and the Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure.

From everyday people to business leaders and celebrities; in cities, suburbs and towns; the leader of the “Status Go” movement – Palin – will find the stories of people and places that share and reflect her passion for what makes America the great, amazing nation that it is.

Wondering if she’ll be finding a particularly large number of original, interesting – and sometimes inspiring people in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.

Here’s some video from Inside Edition. She just turned 50 Tuesday, and she looks and sounds great. Stay tuned.

Palin Won’t Support Any Politician Who Backs the Gun Bill

In a post on her Facebook page today, Sarah Palin said she will refuse to support any politician who backs the gun control bill.

Please see the link below for why the latest gun control bill should be filibustered and defeated. I can not and will not support politicians who support any more limits on our Second Amendment rights.

The link takes readers to a two-page summary detailing her opposition to the bill.

The reference to “politician” suggests that she will withhold support not just from Senators who are about to vote on the gun control bill, but from anyone – whether they are a member of the Senate or House, a state politician, or future presidential candidate – who supports further gun control efforts.

For a politician, having Palin stump for you is not quite the boon it once was, as her brand has faded somewhat.

Nevertheless, with some Republicans senators and House members sure to face primary challenges, having Palin enter the fray on behalf of their opponent should still send a few chills down their spines. Her support remains the clearest possible signal that you have the blessing of the Tea Party, and her opposition, that you do not.

Palin Only Five Points Behind Obama

Sarah Palin, whose detractors say she should stay out of the primaries because she can’t possibly beat President Obama, trails the president by only five points in a new McClatchy News/Marist poll. From McClatchy News: After trailing Obama by more than 20 percentage points in polls all year, the new national survey, taken Sept. 13-14,… Continue Reading

Poll: Trump Fairs Well Against Obama

The One still comes out ahead of most potential Republican rivals in a new series of polled matchups, but The Donald is only two points behind him, losing 43-41 percent if the race were held today. The polls, conducted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast, have President Obama tied with Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas… Continue Reading

Palin: I Could Beat Obama

Sarah Palin tells ABC’s Baba Wawa that she’s not only seriously considerin’ runnin’ for president, but that she thinks she can beat Obama. “I believe so,” she told Baba, when asked. ABC released an excerpt, and the full interview will air December 9. Why ABC would keep an interview with Palin in the can for… Continue Reading

So Mean to Sarah!

Sarah Palin actually has the boldness and foresight to invent a new word for the English language, and now people are making fund of her and even trying to capitalize on it. Someone set up the site refudiate.com and is selling an awful looking T-shirt. Clearly Sarah, who coined this word for all of us… Continue Reading