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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    She's saying she might run for two reasons, assuming she actually means she might run.

    1) Speculation is constant news, if she says "I will run" right now it becomes news for a few days and then people forget about it. It losses all the excited which is more useful later during election time than it is now. So as long as its a "maybe" every time she does an interview and the interviewer asks her about her presidential run, she can drop hints or more maybes which will get onto the news. Or better yet maybe stronger hints as election year gets closer.

    2) In case something happens between now and 2012 that ruins her reputation, whether among her supporters or other Americans in general, she can back out with less embarrassment and salvage her current role as a speaker/book seller/celebrity, etc than if she came outright and said she'd run.

    Of course if she's not really planning to run at all, than its just for media attention.

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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    She's saying she might run for two reasons, assuming she actually means she might run.

    1) Speculation is constant news, if she says "I will run" right now it becomes news for a few days and then people forget about it. It losses all the excited which is more useful later during election time than it is now. So as long as its a "maybe" every time she does an interview and the interviewer asks her about her presidential run, she can drop hints or more maybes which will get onto the news. Or better yet maybe stronger hints as election year gets closer.

    2) In case something happens between now and 2012 that ruins her reputation, whether among her supporters or other Americans in general, she can back out with less embarrassment and salvage her current role as a speaker/book seller/celebrity, etc than if she came outright and said she'd run.

    Of course if she's not really planning to run at all, than its just for media attention.
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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    I will savagely boost someone else's campaign against her - seriously - I'll get so active my face will be on the damned news if she steps into the ring.

    I'll knock her out.
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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    The GOP will hand pick their candidate this time and use corporate donations to take down anyone who opposes. They arn't about to let Sarah Palin win in my opinion.


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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    You wouldn't vote for someone because they are boring?
    Not if there's a better choice. We need new blood. These guys have had their chances. Time to give it up.
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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    Not if there's a better choice. We need new blood. These guys have had their chances. Time to give it up.
    So they are boring because they are already politicians?

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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    Hell no I don't want her to run. I want to win and we have tons of great guys who could win no problem.
    Would suspect the possibility of her actually running is minimal. Not sure why she baited the media with those two interviews this week but would guess "something" was calculated. (the new tv show, a book, whatever...) It did get her a lot of media face time..

    And if by chance she did ever toss her hat in the ring, the chances of winning the primary would be remote. Lots of people like her (and a lot seem to hate her) but not too many consider her legit presidential material.....


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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    I will savagely boost someone else's campaign against her - seriously - I'll get so active my face will be on the damned news if she steps into the ring.

    I'll knock her out.
    But if she still happens to win the primary would you
    a) vote for her?
    b) vote for Obama?
    c) vote for third party if there is one?
    d) stay home?

    I'd vote for her and I'd do whatever I could to help her win. I just hope I don't have to make that choice.
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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    So they are boring because they are already politicians?
    No. I think all the ones on my list are also politicians.
    None of them will bring any new ideas to the table in my opinion.
    How many times do dems keep running their losing presidential candidates? Just curious. The republicans seem to do it a lot.
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    Re: Palin: 'I'm engaged in the internal deliberations' for 2012 run

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    No. I think all the ones on my list are also politicians.
    None of them will bring any new ideas to the table in my opinion.
    How many times do dems keep running their losing presidential candidates? Just curious. The republicans seem to do it a lot.
    Both parties have a certain orthodoxy that is created out of the necessity to appeal to moderates and centrists who care less about philosophies and more about results. So, what you complain about is inevitable.

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