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Posted on Mar 7, 2011
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While you’re adjusting to the notion of a possible Newt Gingrich campaign 2012 blitz, it might be time to start preparing for some Palin-for-president action as well. She hasn’t yet said she’ll make a break for the White House, but judging by this interview with the BBC posted Monday, Sarah Palin is certainly not ruling it out at this point.  —KA

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Sarah Palin, one of the best known and most controversial figures in American politics, told BBC Newsnight she was weighing up whether the US was ready for an “unconventional” presidential candidate like her.

“You run the race to win the race. That’s for sure.”

Speaking in Alaska, the state’s former governor said if she did decide to run she would be fully committed.

But the cost together with whether voters were ready to make a win a reality, were issues she still needed to think about.

“Obama has already said he’s going to spend a billion dollars (£615.4m) on this race, so money is certainly going to be a consideration,” Sarah Palin told me.

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By Queenie, March 9, 2011 at 9:34 pm Link to this comment

Run baby, run. And, yes, PLEASE run with that serial adulterer, Newt the nitwit.

Two bucks says he tries to get a “thriller” with the killer from Wasilla.

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By Steve E, March 9, 2011 at 6:15 pm Link to this comment

She has a following of many knuckledraggers, malcontents, trailer dwellers and
people with poodles. Trouble is there is lots of them thanks to our education
system. Someone will want her voting block and she knows it all too well. If she
isn’t gonna get the presidency, then she wants cash and or a position. Somewhere
along the line she will have to face questions and she knows it is her weakness.
“You betcha”  just doesn’t cut it anymore. Mind you that “deer in the headlights”
conundrum is being worked on as we speak. It is having results somewhat, though
I think her intelligence level is low from birth and she needs handlers constantly.
I"m actually embarrassed I’m commenting on this low life.

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By TDoff, March 9, 2011 at 1:13 pm Link to this comment

Palin is a lot like Huckabee. If she were in a room with another woman, Sarah would not necessarily be the dumbest person in the room. The dumbest person in the room would be the one who said Palin was the smartest person in the room.

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By brianrouth, March 8, 2011 at 5:12 pm Link to this comment

They are manufactured to serve the corporate state http://vimeo.com/20715539

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By samosamo, March 8, 2011 at 12:44 pm Link to this comment

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The only thing keeping palin in the news is her MILF status. That
coincides with her 90% approval rating as governor at one time.
Wonder if old todd cares much about sharing his wife. Certainly
if she should become president, UGH, it will all be worth it.

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By Bad Boy brown, March 8, 2011 at 12:06 pm Link to this comment
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Why is it that everyone except the left fails to realize Palin’s recent polling numbers show her as being near dead last in any Republican poll? Are you still reading last year’s political messages?

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By idesign, March 7, 2011 at 11:13 pm Link to this comment
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I think I just found a PDS nest….....LOL

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By purplewolf, March 7, 2011 at 9:43 pm Link to this comment

She could not even handle a full term as governor, what makes her think she could handle being president?

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By PatrickHenry, March 7, 2011 at 8:54 pm Link to this comment

Every so often, Palin has to say something, usually stupid to keep her on the political map.

She would easily be forgotten if the newspapers let her be forgotten.

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By kerryrose, March 7, 2011 at 8:49 pm Link to this comment

Has Truthdig turned in to HuffPo?  This article was about a BBC reporter reporting that Palin hasn’t made up her mind, yet.

Excuse me, there are limited blogs on TruthDig, does this blog merit the space?

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By flaco, March 7, 2011 at 8:16 pm Link to this comment

Let them all spend the zillions of dollars they need to run a campaign. Maybe they`ll be all broke and on the soup kitchen line.
But I would still love to see a Newt/Palin ticket, just for the insanity of it.

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By TDoff, March 7, 2011 at 7:50 pm Link to this comment

Each time appears and speaks, she lends credence to the theory that she suffers from that rarest of medical oddities, an inverted digestive tract. Which may be why most folks avoid attending dinners with her.

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By reynolds, March 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm Link to this comment

that a bimbo contemplates the presidency is of less
consequence than that george bush, bill clinton, or
james k polk for that matter, ever attained it.

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By TDoff, March 7, 2011 at 7:02 pm Link to this comment

When ‘The Decline and Fall of the American Empire’ is written, this story, that Palin is considering running for the presidency, should be the lead paragraph. And then, come to think of it, no more would need to be written, it would be self-evident.

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By Jimnp72, March 7, 2011 at 6:24 pm Link to this comment
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this purile ninny just wont go away. maybe Newt can jump out of a dark corner and scare her away with his face.

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