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New Hampshire Republican Deems Sarah Palin To Be Unelectable

Lynnrockets’ Blast-Off maintains that the best gift President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party could receive in the next number of months is the announcement of a Sarah Palin campaign for the presidency. Every single recent national poll reveals that she would be squashed by Obama in a head-to-head match-up. Each of those polls shows her trailing the President by double digits. Those polls also show that most Republican voters believe she is unqualified for the office and they will vote for someone else. These polls expose the fact that although Palin has a rabidly loyal base, that group is a minority even within the Republican Party while most conservatives view her as unelectable.

It is not only the conservative/Republican electorate that deems the former ex-quitting half-term Governor of Alaska to be unelectable, but also a growing number of Republican Party insiders and conservative pundits. For instance, although former New Hampshire Republican Senator and Governor Judd Gregg believes that Palin has a legitimate path to the GOP nomination, he warns that such an event would lead to President Obama’s clear reelection. He states that the muddled GOP presidential field means it’s more likely than ever there won’t be a clear consensus candidate before the party’s nominating convention in August of 2012. If that happens, says Gregg, Palin and her army of supporters might have the upper hand when it comes to settling on a presidential candidate. Gregg wrote in The Hill newspaper on Sunday,

“A candidate who runs second or third in a great many primaries could go into the convention with a sizable block of delegates. Who would this favor? Does Sarah Palin come to mind? Although she is not viewed by most as strong enough to win, she is viewed by many as a person worth voting for to make a statement. Finishing second and third isn’t really a big deal – until you get enough delegates to be the nominee,” wrote Gregg. “And picking a nominee who it seems would be easily defeated by President Obama might not be the best statement.”

Add that to George F. Will who appeared on ABC‘s “This Week” in January and said,

“The president’s secret weapon may be the Republican nominating electorate, because there is one person, high in the polls, Sarah Palin, who cannot be elected president because she cannot compete where elections are decided — in the collar counties outside Chicago, Montgomery County outside of Philadelphia — just can’t compete there,”

Will’s remarks follow those of Charles Krauthammer who said in December,

“Her negatives are over 50 percent. She has no chance of winning a general election. Why would you want a candidate who is going to lose against a Democrat who is going to be vulnerable and who is also extremely ideologically ambitious?”

Former George W. Bush White House press staffer Scott Stanzel tweeted,

“Hey @SarahPalinUSA, ever heard the phrase ‘roll with the punches’? Constantly complaining about media = athletes whining about the refs.”

On November 30th, Joe Scarborough said,

“Republicans have a problem. The most-talked-about figure in the GOP is a reality show star who cannot be elected…[T]his is one Republican who would prefer that the former half-term governor promote her reality shows and hawk her books without demeaning the reputations of Presidents Reagan and Bush…[I]f Republicans want to embrace Palin as a cultural icon whose anti-intellectualism fulfills a base political need, then have at it. I suppose it’s cheaper than therapy. But if the party of Ronald Reagan, Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio wants to return to the White House anytime soon, it’s time that Republican leaders started standing up and speaking the truth to Palin.”

Three weeks ago Senator Kit Bond (R-MO) said,

“I have reservations about anyone who quits as governor halfway through the term.”

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R) told CNN that,

“I mean, she was a governor. But the fact that she left office before even completing her first term is — that’s just not an attitude that I think is necessarily in the best interest of your constituents — rather what’s in your best interests.”

And even the alleged mastermind of the Republican Party, Karl Rove said of Palin late last October,

“With all due candor, appearing on your own reality show on the Discovery Channel, I am not certain how that fits in the American calculus of ‘that helps me see you in the Oval Office.”

Ouch, all of those comments have a left a mark upon Sarah Palin’s political visage which is not likely to heal anytime soon. Isn’t it captivating to watch conservatives eat their own?

In honor of the troops, please remember to click on the song link below to familiarize yourselves with the tune and to have more fun singing along with today’s  song parody.

Unforgettable song link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDN5rG3wLa4

UNELECTABLE

(sung to the Nat King Cole song “Unforgettable”)

Unelectable
That’s what you are
Unelectable
This TV star

Thank the Lord above that Sarah P.
Has no political destiny
Never before
Has someone been more…

Unelectable
In every way
And forever more
That’s how she’ll stay

Thank you Sarah, it’s incredible
That someone so disreputable
Is just so damn
Unelectable, too

(book-signing break)

Unelectable
That’s what they say
Palin’s not adored
Like Tina Fey

That’s why Palin, it’s incredible
That you are so unforgettable
But it is so
Damn regrettable, too

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Growing List Of Conservatives/Republicans Deem Sarah Palin “Unelectable”

Lynnrockets maintains that the best gift President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party could receive in the next number of months is the announcement of a Sarah Palin campaign for the presidency. Every single recent national poll reveals that she would be squashed by Obama in a head-to-head match-up. Each of those polls shows her trailing the President by double digits. Those polls also show that most Republican voters believe she is unqualified for the office and they will vote for someone else. These polls expose the fact that although Palin has a rabidly loyal base, that group is a minority even within the Republican Party while most conservatives view her as unelectable.

It is not only the conservative/Republican electorate that deems the former ex-quitting half-term Governor of Alaska to be unelectable, but also a growing number of Republican Party insiders and conservative pundits. Indeed, just this past Sunday, George F. Will appeared on ABC‘s “This Week” and said,

“The president’s secret weapon may be the Republican nominating electorate, because there is one person, high in the polls, Sarah Palin, who cannot be elected president because she cannot compete where elections are decided — in the collar counties outside Chicago, Montgomery County outside of Philadelphia — just can’t compete there,”

Will’s remarks follow those of Charles Krauthammer who said in December,

“Her negatives are over 50 percent. She has no chance of winning a general election. Why would you want a candidate who is going to lose against a Democrat who is going to be vulnerable and who is also extremely ideologically ambitious?”

Former George W. Bush White House press staffer Scott Stanzel tweeted,

“Hey @SarahPalinUSA, ever heard the phrase ‘roll with the punches’? Constantly complaining about media = athletes whining about the refs.”

On November 30th, Joe Scarborough said,

“Republicans have a problem. The most-talked-about figure in the GOP is a reality show star who cannot be elected…[T]his is one Republican who would prefer that the former half-term governor promote her reality shows and hawk her books without demeaning the reputations of Presidents Reagan and Bush…[I]f Republicans want to embrace Palin as a cultural icon whose anti-intellectualism fulfills a base political need, then have at it. I suppose it’s cheaper than therapy. But if the party of Ronald Reagan, Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio wants to return to the White House anytime soon, it’s time that Republican leaders started standing up and speaking the truth to Palin.”

Three weeks ago Senator Kit Bond (R-MO) said,

“I have reservations about anyone who quits as governor halfway through the term.”

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R) told CNN that,

“I mean, she was a governor. But the fact that she left office before even completing her first term is — that’s just not an attitude that I think is necessarily in the best interest of your constituents — rather what’s in your best interests.”

And even the alleged mastermind of the Republican Party, Karl Rove said of Palin late last October,

“With all due candor, appearing on your own reality show on the Discovery Channel, I am not certain how that fits in the American calculus of ‘that helps me see you in the Oval Office.”

Ouch, all of those comments have a left a mark upon Sarah Palin’s political visage which is not likely to heal anytime soon. Isn’t it captivating to watch conservatives eat their own?

In honor of the troops, please remember to click on the song link below to familiarize yourselves with the tune and to have more fun singing along with today’s  song parody.

Unforgettable song link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDN5rG3wLa4

UNELECTABLE

(sung to the Nat King Cole song “Unforgettable”)

Unelectable
That’s what you are
Unelectable
This TV star

Thank the Lord above that Sarah P.
Has no political destiny
Never before
Has someone been more…

Unelectable
In every way
And forever more
That’s how she’ll stay

Thank you Sarah, it’s incredible
That someone so disreputable
Is just so damn
Unelectable, too

(book-signing break)

Unelectable
That’s what they say
Palin’s not adored
Like Tina Fey

That’s why Palin, it’s incredible
That you are so unforgettable
But it is so
Damn regrettable, too

Whitman Questions Palin’s Motives

The Hill reports that “New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R) said Sunday that Sarah Palin can’t win a nationwide run for the White House, and pointed to the fact that the former Alaska governor left mid-term as an impediment to her support.” Whitman appeared on CNN‘s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” and also said that although Palin could energize the base of the  Republican Party, “the base isn’t big enough. I don’t think she’ll win nationwide. You’ve got to start competing for the center. And so far, I haven’t seen a lot of outreach on the part of Sarah Palin for that.” Whitman is now the umpteenth Republican that apparently believes Palin is unqualified for the presidency.

To add insult to injury, the former two term Governor of New Jersey critically questioned the motivation of the ex-quitting, former half-term Governor of Alaska. Whitman broadsided Palin by saying,

“If she were the Republican candidate she’d have to show me a lot more than I’ve seen thus far as far as an understanding of the depth and the complexity of the issues that we face. I mean, she was a governor, but the fact that she left office before even completing her first term is — that’s just not an attitude that I think is necessarily in the best interest of your constituents — rather what’s in your best interests.”

Finally, someone has come out and called it like it is. In short Whitman said that Palin is selfish and more concerned with her own self-interests than those of her constituents. That seems perfectly obvious in light of Palin’s pursuits since quitting on the people of Alaska, but Whitman may be the first member of the GOP who has dared to say it publicly. The countdown now begins. How long will it be before Sarah Palin lashes back at Whitman via either Facebook or Twitter?

In honor of the troops, please remember to click on the song link below to familiarize yourselves with the tune and to have more fun singing along to today’s holiday song parody.

Here Comes Santa Claus song link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5-OC_5rksk

HERE COMES SARAH P.

(sung to the Christmas song “Here Comes Santa Claus”)

Here comes Sarah P., Here comes Sarah P.
Basking in her fame
No education, a fool without peer
Could she be more lame?
Sarah’s singing words so stinging
You can tell she’s not bright
She keeps squawking that she’s the player
That dominates the far right

Here comes Sarah P., Here comes Sarah P.
A “Calamity Jane”
A big windbag that’s filled with noise
Describes the Palin name
Simple language she does mangle
She never gets it quite right
So jump in bed and cover your head
Cuz Sarah P. comes tonight!

Here comes Sarah P., Here comes Sarah P.
She’s an unemployed dame
She doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor
She’ll fleece you just the same
Sarah P. never tends her children
And she thinks that’s alright
As long as her kids are not queer
Who cares where they sleep tonight!

Here comes Sarah P., Here comes Sarah P.
Playing Sarah P. games
When she misspeaks and then gets called out
It’s the media she blames
Sean Hannity she will call
She thinks he can make it right
But let’s give thanks to the Lord above
She’s not on Fox News tonight!