Sunday, November 14, 2010

More Quote of the Day Honorable Mention, Part 154

"On Fire" Edition

Armstrong Williams at
"A popularized Palin continues to connect with many Americans and has become their symbol of a possible new renaissance across the Heartland. She is nothing short of a ball of fire that has creatively rallied groups, such as her Grizzly Moms, to stand up for conservative principles and be heard. More recently, she was able to turn election races around for many conservative candidates in South Carolina and. The possibilities of what she can and has accomplished in American political theatre are endless and downright heart-warming to her devout supporters. Does anyone now doubt Sarah Palin's increasing star power on the political stage?"
Don Surber at the Charleston Daily Mail:
"Sarah Palin, president of West Virginia..."
Ross Douthat on his NY Times blog:
"As evidence against my skepticism of Sarah Palin’s supposed front-runner status for 2012, I give you the latest round of Public Policy Center polls... All of her leads are relatively slim, but the fact that she’s ahead of Huckabee in Texas and West Virginia is notable, and her leads in Maine (by 23 percent to Romney’s 18 percent and Huckabee’s 16 percent) and Wisconsin (with 18 percent to Huckabee’s 15 percent and Gingrich’s 14 percent) suggest that a Palin candidacy might have a wider geographic appeal than earlier polls had implied."
WTXF-TV in Philadelphia:
"A new national study shows that people were more likely to vote for Sarah Palin for President after watching a TV ad featuring her..."
Jack at The Western Word:
"It was not really much of a secret that former GOP Congressman Rick Hill would announce that he was running for Montana Governor in 2012... So now there are three: Ken Miller, Cory Stapleton, and Rick Hill... But probably the biggest thing that will help decide the Republican primary for Governor is the answer to this question: WWSE – Who Will Sarah Endorse…of course that Sarah is Sarah Palin. Palin does make endorsements in primaries. She has a following in Big Sky Country. Miller has had some contact with Palin at an event in Missoula earlier this year. It could be a big prize if SarahPac sends resources to one of the candidates to help out in the primary or if Palin, herself, comes to the aid of one of the candidates because the other two are not worthy enough conservatives in her eyes."
Inside Edition:
"George W. Bush says he's a fan of Sarah Palin... on The O'Reilly Factor, Bush said, 'I think [her VP nomination] energized the party. There was a moment where people were kind of in the doldrums, and Sarah Palin arrived and boom!'"
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air:
"In an open letter to the [congressional] freshman class, Palin offers the policy syllabus so familiar to those in and around the Tea Party movement: stop ObamaCare, cut spending, shrink government, enforce the borders, and strengthen national security. Palin lays all of these goals out well, but her advice at the end about the distractions that will push the newly-elected from their path is perhaps the most important part of her letter, and should be required reading for every Republican on Capitol Hill..."
"Sarah Palin’s Open Letter to Incoming Members of Congress... Well written and right on target... It really is quite good."
bc3b at Be John Galt:
"In 1994 the newly elected GOP majority started out with a bang. As time went on the seemingly determined politicos became the establishment and morphed into the high-spending, big government Republicans that passed record budgets and earmarks for the folks back home and special interests … and created what – at the time – were record deficits. Sarah Palin wants to make sure the Class of 2010 avoids the pitfalls that destroyed the classes of 1994 and 1996. It’s already become obvious that people like Mitch McConnell and Trend Lott want the freshmen to trade their Tea Party values for establishment Republican values. Yesterday she provided some words of wisdom via Facebook... Seldom has one lone individual had such an impact … and looked so good doing it."
Bluegrass Pundit:
"CNN's Kathleen Parker is one of their 'conservative' commentators. Parker thought Obama was a moderate and "led" the attack against Sarah Palin. With conservatives like that, who needs liberals?"
Mark Finkelstein at NewsBusters:
"In the promo fluff for its future flop, CNN calls Kathleen Parker a "conservative" commentator. So what's a 'conservative' in CNN's book? Someone who, when accused of taking part in the media 'assassination' of Sarah Palin, brags that she didn't merely take part—she 'led it.' ... Parker made her bizarre boast on... Parker Spitzer. It came in the course of her interview of John Ziegler, creator of the documentary 'Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin Was Targeted.' While denying she had been 'duped' by Obama, Parker admitted that during the campaign she 'bought into the Obama moderation myth.' Then came her 'assassination' boast."
Michael Franc, of the Heritage Foundation:
"[Sarah Palin] has a very powerful role to play. She has something almost no one else in this country has right now: she can drive a national debate with merely a tweet."
Alex Spillius in The Telegraph:
"For the former vice-presidential candidate, Sarah Palin's Alaska marks a typically unconventional, but also typically lucrative, contribution to the political scene... Even reviewers in the mainstream press which Mrs Palin disdains have admitted it could prove beneficial to her image. The Washington Post said the series 'makes Palin about a thousand times more relatable and likeable than any previous effort' and marked a step forward in 'her brand advancement.'"
Joanna Weiss at the left wing Boston Globe:
"Palin... understands how to use reality TV the way the Kennedys understood how to use photography."
Paige Albiniac at the NY Post:
"Asked what’s behind the Palin appeal, producers of both 'Sarah Palin’s Alaska' and 'Dancing with the Stars' say Americans can relate to these women. 'The first time I met her, I went up to her house in Wasilla to sit down with her and Todd and talk about the show,' says Nancy Daniels, TLC’s senior vice president of production and development. 'Sarah was a gracious host... She’s well-spoken, charming and she tells it like it is.' As for Bristol, “Dancing with the Stars”’ executive producer Conrad Green says... Bristol... has been progressing steadily, and 'Dancing' fans respond to that... 'Bristol is quite a pretty dancer. People have had better scores than Bristol but the audience chose to keep her. Progress gets rewarded from day one, and she’s on a very interesting path at the moment.'"
- JP

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