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Alaskans Can´t Decide If
Sarah Palin Is Alaskan, Agree
She Shouldn´t Be Senator

Atlantic Wire, by Philip Bump

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/30/2013 12:56:17 PM

No matter how much you may hope for it, it seems unlikely that you´ll be using the phrase "Senator Sarah Palin" with any great regularity in 2015. A new poll indicates that the former Alaska governor is about as popular in the state as Barack Obama — which is to say, not very popular at all. But even more surprising, while the former vice presidential candidate has made Alaska a central part of her public image, the state´s residents split on the question of whether Palin is all that Alaskan. Conducted by Public Policy Polling,

Comments:
Thank goodness for a Roger Ailes paycheck.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/30/2013 1:08:46 PM     (No. 9449807)

The Atlantic Wire is a hack organization that writes snarfy ant-conservative klaptrap.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LAW428, 7/30/2013 1:09:45 PM     (No. 9449809)

This just goes to show everyone how effective the propaganda media is at character assassination. Sarah Palin was a fine and affective Governor. The people loved her.

Now, after years of negative media assault well, you see the result, if this is even true.
We can´t be sure of anything the media says anymore.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ramona, 7/30/2013 1:12:13 PM     (No. 9449816)

It just isn´t a good day for the Mean Girls unless they can take a gratuitous swipe at our Brave Sarah.
Ramona (the Pest)


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Reply 4 - Posted by: kahunavol, 7/30/2013 1:13:49 PM     (No. 9449819)

How precious to share this with us today.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tisHimself, 7/30/2013 1:16:55 PM     (No. 9449822)

And yet, they are baffled why no one appreciates their brilliance.

Palin ain´t the problem. Mediocre, low level political hack harpies, we probably could do with less of those.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/30/2013 1:17:00 PM     (No. 9449823)

What is an Alaskan? Aside from the Inuit and whatever other native tribal members in that state, everyone else came there from other countries and U.S. states. IIRC, Sarah was raised in Montana. Is there a point to this Weekly Reader article other than another notch in the grips of the poster´s peashooter?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StuckInNJ, 7/30/2013 1:37:43 PM     (No. 9449844)

How about "Americans Can´t Decide If Barak Hussein Obama is American. Agree He Shouldn´t be President.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/30/2013 1:51:49 PM     (No. 9449861)

#8 has the much more vexing and pertinent question.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mauiaggie, 7/30/2013 1:55:46 PM     (No. 9449870)

Poll was conducted by Public Policy Polling. By definition, a worthless poll.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chance_232, 7/30/2013 1:55:52 PM     (No. 9449871)

Banner at the entrance of the New York Times:

"MISSION ACCOMPLISHED"

The press has completely destroyed any chances that Palin can ever win elected office again. Until the press destroyed her in 08, she was wildly approved of in Alaska.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/30/2013 2:06:27 PM     (No. 9449887)

And to back up the claim made in #2, The Atlantic had no such reporting when Hilliary! ran for Senate in New York.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/30/2013 2:13:02 PM     (No. 9449897)

Sure, every Alaskan in NYC agrees.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: msjena, 7/30/2013 2:17:41 PM     (No. 9449903)

When did Sarah announce her intention to run for Senate in Alaska? According to this article, she has. (In fact, she hasn´t)

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Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena, 7/30/2013 2:22:42 PM     (No. 9449913)

And another observation--even given the suspect nature of this poll, it indicates she could win the primary. All bets would be off then. She is a first-rate campaigner and Alaska is a red state. Begich got elected only because false charges had been brought against Ted Stevens by partisan Democrats in the Justice Department.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Steele81, 7/30/2013 2:23:35 PM     (No. 9449916)

If the article about Sarah Palin is negative one can be assured that it will be posted by the same person who posted this one. Quite predictable

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 7/30/2013 2:25:02 PM     (No. 9449921)

I believe, #11, that Palin´s very high approval ratings lasted beyond the ´08 campaign. They collapsed when she left the governorship in 2009. Alaskans were very unhappy about that and apparently remain so.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: gator, 7/30/2013 2:25:26 PM     (No. 9449923)

I think she would be better than the person now in any position that she may run for.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Polecat49, 7/30/2013 2:27:45 PM     (No. 9449928)

Once again, liberal, socialist, marxist, communist democrat media show that DESTROYING people they don´t like is business as usual. I believe in the First Amendment, I just wish the H-ll 95% of the media also did, along with the rest of the United States Constitution.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/30/2013 2:29:50 PM     (No. 9449933)

She was Alaskan when she was Governor of the state !
What person, when called to run for VP of the United States is going to refuse the call?
Some things are bigger than a state need. She could have done so much for America..we would have had 1.50 a gallon gas by now.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 7/30/2013 2:32:55 PM     (No. 9449936)

Are they upset that she´s gone Hollywood? They could do much worse. Jus thave her run on her record as gov, she was a very popular governor, donchaknow!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: belwhatter, 7/30/2013 2:46:00 PM     (No. 9449954)

Another poll pushing gratutitous article purposely posted by the Palin Sniping brigade. She´s worth ten of every one else because she is unafraid to speak the truth, unafraid to tackle matters in a business like fashion and is responsive to people´s needs over party needs. She can beat Begich.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: belwhatter, 7/30/2013 2:47:23 PM     (No. 9449958)

Gratuitous bungled ,sorry folks.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/30/2013 2:52:18 PM     (No. 9449967)

#1 yes. The way some people hate Sarah Palin makes you scared - for THEM. The AW takes a turn lying and spinning for the conservative haters. No need to read it.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: clw54, 7/30/2013 3:06:53 PM     (No. 9449990)

Sarah Palin grew up in Alaska, but isn´t Alaskan.

Boxer grew up in New York, but is a Californian.

Politics is so confusing.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: msjena, 7/30/2013 3:17:37 PM     (No. 9450002)

And Hillary grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois and moved to Arkansas and then to Washington, DC. But she is--or was--a New Yorker.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 7/30/2013 3:45:42 PM     (No. 9450033)

“Philip Bump and The Atlantic Wire” just screams CREDIBILITY! When you see those two names together, you just know you can take whatever they say to the bank.

Okay, enough of that.

Sarah Palin is so unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, irrelevant, trivial and trifling that “journalists” such as Philip Bump can hardly wait until they’re permitted to slap together yet another hit piece about her. You and your colleagues certainly know your audience. One need only take a gander at the level of The Atlantic’s readers’ comments following your keyboard-battering onslaught. How proud you and The Atlantic must be!

Oh, FYI, Phil, that last part comes under the heading of sarcasm.


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/30/2013 3:48:37 PM     (No. 9450034)

Moot point. She´s never going to run for any office. I don´t know if she´ll initiate a months-long teaser campaign the way she did in 2011, but the end result will be the same.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: msjena, 7/30/2013 4:33:33 PM     (No. 9450086)

Glad someone has the inside scoop! (Or should that be, "in my opinion, she is never going to run...")

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Reply 29 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/30/2013 5:01:47 PM     (No. 9450125)


# 7 = if you mean raised/reared in Montana for 4 months of the beginning of life, yep, I suppose one could say "she was raised in Montana".

PPP had her loosing by a huge percentage when she ran for Governor. This is what lefty polls do, they try to brainwash people. Besides, there is audio of her comment and she did not say ´She Was Planning to Run for the Alaska Senator´s seat.
# 29 - Did Gov. Palin whisper that in your ear?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Desert Fox, 7/30/2013 6:08:20 PM     (No. 9450201)

The Social Progressive/Liberal wing of the Republican Party continues to rear its ugly head. Their brethren Social Progressive/Liberals in the DemocRat Party just like them embrace the worst aspects of womanhood. All are drowning in the self inflicted Despair, Hopelessness, Misery and Faithlessness of the Failures of their own empty lives. They see Sarah Palin and all she has achieved on a Personal and Professional level and see lives that they might have lived but chose the emptiness of life instead. All are Bitter individuals and as such want all to be as miserable in life as they have freely chosen to be. Sarah Palin lives in the heads of her detractors Rent Free 24/7.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: nevernaught, 7/30/2013 7:37:57 PM     (No. 9450298)

Dean Debnam is a Democratic pollster and regular Democrat campaign donor. He is head and founder of Public Policy Polling.

Enough said.


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Reply 32 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/31/2013 12:34:43 AM     (No. 9450517)

Sarah Palin is an American treasure. She can distill liberal/progressives/ communist policies in a few words. For example, DEATH PANELS.

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When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast


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