Interested Seriously – Sarah Palin on 2016 Presidential Run

 


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Seriously Interested - Sarah Palin on 2016 Presidential Run

Sarah Palin clarified her prior interview with ABC News telling the Washington Post she is seriously interested in running for President in 2016. “You can absolutely say that I am seriously interested. I am. As I said yesterday, I’m really interested in the opportunity to serve at some point,” she said. Former Senator Rick Santorum watched the exchange. She gave the interview in the lobby of the Des Moines Marriott Hotel.

“It is a significant step, of course, for anyone to publicly announce that they’re interested. Who wouldn’t be interested? Who wouldn’t be interested when they have been blessed with opportunities to speak about what is important to this country and for this country?” she said.

She signed autographs for guests, mingled with GOP hopefuls including Newt Gingrich who got a limited endorsement from her in the 2012 primaries. During the 2012 cycle, Organize4Palin, a project of American Grizzlies United built up a massive ground game for her in Iowa if she were to run. Today, Political Earthquake PAC is doing that and has posted eight digital billboards throughout the Des Moines area urging Gov. Palin to run.

Sarah Palin is raising money at a SarahPAC fundraiser tonight.

 


 
Original Story…

Anyone with Servant’s Heart Would be Interested

“Yeah, I mean, of course, when you have a servant’s heart, when you know that there is opportunity to do all you can to put yourself forward in the name of offering service, anybody would be interested,” Sarah Palin said to ABC News’ Neal Karlinsky as she served wild boar to 1,000 homeless for Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed event.

Karlinsky asked her if she was interested in starting a 2016 Presidential campaign. She gave a mixed message answer….

“We definitely had enough of seeing that — America has had enough of seeing that — sign on the Oval Office door saying, ‘No Girls Allowed.’

Just last week, Gov. Palin said she did not give a “flying flip” about gender in the Oval Office saying that who does the job is more important. But in 2011, at the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul, South Korea, she said it was time for a woman to be President then. The conference came days after she announced she was not running for the 2012 election.

Though Gov. Palin said she is interested in running for President in 2016, she thrice said “it doesn’t necessarily have to be me.”

“I know that….It doesn’t necessarily have to be me, though, but no, America is definitely ready for real change. It doesn’t have to be myself, but yes … happy to drive that competition, because competition will make everyone better and produce more and be more candid regarding their solutions they will offer this country. I am very interested in that competitive process and, again, not necessarily me.”

When asked about possible runs by Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney, Gov. Palin said, “I can’t wait for new energy. It better be a competition and not a coronation.” She said “the status quo lately has been Latin for, ‘We are getting screwed,’ and status quo has got to go.”

She said the right candidate is someone who the establishment considers “avant garde,” and who “realizes this is a war” for our future.

“I want to help find that candidate that realizes that [their standing in the next election is] not what matters, that’s not what is at stake. What’s at stake is our children and our grandchildren’s future.”

We caution against speculating and prognosticating on whether Sarah Palin will run. Though she said she is interested in running, her answers to ABC News could go either way. It is very tempting to cherry-pick quotes. None of us will know her choice until the moment she announces them one way or the other.

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  • Run Sarah Run!!1

  • I’m glad she said it. She has a better change in beating Hillary than any of the Male potential GOP Candidates. She’s the only one that can neutralizes the gender issue as well as going on offense against Hillary without been accused of “War against Women”. We know she can get the Conservative Base votes, the Independent Conservative votes as well as some of the Libertarian votes. So why not get in the Race. Are the GOPs against Women running in their Primary? I sense FEAR on both the GOP establishment elitists and the SocialDemoCrats of Sarah Palin running. Of her entering the GOP Race, the equation will be dramatically change and their nightmare of Sarah Palin entering the Race will shake the Establishment core. We know that Sarah Palin Haters will come out in droves. It seems that the Sarah Palin Haters have taken a page out of the Radical Islamic Book on HATE and protected it. I hope she runs! Run Sarah Run !!!

    • lyndaaquarius

      she’ll be an extremely strong,confident and capable Commander in Chief with the unshakable determination to strengthen our country’s prosperity and security. Bold colors not pale. Clear,not nuanced.

  • PALIN for PRESIDENT 2016! Amen

  • Sarah’s Story
    Sarah Heath Palin
    Sarah Palin first made history on December 4, 2006, when she was sworn in as the first female and youngest governor of Alaska. In August 2008, Senator John McCain tapped Palin to serve as his vice-presidential running mate in his presidential campaign, making her the first woman to run on the Republican Party’s presidential ticket. In Alaska, her top priorities included fiscal restraint, limiting the size of government, resource development, education, equitable oil valuation, and transportation and infrastructure development. Palin fought for ethics reform and transparency in government. Palin has a long record of achievement and experience in public office. Prior to her election as governor, she served two terms on the Wasilla City Council and two terms as the mayor of Wasilla. During her tenure, she reduced property tax levels while increasing services and made Wasilla a business-friendly environment, drawing in new industry and making it the fastest growing city in Alaska. She was elected President of Alaska’s Conference of Mayors. Under her leadership as governor, Alaska invested $5 billion in state savings, overhauled education funding, reformed the state’s employee pension program, and protected Alaska’s natural resources. She created Alaska’s Petroleum Systems Integrity Office to provide oversight and maintenance of oil and gas equipment, facilities, and infrastructure. A proven fiscal hawk, Palin cut state spending by nearly 10% while also reducing federal earmark requests by more than 80%. She used her line-item veto to cut more than a quarter billion in wasteful spending—the largest veto cuts in the state’s history. During Palin’s first year in office, three of her administration’s major proposed pieces of legislation passed—an overhaul of the state’s ethics laws, a competitive process to construct a natural gas pipeline, and a restructuring of Alaska’s oil valuation formula. To eliminate waste and make government more accountable and transparent, Palin sold the governor’s private jet, eliminated the governor’s private chef, increased accessibility to the governor’s office, and put the state’s checkbook online. Palin is past chair of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, a multistate government agency that promotes the conservation and efficient recovery of domestic oil and natural gas resources while protecting health, safety, and the environment. She also served as chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) Natural Resources Committee, which was charged with pursuing legislation to ensure state needs are considered as federal policy is formulated in the areas of agriculture, energy, environmental protection, and natural resource management. Born on February 11, 1964, in Sandpoint, Idaho, Palin moved to Alaska with her family at the age of three months when her father took a teaching position in Skagway, Alaska, before eventually settling in Wasilla. A graduate of Wasilla High School, Palin was the co-captain and point guard of Wasilla’s 1982 state championship women’s basketball team. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in communications-journalism from the University of Idaho in 1987. Palin is a contributor for FOX News where she offers her political commentary and analysis across all FOX News platforms, including FOX Business Channel, foxnews.com, and FOX News Radio. She also participates in special event political programming for FOX Broadcasting. She is the author of The New York Times best-selling books Going Rogue: An American Life (November 2009) and America by Heart (November 2010) and was named to TIME magazine’s 2010 “100 Most Influential People in the World” list and Barbara Walter’s “Ten Most Fascinating People” list two years in a row. She was the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute’s 2012Woman of the Year. She was also the host of the 8-week documentary series Sarah Palin’s Alaska on TLC. Palin has a Christmas book coming out in fall 2013 by HarperCollins. An internationally sought speaker and conservative leader, Palin is an influential force in the national debate. Her endorsement and support from her political action committee, SarahPAC, remain the gold standard for conservative candidates every election cycle. She is married to Todd Palin, a lifelong Alaskan, who worked as a production operator on the North Slope and is a four-time champion of the Iron Dog, the world’s longest snowmachine race. They have five children and two grandchildren. The Palins are commercial fishermen in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. They enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, road trips, running, kids’ sports, and everything in the Great Outdoors. For more information about Governor Palin’s accomplishments, please see here and here.

  • tomlyn

    We have been waiting for this a long time ! Run Sarah !

  • Billy Christian

    She’s nothing but pure substance, the straight talk that American voters CRAVE. Oh, she’ll run. And she’ll win all electoral votes except for DC (mostly blacks), and probably finish with 30+ point popular vote advantage.

    I’m 2016 we’ll have a CHRISTIAN family back in the White House. Sarah will lead the fight to crush islam, exterminate communism, and restore the Biblical principles of Our Founding Fathers. GO SARAH GO, LET FREEDOM RING!!!!!!!!!

  • Cathy

    So just say you are running. I really like Sarah but she is not ready to commit. Probably bc all the attackers will come out and try to tear her to shreds. This country is run by thugs and the media goes right along. Don’t give up Sarah be strong.