God Bless the Palins. This is what she did in Alaska and she broke through barriers and shook up the establishment. She beat two seasoned politicians for governor and had a great record at policy making. Sarah Palin is a force to be reckoned with and her endorsements will pay off for her when she runs for president. By the way, she is a true blooded natural born citizen. Palin Says She'S Thrilled by Political Upsets | Eyewitness News 9 LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says tea party-backed politicians are "shaking up the good old boys" with their movement that she said represents mainstream ideals of restoring prosperity. The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate told an audience of about 10,000 people Thursday at a gospel music convention in Louisville that she's thrilled with the emergence of underdog candidates. Palin said those newcomers bring new energy to politics as they push for the U.S. to grow and prosper again.