Sarah Palin as a 3rd party candidate in 2012?

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    Would Sarah Palin run as a third party candidate in 2012. Sounds hard to think this way, with a number of Republican Party supporters that some believe would run as the Republican Party candidate in 2012. Starting to believe in a working theory that she may run as a third party candidate in 2012 with just a few major actions done by Palin.

    The Palin support of a third party candidate in the New York Twenty Third Congressional District that cost the Republican Party from winning a special election of a long established safe seat. The new book from Palin that is attacking the Republican Party 2008 McCain – Palin Presidential Ticket. Plus the building of the Tea Baggers that just registered in the state of Florida as a political party.
     
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    I hope she does. :)
     
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    If she does run as a third party candidate in 2012, she should take as much as ten million votes away from the Republican Party candidate. This would almost guarantee Obama to get a second term in a landslide. If Obama wins in a landslide in 2012, the Republican Party will have to turn to the left in 2016 and 2020.
     
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    Run, Sarah, Run
     
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    Why is that?
     
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    Just me feeling, the Republican Party does not want to nominate Sarah Palin in 2012. With the rest of the possible Republican candidates in 2012, the most likely would be Mike Huckabee or Mitt Romney. If Huckabee gets the nomination, he will pull in the southern votes and would not pull in northern states. If Mitt Romney gets the nomination that was supported by George Bush Sr. He could pull in northern states, but he would annoy the southern states as southerns will only have a choice with an African American and a Mormon.

    If the Republicans nominate for President Romney in 2012 and Sarah Palin runs as a third party candidate in 2012 under the banner of the Tea Baggers or whatever political name they will use in 2010 and 2012. It may split the Republican Party with the Rocky Mountain state Republicans and the southern Republican Party for over a generation. Reason I say a split, as Romney is a Mormon.
     
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    Um... the question was: Why would the Republican Party have to turn to the left in 2016 and 2020?
     
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    Remember the 1968 Presidential Election and what happened to the south after. The political ideology of George Wallace of 1968 was only electable in the southern states with general support nationwide. If you look at the Tea Baggers, and what Sarah Palin as a candidate can get elected in a Presidential Election: is the south. So the 1968 election could mirror the 2012 election more than any other election since 1968.
     
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    No, I don't remember it, I wasn't born yet.

    The question remains: Why would the Republican Party have to turn to the left in 2016 and 2020?
     
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    And take the stupid teabagger vote away from the GOP? Sounds good to me!


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