Skip to main content

Super Tuesday, 10 States four GOP candidates and the biggest story comes from Wasilla, Alaska, where Sarah Palin said that she “wouldn't close that door” if her name was included in possible nominations if there is a brokered convention.

CNN reporter Paul Vercammen was in Wasilla, Alaska which was one of the 10 States voting or caucusing on Super Tuesday, and after Palin cast her vote in the Alaska caucus she stopped to talk to CNN.

Vercammen was asked via CNN’s John King to ask Sarah Palin a question (it was relayed because of delay time), King “I would ask the governor how likely does she think there's a possibility of an open convention. And if there is an open convention and someone approached her and said, "Governor Palin, I want to place your name in nomination," would she stop them?”

Palin responded:

“As I say, anything is possible. And I don't close any doors that perhaps would be open out there. So, no, I wouldn't close that door. And my plan is to be at that convention.”
When asked about running in 2016 she again said “anything is possible”.

Sarah Palin was also asked who she voted for but would not answer CNN’s question, but she did tell Fox Business Network on Tuesday evening that she had cast a ballot for Newt Gingrich at her caucus site in Wasilla, Alaska.

Just when you thought the GOP presidential race couldn't get any stranger.

CNN interview of Sarah Palin in Wassilla, Alaska on March 6, 201

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

  •  Tip Jar (8+ / 0-)

    Las Vegas Democrat Examiner | Examiner.com

    by David Phillips on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:27:02 AM PST

  •  Please don't let it be her! If Obama runs against (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    exterris

    Romney we can have a national dialog on equity. If it's against Santorum, we can renew our commitment to separation of church and state. But she's just surreal and I don't want to listen to her for four months!

    Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? . . . and respect the dignity of every human being.

    by Wee Mama on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:37:05 AM PST

    •  Wee Mama - I agree that (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      Wee Mama

      it would be very very hard to listen to her incoherent ramblings for 4 months.

      But think of the bright side. If she is on the top of ticket, think how many Democrats we elect downticket.

      The Occupy movement is powerful, not because it is fighting for the rights of a few hundred people to sleep outdoors, but because it is fighting for the right of millions of Americans to sleep indoors. - Van Jones

      by Frank In WA on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 12:30:00 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

  •  How come she's still (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Bob Duck

    given air time anywhere other than the Wasilla Community Access channel?

    "We'll explain the appeal of curling to you if you explain the appeal of the National Rifle Association to us." - Andy Barrie

    by HugoDog on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:39:24 AM PST

  •  hehe (0+ / 0-)

    I suggested this in a recent comment. I mean they could not expose her in a normal campaign, right?

    "I transcend your puny categorization. ~Ben Masel" oddgirlart.com

    by kjoftherock on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:42:56 AM PST

  •  Can we have this set to music? (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    elmo

    'canter' is a horse's gait - 'cantor' is a horse's ass. - GayIthacan

    by qannabbos on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:43:15 AM PST

  •  She'll do anything that doesn't require work (0+ / 0-)

    Sure, she'll accept a nomination from an open convention, but when the campaigning gets rough, she'll be outtathere. Hear, hear for Queen Quitter!

    My new favorite RIGHT WING website: NewtCantWin.com It's what the RIGHT thinks of Newt! Enjoy!

    by pucklady on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:46:50 AM PST

  •  Cue FarSide comic, "Oh PLEEZE, oh PLEEZE!" (0+ / 0-)

    What we call god is merely a living creature with superior technology & understanding. If their fragile egos demand prayer, they lose that superiority.

    by agnostic on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:48:02 AM PST

  •  The stupid TV loves Sarah (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    MKSinSA

    She's stupid and she's photogenic.  That's what the TV is all about.  She makes the tea partiers feel good about themselves.

    Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

    by yet another liberal on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:51:45 AM PST

  •  Debating Obama (0+ / 0-)

    She would need a lot of crib notes on the palms of her hands, up her arms and everywhere else just to say a 1 word comment or response...

    "We must abandon the prevalent belief in the superior wisdom of the ignorant." D. Boorstin

    Las Vegas Democrat Examiner | Examiner.com

    by David Phillips on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 11:58:23 AM PST

    •  She is a coward... (0+ / 0-)

      The reason she didn't enter the race when everyone else did is because the whole world knows she is a lousy, if not goofy, debater.  To be even more blunt, SHE CAN'T DEBATE!  Now she thinks she is going to walk into the convention and hijack the nomination from the others without ever having debated them even once!  Her inability to address the issues at large is her biggest weakness, which is why her camp demanded a change of rules when she debated Biden.  She will get absolutely no such courtesy if the other side sends her to debate Obama.  THIS IS THE PRESIDENCY we're talking about!  If her debating skills are as poor as we know they are, how can she have an intelligent conversation with ANY world leader?  She'll need someone whispering in her ear every 5 seconds.  She'll look even worse than a posessed Theoden at the whim of Saruman and his puppet watchdog Grima Wormtongue!

  •  Sarah, please close that door. (0+ / 0-)

    A re-emergence of Palin would be, uh, fascinating on many levels.  It would do Obama a world of good, but I simply could not stand it.

  •  Go for it Sarah!! We need another comedic moment. (0+ / 0-)

    “The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” — Marcus Aurelius

    by LamontCranston on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 02:47:40 PM PST

  •  One more tidbit (0+ / 0-)

    about Sarah's ignorance: she apparently thought that the Queen  was the U.K.'s actual ruler.

    http://www.salon.com/...

  •  Please, Please, Please... (0+ / 0-)

    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha cough, cough.  Excuse me.

    On 911 I turned to my son in tears and said that the America I knew had ended, and the America he would come to know is the one I've spent all of my years fighting against.

    by herbinredbluff on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 05:07:33 PM PST

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site