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Sarah Palin scares the crap out of mainstream conservative Republicans

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By David Neiwert Friday Jan 08, 2010 6:30pm

There's going to be an amusing showdown someday between the teabaggers and the old-line conservatives in the Republican Party. And it's looking like Sarah Palin is going to be the bone of contention:

GOP Insiders Sour On Palin

A poll of GOP insiders suggests that ex-AK Gov. Sarah Palin (R) has little support among the party's professional class -- and maybe that's just how she wants it.

In a survey of 109 GOP party leaders, political professionals and pundits, Palin finished 5th on the list of candidates most likely to win the party's '12 WH nomination. Ex-MA Gov. Mitt Romney (R) was the overwhelming choice of the group.

Voters were asked to rank 5 candidates in the order of likeliness to capture the GOP nod. The results:

Likely To Win WH'12 Nomination (First place votes)

Ex-MA Gov. Mitt Romney 81 points (


Added: Jan-9-2010 
By: EventHorizon2012
Tags: CPAC, GOP, Haley Barbour, John Thune, Mitch Daniels, Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, tea party, Tim Pawlenty, weigel
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