Hey Mitt, what's up will all these little snides toward Governor Palin? Are you jealous? Recently when asked about Governor Palin and Rush Limbaugh making Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People List, Mitt Romney had this to say [emphasis added]
ROMNEY: John, I'd like to have a lot more influential Republicans. I think there are a lot more influential Republicans than that would suggest. But was that the issue on the most beautiful people or the most influential people? I'm not sure. If it's the most beautiful, I understand. We're not real cute.
What the heck is that all about? Is Romney inferring that Palin is just a pretty face and has no influence? This isn't the first time Romney has taken a veiled swipe at Palin. At CPAC this year, he said this:
There are so many conservative leaders here this weekend. I was looking forward to seeing Governor Palin again. There’s a rumor that she has been offered an 11-million- dollar book contract. My publisher has been talking to me about an 11-million-dollar deal as well. I’m just not sure I can come up with that kind of money.
That book deal bit, was a rumor started by the left and had been disproven long ago, joke or no joke, why keep it alive.
Mitt Romney needs to review, Reagan's 11th Commandment again and again and again. I find Romney's actions so unnecessary. Given his track record for turning around failed business, his stock in the GOP is rising with each job killing action by the Democrats. By 2012, he may very well be the only possible answer. So why, take swipes at Palin? I understand right now, Palin is the one to watch, but who knows what 2012 hold. She may decide to say enough is enough and exit the political world or she may be the only one able to beat Obama. What ever the case, the GOP must not destroy any of its best chances to defeat Obama in 2012.