Sarah Palin Goes To New York, Tells Hannity: Socialism, Here We Come

Don't you love when a network bills an interview as an "exclusive" when the "exclusive" person has been interviewed about a gazillion times? Anyway, Sean Hannity has the exclusive and the super duper sized guest he nabbed is Sarah Palin in New York. Wow, what a catch. And guess what? She thinks America is headed towards "Socialism." I mean, I'm in shock! And yet she actually admits to using socialist practices by giving money to Alaskans from oil companies.

Hannity: Socialism?

Palin: Well, that is where we are headed. And we have to be blunt enough, candid enough with Americans to let them know that if we keep going down these roads, nationalizing many of these services....yes, that is where we will head....And Americans have to be paying attention and we have to have our voices heard and ultimately it has to be our will, the American people's will imposed on Washington instead of the other way around.

Sarah, I hate to break it to you, but we just had almost a two year election over this stuff and you and McCain LOST. You can't even get a GOP fundraising dinner together because Newt Gingrich was nervous if you showed up and you want to talk about financial policies?

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin appeared at a major Republican congressional fundraiser Monday night, ending a will-she-or-won't-she mystery that overshadowed the event and frustrated the GOP. Palin - the party's 2008 vice presidential nominee, who was initially scheduled to headline the annual Senate-House dinner - left organizers hanging as late as Monday afternoon after she was told she wouldn't have a speaking role at the event.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich urged the Republican party loyalists Monday evening to stand up for GOP principles but to be inclusive as the party tries to retake the majority.

Palin's appearance Monday night was the latest twist in an unusual public flap between a potential 2012 presidential candidate and the Republican congressional leaders who run the party's fundraising committees. In March, organizers replaced Palin as the keynote speaker with Gingrich after she wavered over accepting the invitation.

Republican officials involved in the discussions, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter, said Palin was invited to sit at a head table but was told she would not be given a chance to speak for fear that she might overshadow Gingrich.

Palin balked at that arrangement but did not make clear whether she would refuse to attend, the officials said. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, made a personal appeal over the weekend for her to attend and invited her and her husband, Todd Palin, to sit at his table.

Meanwhile, it seems that Evita Palin is getting on some GOPers' nerves.

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