Palin says critics should ‘just shut up’ about possible Trump third-party bid

In an appearance on the Fox News Channel on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin went to bat for two candidates who could foil the efforts of the Republican Party to unseat President Barack Obama in November — real estate mogul Donald Trump and Texas Rep. Ron Paul.

Palin told “Your World” fill-in host Eric Bolling on Monday that people shouldn’t be upset by a potential Trump third-party candidacy.

“I’m getting pretty sick and tired of people condemning and cutting down Donald Trump for calling it like he sees it and exercising his right as an American to express his views — even via talking about a third-party candidacy,” Palin said. “I couldn’t do that because I believe personally a third-party candidacy will allow greater assurance that Barack Obama would be re-elected, and that is the last thing on earth I want do see happen.”

GET MORE STORIES LIKE THIS

IN YOUR INBOX!

Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.

Uncategorized

Previous post

Iowa and USA Voters

Next post

Perry May Still Be the Man to Take on Obama

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.