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Sarah Palin versus Republican 'blue bloods'

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(Read caption) Sarah Palin signs copies of her book, "American by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag" with her daughter Piper at Books-A-Million bookstore in Columbia, S.C. Friday, Dec. 3.

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In the ongoing drama that is Sarah Palin’s political reality show, score this past week “Blue bloods 3, Palin zip.”

Joining the growing number of conservatives critical of Palin were former Republican congressman (now MSNBC host) Joe Scarborough, Republican campaign consultant Ed Rollins, and columnist George Will.

You could say she asked for it – lumping George H.W. and Barbara Bush with “the blue bloods who want to pick and choose” who should be on the Republican presidential ticket. In her wry way, the former first lady had suggested that Palin should stay in Alaska rather than run for the White House.

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Earlier, the former Alaska governor seemed to suggest that she was in the same league with the Republican icon who also had been an entertainer. (See “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” on the Discovery Channel’s TLC affiliate.)

“Wasn't Ronald Reagan an actor?” she asked on Fox News. “Wasn't he in 'Bedtime for Bonzo,' Bozo, something?”


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