Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will headline a major fundraising dinner next month for the Iowa Republican Party, another in a growing list of signals that he’s laying the groundwork for a 2012 presidential run.
The state party originally sought out former Alaska Gov. and vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin to speak at this event – or any other she’d like to attend. Strawn said in a brief interview that while they heard back from Palin, they never got “a yes or a no.”
“We did make an open-ended request for Gov. Palin,” Strawn said. “We were told it’s under review.”
Palin adviser Meg Stapleton said the former governor is still interested in a visit to the Hawkeye State, but that they couldn’t fit the dinner in.
"With the Governor's accelerated book schedule and other travel obligations, the timing was just too difficult to make a firm commitment,” Stapleton said, adding, “We look forward to another opportunity."
I find it really amusing that when Sarah Palin had her accelerated pregnancy with Trig she had no problem taking him to her office (full of germs, reporters, cameras and all that), even though he was a premature, jaundiced baby with special needs. She didn't alter her schedule at all. Everything went according to plan, perfect timing!
At least back then she was the state governor and could say she wanted to show the "neanderthals" that she could have a baby and rush back to work as if nothing had happened. The baby appeared, the baby was presented to the world, everything was back to normal, just like that!
Now that she's unemployed there are clashes in her schedule? A book is preventing Sarah Palin from progressing her career?
Does she still have a career?