By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers.
For conservative Republicans looking for a fresh face, Sarah Palin wasn't just the GOP flavor of the month. We hear that several conservatives from the Bush and Reagan administrations are quietly mobilizing a draft movement to make the Alaska governor a 2012 front-runner for prez.
Our tipster says that they have already purchased a Web address and are commissioning white papers from experts on how Richard Nixon and the Gipper followed defeats with victories. They are also drawing up a to-do list for Palin, including who she should meet with domestically and internationally for advice and a "candidate school" to get her up to speed on key issues and electioneering techniques.