Voters Souring on Palin for President

They used to love her, but now people are souring on Sarah Palin's quest for the presidency.


By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

The backlash against retiring Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has started. Palin was once the fave of Republicans for the 2012 GOP nomination, but a new Whispers poll finds that a large majority just want her to go home. [See photos of Sarah Palin.]

In our latest Whispers poll conducted by Synovate eNation after Palin announced her shocking plans to quit her job, 66 percent said that Palin should return home to care for her family when we asked what her next move should be. Just 13 percent said that Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, should run for the presidency in three years. Some 15 percent backed her plans for a national speaking tour, and a tiny 6 percent said that she should start a radio or TV talk show.

Poll from U.S. News Weekly :

Sarah Palin's shocking decision to quit her governor's job in Alaska has many supporters and critics wondering about her next move. What should it be?

Return home to care for her family66%A national tour to speak out on conservative issues15%Run for the presidency in 201213%A talk radio or cable TV show6% 

Source: The Synovate eNation Internet poll was conducted July 10-14 among 1,000 nationally representative households by global market research firm Synovate.

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