posted on Jul, 9 2009 @ 08:18 PM
Im going to bite.
First off, anybody who discusses possible candidates for 2012, an election over 3years down the track are either trying to escape the results of the
2008 elections or just cant get over the current administration. With that being said I also feel there is a history of "jinxing" a candidate when
you anticipate their election win too long before time e.g Rudy Giuliani
The above being said Im going to predict whats going to happen in 2012, its a raw prediction and I may use this thread as reference like the others
when the time comes.
Sarah Palin will run but will not gain the nomination. Reasons will be because she could not make significant gains with the more moderate republicans
in the west and northeastern coast of america where the delegates are significant to gain. Her wins will also mostly be limited to southern states,
maybe she will gain Wyoming and Idaho but thats as far as she will go. We ATSers will then find ourselves here posting threads regarding why Sarah
Palin came third overall in the republican primaries only to find those questions floating around with none of the typical conservatives on here to
answer for it.
Jeb Bush is going to run but he wont make it past the Iowa caucus.
Huckabee and Jindal will not be running.
Id predict the nomination will either end up in Romneys hands or somebody else we are yet to see rise up in the spotlight within the republican party,
I predict possibly Governor Perry of Texas?
I think by 2012 the social conservatives will be over Romneys religion and will actually vote for him.
...and no I wont be voting for any conservative candidate.
[edit on 9-7-2009 by Southern Guardian]