Palin the Spoiler? Supporters Threaten to Defect from GOP if She Doesn't Win Presidential Nomination

Can Sarah Palin be credited with sabotaging Republicans in yet another presidential election? Perhaps. Fox reports:

Nearly half of the Republican Primary voters who support Sarah Palin say they are at least somewhat likely to vote for a third-party candidate if she does not win the GOP presidential nomination.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of Likely Republican Primary Voters who favor Palin say they are at least somewhat likely to vote third-party if she isn't nominated. That includes 22% who say it is Very Likely.

This is hilarious considering how many GOPers hate Palin. But apparently her few fans are the die hard type. It remains to be seen if Republicans will continue to cater to their lunatic fringe and give Palin the chance to make the party a laughing stock in another election.

AlterNet / By Tara Lohan

Posted at January 31, 2011, 9:23am

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