Politics

SarahPAC: Palin ‘on the verge’ of deciding if she will run for president

Steven Nelson Associate Editor

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is on the verge of making a decision about whether or not to run for president, according to a letter circulated by her political action committee, SarahPAC.

A fundraising letter dated Sept. 20, and posted online by the website conservatives4palin.com, says that “Gov. Palin is on the verge of making her decision of whether or not to run for office.”

Signed by Tim Crawford, SarahPAC’s treasurer, the letter continues, “It’s one of the most difficult and important decisions of her life. And I want her to know that she has our support.”

The PAC decries Obama’s presidency as a “road to European Socialism” and says “parts of Michigan and California are suffering from unemployment numbers that are greater than during the depths of the Great Depression.”

If Palin supporters believe she is the right candidate to rescue the country, the letter advises them to “send your best, one-time gift to SarahPAC today.”

Crawford notes that the money would “help her elect more common-sense conservatives — and show her that we support her if she decides to run.” (RELATED: Author of Palin tell-all defends book as ‘fair’)

The guessing game about whether Palin will enter the Republican primary fray has been persistent since she and Sen. John McCain lost the 2008 presidential election to Barack Obama.

The clock is winding down for Palin to launch a presidential campaign, however, with the New Hampshire primary approaching in three months. The SarahPAC letter does little to clarify Palin’s intentions, but appears to acknowledge that the time for Palin to hedge her bets is almost over.

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