Via the Hill (h/t Memeorandum):
“The next election is 20 months away. Now is the time to furlough the consultants, and tune out the pollsters, send the focus groups home and toss the political scripts. Because if we truly know what we believe, we don’t need professionals to tell us,” Palin said, one of at least a dozen lines that received standing ovations and sustained cheering from the crowd.
Her remarks echoed the prevailing anti-establishment sentiment of the conference, which typically attracts a large Tea Party and libertarian contingent of the Republican Party. Dozens of speakers before Palin also railed against the “consultant class” and urged attendees to take back control of the party.
Having seen Palin speak a few times now, she is clearly one of the favorites of Conservatives, consistently delivering on-message and salient points about the state of the Republican party.
But it’s her sense of humor that drives her supporters into overdrive. And she demonstrated that again by taking a swipe at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s large soda ban.
Via the New York Post (watch below):
The hockey mom took a slash at the nanny mayor yesterday.
Sarah Palin mocked Mayor Bloomberg’s notorious ban on large sugary drinks at a conservative confab in Maryland.
Addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference, Palin ducked behind the podium to whip out a jumbo-size Super Big Gulp and took a giant swig.
“Oh, Bloomberg’s not around, our Big Gulp’s safe,” she said. “Shoot, it’s just pop, with low-cal ice cubes in it. I hope that’s OK.
Watch her in action…