◼ CPAC: Sarah Palin says long GOP battle will strengthen nominee - LA Times
The crowd welcomed Palin by singing "Happy Birthday" to her--she turned 48 on Saturday--and she delighted them in return by mocking Obama, turning some of his slogans against him. She said there had never been a bigger disconnect between how a president sees the state of the union and how Americans do.◼ At Conservatives’ Event, Palin Aims at President - NY Times
"We don't want an economy built to last, we want an economy built to grow," she said.
◼ 'Hope and change' she says, 'you have got to hope it is going to change' - WND
◼ Sarah Palin CPAC Speech Drowns Out Occupy Protesters - Elise Foley/Huffington Post
◼ Sarah Palin’s CPAC Keynote: ‘Time To Drain The Jacuzzi And Throw The Bums Out With The Bathwater’ - Mediaite
“I came from a state with the corruption problem, too,” she said, while calling President Obama a “Chicago politician” and distinguishing herself for having fought the machine, and mocking the President for singing “Let’s Stay Together” at a fundraiser. She ended with a call for more competition among Republicans, to cull out a “Commander in Chief worthy of our troops.”