And I too am back, because the next four years will be Sarah's time in the wilderness, somewhat like Ronald Reagan's, before he finally got the nomination and went on to become president. It is now conceded that she is the "most powerful female politician in the world." CPAC shows how influential and loved she remains and will continue to do so during the next four years.
I watched the CPAC speech twice, and the second time I couldn't help thinking of Sarah's VP acceptance speech in St. Paul. She was an absolute natural then, despite never having spoken before so many people before. At CPAC, the reception was akin to that in St. Paul. Michael Medved has written of the rapturous atmosphere in the room when she spoke at CPAC. We who love her and what she stands for have not got over that first impression.
That said, she is now a little more polished and confident. I liked her hair better in St. Paul, but since she has always surprised us, let us look forward to changes there, too.
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