Sarah Palin says “first dude went rogue” with Gingrich endorsement

January 11, 2012

When Todd Palin announced on Monday that he was backing Newt Gingrich for president, some speculated he was acting as a proxy for his wife. Not so, said Sarah Palin on FOX last night.

“First dude went rogue,” Sarah Palin told FOX Business Network’s Eric Bolling when asked whether her husband had consulted her before making the endorsement. “And I respect him for doing that.”

“Todd is all about hard hats and steel-toed boots and getting people to work,” she said. “Todd obviously believing that Newt Gingrich represents more of that connectivity to the working class and to what it’s going to incentivize the private sector to create jobs for the skilled workforce.”

Palin also spoke to Romney’s “firing” comment, saying that “in this era of huge joblessness in our country,” his remark showed “some tone deafness.”

“That statement, I think, really negatively affected a lot of people who feel downtrodden, can’t find and a job, and don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel,” she said.

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Credit: Fox Business Network

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