It has become quite clear that Sarah Palin wants to derail Mitt Romney. Why? She might be thinking a brokered (or broken) convention will turn to her. Whatever the reason, she has increasingly become an advocate for not letting the GOP establishment (aka Romney) end the nomination race anytime soon.
“People who start screaming that a brokered convention is the worst thing that could happen to the GOP, they have an agenda. They have their own personal or political reasons, their own candidate who they would like to see protected away from a brokered convention. That’s part of competition, part of the process and it may happen.” (Palin, New York Times, 2/12)
Asked on Fox News Sunday if she thinks Romney is an “instinctive” conservative, Palin said, “I am not convinced and I don’t think that the majority of GOP and independent voters are convinced, and that is why you don’t see Romney get over the hump. He’s still in the 30-percentile mark when it comes to approval and primary wins and caucus wins. He still hasn’t risen above that yet because we are not convinced.”