Matt Lewis
... What I'm hearing on the ground is consistent with the rumors; former Romney staffers are mocking Palin. 

The real question is whether or not this is organic -- or whether this is, in fact, an orchestrated strategic attempt to abort Palin's 2012 candidacy in the womb.  Clearly, this could be organic.  After all, if you were a Romney acolyte, it would make perfect sense that you might not like -- or simply, not respect -- Sarah Palin. 

Either way, it appears unseemly to attack someone on your own team before the election even takes place.  And the fact that this is happening does not (fairly or not) reflect well on Governor Romney ...

Sadly, this sort of behavior is consistent with the way the Romney campaign all too often conducted itself during the primary.  And frankly, it's one of the things that turned me off to them during the primary...

Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis is conservative writer and blogger based in Alexandria, VA.

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