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Sarah Palin Says She’s Prepared For Media Onslaught If Elected To Congress: ‘I’ve Got Nothing To Lose’

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin is prepared for a media onslaught if she is elected to fill Alaska’s congressional seat in the House this summer.

In her first on-air interview after throwing her hat into the special election race to replace the late Republican Congressman Don Young last week, Palin told Fox News host Jesse Watters she expects to become a prime target of the liberal media if elected.

“You know, I would never be so cocky as to say bring it on, but yes I anticipate that when I walk down that hall to get my diet Dr. Pepper, sure the jackals are going to be there doing their jackalling,” she said on “Jesse Watters Primetime” Monday.

“I just think I’ve got nothing to lose,” Palin added. “What more can they do, what more can they say? Heaven forbid I even throw that out there because we will see what is to come – [but] I’m very, very confident in knowing who and what I’m dealing with.”

Dealing with vicious treatment from the press is not new to Palin. The former Alaska governor became an instant target of the legacy media the day she stepped into the national spotlight as Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s running mate in 2008.

“If you don’t live by man’s praise, you are not going to die by man’s criticism,” Palin told Watters. “So I have got nothing to lose. I’m in it for the right reasons. It’s al… (Read more)

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