'Let's go kick Isis's ass' - Sarah Palin's speech endorsing Trump was classic Palin

“Isn’t he known, more than anyone, for being able to command fire?”

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FORMER US VICE-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has endorsed Donald Trump for President.

The former Alaskan Governor still holds considerable sway with conservative voters and her speech in Ames, Iowa was classic Palin.

“I’m ready to stump for Trump,” she told the crowd.

Isn’t he known, more than anyone, for being able to command fire?


Palin honed in on American fears over Islamic extremism and slammed President Barack Obama as the “capitulator in chief”.

Trump, she said, would be a commander in chief who would “let our warriors do their job and go kick Isis’ ass!”

Palin’s endorsement will cause headaches for Trump’s biggest rival for the Republican nomination, Ted Cruz, who has previously praised her.

It will also cause headaches for the GOP establishment, which fears Trump’s ability to win a general election.

Real Clear Politics averages have him losing to Hillary Clinton by 2.5% and to Bernie Sanders by 5.3%.

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Palin, however, said that was irrelevant.

“Oh my goodness gracious. What the heck would the establishment know about conservatism?” she said.

Who are they to tell us that we’re not conservative enough? Give me a break.

She also had a typically viral soundbite which has taken over the internet.

Palin’s ability to dominate the news cycle is only rivalled by Trump’s and some in attendance felt her presence was pointless.

“I don’t think she’s really credible anymore,” Bruce Dodge, 66, a retiree who lives in Ankeny, Iowa told Associated Press.

Two weeks before the Iowa caucus, Trump also received the endorsement of the daughter state’s most famous son.

Aissa Wayne, daughter of John Wayne, said Trump was “strong, like John Wayne”.

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