Yesterday, Sarah Palin seemed to say that if she were criticized by some in the GOP establishment "then I will know that I would probably do more harm that good to the cause":
But if within the machine itself, the GOP machine feels threatened – some of those in the hierarchy – if they start attacking my potential candidacy and trying to erode a base of support and discredit and invalidate me and my record and my policies, then I will know that I would probably do more harm that good to the cause…and if I get in the way of that cause, I don’t need a title, I don’t need a position, I don’t need to run for office in order to affect positive change in order to reach the goals we have here in the cause.
But today, on the Laura Ingraham show, Palin seemed to say that she wouldn't let criticism hold her back.
Palin pushed back against the "blue blood" Barbara Bush for wishing Palin would stay in Alaska:
"I don't want to concede that we have to get used to this kind of thing, because I don't think the majority of Americans want to put up with the blue-bloods — and i want to say it will all due respect because I love the Bushes — the blue bloods who want to pick and chose their winners instead of allowing competition."
Asked what she makes of New Jersey governor Chris Christie's skeptical comments on her potential presidential candidacy, Palin said she didn't know "what to make of it."