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    >>> 77.

    >>> sarah palin 's defenders went into overdrive today after yesterday's discovery she had notes written on her hand, the answers to a question that hadn't been asked yet on stage. it happened after a speech where she criticized the president for relying too much on a teleprompter and then some. our report on all of it tonight from andrea mitchell .

    >> governor palin, ladies and gentlemen .

    >> reporter: in texas, sunday, sarah palin at a rally for rick perry .

    >> two words right now that scare liberals, president palin.

    >> go sarah!

    >> reporter: after her turn this weekend with tea party activists, she looks more like a future candidate herself. telling fox news -- where she's a paid commentator.

    >> i think it would be absurd to not consider what it is that i could potentially do to help our country.

    >> reporter: at the tea party convention, she lacerated president obama .

    >> i have to ask, how does that cagey stuff working out for you. this is about the people and it's bigger than any king or queen of a tea party and it's a lot better than any charismatic guy with a teleprompter.

    >> reporter: she wasn't beyond using a handy crib sheet herself. just in case she was asked her top priority.

    >> we have to start reigning in the spending, we have got to jump start these energy projects.

    >> appearing before friendly crowds, using facebook and twitter to control the message, not answering tough questions.

    >> she's become a celebutician, creating her own platform and writing her own rules. she's becoming the frank sinatra of politics and doing things her way.

    >> reporter: a lot of people are worried.

    >> people who helped put reagan in power, and helped put gingrich in power, are saying

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