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Rove Responds To Sarah Palin's Dig At CPAC, Makes Fun Of Half Term

KARL ROVE, AMERICAN CROSSROADS: Well, first of all, I live in Texas and I don't live in Washington. Second--

WALLACE: Yes, but you are a little dirty here now.

ROVE: Second of all, look, Sarah Palin should be agreeing with this. She didn't support Todd Akin, and when he said the reprehensible things he said, she wisely came out and said he ought to get out of the race.

WALLACE: This is the "legitimate rape" candidate in Missouri.

ROVE: The "legitimate rape" candidate in Missouri. If she can play in primaries, other people can play in primaries.

Now, I do have to set the record straight on two things. First of all, raking in millions. I'm a volunteer. I don't take a dime from my work with American Crossroads. I even pay my own travel expenses, out of my own pocket. I thought Sarah Palin was about encouraging volunteer, grassroots activity, I'm a volunteer.

Second of all, look, I appreciate her encouragement that I ought to go home to Texas and run for office. I would be enthused if I ran for office to have her support. I will say this, though, I don't think I'm a particularly good candidate. Sort of a balding, fat guy. And second of all, I'd say if I did run for office and win, I would serve out my term. I wouldn't leave office midterm.

(via Jeff Poor/Daily Caller)

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