Palin Fans Let Down by Speech

    INDIANOLA, IA - SEPTEMBER 03:  Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin speaks during the Tea Party of America's "Restoring America" event at the Indianola Ballon Festival Grounds on September 3, 2011 in Indianola, Iowa.  Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin headlined the Tea Party of America's "Restoring America" event.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    There was only one thing that the 2,000 people who came from across the country to see Sarah Palin address a Tea Party rally Saturday wanted, and that was an announcement from her to run for president in 2012. Instead, they got a political speech that slammed President Obama. The former Alaskan governor is still mum on whether she'll run for the GOP nomination, but has been sending signals that she'll be making a move. However, many Palin die-hards expected her to declare during the rally, and many of her supporters say they'll wait and won't even consider supporting another candidate. "She has the fire in the belly," Diane Thilmont, 71, told Politico. "For me, there is no alternative.”

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