Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's brother Chuck Heath yesterday addressed her supporters on Conservatives4Palin's Bob and Mark comment thread. The complete transcript of his two comments follow:
I would like to personally thank all of you who have worked so hard and really thrown your hearts into supporting Sarah. I, like many of you, was really disappointed in her decision but I completely understand it. I don’t think there are many people out there who could begin to understand the scrutiny her family has been under. As for you who think that Sarah strung you along; as late as last week, right after I interviewed with Steve Bannon, I talked with Sarah and she was still pushing hard and contemplating a run. After a lot of prayers, and finally, through respect for her own family’s wishes, she chose to wait this one out.
Be assured that Sarah’s not done. She will continue to be a force in the political world and I’m sure she’ll be holding whoever’s elected in any important upcoming elections accountable for their actions. In my opinion, I believe she’ll arise again even stronger than before.
Please try to respect her decision, and once again, thank you so much for the support you’ve shown her.
Chuck Heath, Jr.
Thanks again for all you’re encouraging comments. You people found a common bond in your support of Sarah and the ideals she stands for and I’m sure the last thing Sarah would want is for her decision to divide you. As I said earlier, try to respect it. She will still be there fighting the good fight. Stay united and let’s get someone in there who will truly work for the people and right this sinking ship. Stay involved! We’re going to be okay.
I appreciate Sarah's brother taking the time to connect with us her supporters and thank us for our efforts. He seems to underline the family consideration as being the driver of the decision not to run. Thanks to Ron DeVito for posting this over at PalinTwibe.