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Sarah Palin Talks about Sacrifices and 2012 Presidential Run

Former Alaska Governor and Fox News analyst Sarah Palin stumps for Tea Party candidates AP

Going beyond her standard statement that she would run for president in 2012 if no one worthy stepped up, Sarah Palin told Chris Wallace on Fox News that "the country is worth it, though, to make those sacrifices, when we talk about making money today, having a lot of fun today, having all this freedom. If the country needed me -- and I'm not saying that the country does and that the country would ever necessarily want to choose me over anyone else--but I would be willing to make the sacrifices if need be for America."

She was responding to Wallace's comment that he did not expect her to run after telling him, "I love the freedom that I have, that I can sit here and I can tell you anything that I want to tell you and not have to worry so much about how it will affect my future political career, or my relationship with the senators or congressmen."

She allowed that there are many men and women who she would support if they were willing to run, but she declined to name any.

In the clip below Palin discusses upcoming election, allegations about CBS affiliate KTVA (which is owned by Alaska Broadcasting, not CBS) regarding Joe Miller, Karl Rove's comment about her upcoming "reality" TV show and whether she would run 2012 (starts at 9:20 in the video).

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