- "They were shamed. They and their neighbors being sent report cards saying, you know, 'You got an F because you didn't vote. You didn't do what we think you should have done,'" Palin said
- "We need that fresh, energetic, can-do spirit that Trump has brought with him from the private sector, which I love," Palin said in explaining her backing of Trump over Cruz
Washington (CNN)Sarah Palin told CNN's Jake Tapper on Monday that she took issue with recent mailers distributed by Ted Cruz's campaign to "shame" Iowa voters into caucusing, adding that it "wasn't a tough decision" to back Donald Trump over the Texas senator.