(CNN) - The newly minted Republican Senatorial candidate from Delaware thinks she can win without the support of the Republican Party organization.
Shortly after her victory speech Tuesday night, Christine O'Donnell told CNN National Political Correspondent Jessica Yellin that she'll forge ahead without their support.
"They don't have a winning track record," O'Donnell said. "If they're too lazy to put in the effort that we need to win, then, so be it."
O'Donnell also thanked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for her endorsement and for serving as a role model for women in politics.
"She challenged the establishment before it was cool to challenge the establishment," O'Donnell said. "We have to thank her and all the women serving in politics regardless of the party, because it's a man's world."
Although she would like the support of her former opponent, Rep. Mike Castle, she said she can "win with the support of the people."
"What we've seen, this whole election cycle is everyday Americans rising up to take back their country, and that's the energy and momentum that I'm counting on to win the general election."
LMAO!! Yeah good luck with that!
Another ulta conservative that think they have been annointed. First we heard it form Rand Paul now this woman. Extremist money from the Tea Party won this election pure and simple.
I am so MAD at the OLD GUARD GOP..
I hope she wins and tosses out that Liberal BOEHNER. ,,BOEHNER could put dems back in charge in 2 years.
You go girl,these party dinosaurs need to realize they have to change with the times, time for new people and ideas. The real conservatives have spoken and told the republican party what they think of their leadership and handpicked candidates.
You go girl, the Tea Party people will help you out.
Oh, let these yokels have their day in the sun. Thinking people will save us from these people who are scared/angry about a black man being the boss... Big deal, you won a primary, can't wait to see her debate and use god, guns and god like 500 times instead of answering the question... Just ask Palin, if you are getting your bump from that quitting loser then you are on the road to nowhere...
Hopefully Christine will defeat the Democratic senatorial candidate. Regardless, one less rhino in the Senate
You're not,... your poll is so low If we don't get the majority come November it will be Tea Party's fault.
Actually, Ms. O'Donnell, you are not going to win without them. Without them you get about 35% of the vote.
Actions have costs and consequences. Conservatives have forgotten this. Despise people as RINOs and you lose their vote.
Politics based on ideology always fails because the American people are pragmatists.
"What we've seen, this whole election cycle is everyday Americans rising up to take back their country…”
What we have seen is a group spreading fiction instead of facts, criticizing everything without putting forward better ideas, refusing to disclose their qualifications because you would see the lack thereof, talking in sound bites instead of an intelligent discussion about the issues, refusing for years to work and stand by “All we can do to make the President fail”, refusing to give any input that would support 98% of people instead of the top 2%. A group that has nothing positive to show for themselves except extreme useless views that will change immediately to support lobbyists, special interests and corporations the moment they are in.
Extreme and smart usually do not go well together.Don’t vote extreme, vote smart!
She seems like a nice woman, but I heard not one once of policy there... if these people keep winning, watching them trying to govern will be hilarious.
Oh my goodness. Where will this country remain after we no longer appoint our educated and intelligent members of society to lead us.
no you're not.
The Republican party of Regan need to shut this Frankenstein experiment Tea Party down. Or you will all been primary the next time, by your creation. It's out of control!!!!!!!
Don't live in Maryland. Been am independent voter for 35 years. The Republican party had better wake up because they are acting like a bunch of spoiled brats. People aren't in the mood for a lot of BS from either party.
Go Mccain. You unleashed a beast who is unleashing her wrath on us all. Thanks Mccain.
Just when you thought American voters couldnt be any more stupid they go and vote for this right wing nutter movement endorsed by a FAILED Vice presidential candidate and QUITTER when it came to governing her own state.
It would be disastorus for this country and the world if we lurcheded so far to the right.
Are you kidding me...
Palin and O'Donnell are a disgrace to politics and women everywhere. They both lack substance, character, integrity, honesty, and intelligence. They are responsible for setting the advancement of women back by decades. Shame on any free-thinking individual, particularly women, who would even entertain the idea of supporting either of these frauds.
I hope she does. She is a saint compared to Rangel and Watters.
Take back their country from what? Please be more specific. Oh my god, this tea party movement is both a nightmare and sort of funny. Funny because there are real morons out there who actually vote for people stupider than themselves. Nightmare because if the tea party actually comes into power in congress, there will be 2 full years before people who voted them in realize they made a huge mistake.