Friday, July 3, 2009


Oh god, her again:

Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has anounced [sic] she will resign as governor of Alaska on 26 July and not run for re-election.

Mrs Palin's term of office was due to end in 2010.

There has been speculation that Mrs Palin, who is very popular with the Republican Party base, might make a bid for the White House in 2012.

Surprise! But wait for it...

"I'm taking my fight for what's right in a new direction...

Once I decided not to run for re-election, I also felt that to embrace the conventional Lame Duck status in this particular climate would just be another dose of politics as usual, something I campaigned against and will always oppose," she said.

Ah yes, that makes total sense. Obviously, there's no point to politics if you aren't trying to get elected again. Why should she wait until THE LAW mandates her term's end, when she could skip out on all that hard work it takes to run a state NOW? In fact, I'm sure we all have responsibilities during the next year. Why don't we all just up and take our fight for what's right in a new direction? I'm just sure that there's something more important for us to do than whatever we initially committed to.

As for the chance that she'll run for prez in 2012, my stance remains unchanged: bring it. Who doesn't want a repeat of the Sarah Palin Show? Particularly now that she's demonstrated such hilarious disregard for actual governance.

At the same time... when is she going to just shut up and leave us alone?



  2. i am glad she is out of office. now she is free to start her own tv channel. The Palins Channel. 24/7 coverage OF awesome snow machine races! thrilling diaper changes! and the best part: you can see it all from your house; just like Sarah! Look out John and Kate plus 8 there is a new dysfunctional family; with almost as many kids.

  3. It's how many days later and I still can't figure out what's behind this.

  4. sex scandal w/ letterman

  5. Like all things Palin, this just gets weirder with time. It's hard to believe there's any ulterior motive, given how completely insane it is to resign a non-scandal-ridden governorship. Either, yeah, she's been boning Letterman or something, or she's truly too incompetent to run a state. Watch for an enormous Alaskan budget shortfall next year?