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Sarah Palin Dumped From Fox & It's Clear Her 15 Minutes Are Up - Do you think it's the last of Palin?

Posted by on Jan. 28, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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Sarah Palin Dumped From Fox & It's Clear Her 15 Minutes Are Up

Posted by Sasha Brown-Worsham on January 28, 2013

Sarah Palin dumped from FoxThere was once a time where Sarah Palin was the queen of the news. Any story written about her went viral and any TV show featuring her was a success. But a series of gaffes, embarrassing blunders, and general media whore-ness caused her to fall from grace. Fastest. Perhaps the fastest of anyone in media history.

The latest news -- that Palin has been dropped from Fox News where she was a commentator -- isn't a surprise, but it does kind of represent the true end of the Palin era. She rose to stardom as a Vice Presidential candidate and she leaves it as a laughing stock. A rich one. But a laughing stock all the same.

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So what happened? Palin happened. She is her own worst enemy.

First, her knowledge of policy, history, and general current events was shaky at best. She spent most of her time jabbing at President Obama and the media and chatting about things that only affect her. That folksy Alaska love actually turned out to be selfish narcissism with a healthy dose of over-confidence.

Bottom line: She just isn't that smart. She is business savvy and used her brand to do a whole lot, so kudos to her. But as a commentator or person we would look to as insightful, smart, or witty? Well, no. Sorry Sarah.

Just four years ago, Palin was on top. She was the author of a book that was a monster best-seller and starred in a TLC reality series about Alaska. Even her daughters were getting famous, Bristol Palin, especially. Bristol had her own reality show as well as a stint on Dancing With the Stars.

But it was after the Gabby Giffords shooting, when some commentators linked Palin to the tragedy, when she truly fell from grace. She accused those commentators of "blood libel" in an ill-advised statement where she looked both ignorant of history and selfish in the face of a tragedy.

It ended her. She lost so many fans.

In many ways, Palin IS a cautionary tale. She is wealthy, sure. But she is also an amusing anecdote, a national punchline. Personally, I wouldn't take millions of dollars over my dignity. But then, I am not Sarah Palin.

Do you think she will have a comeback?

by on Jan. 28, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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PamR
by Platinum Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 6:10 PM
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I've got my fingers crossed that her 15 minutes are up.

Denisethedaring
by Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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That will be entirely dependent on whether or not she has a burning desire to return to the national stage...it's hard to care--I used to cringe every time she opened her mouth, but I think I'm numb to the shame of sharing a gender with her now. 

Pema_Jampa
by Celeste on Jan. 28, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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I hope she stays around! I love Sarah!

Nalin Palin is always fun. Check it out!

MrsBridges19
by Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 12:50 AM

I want idiots like her to all go away.

pvtjokerus
by Gold Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 5:58 AM
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And now the media and the democrats are glorifying another woman, Hillary,  that only looks out for herself, lies to the American Public, avoids subpoenas, and helped get an Ambo killed.  At least Sarah stood for principle and stood up against both corrupt Repubs and Demos.

Carpy
by Platinum Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 6:52 AM
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Why is the left so concerned about Sarah Palin?

JakeandEmmasMom
by Gold Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 10:17 AM

 I think it all depends on whether she wants to ride off into the sunset or not.  If she wants to continue to be on the national stage, I think she will find a way.

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 10:24 AM

 

Because she terrifies those losers.

Quoting Carpy:

Why is the left so concerned about Sarah Palin?


 

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Wonder what Palin could be planning?

Democrat Alaska Senator Mark Begich's term ends in 2014.

Wonder what Palin could be planning?

Hmm

Wonder what Sarah could be planning

PamR
by Platinum Member on Jan. 29, 2013 at 1:00 PM



Quoting Billiejeens:

Wonder what Palin could be planning?

Democrat Alaska Senator Mark Begich's term ends in 2014.

Wonder what Palin could be planning?

Hmm

Wonder what Sarah could be planning

haha


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