Sarah Palin is gone, almost forgotten
Is our long national nightmare finally over?
Sarah Palin held the world rapt as a vice presidential candidate. After she lost she was still a state governor with millions of adoring fans. When she quit there were books and reality tv shows and she could keep the press titillated with threats of a presidential run. Then there were her infallibly gracious television appearances.
Now that Fox News has cut off the conservative semi-celebrity, those appearances won't be nearly as frequent. Palin will have to gulp the media oxygen wherever she can find it. The day after Fox let her go, Palin gave an interview to Stephen K. Bannon, the filmmaker who directed the worshipful Palin biography "The Undefeated." It's posted at Breitbart.com. What does she tell the wildly conservative site? "We can't just preach to the choir; the message of liberty and true hope must be understood by a larger audience."