Sarah Palin and FNC split…

Real Clear Politics’ Scott Conroy scoops that Sarah Palin and FNC are going their separate ways. Oh, well…Mitt’s available I guess…

After a three-year run as a paid contributor to the nation’s highest-rated cable news channel, Sarah Palin and FOX News have cut ties, according to a source close to the former Alaska governor.

“It’s my understanding that Gov. Palin was offered a contract by FOX, and she decided not to renew the arrangement,” the source close to Palin told RCP. “She remains focused on broadening her message of common-sense conservatism across the country and will be expanding her voice in the national discussion.”

Update: According to New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman, who apparently isn’t completely tied up right now trying to figure out who bought up all those URLs that could have been used sell his upcoming book on Roger Ailes, writes that money may have been an issue…

So what was behind the split? A source close to Palin told me that money was “was the major thing” and that Palin did not want Fox anymore. Although it seems like a stretch, the source said Palin is happy being out of the spotlight. “She’s enjoying what she’s doing. Enjoying a slowed down existence,” the source explained. “She’s been off the stage, she kind of likes it.”


13 Responses to “Sarah Palin and FNC split…”

  1. harry1420 Says:

    “common-sense conservatism “…what a laugh..there’s nothing common sense about palin.

  2. “She remains focused on broadening her message of common-sense conservatism across the country”


  3. Gee, maybe someone over there finally noticed that she never actually SAYS anything, and the “hot” factor is clocking time.

  4. Lizz Winstead‏@lizzwinstead

    How sweet. Now Rove and Dick Morris just need one more for a bridge game!

  5. I wish her all the best. I know that Don Lemon of CNN enjoy’s interviewing her.

  6. Is CNN next for Sarah?
    I don’t think so, but I wouldn’t be surprised. She would fit perfectly in the Bourdain, Spurlock and Zucker era.

  7. imnotblue Says:

    Nooooo! Another favorite target of the FOX haters leaves! If this keeps up, who will they have to incessantly whine about?

    Outside of every other FNC personality, Democrats who occasionally disagree with them, and people who refuse to be bullied into agreeing with them.

  8. The overwhelming outpouring of grief and support as a result of this tragic news is…overwhelming.

  9. Laughing through the tears.

  10. I’m having trouble believing FNC offered Gov. Palin anything to renew. Didn’t seem like she was very interested in continuing that gig, either.

  11. We’re in luck, though, cuz she’s ready to get out of her comfort-zone, stop preaching to the choir, and do some truth-telling in the media. Perhaps another wide-ranging, three question interview will do the trick.

  12. The way she likes to get a job then screw it a few years shows how she can’t settle for anything. It doesn’t look good in the long run. Remember her show on TLC, one season!?

    I’ve lost tremendous amount of respect after her 2008 campaign with McCain.

  13. The show on TLC was ALWAYS going to be one season, it was a miniseries only scheduled for 8 episodes. Also, everybody knew that there was a slim chance of her staying with Fox. She may be infuriating to no end but I still think she has potential and I like her. I wish her the best in whatever she plans to pursue.

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