Her fixation on the media was such that when she formally stepped down as governor of Alaska she started her speech with a put down of the media.
All of which should have told us that there was nothing she coveted more than the chance to become a media pundit. And today we learn that she's done just that, signing a contract to become a regular commentator on Fox News. Here's her statement:
I am thrilled to be joining the great talent and management team at Fox News. It’s wonderful to be part of a place that so values fair and balanced news.Fair and balanced is one goal, but as the Associated Press found when it checked her book, "Going Rogue," there's something to be said for getting your facts straight, too.