Sarah Palin’s stint as the only Alaska governor you’ve ever heard of drew to a close today. What the future holds for the former vice presidential running mate remains unclear. Despite the speculation that Palin was stepping down to run for president, her spokeswoman said no such decision has been made.
“I cannot express enough there is no plan after July 26. There is absolutely no plan,” she told The Associated Press. “The decision (to quit) was made in the vacuum of what was best for Alaska, and now I’m accepting all the options, but there is nothing planned.”
More from the AP:
A few things are known: She is scheduled to speak Aug. 8 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California, and has said she plans to write a book, campaign for political candidates from coast to coast and build a right-of-center coalition. ...
Friend and foe alike have speculated that Palin may host a radio or TV show, or launch a lucrative speaking career. Her political action committee, SarahPAC, has raised more than $1 million, said Meghan Stapleton, a spokeswoman for the committee and the Palin family.
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