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Would you appear on Sarah Palin's new TV show?

The debut of former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin's new show on Fox News -- 'Real American Stories' -- was marked as much by those who pulled out of appearances on it. The rapper L.L. Cool J and country singer Toby Keith both pulled out of scheduled appearances on the program's debut.

Would you make an appearance on the show? Let us know below.

By Cameron Smith  |  April 2, 2010; 2:38 PM ET  | Category:  National Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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Please get the facts straight. Neither LL Cool J nor Toby Keith "pulled out" of an appearance on Palin's show. You can't pull out of something you never agreed to. Both of the supposed interviews with Palin were actually interviews they had done years earlier. FOX, in an attempt to boost Palin's credibility, "re-purposed" existing interviews without the permission of the interviewees. A shoddy business practice. This was a clear attempt to mislead viewers.

Posted by: lgaide | April 2, 2010 5:12 PM

Why isn't there a choice to vote "Hell No"?

Posted by: Skeptic21 | April 2, 2010 5:14 PM

Sure, at this point I bet Faux news would pay well for ANYBODY to be on her show.

I'll do it for free if I can interview her. That would be a kick.

Posted by: dcperspective | April 2, 2010 5:31 PM

Only if she takes her clothes off and keeps her mouth shut, and we all know that neither of these will happen, especially the shut mouth part. TFL, Ken

Posted by: kentigereyes | April 2, 2010 6:03 PM

Hell no. I am not one of the "real" americans as defined by Sarah Palin's nasty little mind. In Sarah Palin's opinion, you must fall into lock step ideologically, and be closed-minded. She simply has no basis to define what a real american is, yet she criticizes those who do not have her blessing of "real" american.

Posted by: swatkins1 | April 2, 2010 6:37 PM

Give Palin a break... she has not created a single law that you had to pass to find out what's in it, and that senseless behavior will cost $$$ and congressional seats galore. Fancy Nancy is the one you should be up in arms about.
Such vitriol from the left is disturbing at best (there was a time when free speech and dissent were held in esteem by Dems) and worse, makes one wonder if as Dem Leadership wrapped their minds around the axle of "Deem and Pass" they took themselves and their loyal, mindless followers down the Demon Passage and left their brain waves and bleeding hearts behind.

Posted by: dbsinOakRidge | April 2, 2010 6:38 PM

LGAIDE, I'm not sure if you mean that Sarah Palin interviewed these guys on an earlier date, or if Sarah Palin used footage from interviews conducted by someone else? If the latter, I don't understand how Fox can get away with it with no permission from the other interviewers and/or media?

Posted by: swatkins1 | April 2, 2010 6:42 PM


Ohhhhh,

She is soooo dreary. One note. High squeeky voice with the same accents everywhere, same words unless reading from a tele, yes a teleprompter.

But you must admit, she did as well as any
scripted "hostess" would do, high school girls, houisewives, etc. Nothing very intelligent.A little more variety of demeanor might be helpful. She's one note.

Meant to be WARM, I guess, in the face of her constant gun slinging yack yack.

Posted by: whistling | April 2, 2010 7:09 PM

Im writing something on the palm of my hand (h*** no).

Posted by: smorrow | April 2, 2010 9:55 PM

There was no check box for "run away screaming in alarm to warn others" so I just picked "No".

Posted by: Nymous | April 4, 2010 3:52 AM

I think the first question is, "Do you want to read yet another article about Sarah Palin?" The answer is a definite NO.

Posted by: dotellen | April 4, 2010 6:11 AM

At best, Sarah Palin has become a d-list celebrity.

Posted by: wind-head | April 4, 2010 8:33 AM

Would I get a choice? From what I hear, she doesn't do original interviews. She just introduces interviews done sometimes years ago. For only a million or so a year... such a bargain.

Posted by: steveboyington | April 4, 2010 8:58 AM

Only if I could tell her exactly what I think of her reactionary views and I knew that FOX and company would broadcast the entire piece.

Posted by: rjacobs1 | April 4, 2010 9:09 AM

"Lie down with a dog and get up with fleas" - "you are known by the company you keep" - do those quotes tell you why people would not want to be anywhere near her?

Posted by: Utahreb | April 4, 2010 9:13 AM

She should do a feature on palm reading.

Posted by: trippin | April 4, 2010 10:09 AM

As for whether I'd appear on her show, how could I pass up such an opportunity?

I bet I can even finagle a book deal outta that barracuda-in-a-barrel (or, if you prefer, wolf-from-a-helicopter) intellectual safari.

She's the "Never Even Bothered to Wonder" Woman of Wasilla. Who else but a loathsome quitter would need to write what are supposed to be their three or four core values on their palm so they don't forget what they're supposed to be?!

Trust me, she hasn't got enough surface area to prepare for a visit from any one of us.

Posted by: trippin | April 4, 2010 10:21 AM

Palin is a shallow, self-absorbed media whore whose goal is to make an easy buck while dishing out banal, snarky rhetoric at rallys and conventions. Her current objective is to create the illusion that people who share her political views are inherently more patriotic and "pro-America" than are her political opponents.

By the way, any truth to the rumor that during the broadcast of her vapid little show on FOX News, in order to fill in the vacant time resulting from the LL Cool J interview being pulled, she showcased her shadow puppet skills?

Posted by: labman57 | April 4, 2010 11:36 AM


CABLE NEWS RACE
THURS., APRIL 1, 2010

FOXNEWS O'REILLY 2,981,000
FOXNEWS HANNITY 2,256,000
FOXNEWS PALIN 2,073,000
FOXNEWS BECK 2,014,000
FOXNEWS BAIER 1,877,000
FOXNEWS SHEP 1,658,000
MSNBC OLBERMANN 989,000
MSNBC MADDOW 950,000
CNN KING 839,000
CNN COOPER 820,000
CNNHN BEHAR 641,000

Posted by: screwjob11 | April 4, 2010 11:49 AM

CABLE NEWS RACE
THURS., APRIL 1, 2010

FOXNEWS O'REILLY 2,981,000
FOXNEWS HANNITY 2,256,000
FOXNEWS PALIN 2,073,000
FOXNEWS BECK 2,014,000
FOXNEWS BAIER 1,877,000
FOXNEWS SHEP 1,658,000

# "Raw is War" (World Wrestling Federation) cable show is watched weekly by 5 million households, making it the highest rated cable television show. (Newsweek, 2000)

# "Smackdown" (WWF) is watched weekly by 5 million households making it the top rated show on UPN. (Newsweek, 2000)

# WWF's home videos are often ranked number 1. (Newsweek, 2000)

# Both WWF and WCW (World Championship Wrestling) produce 15 hours of wrestling per week attracting 15 million viewers. (U.S. News and World Report, 1999)

# It's estimated that 15% of the audience for wrestling shows (more than 1 million viewers) is 11 years old or younger. (U.S. News and World Report, 1999)

# World Championship Wrestling reports that 25% of its audience are children and teenagers age two to seventeen. 50% of its viewing audience are men eighteen years and older. (Christian Science Monitor, 1998)

# WWF is one of the first businesses outside of pornography to make a profit on the Internet by offering live video streaming for downloading to home computers. (Newsweek, 2000)

# Wrestling is big business. Sales in 2000 are projected to be $340 million, up from $250 million in 1999. (Newsweek, 2000)

# WWF set a record for a 230% increase in advertising sales in 1999, over the same period in 1998. (Insight on News, 2000)

# Business profits come from advertising, live ticket sales, pay per views, CDs, toys, restaurant, Internet.

# Wrestling delivers a prime target market to advertisers of males ages twelve to thirty-four. (Insight on News, 2000)

# Shows have been noted to be heavy with commercials, with one segment totaling 103 commercials in two hours. (Christian Science Monitor, 1998)

# A year long study (50 episodes, from 2/12/98 to 2/1/99) by Indiana University's Department of Telecommunication of World Wrestling Federation's "Raw is War" recorded instances of sexual and violent interactions:

* crotch grabbing or pointing: 1,658 instances

* garbage cans, chairs, tables and brooms used in wrestling: 609

* kicks to the groin: 273

* profane descriptions of people: 158

* obscene finger gesture: 157

* simulated sexual activity: 128

* scantily clad women: 70

* urinating (talking about/appearing to): 21 (New York Times, 1999)

Posted by: James10 | April 4, 2010 12:55 PM

I'd like to go on her show and toss a pie in her face ... if such an act is still considered free speech.

Posted by: kinkysr | April 4, 2010 4:34 PM

lgaide said all that's need to be said.. THE SHOW WAS A FAKE !! Cluster-Fox re-purposed existing materials to LIE to the audience. Complete trash.

The Swag-Hag is a complete phony !!!

Posted by: rbaldwin2 | April 4, 2010 5:25 PM

Hey SARAH PALIN, please, give them more..."shows" ...I for one, would love to see their HATE explode!

They are alredy so so ugly!

But, please, keep them, make them show rather "transperantly" HOW MUCH THEY CAN HATE THAT WHAT THEY PERCEIVE DOESNT FIT THEIR IDEOLOGY! as if...they are all fully RIGHT!!! but the other side, YOUR SIDE, is all fully WRONG!!!

Please, Sarah, keep giving them...it!! that what you mightly geniously know to give!

I for one, want to see up to what extend their HATE can and will doom them = lefties,liberals,progressives and so on.

Go Sarah Go! give more "shows" ...they are watching!!! and that's GREAT, indeed Great.

Posted by: Dalva1 | April 4, 2010 6:01 PM

I am shocked! That shrill voice enough to scrape paint from your walls, kill brain cells, and basically make you deathly ill to the point of vomiting body parts boring? I am so surprised.

Posted by: austininc4 | April 4, 2010 9:26 PM

As opposed to (dis)appearing on WHICH OTHER show? Olberman? Maddow? Matthews? CNN? Hah-hah.

Losers.

Posted by: craigslsst | April 4, 2010 10:35 PM

All the viewer stats tell us is that the people who prefer those Fox shows have nothing better to do than watch TV.

Posted by: cdm99 | April 4, 2010 10:41 PM

92% no..... I have a feeling the pundits are grossly misreading the alleged tide of tea-bagger republican sentiment.

Posted by: jeffc6578 | April 4, 2010 10:47 PM

Palin's TV Show!

Ha!

No way.

I wouldn't even watch anything so goofy and boring.

Somebody let me know if she ever tries to talk politics, that would be a good laugh.

I never thought that the people, or should I say "men" of Alaska elected her for her "brains".

They elected her because there's 20 men to ever 1 woman in Alaska and Sarah is cute, she's funny, she's a Bimbo!

Posted by: lindalovejones | April 5, 2010 6:04 PM

How can Fox get away with it? They have been doing it for years and always blame some back room flunky for a "mistake".

Faux news, same old , same old, hash, hack and work the dark side of gray. The dark side of gray when it is to fry some one.
As for Palin, she is such a tool, but if she can make $$ off of Faux by doing this for a year or 2. I don't care. We all know what she is. So leave it at that.

Posted by: nstein1 | April 6, 2010 3:01 PM

Every Palin appearance has proven to be absolutely boring. She cannot hold the attention of intelligent people or people with good old fashion horse sense.

Posted by: lindarc | April 7, 2010 12:18 PM

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