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Sarah Palin on attending the RNC: 'We'll have an announcement in a couple of days'

25

July

 From Eric Deggans, who blogs for the Times over at The Feed and is in Los Angeles with other members of the Television Critics Association this week:

LOS ANGELES -- It was an odd sight; even for a party where one of the most popular guests was a trained monkey.

But as TV critics gathered poolside at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Tuesday for an NBC reception touting its new fall shows, they were joined by a startling, unexpected figure: onetime GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

Palin, looking glamorous in an olive-colored dress, Hollywood-ready wrap-around designer sunglasses and high heels, had crashed the party with her husband Todd Palin, star of a reality show featuring celebrities executing military exercises, Stars Earn Stripes.

But the only question this Florida reporter had for the former governor of Alaska and Tea Party favorite, was a simple one: Will we see you at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this August?

"We'll have an announcement in a couple of days," said Palin, as an aide insisted journalists direct questions to Todd Palin. "I don't know if we'll do anything fancy as a press conference, but we'll get the word out."

Read the rest of his post.

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 11:50am]

    

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