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



 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 10:50am]


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