November 17th, 2009
06:54 PM ET
9 years ago

Palin helps RGA get discount on 'Going Rogue'

Palin helps RGA get discount on 'Going Rogue'.

Palin helps RGA get discount on 'Going Rogue'.

(CNN) - Sarah Palin helped the Republican Governors Association get a discount on "several thousand" copies of her new book so the group can use them as a fundraising tool, RGA chairman Haley Barbour said Tuesday.

Barbour, the governor of Mississippi, said Palin has been "very gracious as a former governor" and helped the group negotiate a bulk purchase price.

"We purchased them at a great discount, at the publisher's price, God bless her," Barbour said during a conference call with reporters ahead of the RGA's annual conference in Austin, Texas.

"I suspect we are going to raise a whole lot of money with this," Barbour predicted. "Hopefully we'll have to re-order."

Filed under: RGA • Sarah Palin
soundoff (49 Responses)
  1. Sue

    Why re-order? There will be plenty for 25 cents at next years garage sales.

    November 17, 2009 06:58 pm at 6:58 pm |


    The price has already been lowered on's and Barnes & Noble's websites! It's a steal.


    November 17, 2009 06:59 pm at 6:59 pm |
  3. Tyler

    Wouldn't pay a red nickel.

    November 17, 2009 06:59 pm at 6:59 pm |
  4. Lynne

    The real reason for Palin's book being #1 on Amazon along with the fact that it can be purchased for $9.95 at many stores!!

    November 17, 2009 07:03 pm at 7:03 pm |
  5. Melissa

    Why bother? They will all be at half-price books in a month anyways.

    November 17, 2009 07:10 pm at 7:10 pm |
  6. tarheel

    This move by Sarah Palin is a win-win for both parties. What a tremendously talented and charismatic leader she is. I only regret that she didn't have a better running mate in 2008. You can tell just how strong she really is by the pure out hatred and venom that the Dims spew at her every time her name is even remotely mentioned.
    She has truly unmasked the NOW (National Organization of Women) as the NOLW (National Organization of Liberal Women). If Sarah Palin's husband was to beat her up, the NOW would line up to defend him and accuse her of asking for it.

    November 17, 2009 07:16 pm at 7:16 pm |
  7. Cathy

    Another story from PNN!

    November 17, 2009 07:18 pm at 7:18 pm |
  8. fred

    Enough is Enough with this crap.

    I wish Palin would talk about her new age religious background.

    November 17, 2009 07:23 pm at 7:23 pm |
  9. Four and The Door

    The ones who really need it are the Democrats. They could learn something about the role of government in America. However, getting them a discount would cut down on one of their favorite activities; spending.

    November 17, 2009 07:35 pm at 7:35 pm |
  10. C. Farrell, Houston, Tx

    $4.95 is the going price, now are they saying it's $1.95. Get your rebate back if you bought one.

    November 17, 2009 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  11. georgie

    i don't come on this web site often, and after looking at the stories you have to offer, I know why. I AM NOTa fan of Palin, but i would take her over the thing thats in there now. Atleast she can talk without the press and the president making up about stories about what he meant! come on people look around you! where is your story about the fake jobs created by them? there is so much going on right now, and instead of covering the news, you once again try to push a point.

    November 17, 2009 07:45 pm at 7:45 pm |
  12. kgeukes Michigan

    Why is anyone bothering with this ditz?? She's a has been, quitter, unintelligent humanoid that only spouts the truth as "she sees it". Well Sarah, I can only laugh at your truthisms, because just about every word you speak is fact checked and proven to be a lie!!

    November 17, 2009 07:50 pm at 7:50 pm |
  13. jerseylou

    Well shut my mouth and paint the house red,slap the mother-law silly,kick the dog in the booty,shoot the t v and throw it out the window. Can somebody ask this fruit cake if she would like to hitch a ride on the shuttle that's going to the moon to look for some water.And when she gets there the robot that's digging for the water can relay a message to her,it was a oneway ticket and she can talk to it as long as she want to.

    November 17, 2009 07:55 pm at 7:55 pm |
  14. james

    right on sarah!!

    November 17, 2009 07:59 pm at 7:59 pm |
  15. Steve from Oregon

    Of course it's at discount! Who would pay full price?

    November 17, 2009 08:03 pm at 8:03 pm |
  16. Franky, Land of Lincoln

    This is the most hilarious thing, that's funny.

    Getting a discount, that's hilarious! And people wonder why they pick on her, that's just fu-nny!

    I'll tell her if I want it for free! Forget a discount, what is it gonna teach me in that book? How she doesn't know the Bush Doctrine? Or better yet, how far is in fact Russia is from her house? 🙂

    November 17, 2009 08:06 pm at 8:06 pm |
  17. Moderate Democrat

    So, Sarah's NEWLY released book has already been reduced to nothing more then a party favor? Thanks for coming to my babies birthday, here's a free book, you can use it as your plate!

    ha ha ha. Too funny!

    November 17, 2009 08:12 pm at 8:12 pm |
  18. They call me "tater salad"

    I guess $4.95 a copy from Wal-Mart was to expensive. The Republicans will try any stupid trick to give us all the illusion that Sarah Palin's book made record setting sales.............And 20% still believe this crap??????......Seriously???????.........Too sad!

    November 17, 2009 08:22 pm at 8:22 pm |
  19. Emma

    What if all the competing media sources would just omit Sarah Palin from their coverage, so as not to be outdone by other news sources. A lot of the news about Palin is not really critical news.

    But I confess I would miss the entertainment that comes from this woman. It is not that we fear her, but she has a story that evolves of a woman who has little sense of how she comes off and little know-how of her ineptitudes for high level political leadership.

    November 17, 2009 08:30 pm at 8:30 pm |
  20. can we be honest here?

    Not really a rogue?

    just play one on TV?

    RINO?, Rogue In Name Only?

    "There's a sucker born every minute." P.T. Barnum

    "2 in most of the midwest" .......

    November 17, 2009 08:44 pm at 8:44 pm |
  21. gap

    obviously she is enjoying all the attention. If she didn't want this out, then why did she do the photo shoot.

    November 17, 2009 08:49 pm at 8:49 pm |
  22. Sandy

    How soon before it's in the discount bin?

    November 17, 2009 09:02 pm at 9:02 pm |
  23. kman821

    Gee, what a major coop there Haley... imagine scoring a bulk discount on Palin's book ... since I hear there's bidding wars going on out there just to get a copy at any cost! : )

    November 17, 2009 09:11 pm at 9:11 pm |

    Never have so many lies, been celebrated with such fanfare. Garbage author,... garbage material.

    November 17, 2009 09:17 pm at 9:17 pm |
  25. Todd (not the Alaska Separatist)

    Maybe the GOP can get a discount on "Mein Kampf" as well, another divisive book by a right-wing lunatic whining about their oppression at the hands of the moderate political establishment. That should raise big bucks. Sarah can title her next book "Four and a Half Years (of Struggles) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice.", which was the original title for "Mein Kampf".

    November 17, 2009 09:20 pm at 9:20 pm |
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