November 26th, 2009
09:10 AM ET
12 years ago

Palin takes brief break for Thanksgiving

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption="Palin's book tour continues after the holiday."] (CNN) - Sarah Palin is taking a break from her marathon book tour to celebrate Thanksgiving with her family in Richland, Washington, her spokeswoman confirmed to CNN Wednesday.

Palin's parents are originally from the area, and an aunt of the former vice presidential candidate currently lives there.

But Palin won't be off the book trail for long: She's slated to sign books at a Hastings bookstore in Richland Sunday.

The menu at "Aunt Katie's house" isn't public, says Palin spokeswoman Meg Stapleton, "but there's no doubt there will be meat - right next to the mashed potatoes."

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soundoff (59 Responses)
  1. Miriam

    How is this news? An American woman has Thanksgiving with her family.....

    November 26, 2009 09:20 am at 9:20 am |
  2. Phatti D'Pozit

    CNN: Please desist from following this irrelevant fodder. Are you seriously thinking the more we know of her, the more credibility she deserves? Stop endorsing her!

    November 26, 2009 09:24 am at 9:24 am |
  3. Texas Longhorn talks Truth

    Sarah, you need to take breaks every chance you get. When another year passes you'll will be steady on the road gettting rid of the Obamination we have in the White House. Never Again will America be this dumb.

    November 26, 2009 09:25 am at 9:25 am |
  4. Irma in North Carolina

    What is she scared to go back to Alaska for thanksgiving, for fear they will run her out of town.

    November 26, 2009 09:31 am at 9:31 am |
  5. Lisa

    Can CNN please take a long break from reporting ANYTHING Sarah Palin. At least put her in the entertainment section with Britney and Paris.

    November 26, 2009 09:33 am at 9:33 am |
  6. Death Panel Sarah

    There are a lot of people on book tours. Let's hear about them for awhile.

    November 26, 2009 09:33 am at 9:33 am |
  7. Ryan

    Her book is hilariously filled with misinformation. The really odd thing is she goes on and on about her special needs baby... yet never mentions her son anymore. Something tells me she was ashamed of him and shipped him off overseas for a reason....

    Oh, and nobody cares about her anymore.

    November 26, 2009 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  8. Willy Brown

    Enjoy Thanksgivng future president of the United States.

    November 26, 2009 09:36 am at 9:36 am |
  9. not alone

    Who in their right mind cares?

    November 26, 2009 09:37 am at 9:37 am |
  10. MARK

    Happy Thanksgiving, Governor Palin. Wishing her and her family a wonderful holiday. She has much to be thankful for.

    November 26, 2009 09:39 am at 9:39 am |
  11. JT the Show Me State College Freshman

    Mrs. Palin, today I am going to put politics aside like we all should today, and I am going to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. If you have a roof over your head, food to eat, water to drink, and a bed to sleep on, you are luckier than over 1 billion people on this earth. Please be thankful today, and please put politics aside. Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

    November 26, 2009 09:39 am at 9:39 am |
  12. Tania

    Rather than complain about CNN giving Palin all this space, I've decided to read the articles and esp. the comments as entertainment, as comic relief. Ya can't make this up, folks! She thinks she's real! We can watch the wreck as it happens. Can't imagine what happens next. One of these days she'll come out with something so even-more mindless or disturbing or damaging that she'll self-destruct. I guess CNN sees her as a (forgive the metaphor) cash-cow, since she does get attention.

    November 26, 2009 09:40 am at 9:40 am |
  13. T'SAH from Virginia

    After signing soooooo many books – would PALIN be able to hold her folk so she can eat her MOOSE!!

    November 26, 2009 09:41 am at 9:41 am |
  14. John

    Must we put up with CNN constantly promoting Sarah? You are the only news media talking about her today. This is Thanksgiving, a special day that needs no additional "turkeys"

    November 26, 2009 09:45 am at 9:45 am |
  15. OH

    Only CNN follow Sarah Palin so closely. No other new media care to print her every move, not even FOX; I wonder why CNN think everyone care what she does or not do. I am sick and tired of reading about this sick woman.

    She reminds me of George Bush, who became the first president by only 537 votes. No wonder the country crashed and burned under the moronic leadership of ignorant people. Get a life CNN and give us a break; write real news and not insane articles of this sick woman.

    November 26, 2009 09:47 am at 9:47 am |
  16. Ed, Santa Fe, NM

    a break? ya she's beeon on tour a whole week.... what a moron

    November 26, 2009 09:49 am at 9:49 am |
  17. Susan in NC

    WHO CARES what the Palins are doing today? Do you seriously think this is "political news"? Why not just start a Palin Ticker page of her own? This is NOT political news!

    November 26, 2009 09:52 am at 9:52 am |
  18. Kathy V.

    Who cares? I mean, really, who cares?

    November 26, 2009 09:52 am at 9:52 am |
  19. Right wingnuts are the darlings of dementia

    I hope they save a moose drumstick for Sarah.

    November 26, 2009 09:54 am at 9:54 am |
  20. once upon a horse

    gosh even when this woman takes a so-called break she makes headlines here. And Sarah complains about her treatment by the "evil left wing media"?

    November 26, 2009 09:54 am at 9:54 am |
  21. Mickey

    Palin is a lying quitter, thats why her Republican/Conservative "followers" like her.

    I hear her work of fiction is selling for $4.95 on the closeout rack at K-Mart.

    GOP: Evolve or die.

    November 26, 2009 09:55 am at 9:55 am |
  22. Adalbert

    When does this women have time for her family? No wonder here doughter is screwing around.

    November 26, 2009 09:55 am at 9:55 am |
  23. Right wingnuts are the darlings of dementia

    I think we can all be thankful that Sarah is not campaigning today.

    November 26, 2009 09:56 am at 9:56 am |
  24. Indy

    She will need a turkey break, all liars need to re group and make sure she has cover stories to cover all her lies. At least the break will save some emissions on the enviroment from that huge fuel burning bus.We should all give Thanks that when her mouth opens during her break it will be for eating instead of inciting hate and divide.I am truly thankful I won't have to hear her screecing lying voice for a day !

    November 26, 2009 09:57 am at 9:57 am |
  25. gary davis harbor oregon

    she is a turkey .. really , with a brain like hers and as radical and racist as she is this day is not for people like her and the idiot she is married too. they want to split up the country .. they should go away and stay gone..
    other than that ,hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday 🙂

    proud of our president
    gary davis
    harbor oregon

    November 26, 2009 10:03 am at 10:03 am |
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