Going Rogue: Palin's world domination book tour starts Monday
The Sarah Palin "Going Rogue" book tour begins next week.
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It's unknown if any of her supporters will bow down blurting "we're not worthy" like the mulleted public-access hosts in the movie "Wayne's World," but they'll have their chance next week as she begins her much-anticipated book tour.
Going Rogue book tour begins
The circus begins on Monday with her first appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show, the day before her book will be released.
Then on Wednesday she starts touring the country like a rock star – but probably minus the guillotine that travels with Mr. Cooper during his shows.
At least during the opening leg of her seven-day, 13-city tour, she's playing it safe – staying away from big cities and hanging out in mostly red country. Think conservative districts in Indiana, Florida, North Carolina, and a few other more right-leaning locations.
This is part of the plan, Palin explains on her Facebook page. "I’ve decided to stop in cities that are not usually included in a typical book tour," she writes. "For instance, I’m looking forward to meeting our honorable men and women in uniform and their families at a Fort Bragg book signing, and to reconnecting with friends my family made last year on the campaign trail in different book signing venues."
You remember last year when she clashed with the McCain campaign on whether to give up on Michigan or not? The campaign decided it was a lost cause. Palin, on the other hand, thought it was still winnable and offered to send her husband Todd there to secure it for the Republican ticket.
Although Todd is an unquestionable force in the
snowmobile snowmachine world, his presidential campaign-saving powers were unproven. And the campaign balked at Palin's proposal. No matter though, because Palin's coming back.
"Last year, I made a promise to the good people of Michigan that I would be back, and now I’m keeping that promise," she writes. "Michigan is near and dear to my family’s heart! Our eldest son, Track, lived with a great host family there during his hockey days."
But what about Todd? Will he join Palin in Michigan? Likely. The Palins are traveling around like the Partridge Family – in a bus.
FOX News extravaganza
If you're unable to see the former governor in person (see dates and locations below), she'll be all over TV on Anita Dunn's least-favorite channel.
She's already booked appearances on FOX News with Bill O'Reilly, Greta Van Susteren, and Sean Hannity. But she also gives Barbara Walters some time as well – not appearing on The View but a on special five-part series airing on different ABC programs like Good Morning America and Nightline.