The best reactions to Sarah Palin’s split with Fox News

The former vice presidential candidate "parts ways" with Fox news, and the Internet reacts accordingly

Topics: Sarah Palin, Fox News, Alaska, Twitter, 2008 Elections, Editor's Picks,

On Friday, Fox News announced that it has “parted ways” with Sarah Palin and will not renew her contract as a contributor.

The New York Times reports:

It was unclear whether the parting was Ms. Palin’s choice. Bill Shine, an executive vice president at Fox, said in a statement, “We have thoroughly enjoyed our association with Governor Palin. We wish her the best in her future endeavors.”

As of last week, Ms. Palin remained in negotiations with Fox News about a new contract. Her original contract with the network started in January 2010 and ended this month.

Twitter, as expected, was delighted:



 

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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