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On This Day in 2009, Palin Resigns

On this day back in 2009, Sarah Palin gave a big “You betcha'” to the Washington elite and announced she would resign as Governor of Alaska in order to “effect positive change outside of government.”

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Here are five cartoons from our archives reacting to her surprise announcement:

JD Crowe / Mobile Press-Register (click to view more cartoons by Crowe)
Rob Tornoe / PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Tornoe)
Nate Beeler / Columbus Dispatch (click to view more cartoons by Beeler)
R.J. Matson / Roll Call (click to view more cartoons by Matson)
John Cole / Scranton Times-Tribune (click to view more cartoons by Cole)

By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post.

2 replies on “On This Day in 2009, Palin Resigns”

She didn't just fleece her own string of dummies- she soaked the McCain campaign for every drop she could get out of them. She and Bachman should run for chief executive- try Ecuador…

America overall should totally forget this looser and her family. It seems she tries hard to get attention, and now her daughter have a Reality Show, it makes me want to puke even more. For a woman who says she is a tough Momma Grizzy Bear, she sure is more like a cowarding rat for quitting half-way in her first term as Alaska's governor.

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