Palin, Republican Party vice presidential candidate, is
believed to be about to announce that she is to step down
from the race for the White House after a series of humiliating
appearance on Saturday Night Live at the weekend is thought
to have made her realise the error of agreeing to run as
viewers of the clip, above, can see, after rehearsing for
two full days for the final song and dance, Palin withdrew
at the last minute. A regular on the show had to perform
her final number at the last minute.
close to Palin say her confidence has been shattered and
she can't go on.
is reported to have told a confident after the show:
is now the time that I am able to say that this is the
end. Well now is. I think. Don't you? Yes."
resignation from the race at this late stage will inevitably
cause problems for John McCain who is expected to temporarily
suspend his campaign again so that he can rush to Washington
to sort it out.
McCain still doesn't know how to answer a cell phone when
we called him last night.