October 5th, 2011 would be the day we all wish to forget. It is the day former Governor Sarah Palin announced that she would not seek the 2012 Republican nomination for President of the United States.
Like many teenagers, I was not interested in politics, policy, or diplomacy. At thirteen, I was worried about who was going to get kicked off of American Idol! My civics teacher ran to turn on the television in our classroom, “Class, does anyone know who Senator John McCain picked to be his running mate?” I remember thinking, “Don’t know, don’t care, this does not affect my life!” Boy was I wrong. The moment my teachers turned on that television, my life had changed! That was the day I asked, “Sarah, who?