|Sarah is waving goodbye - to running not wheeler-dealing|
Mrs Palin said in a statement that the decision came after much thought, and that she and her husband, Todd, "devote ourselves to God, family and country".
So reports the BBC. I'm glad she's not in the mix to cause the GOP problems with gaffes and guffaws. But the report adds, "The mother-of-five has signed a number of lucrative television deals, published two best-selling books and set up a successful fundraising machine." Being president would put a stop to that. Oh dear!