Lisa Murkowski Win a Blow to Palin's Influence

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"Though Joe decisively defeated the incumbent senator in the primary, and though she conceded the race to him, she reneged on her primary vow to not contest the will of the people," Palin wrote in an earlier post. "She is now running a write-in campaign bankrolled by Beltway special interests."

In another, she asked if Murkowski would try to shut down her Facebook page by going to court, something Murkowski never considered. But the statement allowed Palin to cast herself — and Miller — as victims.

"Lisa, you can sue me if you want (you won't be the first). But I will not be intimidated from speaking my mind. Your intimidation just empowered us liberty-loving Alaskans," Palin wrote.

"Are you really that out of touch?"

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