By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
Resigning Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's payday could top $2 million, says a publicist who knows her well. And that's just for speeches, not a book or TV gig. "She needs the cash, and by quitting now she can probably make a couple million in the next year," says the associate. "She wouldn't have been able to do that as governor, and who knows if everyone would have been as interested in her 18 months from now."
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