I was stunned by this. I turned on the radio (Rush) as I was dashing about the house, getting ready for work. I heard a woman's voice talking about "my running mate" and was all ... "Huh???!? ... " I hadn't heard much of Palin's voice, but I was sure it was her. And, indeed, it was.
Frankly, I didn't think the old bastard had it in him to make this choice. Bully!
Also this - terrific - pic found at From the Maas:
And, as Stoaty Weasel puts it, "Okay, I'm in .... "
UPDATES: Nice Deb, with one of her great link-roundups.