What Fox News paid Sarah Palin: $15.85 per word

Minnesota political analyst Eric Ostermeier reviewed more than 150 of Sarah Palin’s Fox News appearances and figured out that she was paid $15.85 per word during her three years on the network.

Religion was frequently peppered into Palin’s commentary and the former governor uttered “Amen” 111 times across her 151 appearances.sarah

She also mentioned “God” 57 times, Christians and Christianity 16 times, Moses three times, and Jesus once.

This isn’t to say Palin didn’t occasionally dance with the devil – delivering the PG-13 “heck” 28 times, “darn” nine times, “hell” seven times, and “damn” twice.

* The price of Palin: $15.85 per word on Fox News (blog.lib.umn.edu)

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