Tapper Vies for Palin Interview Via Twitter

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Newsroom

Stopping by the Sunday-morning chat shows once seemed like a prerequisite for any politician seeking national office. But Sarah Palin broke that tradition during the 2008 campaign by skipping all the Sunday shows–a marked contrast to her running mate John McCain, who’s long been a permanent fixture on the political chat circuit.

Palin has certainly kept her name out there since 2008, however, with high-profile speaking gigs, regularly posting endorsements and policy positions on Facebook and Twitter, and writing a best-selling book.


But the Big Three network Sunday shows continue to be shut out. ABC’s Jake Tapper, interim host of “This Week,” is trying to change that, and is going after a Palin booking in an unorthodox way: over Twitter. More…