July 27th, 2009
05:47 PM ET

Beat 360° 7/27/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin delivers her farewell speech as she officially resigns during the annual Governor's Picnic July 26, 2009 at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska. Sean Parnell was sworn in as the new Governor and Craig E. Campbell the new Lieutenant Governor. (Photo by Eric Engman/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.


Staff Winner:

Erica Hill

Will you see more of me, now that I’ve quit my day job? You betcha!

Viewer Winner:

Rachel Smith

I quit with only this much left in my term.

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soundoff (290 Responses)
  1. Jake

    Okay everyone let's count how many jobs I haven't quit halfway through...one, two... Jee golly that was fun!

    July 28, 2009 at 9:55 am |
  2. David / Phila, Pa

    The Gov't getting to big, left finger is out touch with right finger choice of smaller Gov't , I did need point that out

    July 28, 2009 at 9:25 am |
  3. Dean D. Ellis

    The right is always here on the right, the left is off that way. I don't know what they call the center, but in my opinion Mr. Cooper, this appears to be another trick question.

    Dean D. Ellis, Lake Worthless, FL

    July 28, 2009 at 3:50 am |
  4. Starla Gackstetter

    You betcha I got new glasses.

    And guess what – I can't see all the way to Russia.

    July 28, 2009 at 3:47 am |
  5. Jeannette Kucan

    I promise each and everyone of you,I will be your worst nightmare 4years from now. I came this close in 09.

    Jeannette Kucan

    July 28, 2009 at 3:43 am |
  6. Dean D. Ellis

    The right is always here on the right, the left is off that way. I don't know what they call the center, but in my opinion Mr. Cooper, this appears to be another trick question.

    July 28, 2009 at 3:40 am |
  7. John - Corpus Christi, TX

    After hearing David Letterman's top ten things overheard at her
    farewell party, Sarah Palin adds number 11.
    President Obama called and invited Sarah Palin and David Letterman,
    to the white house to have a beer!

    July 28, 2009 at 2:59 am |
  8. Alieu, Philadelphia, PA

    Maybe after today I will get THIS much Privacy. ooh yeah!

    July 28, 2009 at 2:58 am |
  9. Darshan Sawant, Portland OR

    Palin gesturing the distance between Russia and Alaska 🙂

    July 28, 2009 at 2:36 am |
  10. SandraWI

    Wow, Tina Fey really does look like Sarah Palin

    July 28, 2009 at 2:29 am |
  11. Tommy T. , GA.

    Don't listen to what she has to say. Look at what she does.
    Abuse power
    Animal cruelty
    Irresponsible Politician
    and so on.... you can add...

    July 28, 2009 at 1:49 am |
  12. te'a

    yup, MCcain lost ...and ill look out for russians YOU BETCHA...I'm about to go fishin...I quiting as the mayor of alaska...quit makin things up!

    July 27, 2009 at 11:49 pm |
  13. Thomas

    Ya know, I have about this much more time on the national scene; mama needs some new shoe's.

    July 27, 2009 at 11:28 pm |
  14. Shawn Hendricks

    I will spend the next four years eating bean and sour kraut scrambled eggs and elevator-button punching at the Sears Tower to express my 'thanks' to the American voting public.

    July 27, 2009 at 11:27 pm |
  15. Sean from Torrance Ca

    My popularity is just this much behind that of Anderson Cooper!

    July 27, 2009 at 11:21 pm |
  16. Billy,Pocono Summit pa

    I'm gonna get you "media" and Starlets- you betcha!

    July 27, 2009 at 11:12 pm |
  17. DAvid & Page Davis

    I'm not a Mavrick. I'm a quitter!

    July 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  18. Danny Lee

    An that the way the cookie crumbles

    July 27, 2009 at 10:52 pm |
  19. Danny Lee

    I told ya that I could see russia from my home

    July 27, 2009 at 10:51 pm |
  20. David - Plano, Texas

    "Oh, you can't get a vote with a guuuunnn!"

    July 27, 2009 at 10:46 pm |
  21. Shawn Abbott Augusta Maine

    Really I caught a fish this big while fishing near russia honest i wouldn't lie anderson

    July 27, 2009 at 10:42 pm |
  22. Andrea

    "And as Arnold Schwarzenegger always said in those 'Terminator' movies: 'I'll be back!'"

    July 27, 2009 at 10:27 pm |
  23. Barbara from Lorain Ohio

    Joe the Plumber needs me to help him set up a new business.

    July 27, 2009 at 10:26 pm |
  24. ann, HI

    Sarah leaves the governorship of Alaska with guns blazing. Get out of her way!

    July 27, 2009 at 10:26 pm |

    I wish her a happy future with a permanent case of laryngitis.

    July 27, 2009 at 10:14 pm |
  26. Steve Mills

    I wonder if that gig with Saturday Night Live, impersonating Tina Fey, is still open.

    Rocky Mount, Virginia

    July 27, 2009 at 10:10 pm |
  27. Goddy Mancho

    No but no thanks to the bridge to nowhere

    July 27, 2009 at 10:09 pm |
  28. Mary, New York - NY

    "I'll be back" (said the Republican version of Ralph Nader)

    July 27, 2009 at 10:09 pm |
  29. Shawn Hendricks

    How excited am I to start my life after governorship?

    July 27, 2009 at 10:08 pm |
  30. Christine

    I have big plans. I can do this or I can do that. Hmm... what was my plan, again?

    July 27, 2009 at 10:05 pm |
  31. Charlie Lea

    If the media... Mr Anderson Cooper, Tina Fey or that... fancy question, lady... I talk'n bout you Katie Corker.... you know who I mean.... messes in my ...or with my, you know what.... once I'm out of office..... I'll put their microphones right up their.... whatcha call it's......just like I did to this little varment rite'chere.... you betcha. WOO HOO!

    July 27, 2009 at 10:05 pm |
  32. Kenneth Hudson, Millington, TN

    Ok Letterman, now you're really gonna get it now that I'm not Governor any more.......

    July 27, 2009 at 10:04 pm |
  33. logan

    she just doing this so she can try to run for president

    July 27, 2009 at 10:00 pm |
  34. eleanor coombs,ga

    Sarah Palin got a great applause when she repeated the words to Jennifer holiday's greatest hit.."You and you and you, you're gonna love me"

    one minute before 10 Anderson

    July 27, 2009 at 9:59 pm |
  35. Chris

    Kick your paper football hard enough through these uprights and it might go as far as Russia

    July 27, 2009 at 9:59 pm |
  36. Sandra - Whitby Ontario

    Tweedle dee, tweedle dumb, where will I run?

    July 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm |
  37. Heidi Cleveland, Ohio

    It's snow machine time!

    July 27, 2009 at 9:56 pm |
  38. Roy from Topeka

    Hey, look at this. I know which way the wind blows, and I have back up.

    July 27, 2009 at 9:55 pm |
  39. Sandra - Whitby Ontario

    If the govenor's hat don't fit, you must quit! Sing it whit me now..

    July 27, 2009 at 9:55 pm |
  40. marie-denise dussault

    Caught a fish that long...now try to swallow...

    Marie-Denise Dussault
    16, Petit Street #1
    St-Eustache (Quebec, Canada)
    J7R 2C9

    July 27, 2009 at 9:53 pm |
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