Was Sarah Palin just a fad?

Real Clear Politics broke the story on Friday that Sarah Palin would not be renewing her contract with Fox News. On Saturday, Howard Kurtz reported that the network made a "limited effort" to keep her, and offered her a less-generous contract than it had the first time around. Kurtz concluded that Palin's star had faded.
"Palin was undoubtedly a hotter commodity a few years ago than she is today," writes Matt Lewis in The Week. "Still, I think the issue isn't so much that Palin's star has faded as it is that there are so many new GOP stars on the rise." Find our more.