Former Republican vice presidential candidate and Gov. Sarah Palin is back on the road, now as the author of a new book, and she started her trip on the Oprah Winfrey show.
Palin's book, Going Rogue, is a political tell all about last year's campaign. She made an appearance on Oprah, Monday, to talk about the book, which released Tuesday.
Katie Couric Interview
It wasn't a surprise when she asked about Palin's infamous interview with Katie Couric that led to much criticism about her credibility.
Palin said what people actually saw wasn't a fair representation.
"There were hours of tape that were shot, and I would think that those few minutes that were edited together, packaged together and shown to the American public," she began. "If people only know me from that interview, I don't blame people for thinking that I was not qualified, that I was ill-prepared."
CBN News White House Correspondent David Brody is reporting from Palin's book tour this week. Click play for his comments followed by analysis on Palin's image with Dan Gainor of the Media Research Institute.
Brody will be talking one-on-one with Palin about her latest book tomorrow on CBN News. Check back here for more, Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Palin also shared her feeling on election night a year ago.
"[I was] not so much disappointed that I wasn't allowed to speak, but disappointed that the explanation that I was given why I wouldn't be able to speak," she recalled. "[I was told] VP candidates never give a speech on an election night, and I knew that was false because I've seen it happen over all the years."
Palin: 'Invite God In'
It's been no secret that Palin considers herself a woman of faith and in her book she makes numerous references to God.
She even extends a special invitation to her readers.
"I do know there is a God." Palin wrote. " My life is in His hands. I encourage readers to do what I did many years ago, invite him to take over..."
"Then see what He will do and how He will get you through," she continued. "Test Him on this. You'll see there's no such thing as coincidence."
In her book, Palin didn't mention plans of running for president in 2012, but Newsweek editors thought it best to put a picture of Palin in running shorts for this week's cover.
Some are angered by the cover, saying it's sexist and another example of media bias toward a conservative.
"[Newsweek is] in trouble financially, and of course, they want to do a number on Sarah Palin," said Dr. Charles Dunn of the Regent University School of Government.
"So as an electrifying personality, she's doing things that Newsweek doesn't like-- that is they're afraid of her," he added.
On his blog The Brody File, CBN News White House Correspondent David Brody compared the cover to Newsweek's portrayal of Hillary Clinton on a previous cover.
"Conservative women are portrayed as nuts and dopey," Brody wrote. "Liberal women are heroes for the next generation."
What Americans Think
Meanwhile, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll showed 60 percent of Americans do not feel Palin is qualified to be president.
It's a different story, however, among Republicans. The poll also revealed 61 percent of Republicans think she's qualified.