Happy 47th Birthday, Sarah Palin!

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Sarah Palin, beloved politician turned author, speaker, commentator, reality TV star and professional celebrity, turns 47 years young today.

Happy birthday to the Thrilla from Wasilla!

Chances are, you aren't indifferent about Sarah Palin. You worship the ground she walks on and hang on her every word, or wish she'd never been born.

Or, in the case of Tracy Morgan ... you know what, forget it.

Regardless, she sure keeps things interesting and gets us talking with her unique brand of conservativism and self-promotion. Going Rogue, if you will ...

Happy birthday, Sarah! Hope you find a fun way to celebrate!

If nothing else, let's give thanks today for a woman who always gives us something to write about. There's no better content-generating machine than this.

Speculation continues to swirl about her political future. Will she run for President in 2012? Can she possibly go a week without putting her foot in her mouth?

We'll have to wait and see. But in honor of her birthday, which she shares with Taylor Lautner, we put together a little greatest hits package of sorts below.

Follow the jump for some of our favorite Sarah Palin pics and videos!

Sarah Palin and Kate Gosselin

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Sarah Palin Biography

Sarah Palin College Photo
Sarah Palin is the former Governor of Alaska, and was the 2008 Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States, running on... More »
Sandpoint, Idaho
Full Name
Sarah Louise Heath Palin

Sarah Palin Quotes

What I've had to do, though, is in the middle of the night, put down the Blackberries and pick up the breast pump. Do a couple of things different and still get it all done.

Sarah Palin

I am thankful to be married to a man who loves being a dad as much as I love being a mom so he is my strength. And practically speaking, we have a great network of help with lots of grandparents and aunties and uncles all around us. We have a lot of help.

Sarah Palin