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Kristin Bauer van Straten, who plays the acid tongued Pam on True Blood, followed in her character's footsteps by choosing not to bite her tongue at the True Blood panel at SDCC.

All Trubies know that the best line from last week's episode was uttered by Pam when she called herself a "Republic*nt" right before she and Eric stormed a Texas political fundraiser. Apparently, the show approached former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin and asked her to appear on this episode. Chiding that Palin will "weigh in on anything", van Straten made no bones about her disdain for the former candidate. She went on to say that, "It's sweet many many years later that I've made her angry; I had fun doing it."

Obviously, Palin chose not to appear on the show stating, “The brilliant minds of True Blood were brazen enough to ask me to do a cameo on their show, apparently so they could insult a conservative woman in person instead of just all conservative women in general. Their offer wasn’t presented in any negative way, perhaps to benefit from a surprise factor after the guest appearance. I turned them down anyway.” HBO has confirmed that the show did reach out to Palin, but did not receive a response.

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