Sarah Palin on Saturday said that a write-in campaign by Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Collins skeptical of new ObamaCare repeal effort How Senate relationships could decide ObamaCare repeal MORE (R-Alaska) to keep her Senate seat would be “futile,” according to a press report.

Murkowski is mulling the write-in bid after her shocking loss to Palin-backed Tea Party favorite Joe Miller in the state’s GOP primary.

“Joe Miller is going to win the general,” Palin told Bloomberg in Wasilla, Alaska, where she appeared at an event marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. “It seems like it’s a futile effort, there, for a write-in effort, but she certainly has that right to do so.”

Miller also appeared at the event in Wasilla, where Palin served as mayor before becoming governor and then Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainSenate's defense authorization would set cyber doctrine Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions MORE’s (R-Ariz.) running mate in his failed 2008 White House campaign.