Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin slammed a "sad" and "predictable" reaction from the mainstream media to her decision to resign from office in a statement posted on her Facebook account Saturday.

Palin bemoaned a double standard she asserted she faces in her public life, as well.

"The response in the main stream media has been most predictable, ironic, and as always, detached from the lives of ordinary Americans who are sick of the 'politics of personal destruction,'" Palin wrote. "How sad that Washington and the media will never understand; it