Here's the managing editor on the matter:
Wondering about the numbers behind the percentages in our Sarah Palin poll? To the question "Would you pay to hear Sarah Palin speak", 1,252 respondents (31.2%) said yes as of Satruday evening. But 2,887 respondents (69.7%) voted no.
The controversy over Palin's visit is driving Spectator web traffic to unusually high levels, and tracking software suggests much of that traffic is coming from outside Canada, a rough indicator of how passionate people are on the subject of the former Alaska governor and possible Republican candidate in the next U.S. presidential election.Visit Have Your Say to join the lively discussion.
-- Howard Elliott, Managing Editor
Currently (about 10:30 a.m.), about 71% say they would not pay to hear her, 29% would.
And while Palinistas have invaded the comments, sentiment there is strongly against her visit to Hamilton.