Tuesday, October 7, 2008

The Devil’s In The Details - Part V

Todd Palin, husband of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin belonged to the Alaska Independence Party for seven years. The AIP is a secessionist organization founded by Joe Vogler. The same Joe Vogler who the AIP proudly touts on their website as saying: "I'm an Alaskan, not an American. I've got no use for America or her damned institutions."

I’ve known about the Palin’s association with AIP since the news broke back in September. But in light of the relentless barrage of lies being spewed by Governor Palin about Barack Obama this week, I urge you to read the brief article by David Talbot in Salon. He does an excellent job of summarizing the Palin’s association with AIP, including Governor Palin’s recorded address to the group this year and puts it all in a very bright, very relevant light.


Kent said...

Hello Lee. I find it amazing that the association and support of this radical organization by the Palin's has been given a pass by the national media.

Particularly in view of Sarah Palin's vicious attacks upon Barack Obama since the VP debates, it is becoming crystal clear that she has achieved her stature by simply appealing to whatever interest that will get her to her next objective. There is very little substance to Sarah Palin.

Thanks for this informative post.


Pink Granite said...

Hi Kent -
Thank you for your perspective and the feedback.
What Sarah Palin has in abundance is the ability to play to a crowd. But what she shows in those moments is something small minded and mean spirited wrapped in the guise of patriotism and chipper condescension. It's ugly.
- Lee