Sarah Palin Is Buried in Debt, May Need to Launch a Legal Fund

News & Politics

The Anchorage Daily News reports that Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) owes more than half a million dollars “to an Anchorage law firm that has defended her against ethics complaints, and she may create a legal fund to pay the bill.” In her written response to the ADN, Palin described the charges that have cost her so much money as “baseless” and “ridiculous”:


Still trying to portray herself as a populist, Palin said that because of the “blood sport some are playing today” in politics, it seems that only the independently wealthy or those willing to spend their income on legal fees to defend their official actions in office … can serve.”

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