Haven't we had ENOUGH of THAT in Washington D.C. the last eight years of war looting?
"As governor and mayor, Palin hired friends for public posts
WASILLA, Alaska - Governor Sarah Palin lives by the maxim that all politics is local, not to mention personal.
So when there was a vacancy at the top of the state Division of Agriculture, she appointed a high school classmate, Franci Havemeister, to the $95,000-a-year directorship. A former real estate agent, Havemeister cited her childhood love of cows as one of her qualifications for running the roughly $2 million agency.
Havemeister was one of at least five high school classmates Palin hired, often at salaries far exceeding their private sector wages. When Palin had to cut the 2007 state budget, she avoided the legion of frustrated legislators and mayors. Instead, she huddled with her budget director and her husband, Todd, an oil field worker who is not a state employee, and vetoed millions of dollars of legislative projects.
Palin walks the national stage as a small-town foe of "good old boys" politics and a champion for ethics reform. The 44-year-old governor draws enthusiastic audiences and high approval ratings. And as the Republican vice presidential nominee, she points to her management experience while deriding her Democratic rivals, Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden, as speechmakers who never have run anything.
But an examination of her swift rise and record as mayor of Wasilla and then governor finds that her visceral style and penchant for attacking critics contrasts with her carefully crafted public image (New York Times September 14, 2008)."
And the MSM bends and spreads for Mz. Sarah and her strap-on!!!!
Can't touch this, you might get burned!