This morning, Cindy Adams reported that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin started her own political action committee called SarahPAC. (She also “reported” that Palin wants to be president, but the former actually qualifies as “news.”) According to Adams, SarahPAC was registered in Virginia and “patterned after Hillary [Clinton’s] HillPAC. The website for the PAC is already active and has this to say for itself: By supporting SarahPac, you will allow Gov. Palin to help find and create solutions for America’s most pressing problems; priority number one is building a strong and prosperous economy that recognizes hard work, innovation and integrity by rewarding small businesses and hard working American families. SarahPac will support local and national candidates who share Gov. Palin’s ideas and goals for our country. A PAC isn’t meant to be a slush fund for favors and increased standing, but that’s usually what it turns out to be. If Palin is truly modeling SarahPAC after HillPAC, she’ll use it for a number of things. She’ll start by trying to gain favor among national politicians by donating to their reelection campaigns and pet causes. In her case, it will probably be Republicans that she’ll appeal to. Unlike Hillary, Palin doesn’t have a… Read full this story
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