263 page report on Sarah Palin’s abuse of power

October 11, 2008

Have you seen the 263 page report on Sarah Palin? You can download the

Text of Report here. (pdf)

The New York Times has some thorough writing on the topic.

Alaska Inquiry Concludes Palin Abused Powers

By SERGE F. KOVALESKI
Published: October 10, 2008

Gov. Sarah Palin abused the powers of her office by pressuring subordinates to try to get her former brother-in-law, a state trooper, fired, an investigation by the Alaska Legislature has concluded. The inquiry found, however, that she was within her right to dismiss her public safety commissioner, Walt Monegan, who was the trooper’s boss.

A 263-page report released Friday by lawmakers in Alaska found that Ms. Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, had herself exerted pressure to get Trooper Michael Wooten dismissed, as well as allowed her husband and subordinates to press for his firing, largely as a result of his temperament and past disciplinary problems.

Get the full article here.

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