Welcome to the VP-hood, Sarah Palin. Day 1 of her campaign and the internet is ablaze with rumours and attacks – the most serious being the accusation by leading liberal blog Daily KOS that Sarah Palin passed her 16 year old daughter’s child off as her own.

“Well, Sarah, I’m calling you a liar. And not even a good one. Trig Paxson Van Palin is not your son. He is your grandson. The sooner you come forward with this revelation to the public, the better.”

The Daily KOS article rakes over Palin’s public appearances leading up to the announcement of her pregnancy, claiming that despite being 7 months pregnant, even her staffers had been unaware she was pregnant. It posts a number of photos of her during that time, looking slim throughout. Read the full story here.

Peter Fray

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