US political news websites have jumped all over a little-seen video of Sarah Palin's speech to graduating students at her one-time Alaskan church.
The Huffington Post has a story and video of Sarah Palin speaking three months ago to graduating students in which she discusses not only her faith but also a number of hot-button policy issues such as Iraq, oil and the Alaskan environment:
“Pray for our military men and women who are striving to do what is right. Also, for this country, that our leaders, our national leaders, are sending [U.S. soldiers] out on a task that is from God,” she exhorted the congregants. “That’s what we have to make sure that we’re praying for, that there is a plan and that that plan is God’s plan.”
Read the full story (and view the video) here.
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