The Nation looks at Sarah Palin’s relationship with recently disgraced Alaska Senator Ted Stevens.

“As recently as July, the same month Stevens was indicted, Palin said of him: “I have great respect for the Senator. He needs to be heard across America. His voice, his experience, his passion needs to be heard across America so that Alaska can contribute more”…

“Palin talks a lot about takin’ on the ol’ boys club in Alaska, but she seemed awfully comfortable around the oldest — and most corrupt — member of the club.”

Read the full story here.

Peter Fray

Get your first 12 weeks of Crikey for $12.

Without subscribers, Crikey can’t do what it does. Fortunately, our support base is growing.

Every day, Crikey aims to bring new and challenging insights into politics, business, national affairs, media and society. We lift up the rocks that other news media largely ignore. Without your support, more of those rocks – and the secrets beneath them — will remain lodged in the dirt.

Join today and get your first 12 weeks of Crikey for just $12.

 

Peter Fray
Editor-in-chief of Crikey

JOIN NOW