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.