Sarah Palin has defended herself from Republican insider criticism about her general knowledge and spending, The Swamp reports.

“In FOX’s On the Record, taped in Alaska, Palin attempts to refute stories that disgruntled members of the McCain-Palin campaign have been spreading about she and her family going on a shopping spree for the $150,000 in clothing that the Republican National Committee bought for them, or the contention that she didn’t know from countries when it came to Africa and the nations that are parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement.”

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Peter Fray

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