Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Sarah answers questions - Anchorage Daily News

The title is a little misleading when you read the article...
Wouldn't it be fun and fair if when all politicians were intereviewed the reporters put in every uh, well, gee, ummm...

Is Palin running for president? 'No, not at all.'
Posted by Alaska_Politics
Posted: January 28, 2009 - 11:30 am
From Sean Cockerham in Juneau –
Gov. Sarah Palin met with some of the legislative leaders this morning and a few reporters staked it out for the chance to get a few minutes with Palin. She hasn’t spoken to the press since the legislative session started a week ago.

Palin took questions for eight minutes outside of the governor’s mansion, and each reporter had a chance to ask a couple as the snow came down. She talked about her new PAC and didn’t dispute that she’s interested in a book deal, although she said reports that she could be getting $11 million for a book are wrong.


Does the PAC mean she’s running for president? (Some other governors with national aspirations have such a PAC but she’s the first among Alaska governors to get one.)

“No, not at all, not at all, no. It’s helpful to have a PAC so that when I’m invited to things even like to speak at the Lincoln Day dinner in Fairbanks, to have a PAC pay for that instead of have the state pay for that because that could be considered quasi-political.

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