[FoRK] FactCheck.org: Sliming Palin

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Thu Sep 11 05:38:31 PDT 2008


On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 7:49 AM, Jeffrey Winter <jeffreywinter at xefer.com> wrote:
>
> The way you've laid it out implies a cause and effect which even the
> librarian says wasn't the case.  To me it just sounds like typical
> small-town politics.
>
> The most troubling thing to me is the very broaching of the question about
> removing books.  What was the motivation behind that at all?

Her church objected to them, apparently:
http://blogs.tnr.com/tnr/blogs/the_plank/archive/2008/09/10/more-on-palin-and-book-banning.aspx

But hey, her questions about removing books were only 'rhetorical',
and it is only coincidence that she fired the librarian a few weeks
later.

Video worth watching; 5 minutes or so.

Luis


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