In response to Freedom of Information Act requests made by the elite liberal media, the world is now privy to reams, literally, of emails written by then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin during her truncated tenure in office. Let’s give them a look, shall we?
Palin might enjoy the image of grabby-handed reporters scrambling to find scoops among the more than 24,000 pages, as the emails were delivered in printed format in Juneau. Among the items that The New York Times’ team had discovered by Friday afternoon were email exchanges about Palin’s controversial tanning bed (no self-respecting governor goes without) and about Palin’s surprising enthusiasm for the energy proposals advanced by a presidential contender in 2008 by the name of Barack Obama. —KA
The New York Times:
In 2011, Ms. Palin is one of President Obama’s fiercest critics on energy policy, regularly lambasting him for placing limits on oil drilling and accusing him of damaging America’s economy by forcing a reliance on foreign sources of energy.
In a post on her Facebook page in March, Ms. Palin wrote that “this administration is not a passive observer to the trends that have inflated oil prices to dangerous levels. His war on domestic oil and gas exploration and production has caused us pain at the pump, endangered our already sluggish economic recovery, and threatened our national security.”
But she didn’t always feel that way.
At the beginning of August in 2008, several weeks before she was tapped to be Senator John McCain’s running mate, Ms. Palin gushed about an energy policy speech given by then-candidate Barack Obama.