It is worth noting that despite all the stories, allegations, accusations, insinuations and investigations spread over a quarter century, there has never been any finding that she engaged in illegal behavior.
Alaska state Rep. Les Gara and Megan Stapleton -- who is a former Sarah Palin staffer, now part of the McCain-Palin campaign's publicity team and a member of the "Palin Truth Squad" -- exchange heated words in these clips filmed in Anchorage after the "Troopergate" report was released Friday.
How well do we really know Sarah Palin? This MSNBC clip gives more details about the report, released Friday by a bipartisan committee in Alaska, that determined Governor Palin had dismissed her public safety commissioner partly because of a personal family matter.
Special prosecutor Steven Branchflower has investigated Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan -- who claimed he was fired because he refused to fire Palin's brother-in-law, state Trooper Mike Wooten -- and the news isn't good for the Republican vice presidential nominee. Update: Palin denies wrongdoing
In post-Nixonian American politics, you're nobody unless you're associated with a scandal replete with shadowy intrigue and danger and commonly referred to in the press with the suffix -gate. Good thing John McCain's VP pick, Sarah Palin, comes equipped with her own: Troopergate.