Sarah Palin reportedly secured $27 million in federal earmarks for her tiny little town of Wasilla during the four years that she was mayor.
I guess this is the kind of “executive” experience that Republicans are harping about that should qualify her for the highest office in the land. That’s a per capita rate that put’s Sen. Robert Byrd to shame!
I went to high school in Premont, a small town in South Texas, and I am not aware of any federal earmarks they have ever received for anything. Boy, what the folks in Premont could have done with just a smidgen of that pork that Palin was pigging out on!!
As Kevin Drum notes, she’s the Earmark Queen.