Shocker: Palin buys books to incentivize donors

posted at 1:50 pm on February 1, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

ABC News has a breaking story that amounts to this: famous politician does what other famous politicians do.  Sarah Palin’s PAC bought 63,000 copies of Going Rogue in order to fulfill donation pledges, in a move that is neither illegal nor unusual.  Of course, one needs to get a little further into the story to discover this:

Sarah Palin has been using her political action committee to buy up thousands of copies of her book, “Going Rogue,” in order to mail copies of the memoir to her donors, newly filed campaign records show.

The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate had her political organization spend more than $63,000 on what her reports describe as “books for fundraising donor fulfillment.” The payments went to Harper Collins, her publisher, and in some instances to HSP Direct, a Virginia-based direct mail fundraising firm that serves a number of well-known conservative politicians and pundits.

Sarah PAC spent another $8,000 on colorful bookmarks designed by a Nashville-based event branding firm. And her committee paid her publisher $20,000 for what appears to have been the cost of sending her personal photographer and another aide along on her book tour. Those expenses are listed by the PAC as travel repayment to Harper Collins.

Um … so what?  Palin isn’t a candidate for office (yet), and since each book retails for $13.50 on Amazon, that amounts to less than 4700 books — hardly an effort to pull a Dianetics-like dodge and artificially keeping it on bestseller lists.  Making the book an incentive for larger donations is not only a no-brainer, it’s just about SOP with plenty of other politicians as well … including those still holding office, which ABC’s Matthew Mosk makes clear once readers click to Page 2:

Palin would not be the first politician to use a PAC to underwrite the purchase of a memoir. The Federal Election Commission has heard a number of cases on the question of whether it is an appropriate expense. The rules are somewhat complex, but because Palin is neither a candidate for office, nor a sitting member of congress, her PAC is free to purchase the book under current law, according to Jan Baran, a campaign legal expert.

Joe Lieberman did the same thing in 2004, when he was a Senator and preparing for a re-election bid.  He didn’t take royalties off of those sales, but ABC also acknowledges that they don’t know if Palin did, either.  And since she’s a private citizen, it really doesn’t matter if she did or didn’t.

The big news here is that Palin’s PAC had at least 4600 donors in the fourth quarter who gave enough money to warrant the incentive gift.  Otherwise, this is a big nothingburger.

Update: Joe Lieberman ran for VP in 2000, not 2004.  I guess this is what I get for squeezing one last post into a very busy day of meetings.   Call it an Edwarteurism, or what it really is, an embarrassing brain fade.  Sorry for the error!


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She’s a witch! Burn her!

Mr. D on February 1, 2010 at 1:53 PM

Lieberman ran with Gore, poor man. But good post, Ed.

NebCon on February 1, 2010 at 1:54 PM

But did she use an alias to purchase her own ghost-written book?

daesleeper on February 1, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Raise the Troll Bridge!

thomasaur on February 1, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Scandalous!

JammieWearingFool on February 1, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Just for the record, I paid for mine.

bloggless on February 1, 2010 at 1:55 PM

So that means she “only” sold 1,937,000 copies of her book when you exclude the ones bought by her PAC.

OMG!!! What a phony!

Doughboy on February 1, 2010 at 1:55 PM

Thank you ABC for the extra advertising for Sarah Palin’s book.

heh

bridgetown on February 1, 2010 at 1:55 PM

I think they bought them just to burn them. Remember how she wanted to do that as mayor of Wasilla?

/

changer1701 on February 1, 2010 at 1:55 PM

She drops crates of her HARDBACK books on helpless wolves, too!

From a helicopter!

Evil evil evil!

profitsbeard on February 1, 2010 at 1:56 PM

troll alarm clock went off with this thread.

WashJeff on February 1, 2010 at 1:56 PM

Actually, just for the record, I paid for mine. But I did get a discount from Barnes and Noble because it was a best seller. But that’s another story ain’t it ABC?

bloggless on February 1, 2010 at 1:56 PM

Here come the mysteriously missing trolls.

Knucklehead on February 1, 2010 at 1:56 PM

Nuttinburger is right.

You go girl. Do your thang.

ted c on February 1, 2010 at 1:57 PM

I think I spent $21 bucks for it.

ted c on February 1, 2010 at 1:58 PM

Every day the NYTimes tosses that many newspapers that did not sell. They also give away a lot of papers. I would suspect she would have taken more complementary books.
Is Obama giving his books to school kids or is he forcing students to spend their money on them?

seven on February 1, 2010 at 1:58 PM

And how much attention has ABC given to the climategate scandal, or the Dems holiday in South Beach, or http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/02/the_most_important_story_you_d.html

capejasmine on February 1, 2010 at 1:58 PM

She sold 2.5 Million copies, fergawdsakes!!!

4700 copies = an average rally location’s sales during her book tour.

Robert_Paulson on February 1, 2010 at 1:58 PM

This amounts to, what, 0.1% of book sales?

MarkTheGreat on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

Uh-Ohhhhhhhhhhh!
Here we goooooooooooooooooo…

OmahaConservative on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

This seems to me to be a calculated move by ABC. They think that because some conservatives watched that John Edwards syncophant and his sluggy wife on Friday, that they are stilll watching and figured this was a good time to try to show them the evil ways of Governor Palin. Don the tin foil hats, folks.

bloggless on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

She’s a witch! Burn her!

Mr. D on February 1, 2010 at 1:53 PM

If she weighs the same as a duck…

Daggett on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

You forgot to mention that the National Governors Association also used the book as a fundraiser. I believe in their announcement, they said Palin was kind enough to donate a signed book for each $100.00 donation the the NGA.

NoNails on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

They sound almost frantic to find anything to smear Palin, lol. I think it’s funny.

Mord on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

Has she officially endorsed Rand Paul yet?

SnarkVader on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

In other news, both fish and cats both report an extraordinarily high knowledge of page 1 NYT stories.

here kitty kitty….your fresh litter box is ready.

ted c on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

IF ABC can find factual errors in Sarah Palin’s book, you think they would go for this story?

Sir Napsalot on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

Did individual contributors buy hundreds of copies of her book, which was never marketed to the public? ALA Jim Wright?

If not, why is anyone complaining?

MarkTheGreat on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

capejasmine on February 1, 2010 at 1:58 PM

was thinking the same thing….where’s all the outrage re: the (D)s acts, for instance arne duncan’s talk about katrina and new orleans school and the issues you brought up as well….

cmsinaz on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

Here come the mysteriously missing trolls.

Knucklehead on February 1, 2010 at 1:56 PM

ROFL!!! Yup. Unless they fried their brains on how to defend the Dems big vacation in South Beach…and taking lobbyists with them. I mean…it’s hard to defend your party, and President, when they’re violating a campaign promise by Obama about lobbyists. Sheesh. I hope they’re ok! LOL

capejasmine on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

Assumming Palin did take royalties for those books.

Let’s compare:

Prviate citizen giving a book for a sizable donation to her PAC and her receving $1.

Congressperson giving millions in pork to a company in return of the company’s donation to their campaign.

WashJeff on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

It appears Palin has endorsed Rand Paul in the Senate primary in Kentucky.

technopeasant on February 1, 2010 at 2:01 PM

I guess ABC hasn’t heard of unconditional love.

bloggless on February 1, 2010 at 2:01 PM

Has she officially endorsed Rand Paul yet?

SnarkVader on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

Yes.

NebCon on February 1, 2010 at 2:01 PM

Wow, so much other news out there YET they would rather talk about Palin.

deidre on February 1, 2010 at 2:02 PM

Sarah Palin’s PAC bought 63,000 copies of Going Rogue in order to fulfill donation pledges,

Think this is a typo, unless she got them really cheap.

Or, maybe that ain’t coffee you’re having at the “company meeting?”

Have fun, though.

cs89 on February 1, 2010 at 2:04 PM

Mr. D on February 1, 2010 at 1:53 PM
ha ha ha I’ll bring the fagots!

sonnyspats1 on February 1, 2010 at 2:04 PM

The press has tried and tried to find some dirt about Sarah. They keep on digging and digging. Us dummies out here in the wastelands of middle America see this as; Sarah has been vetted more than any other politician living (and deceased probably)and still they have found nothing, nada, zip, zilch! The media through their stupidity have shown Sarah to be the most honest politician in our history. As always my cry is…………………..GO SARAH!

Herb on February 1, 2010 at 2:04 PM

You think THAT’S bad…………..I have heard from MSNBC – that this horrible person…….Sarah Palin……….last month……used THREE ………yes, that’s right THREE 50 cents off coupons at her local grocery store on yogurt, breakfast cereal and baby food! Damn this woman! Is there NO LIMIT of her corruption?………….Now how many Lobbyists did the Dems meet with at South Beach? Well, hell, that’s not important – these 50 cent off coupons show real corruption!

[Go Sarah - yes, let the MSM blasts you hon..........it's just getting you more votes - God bless you and God bless this great country!]

Cinday Blackburn on February 1, 2010 at 2:05 PM

Our president just raised the debt ceiling and has submitted a budget that increases the deficit by a GAZILLION dollars and the MSM is concerned about this NONSENSE and whether “mandation” is or is not a word. Has the whole world turned upside down or what???? This is INSANE!!!!!!

Dan Pet on February 1, 2010 at 2:05 PM

“Burn the Books!”….Joseph Goebbels
[sarc]

Braindroppings on February 1, 2010 at 2:06 PM

She sold 2.5 Million copies, fergawdsakes!!!4700 copies = an average rally location’s sales during her book tour.Robert_Paulson on February 1, 2010 at 1:58 PM

Good GawdAmitey!!! That\’s .00188% of her total book sales!! I\’m just apalled.

Fishoutofwater on February 1, 2010 at 2:06 PM

Assumming Palin did take royalties for those books.

Let’s compare:

Prviate citizen giving a book for a sizable donation to her PAC and her receving $1.

Congressperson giving millions in pork to a company in return of the company’s donation to their campaign.

WashJeff on February 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM

The routine is to lend your pac money at a ridiculous high interest, and pay that off by those donations…

the_nile on February 1, 2010 at 2:06 PM

It appears Palin has endorsed Rand Paul in the Senate primary in Kentucky

that sucks, if he’s half as looney as his old man

BuzzCrutcher on February 1, 2010 at 2:06 PM

The fact that she spent money on books as thank-you gifts isn’t what I had the leftie friend toss at me. It was that the PAC spent 48K on assorted items for gifts to donors but only sent 43K to Republican candidates for federal office. And that was spread out over about a dozen people. I’ll spare you his jokes about it but I will admit that it caused me a bit of a headache as somebody that works at the most local level possible in politics where every dollar is begged for.

dieudonne on February 1, 2010 at 2:07 PM

She did this for the RNC also, didn’t she? Don’t see what the problem here is. This was not a secret, we all knew this months ago. Shoot, I think that Newsmax is still running a deal with her book.

kcarpenter on February 1, 2010 at 2:08 PM

I just saw my pic was just posted shaking Sarahcuda’s hand at the Mall Of America…That pic is gonna look good on my wall (ear to ear!)

Good pick up, Ed! ABC also reported, sh*t stinks too, right ;)

LadinPlaid on February 1, 2010 at 2:08 PM

I would guess Obama would have done the same but no one told him his book was written and released by the time he started running for pres.

Rbastid on February 1, 2010 at 2:09 PM

You forgot to mention that the National Governors Association also used the book as a fundraiser. I believe in their announcement, they said Palin was kind enough to donate a signed book for each$100.00 donation the the NGA.

NoNails on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

I should have written Republican Governors Association.

NoNails on February 1, 2010 at 2:09 PM

She’s a witch! Burn her!

Mr. D on February 1, 2010 at 1:53 PM

If she weighs the same as a duck…

Daggett on February 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM

A laden duck or an unladen duck?

Bruno Strozek on February 1, 2010 at 2:09 PM

I think this story has more to due with Matthew Mosk’s (former Wash Post reporter) green eyed monster, and anything Sarah Palin did.

LincolntheHun on February 1, 2010 at 2:10 PM

I love my copy of her book.

WyoMike on February 1, 2010 at 2:10 PM

Yawnsville.

Talk about a tempest in a teapot. A few incentive copies mean next to nothing, with the fanbase that Sainted Sarah already commands.

Dark-Star on February 1, 2010 at 2:10 PM

Mosk can get a copy too if he donates to the PAC

WyoMike on February 1, 2010 at 2:10 PM

Just the castoff misprints of Palin’s book, the ones that are rejected for smears or color problems, they amount to more than Pelosi’s and PBHO’s books combined. He1l, throw Franken’s in there too, they still can reach her level.

Bishop on February 1, 2010 at 2:11 PM

For those here that have rand paul in their state, is he as off the track, IMO, as his dad is? I saw that Sarah was thinking of giving her endorsement to him.
L

letget on February 1, 2010 at 2:11 PM

It appears Palin has endorsed Rand Paul in the Senate primary in Kentucky.

technopeasant on February 1, 2010 at 2:01 PM

She did? Got a link?

Knucklehead on February 1, 2010 at 2:11 PM

For those here that have rand paul in their state, is he as off the track, IMO, as his dad is?

letget on February 1, 2010 at 2:11 PM

Now, this is just my personal opinon of the man…but I believe he could take his father’s good ideas and ditch the old ones if daddy wasn’t around. Until then, he’s got to bide his time and play along when Ron goes all tinfoil-hatty, lest he be denounced and left without any fanbase.

Dark-Star on February 1, 2010 at 2:13 PM

Um, actualy, she HAD to have the PAC buy the book…

If she had given the books to the PAC it would have been an illegal in kind contribution, as it would have been way over the limit….

Romeo13 on February 1, 2010 at 2:13 PM

Rbastid,

Obama used the same fundraising tactic, only with t-shirts instead of books.

Lib faux outrage over this is particularly galling.

Robert_Paulson on February 1, 2010 at 2:13 PM

She’s a witch! Burn her!

Mr. D on February 1, 2010 at 1:53 PM

+1

max1 on February 1, 2010 at 2:14 PM

Sarah Palin’s PAC bought 63,000 copies of Going Rogue in order to fulfill donation pledges, in a move that is neither illegal nor unusual.

The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate had her political organization spend more than $63,000 on what her reports describe as “books for fundraising donor fulfillment.”

Is this 63,000 BOOKS or 63,000 bucks? Or a little fuzzy math?

I’ve seen many ads for the conservative magazine Newsmax, which offered free copies of Palin’s book for a subscription. Newsmax probably had to BUY the books from Palin’s publisher, but probably thought that it would tempt conservative readers into new subscriptions, and was a good business decision.

Sarah Palin isn’t currently running for office, so that money raised by her Sarah PAC could be used to help other candidates whom she supports, and donors get to read her book to find out what ideas she supports. Many thousands of other people bought her book without donating to Sarah PAC, and stood out in the cold to get signed copies. It’s not like she had to give away books to sell them…

Ya know, there are people out there who REALLY LIKE what Sarah Palin wrote. You betcha!

Steve Z on February 1, 2010 at 2:15 PM

dieudonne on February 1, 2010 at 2:07 PM

2009 wasn’t a federal election year. Leadership PACs tend to wait until the actual year of the election before giving major amounts of dollars to candidates.

Robert_Paulson on February 1, 2010 at 2:15 PM

OT:Can we get a thread about Pelosi flying her family in military jets?

OmahaConservative on February 1, 2010 at 2:16 PM

How utterly stupid a story! So some copies of her book were used as a fundraiser for her PAC. Big whoop! Somehow they didn’t mention that she’d SIGNED all the copies that were given out to donors.

I was one of those ~4600 who sent SarahPAC a $100 donation and received a signed copy of her book. I knew I wouldn’t be able to make any of the book signings and I’d been wanting send another donation to her PAC anyway. Was worth every fricking penny.

They are really reaching now! : P

Kirin on February 1, 2010 at 2:16 PM

Using liberal twisted math, if she did buy 4,700 books and her royalty is a dollar, she made 4,700 bucks. So if she bought a million books, she would be a millionaire?

I doubt she thinks like the Resident Obama.

seven on February 1, 2010 at 2:16 PM

Of course, if she were a democrat, she’d have the unions buying her books (and leaving them crated up in a warehouse).

rmgraha on February 1, 2010 at 2:17 PM

Otherwise, this is a big nothingburger.

Medium rare, with bacon.

BobMbx on February 1, 2010 at 2:18 PM

Is this 63,000 BOOKS or 63,000 bucks? Or a little fuzzy math?

It’s 63K in total.

48K for books
8K in other things like book marks and such (for people that donated less than the level set for a book)
The rest went to an assistant and a photog to travel with her on the book tour.

dieudonne on February 1, 2010 at 2:19 PM

Ed, correct the number in your post… it is wrong…
s/b 4700 not 63,000

famous politicians do. Sarah Palin’s PAC bought 63,000 copies of Going Rogue in order to

correction required please

PhilipJames on February 1, 2010 at 2:19 PM

I paid the full cover price for my copy of Going Rogue.

I have also donated money to SarahPAC on a couple of occasions.

CONSPIRACY!!!!! COVERUP!!!! MASSIVE CORRUPTION!!!!! PALIN IS A HYPOCRITE!!!!! eleventy !!!111!!!!111!!!!

UltimateBob on February 1, 2010 at 2:19 PM

Using liberal twisted math, if she did buy 4,700 books and her royalty is a dollar, she made 4,700 bucks. So if she bought a million books, she would be a millionaire?

I doubt she thinks like the Resident Obama.

seven on February 1, 2010 at 2:16 PM

I thought they were trying to imply that her sales numbers are inflated because she’s buying her own books.

MarkTheGreat on February 1, 2010 at 2:20 PM

That’s it, first she mis-attributes a quote in her book (thanks, thirteen AP fact-checkers for doing your patriotic duty and keeping John Wooden’s legacy safe) and now she’s a big phony.

Under the bus, Sarah.

/off

BlueStateBilly on February 1, 2010 at 2:20 PM

ABC News has a breaking story that

Im sure Palin appreciates ABC’s efforts at keeping her name in the news. I mean it wasnt as if Iran hasnt just threatened to bomb his enemies on Feb 11th OR a president announcing a NEARLY $4 TRILLION budget. Was that Nancy Pelosi’s kids DRINKING $100,000 worth of cocktails on that military plane? Have the Democrat senators returned from their jaunt in Miami Beach with the lobbyists yet? Any predictions on next months unemployment rate by economists? No? But THIS IS NEWS BABY! Thanks ABC for keeping us informed./

canditaylor68 on February 1, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Where does ABC think these books that are given away, by everybody, come from? Someone somewhere pays for this book, probably at cost, so that it can be given out as gifts, incentives and whatnot. It’s such a common practice, that only an idiot would think it was an issue.

DFCtomm on February 1, 2010 at 2:21 PM

I thought they were trying to imply that her sales numbers are inflated because she’s buying her own books.

MarkTheGreat on February 1, 2010 at 2:20 PM

No. The actual lefties sites are snarking that she spent more money on the books than she did on Republican candidates.

dieudonne on February 1, 2010 at 2:23 PM

a big nothingburger

Slathered with a large scoop of bs.

petefrt on February 1, 2010 at 2:24 PM

The media is disgusting — the worst player right now in our entire society.

rrpjr on February 1, 2010 at 2:24 PM

For those here that have rand paul in their state, is he as off the track, IMO, as his dad is? I saw that Sarah was thinking of giving her endorsement to him.
L

letget on February 1, 2010 at 2:11 PM

He’s not a nutball like his dad but the name recognition could be a problem.

And I see Chuckles over at LGF is yet again slamming Palin and trying like crazy to work that name recognition problem.

Knucklehead on February 1, 2010 at 2:24 PM

Good GawdAmitey!!! That\’s .00188% of her total book sales!! I\’m just apalled.

Fishoutofwater on February 1, 2010 at 2:06 PM

I think you might want to check your math there.

JohnGalt23 on February 1, 2010 at 2:24 PM

I don’t understand what ABC thinks they uncovered. Sometimes when you contribute to campaigns or causes you get a book or a dinner or a speech. Was she supposed to steal the books?

Ronnie on February 1, 2010 at 2:25 PM

You think THAT’S bad…………..I have heard from MSNBC – that this horrible person…….Sarah Palin……….last month……used THREE ………yes, that’s right THREE 50 cents off coupons at her local grocery store on yogurt, breakfast cereal and baby food! Damn this woman! Is there NO LIMIT of her corruption?

Like every other woman who wants to save money on yogurt, cereal, and baby food!

Mea Culpa! I received $3.50 in discounts from a local supermarket for recycling 70 plastic soda bottles. How corrupt I am for being paid to be green! The merchants before the temple of Gaia!

Of course, everybody else in Connecticut (and several other states) can also get 5 cents for recycling a can or bottle. Give people an incentive to do something, they’ll do it!

Oh, those horrible money-grubbers that are NOT cluttering our landfills…

Steve Z on February 1, 2010 at 2:25 PM

I guarantee that the money line I’ll be hearing from all my Sarah hating friends will be:

“Oh my God! She’s so pathetic, she had to buy thousands of copies of her own book. Ohhhhh! I just hate her!”

I know. Friends? It’s a disease with most of them. Perfectly normal in other respects, but they HATE Sarah, and nothing I say has ever made a dent in that hatred. It’s really strange.

anniekc on February 1, 2010 at 2:26 PM

The big news here is that Palin’s PAC had at least 4600 donors in the fourth quarter who gave enough money to warrant the incentive gift. Otherwise, this is a big nothingburger.

I wonder when ABC will report that Obama is looking for 300,000,000 “donors” to prop up his BIG GOVERNMENT SPENDING???

Rovin on February 1, 2010 at 2:27 PM

Man.. they really are afraid of her. How long before she endorses Rubio?..!!

shar61 on February 1, 2010 at 2:30 PM

ABC: The All Barack Channel. Much ado about nothing.
Plus the election season is just beginning. Sarah just endorsed the ever impressive candidate Rand Paul, and she’ll endorse more candidates, and this supposed “issue” will be a non-issue. Nice try MSM.
The MSM is basically throwing anything at her to see if it sticks. Nothing is working.

cubachi on February 1, 2010 at 2:31 PM

So, I bought 12 books and gave them away as gifts.

tgillian on February 1, 2010 at 2:31 PM

ABC News has a breaking story that amounts to this: famous politician does what other famous politicians do.

Jake Tapper must cringe whenever his colleagues at ABC News engage in such nonsensical, misleading reporting practices.

UltimateBob on February 1, 2010 at 2:32 PM

EVERYONE RELAX! THIS IS NOT A BIG DEAL! OK????? IT”S SO NOT A BIG DEAL THAT I HAVE DEVOTED AN ENTIRE POST TO IT!!!111!! WHY WOULD I DO THAT UNLESS IT TOTALLY IS NOT A BIG DEAL??????
/Ed Morrissey

crr6 on February 1, 2010 at 2:34 PM

And the Palin-Paul partnership moves forward. Good to hear!!

Once again, my opinion of SP is greatly enhanced. A wise move, IMHO.

JohnGalt23 on February 1, 2010 at 2:34 PM

The MSM is basically throwing anything at her to see if it sticks. Nothing is working.

cubachi on February 1, 2010 at 2:31 PM

I have yet to see anything really stick…from any individual or organization of serious influence. Unless you count the ‘quitter’ charge, which seems to be hitting a collective mind-filter.

Palin is as slippery as a teflon-coated ice rink right now.

Dark-Star on February 1, 2010 at 2:35 PM

I believe it was a $100 donation for a signed copy of the book, but it was only offered for a few days. I almost went for it, but I realized that I didn’t actually want the signature if I wasn’t going to be there for the signing.

joe_doufu on February 1, 2010 at 2:36 PM

The woman drives these people totally bat crazy. We all owe her a thank you note for the sheer hilarity which ensues after they think they have something to tar and feather her with. Insanity amuck! Thank you Mrs. Palin for continuing to cause the MSM heads to explode on an almost daily basis!

freeus on February 1, 2010 at 2:38 PM

crr6 on February 1, 2010 at 2:34 PM

Just knew the trolls would arrive on the first page…

OmahaConservative on February 1, 2010 at 2:39 PM

No. The actual lefties sites are snarking that she spent more money on the books than she did on Republican candidates.

dieudonne on February 1, 2010 at 2:23 PM

That’s what happen’s when you use Liberal math,now if you use Sarah math thats an additional 395 thou for the cause.

heshtesh on February 1, 2010 at 2:41 PM

Palin’s book buying is very “Tribal”

Happyfeet on February 1, 2010 at 2:41 PM

I thought I’d save you the time Troll.

portlandon on February 1, 2010 at 2:42 PM

WHY WOULD I DO THAT UNLESS IT TOTALLY IS NOT A BIG DEAL??????
/Ed Morrissey

crr6 on February 1, 2010 at 2:34 PM

That’s funny, there Troll. Are you really that cognitively disabled? Apparently so.

Fishoutofwater on February 1, 2010 at 2:43 PM

Have the Dems ever sent out copies of Obama’s book(s) to major donors?

hawksruleva on February 1, 2010 at 2:45 PM

I sent an extra copy of Palin’s book to a Marine serving in Djibouti Africa, along with scads of other goodies AND A CHRISTIAN BIBLE – ohhhhhhhhhh ahhhhhhhhhh ewwwwwwww

Ris4victory on February 1, 2010 at 2:46 PM

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