Sarah Palin's Personally Picked People, Old School Pals' Pay Packets, Pretty Hefty Perks, etc, etc ...
We're sure you can guess how we "see" the sort of stuff that follows.
We wonder how the rest of America and the wider world sees it?
We bet you can guess.
WASILLA, Alaska —
Gov. Sarah Palin lives by the maxim that all politics is local, not to mention personal.
So when there was a vacancy at the top of the State Division of Agriculture, she appointed a high school classmate, Franci Havemeister, to the $95,000-a-year directorship. A former real estate agent, Ms. Havemeister cited her childhood love of cows as a qualification for running the roughly $2 million agency.
Ms. Havemeister was one of at least five schoolmates Ms. Palin hired, often at salaries far exceeding their private sector wages.
Read the rest of this rather alarmingly revealing report.
And then there's THIS.
*(Cross posted at 'appletree')