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Sarah Palin: Unlikely Liberal

January 14, 2013

Since her selection as Republican vice-presidential candidate in the 2008 election, Sarah Palin has become a popular partisan voice in conservative politics – she’s a strong Tea Party supporter and a commentator on FoxNews.  But for people who have followed her career from her days as governor of Alaska, Palin’s record reveals very different political leanings – a politician who was progressive, especially on fiscal policies, bipartisan and pragmatic. This disconnect between her record as governor and her popular image today as a right-wing ideologue is what former Alaska journalist MATTHEW ZENCEY, writes about in his new book “Unlikely Liberal: Sarah Palin’s Curious Record as Alaska’s Governor.”

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