Sometimes a story is just too important to simply amplify and build on. Here is a story from Salon that you have to read for yourself.
…“She was a member [of the AIP] when she was mayor of a small town, that was a nonpartisan job. But to get along and to go along she switched to the Republican Party … She is pretty well sympathetic because of her membership.”
Watch Palin welcome the Alaskan Independence Party convention: