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Trooper Gate was an Abuse of Power

October 10th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

An investigator in Alaska has reported that the “Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin abused her power as Alaska’s governor and violated state ethics law by trying to get her ex-brother-in-law fired from the state police, a state investigator’s report concluded Friday,” according to a CNN report.

It seems that Governor’s and their Trooper Gates…  Pres. Bill Clinton had his own Trooper Gate as a Former Governor.  The only difference is Bill Clinton allegedly used Arkansas State Troopers in his Alleged relationship with Paula Jones.  If karma and history have anything to do with scandal’s this is only the first of many scandals for the Republican Vice Presidential nominee.

The use of political power for personal gain or vengeance should not go unpunished.  Though Sarah Palin may not have violated Alaska law she did violate the trust of her position.  Sure it is only a report but the Starr Report was too.  If Sarah Palin has the best interest of her party and the country in mind she should bow out gracefully.  She would earn more respect and a second shot at a National Political life if she gracefully backed away.  If not John McCain should show his true Maverick side and fire her.  If not, this will mark the beginning of scandals to come.

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