Now, if you had never heard of Alaskan State Senator Kim Elton before, you would be in pretty good company. Nothing in Elton’s biography is particularly compelling. In fact, were one to characterize Elton as a minor party hack of little to no distinction, one would probably not be far off.
However, Sen. Elton is known for one thing and one thing only. He led the Democratic assault on Governor Sarah Palin for the “Troopergate” scandal that wasn’t.
You remember “Troopergate”. Governor Palin spent the summer of the election campaign fighting unfounded charges that she had exceeded her authority by firing a renegade, tazer-happy State Trooper. Ultimately she was cleared of any wrongdoing.
And now one of the chief architects of the highly public and unsubstantiated smear job has been awarded a plum job in the Obama administration. Being the “Director of Alaskan Affairs” Read More
Obama still can not get Gov. Sarah Palin out of his head! He knows that she will be a force to deal with in 2012 and he is already campaigning (he never has stop campaigning).