Sarah Palin — who got flack for $75,000 worth of free designer clothes and tons of travel perks during her stint as Alaska’s governor and as John McCain‘s running mate during the 2008 presidential election — is at it again.
Apparently, she’s not the gift that keeps on giving. She’s the gift that keeps on taking. Her headline address Friday (June 25) night at the 50th anniversary celebration at California State University-Stanislaus has elicited criticism for how much her appearance cost.
]]>remarked to the audience in campus cafeteria, which was festooned and redecorated for her grand appearance.
suggestion for those Dumpster divers: Instead of trying to tell people
to sit down and shut up … spend some time telling people like our
president to finally stand up,” she said.
Despite her protests, California Attorney General (and Democratic nominee for governor) Jerry Brown is now investigating the university’s expenditures, which may have violated public disclosure laws.
presence at Friday’s sold-out dinner brought in more than $200,000, making
it the most successful fundraiser in the university’s history.
just how much was she paid? That’s the big question. Maybe they broke
even. Maybe they didn’t have to cough up for crib notes. Those have to be extra.
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