What doesn't Joe Miller understand about quid pro quo? According to a local political blog
, Alaska's GOP Senate hopeful is in hot water with Todd Palin for
not attesting to Sarah Palin's presidential readiness. In an interview
with Fox News , Miller refused to give an explicit endorsement of Palin
saying there are “a number of great candidates out there.” Miller, of
course, was plucked from obscurity
after Palin endorsed him for the U.S. Senate and he won.
Todd Palin's apparently furious with him. In an e-mail unearthed by The
Mudflats blog, Todd tells SarahPAC Treasurer Tim Crawford to:
off on any letter for Joe. Sarah put her ass on the line for Joe and
yet he can’t answer a simple question “is Sarah Palin Qualified to be
President”. I DON’T KNOW IF SHE IS.”
Beyond exposing a rift
between two Alaska Republicans, the story also gives credence to those
predicting a Palin 2012 presidential bid. It's a fair question to ask: if Palin wasn't going
to run for president, why would Miller's non-committal remark matter?
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