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22 August 2017 05:42 (South Africa)

Sarah Palin's defence fund declared illegal

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

While she was the governor of Alaska Sarah Palin raised almost $400,000 to help her pay legal bills she incurred in facing about two dozen ethics complaints. It seems she wasn't that ethical about raising the money either - in fact, it was illegal for her to do so, as she was using her position as governor to raise money for personal gain. She will now have to repay the money. Good thing she has her book sale royalties to bail her out. Read more: Reuters

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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