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"Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin" paints a scathing portrait

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(Read caption) Palin's supporters say the tell-all biography by Frank Bailey is "fiction" created by a disgruntled former employee.

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It’s hammer time again. For Sarah Palin, that is.

Another scathing portrait of the former Alaska governor and John McCain’s 2008 running mate is on bookstore shelves, this time written by ex-Palin aide Frank Bailey.

“Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin” is the juicy tell-all that Mr. Bailey and two co-authors crafted out of between 50,000 and 60,000 e-mails that Bailey saved from correspondence with his former boss. In the book, Bailey, who worked with Ms. Palin in her 2006 gubernatorial campaign and through her stint as governor, depicts Palin as ill-prepared, immature, vindictive, and unethical.

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Early reviews of the book, which leaked before its publication date this week, offered up juicy morsels on America’s favorite Mama Grizzly while simultaneously suggesting that readers won’t be surprised by Bailey’s exposé. Palin-haters will see confirmation of their suspicions while fervent fans will cry foul at Bailey’s somewhat less-than-principled means.

More on that later. First, the revelations:


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