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Sometimes, playing dirty politics can open a Pandora's box. John McCain and Sarah Palin have decided to go into 100% attack mode, and are assailing Barack Obama with attacks on his past associations. These links are tenuous at best, but it doesn't matter. They're hitting full bore anyway.
But the problem is, neither McCain nor Palin is free from their own questionable past associations--and they might not be so tenuous.
Meet Sarah Palin’s radical right-wing pals
Extremists Mark Chryson and Steve Stoll helped launch Palin’s political career in Alaska, and in return had influence over policy. “Her door was open,” says Chryson — and still is.
On the afternoon of Sept. 24 in downtown Palmer, Alaska, as the sun began to sink behind the snowcapped mountains that flank the picturesque Mat-Su Valley, 51-year-old Mark Chryson sat for an hour on a park bench, reveling in tales of his days as chairman of the Alaska Independence Party. The stocky, gray-haired computer technician waxed nostalgic about quixotic battles to eliminate taxes, support the “traditional family” and secede from the United States. . .
Read more at: Salon
Thanks to Stupid Monkey Planet for the link