Sarah Palin Spent $63,000 In Donations On Copies Of Her Book

Here’s one way to get your book on the bestseller list — money laundering:

Sarah Palin has been using her political action committee to buy up thousands of copies of her book, “Going Rogue.”

The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate had her political organization spend more than $63,000 on what her reports describe as “books for fundraising donor fulfillment.” The payments went to Harper Collins, her publisher.

On the web site of her PAC, Palin posted a special letter to supporters upon the release of her book. “My book, ‘Going Rogue,’ is dedicated to you — to Patriots — who fight for freedom!” she wrote in the note, which concludes with the opportunity to donate.

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  • MV

    hehe – know your market Sarah – people who can read don’t care what you have to say. Good move getting a job at Fox News though.. now there’s your market!

  • MV

    hehe – know your market Sarah – people who can read don't care what you have to say. Good move getting a job at Fox News though.. now there's your market!

  • Pantheisticsolipsist

    scientologists do this to!

  • Pantheisticsolipsist

    scientologists do this to!

  • Midas

    Actually, this is about as sinister as the PBS telethon. People donate a certain amount to her, they get a free book. She still has to buy the books, she doesn’t get thousands of free copies just because she wrote the thing. As long as the dangled book costs less than the donations it brings in, it’s a winning proposition for the fund.

    • Hadrian999

      convenient way to pad her book sales and launder campaign money into her own pocket

  • Midas

    Actually, this is about as sinister as the PBS telethon. People donate a certain amount to her, they get a free book. She still has to buy the books, she doesn’t get thousands of free copies just because she wrote the thing. As long as the dangled book costs less than the donations it brings in, it’s a winning proposition for the fund.

  • Hadrian999

    convenient way to pad her book sales and launder campaign money into her own pocket

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