The item that caught my eye most, though, is this one, posted at Jesse Griffin's Immoral Minority:
In BLIND ALLEGIANCE TO SARAH PALIN: A Memoir of our Tumultuous Years, Bailey explores such key events as Palin’s gubernatorial victory, Troopergate, illegal coordination with the Republican Governor’s Association, never-before-revealed scandals such as a judicial appointment as payoff for a favorable child custody ruling for Palin’s sister.That, I believe, is a serious felony in the State of Alaska. Could it be that the State, by holding onto Palin's emails for so long - they say the emails will be released in May - is covering up this crime and others by the Palin family until the statute of limitations makes prosecution improbable or impossible? If that is the case, then we need to see the emails the state has on why they're holding onto her emails.
Update - Saturday 1:00 a.m:
In the long, detailed Anchorage Daily News article on the leaked manuscript, Sean Cockerham quotes Christine Johnson from the Alaska Court System, stating Judge Morgan Christen's role in the custody case was "very limited."
So far, it appears both the Alaska Dispatch and the Anchorage Daily News first got their copies of the manuscript from Joe McGinniss, whose own book on Palin has a publisher, unlike Bailey's. McGinniss isn't returning a lot of calls, so we don't know why he did it, other than he thought the manuscript was somehow becoming widely available, so felt obligated to help pass it on.
image - The Immoral Minority