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AP "Fact Checks" Palin Book, Needs a Fact Check Themselves

When is the last time the AP fact checked Al Gore's books, or any other liberal books?

 When? Like never.

 But then they not SARAH PALIN!
"WASHINGTON (AP) - Sarah Palin's new book reprises familiar claims from the 2008 presidential campaign that haven't become any truer over time. Ignoring substantial parts of her record if not the facts, she depicts herself as a frugal traveler on the taxpayer's dime, a reformer without ties to powerful interests and a politician roguishly indifferent to high ambition. Palin goes adrift, at times, on more contemporary issues, too. She criticizes President Barack Obama for pushing through a bailout package that actually was achieved by his Republican predecessor George W. Bush—a package she seemed to support at the time.

Bull crap!   Sarah Palin never once voiced support for the bailout under either Bush or Obama.   This is only one of the few "facts" the AP get's wrong in an unprecedented effort to slander Palin's book and her character in front of it's release.

Too bad the AP isn't exactly a leader in public trust (doctored photos, faked stories anyone?), and Palin's book will outsell any of AP's efforts over the coming months.

It's not worth the effort to tear down the other idiotic point the AP makes, but this reveals the intent.

"PALIN: "Was it ambition? I didn't think so. Ambition drives; purpose beckons." Throughout the book, Palin cites altruistic reasons for running for office, and for leaving early as Alaska governor.
THE FACTS: Few politicians own up to wanting high office for the power and prestige of it, and in this respect, Palin fits the conventional mold. But "Going Rogue" has all the characteristics of a pre-campaign manifesto, the requisite autobiography of the future candidate."
So that's a "fact check"? More of an opinion, more typical of the PDS (Palin Derange Syndrome) we've seen from the media since she entered the public stage.

UPDATE:  Agreement across the board of sanity.   Powerline:

"It appears to be a tribute to the factual accuracy of Palin's book that eleven hostile AP reporters can't come up with anything better than this."

Exactly, pathetic.

Mark Steyn:
"Coming next:
PALIN: How many AP fact-checkers does it take to change a lightbulb?
FACT: Palin has gone seriously "rogue" in her facts here. AP fact-checkers are prevented per union regulations from changing lightbulbs.
AP writers Matt Apuzzo, Sharon Theimer, Tom Raum, Rita Beamish, Beth Fouhy, H. Josef Hebert, Justin D. Pritchard, Garance Burke, Dan Joling and Lewis Shaine contributed to this joke.  We'll be here all week. "

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