Sunday, October 19, 2008

How Local Teens Beat Sarah Palin Over Skate Park

A member of the band Portugal. The Man recalls a flap with then-Mayor Palin that took place 10 years ago over a local Skate Park.
Last month, singer/guitarist John Baldwin Gourley — who grew up in a remote
generator-powered log cabin with no telephone outside Wasilla — wrote a
passionate essay on his feelings about his former mayor's ascension to
the national stage
, but it was bassist Zach Carothers' story about his
battle with Palin over a skate park that really caught our attention. We asked
him to recount his tale for us.

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