Of course, my mortal enemies are never ones to allow the fact that there is no scandal to stop them from issuing their sadly pathetic SCANDAL! SCANDAL! SCANDAL!!! narrative.
The lede, which combined with the title, opens up the dark demons of speculation:
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin remained in the dark while her husband repeatedly asked top state officials to help get his former brother-in-law kicked off the state police force, Palin's husband and top aides said in affidavits provided to The Associated Press.
The affidavits filed with investigators late Wednesday will probably help Palin's defense that the firing was not a tit-for-tat, but they also portray her as uninvolved while her husband met repeatedly with her aides about family affairs. That could provide fodder for her political opponents.