Scanning Sarah Palin’s tenure as Mayor of the town of Wasilla yields another firing reminiscent of the Walter Monegan affair now under investigation in Alaska’s legislature.
From the Anchorage Daily News:
Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin fired the city's police
chief and the library director without warning
Thursday, accusing them of not fully supporting
her efforts to govern. Irl Stambaugh and Mary
Ellen Emmons said letters signed by Palin were
dropped on their desks Thursday afternoon telling
them their jobs were over as of Feb. 13 and that
they no longer needed to report to work. Emmons
has been the city's library director for seven years.
Stambaugh has headed the police…
Apparently, Palin took badly to the pair backing another candidate in a mayoral election and thought nothing of dismissing them for their lack of support.
(hat tip to Hat Thief)
UPDATE— I'm reading this over... and I can't believe I'm looking for news from small town government to vet a Vice-Presidential candidate's political record!