… the employees would refuse to appear unless either the full state Senate or the entire Legislature votes to compel their testimony.
Get picked for VP and suddenly the cloud you’re under may go away because, heaven forbid, the proceedings could influence the election.
Palin has defended her behavior and said she welcomed the investigation. “Hold me accountable,” she said. But she and the McCain campaign have taken actions that could slow the probe, possibly past Election Day.
Colberg, who was appointed by Palin, said the employees are caught between their respect for the Legislature and their loyalty to the governor, who initially agreed to cooperate with the inquiry but has increasingly opposed it since McCain chose her as his running mate.
Right… party of personal responsibility… hmmmm… more like ‘we’ll take responsibility as long as it doesn’t, you know, actually have any consequences.’