The wealth of the Palins overwhelms that of most Wasillans, according to the Washington Times:

Their combined income of nearly a quarter-million dollars last year was five times the median household income for Wasilla's 7,000 residents. They own a single-engine plane, two boats, two personal watercraft and a half-million-dollar, custom-built home on a lake that is worth three times the average of other homes in town.

They couldn't intimidate a local hospital, could they?

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