The Washington Post reports today that Sarah Palin "accepted gifts valued at $25,367 from industry executives, municipalities and a cultural center whose board includes officials from some of the largest mining interests in the state." On a somewhat related note, Mark Kleiman asks:

When are we going to see Sarah Palin's tax returns?

Those per diems for lodging at home "meals and incidental expenses" while at her home in Wasilla were taxable income. Did she report them, or cheat?

McCain has released his tax returns (though not Cindy's). Obama and Biden have both released their tax returns. I hounded Clinton during the primaries until she released hers. Why should Palin get a pass?

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