Andrew Halcro checks in on the Palin legacy in Alaska:

Palin conned Alaskans into thinking she could bluff three of the worlds largest oil & gas companies into building the most expensive private sector project in the history of the United States. [...] Three years later, AGIA is an unqualified failure. Even former supporters say the plan will fail and the state has wasted three years chasing a wild goose that many of us warned about when this bad trip began back in March of 2007.

The current governor is scrambling to get the project on track. Just a few days ago, on Facebook, Palin was still touting the pipeline as part of her political resume. And why not? In her mind, it's already up and running. And it's only what's in her mind that matters, innit?

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