Who Is This Person Ann and Does She Really Know Sarah Palin


This is a perfect example of how damaging information spreads virally on the Internet.  Someone claiming to be Ann, hailing from Wasilla, is spreading this email about Sarah Palin. 

This person tells recipients "don’t post on any website." A curious request, since that’s exactly what the writer in question was doing - posting on a website!

I first spotted these remarks in the comment sections to TWO Washington Post articles, here and here.  

Believe me, I’m no fan of Sarah Palin’s policies and I think her environmental record is appalling. Nevertheless, the Internet can be a quite and insidious place where the person under attack has no opportunity to convey their side of the story.

I’m reposting the comments here.  It’s fair game.  The comments were already posted very publicly and