From the Anchorage Daily News:

Tailgaters [Sports Bar & Grill in Wasilla, Alaska] was packed to capacity and then some 15 minutes before [Palin’s] speech. And not just with Valley residents. News crews from CNN, Time, People, El Mondo from Spain, NBC, CBS, L’Ex Press from Paris, London Times, London Telegraph, Entertainment Tonight, the New York Times and Germany’s Stern Magazine meant you were as likely to find a microphone in front of you as a beer.

UPDATE: Sober up with the Anchorage Daily News’s fact-check of Palin’s speech…

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.