Noam Scheiber has done it again. This time, the Palin-phernalia he’s dredged up in his reporting about the political history of the Alaska governor isn’t just a doodle, but a full, two-page, handwritten letter, addressed “Dear Friends,” that details Palin’s reasons for running for mayor of Wasilla and for wanting to put Moderately-Sized-Bedroom-Community First:











For a PDF of the letter, click here. For Scheiber’s explanation of how he obtained the document, click here.

Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.