Sarah Palin, long before she was the GOP candidate for vice-president, long before she was the governor of Alaska, long before she was the mayor of whatever that town is called, long before she was a TV sports reporter, long before she was a mother or married, she was a beauty queen. She was in the Miss Alaska Pageant, and this is that pageant. Swimsuit edition.
Mind you, this is not a post of judgment. I’m not a hater of the beauty pageant. I can’t say I’ve ever watched one, other than being forced by my wife to sit through Miss Congeniality, and wait, maybe I do hate pageants. That movie sucked. I digress. I don’t believe that being a beauty queen in a life before kids and politics has anything to do with who she is now- although Todd Palin may disagree.
Here, in all her 1980ish glory is Sarah Palin, before she was a Palin: