Palin’s Home Guarded by Coast Guard
It looks like the lakefront residence of Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin has created some challenges for the Secret Service, who had to enlist the help of the U.S. Coast Guard to protect the waters around the Palin home. during her two-day visit home Sept. 11-13 where she held an interview with ABC News’ Charlie Gibson.
That’s First Dude Todd’s floatplane pulled up on the shore, the Palin house in the background and an unlikely scene on serene Lake Lucille: a 25-foot Defender class patrol boat owned by the United States Coast Guard. But wait — doesn’t Democratic VP nominee Joe Biden have a lake (or some body of water) behind his house?
Speaking of Lake Lucille, this article (reprinted from Salon.com, which requires registration), says the lake is dead. I’m wondering if the property values around the lake have dimished because of this, but as the article says, the lake is merely used as a runway for floatplanes.