The Steelman email announcing the ad above which features Sarah Palin opened with:
Gov. Sarah Palin appears in a television ad airing today across Missouri in which she calls Sarah Steelman, “an economist who defends our tax dollars like a mama grizzly defends her cubs."I have to admit that Palin's endorsement of Steelman is a bit of head scratcher. Some have been much more critical. Palin's willingness to cut an ad for Steelman underscores her commitment to that unexpected endorsement.