Claim: Photograph shows Sarah Palin posing in a U.S. flag bikini while holding a rifle.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, September 2008]
If it's real it's dynamite! She's a Life Member of the NRA yet is at a pool where guns and alcohol are mixed. American Legion/VFW frown on garments made from US flag.
Origins: It's an unfortunate aspect of modern life that just about any woman who enters the public sphere at a national level
Alaska governor Sarah Palin quickly became the object of such attention when Senator John McCain selected her as his running mate for the
Another widely circulated photograph was this putative pose of Sarah Palin in a short skirt and high heels (which was also fashioned as a Playboy magazine cover):
It, too, was a fake, one similarly created by clipping the head of Sarah Palin from the photograph below and pasting it onto someone else's body shot:
Likewise, much attention was paid to a supposed nude shot of a much younger Sarah Palin, seen at the bottom center of this Chinese newspaper article:
This picture was a double fake. It's not a photograph of Sarah Palin; it's an image that has long been circulated as a picture of Seinfeld actress Julia
Last updated: 31 May 2015