Boehlert debunks the claim that the Palin rape-kit story has been debunked. It has not.
Writing for The Huffington Post's Off The Bus, and crossposting at Daily Kos, [20-year-old blogger and junior at George Washington University, Jacob Alperin-Sheriff] posted by far the most specific and factual analysis of the rape-kit story in terms of Palin's role as mayor and the final say she had over the budget.

Combing through Wasilla's budgetary documents, which are posted online, Alperin-Sheriff showed that Palin had clearly signed off on a fiscal-year budget that reduced by three-quarters the amount of money the town set aside annually for rape-kit costs and that the rape-kit reduction was spelled out before the fiscal-year 2000 budget was approved by Mayor Sarah Palin on April 26, 1999.
Both Boehlert's and Alperin-Sheriff's pieces are worth a read.

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