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Sarah Palin staff lashes out at media, film: A ‘lesser man would have hanged himself by now’

This story has been updated.

Former Sarah Palin staff are lashing out at a new HBO movie depicting the 2008 campaign, going so far as to accuse the media of metaphorically beating her.

“Look with your own eyes at what she and her family have endured...” said former Palin spokeswoman Meg Stapleton. “Any lesser man would have hanged himself by now.”
Sarah Palin, the GOP candidate for vice president in 2008 and former Alaska governor, delivers the keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington earlier this month. (AP Photo/ Scott Applewhite)

Palin adviser Tim Crawford last week told The Fix that the movie “Game Change,” which is based on a book of the same name, is “fiction.”

In a conference call Wednesday, several former Palin advisers agreed.

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