Former Alaska Gov. , whose husband, , has reportedly , once joked about the prospect in an email exchange, calling it a matter of “when” rather than “if.”
The apparent quip came to light in February 2012 when a trove of by state officials in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
Within the mountain of files was an during her governorship to aides on which Todd Palin was copied.
“So speaking of …. If we, er, when we get a divorce, does that quell ‘conflict of interest’ accusations about BP?” she wrote, referring to her husband’s work on the British oil company’s North Pipeline.
“VERY funny,” Bailey replied, indicating the remark was made in jest.