Palin: Sandusky Should ‘Hang From The Highest Tree’


Promoting lynching as a form of punishment is a sure way to get attention. And Sarah Palin is certainly craving attention these days.

In an interview aired Tuesday night with Greta Van Susteren on Fox News, Palin weighed in the pedophilia scandal engulfing former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.“Hang him from the highest tree,” she said. “I’ll bring the rope.”

The subject was first broached when Van Susteren asked Palin to comment about GOP candidate Rick Santorum’s recent statement to the Des Moines Register. Santorum told the paper that he felt “it would probably be best [for Penn State] to take a pass on a bowl game.”

Palin disagreed. “It’s not the players’ fault that they have a perverted former assistant coach,” she said. “I would like to see the players not suffer more than they have suffered.”

Check out the video below. The relevant portion comes at around 15:10.