sarah palin flagRecent reports out of Haiti have painted the earthquake-devastated nation as nothing less than hell on earth. To make matters worse, violent protests broke out this week in response to that country's recent elections. In short, the country is in the middle of a period of unprecedented chaos and upheaval. Enter former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Palin -- fresh off of a public feud with Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin -- will visit Haiti this weekend with televangelist Franklin Graham as part of the outreach of his Samaritan's Purse relief organization. A Palin aide told the Associated Press that she'll be joined on the trip by her husband, Todd, and daughter Bristol.
"I believe Gov. Palin will be a great encouragement to the people of Haiti and to the organizations, both government and private, working so hard to provide desperately needed relief," Graham said in a statement.Read More »from Palin going to Haiti; many think she’s polishing presidential credentials