Palins 'Present' at Huge Drunken Brawl

Anchorage cops probing fracas at Todd's birthday bash
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 12, 2014 3:38 AM CDT
Palins 'Present' at Huge Drunken Brawl
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, greet fairgoers during a visit to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

It's not entirely clear exactly what happened at a big party in Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday night—but it apparently involved a lot of booze and a lot of Palins. According to Wonkette, multiple members of the family were "present" at a drunken brawl involving up to 20 people at a party that sources say was a snowmobiling-related event and a celebration of Todd Palin's birthday. A police spokeswoman tells the Alaska Dispatch News that "none of the involved parties wanted to press charges at the time of the incident and no arrests were made at the scene. Alcohol was believed to have been a factor in the incident. Some of the Palin family members were in attendance at the party."

According to blogger Amanda Coyne, the fracas began when Track Palin clashed with one of his sister Willow's ex-boyfriends. The homeowner got involved and was soon "up against nearly the whole Palin tribe: Palin women screaming. Palin men thumping their chests," Coyne writes. "Word is that Bristol has a particularly strong right hook, which she employed repeatedly, and it's something to hear when Sarah screams, 'Don't you know who I am!' And it was particularly wonderful when someone in the crowd screamed back, "This isn't some damned Hillbilly reality show!" Police say they are still reviewing the case to determine whether to file charges. (More Alaska stories.)

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