Saturday, July 04, 2009

Attn: Thomas Van Flein


Palin attorney Thomas Van Flein on Saturday warned legal action may be taken against bloggers and publications that reprint what he calls fraudulent claims.

"To the extent several websites, most notably liberal Alaska blogger Shannyn Moore, are now claiming as 'fact' that Governor Palin resigned because she is 'under federal investigation' for embezzlement or other criminal wrongdoing, we will be exploring legal options this week to address such defamation," Van Flein said in a statement.

Short Response:

Blow me.

Long Response:

Bring it on. You've got no case, and unless you slept through class on the day they taught law in law school, you're well aware that you've got no case. Wanna put that to the test? I'm your huckleberry. If you file your baseless, groundless, frivolous complaint in the US District Court for Eastern Missouri, I might be persuaded to waive diversity of jurisdiction issues so we can move straight to the real scrap. Need an address or other information for service purposes? No problem -- feel free to contact me via comments on this blog or by email at the address listed in my profile and I'll hook you right up.

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Addendum, 07/05:

Memeorandum's tracking a couple of different threads related to Palin's Tantrum Of Threatened Litigiousness: Here and here.

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