SC Governor Sends Palin Consolation Prize

The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. – To the victor goes the Alaskan king salmon – and a little good-natured trash talk.

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford thanked his Alaskan counterpart, Governor Sarah Palin (pictured dropping the puck before Game 1 of the Kelly Cup Finals), for fulfilling her part of a bet the two Republicans had on the recently concluded ECHL finals.

The South Carolina Stingrays defeated the Alaska Aces, meaning Palin had to deliver her state’s famed fish to Sanford. Both are rumored to be seeking the party’s presidential nomination in 2012.

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