Per this profile in Time, the GOP VP candidate has many things in her background that scare me that have nothing to do with her daughter’s pregnancy. Asking about banning books is only one.
Palin continued to inject religious beliefs into her policy at times. “She asked the library how she could go about banning books,” he says, because some voters thought they had inappropriate language in them. “The librarian was aghast.” The librarian, Mary Ellen Baker, couldn’t be reached for comment, but news reports from the time show that Palin had threatened to fire her for not giving “full support” to the mayor.