What does Wasilla look like?

If you’re like me, you’re still reeling from the news that Sarah Palin was chosen as John McCain’s running mate.  Of course most people are beginning to figure out what she was like as a mayor and governor and what her views are on caveman-dinosaur interaction, but if you’re in the planning field, you might be wondering what her town is like and what she’s done with land use during her short tenure.  Slate has a brief, interesting, slightly condescending tour of Wasilla, AK, population: 9,780.  In the interest of truthiness, Wasilla does have a zoning code, barely.

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