Matt Latimer on how the author is only helping keep the former Alaska governor relevant—and rich.
Besides Mississippi, other notable red-state freeloaders included Alabama ($2.03), Alaska ($1.93), and South Carolina ($1.92).
In 1919 he became publicity chief of the Republican National Committee, and in 1921 he was appointed governor of Alaska.
name first applied 18c. by Russian explorers, from Aleut alaxsxaq, literally "the object toward which the action of the sea is directed" [Bright]. Baked Alaska attested by 1896, so called either for its whiteness or from being cold inside.
State in northwesternmost North America bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north; Yukon, Canada, to the east; the Pacific Ocean to the south; and the Bering Sea to the west. Its capital is Juneau, and its largest city is Anchorage.
Note: The forty-ninth state, admitted in 1959, and the largest.