05/09/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Todd Palin's Iron Dog Team Sponsored By Venezuela-Owned Lubricant Brand

As a vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin condemned Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez as a "dictator" and called for "energy independence ... to allow us to be less and less reliant on someone like Hugo Chavez." Venezuela, one of the top suppliers of oil to the United States, "wanted to use energy sources as a weapon" under Chavez, she said.

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