Maybe She Used Hermione's Time Turner
Or, Sarah Palin and the Order of the Events:
"It was reported that I tried to ban Harry Potter when it hadn't even been written when I was the mayor." Sarah Palin, elected Wasilla mayor, 1996.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: published 1998.
Sounds like SOMEone needs a big dose of Veritaserum...