If you're looking for a time bomb, you're right: there's nothing in the release of these documents that is loud. It's the general atmosphere that's telling. This story is about the process of deciding what and what not to include, and those details ARE telling. If you're willing to listen.
This matters. The scenario where, through electoral shenanigans and corporate malfeasance, Sarah Palin could wind up in power is still possible, and we could be kicking ourselves for not having continued to pay critical attention to her before that happened. Unfortunately, this is what it's come to.