The Sarah Palin and David Letterman feud continues. After the “Late Show” host cracked jokes about the Palin’s trip to New York City, the family got all upset and issued some very silly statements. They should’ve just kept their mouths shut. I would never have known about Sarah’s “slutty flight attendent look” if she hadn’t started flapping her jaw. Last night, Letterman discussed the jokes at length, rereading the ones that got Sarah in a tizzy. He admitted that, yes, they were in poor taste but said “they’re just jokes.” All this back and forth is a little confusing so, after the jump, the breakdown.The Joke: “Sarah Palin was in New York this week, the hardest part was keeping Eliot Spitzer away from her daughter.”
Todd’s Response: “Any ‘jokes’ about raping my 14-year-old are despicable. Alaskans know it, and I believe the rest of the world knows it, too.”
Dave’s Rebuttal: Uh, he wasn’t talking about a 14-year-old, he was referencing 18-year-old Bristol. Who mentioned rape? And isn’t this joke actually on Spitzer?
Joke: “Sarah Palin went to a Yankees game yesterday. There was one awkward moment during the 7th inning stretch, when her daughter was knocked up by Alex Roderiguez.”
Sarah’s Response: “Laughter incited by sexually perverted comments made by a 62-year-old male celebrity aimed at a 14-year-old girl is not only disgusting, but it reminds us some Hollywood/N.Y. entertainers have a long way to go in understanding what the rest of America understands—that acceptance of inappropriate sexual comments about an underage girl, who could be anyone’s daughter, contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men who use and abuse others.”
Dave’s Rebuttal: Still talking about 18-year-old daughter Bristol who did, in fact, get knocked up.
Joke: “[Sarah Palin] bought makeup at Bloomingdales to update her slutty flight attendant look.”
Sarah’s Response: “Good ‘ol David Letterman. You know, what a commentary there. Too bad that he…doesn’t go to Bloomingdales…pretty pathetic good ol’ David Letterman.”
Our Rebuttal: How many times can you use “good ol’” in a sentence?