In Sarah Palin World — by which I mean not the state of Alaska but a state of mind — everything can be explained with a jab at the liberal media and a few references to Jesus. And after two weeks of silence regarding her family’s participation in a bloody brawl at a snowmobile party in Anchorage, Sarah Palin did not disappoint.
On Friday, the former governor of Alaska posted a message on her Facebook page praising her daughter Bristol as a “straight shooter” who defended the family during the brawl — which is not mentioned directly, but obviously being alluded to with this post. Keep reading »
Bristol Palin reportedly has a mean right hook. No, really: police in Anchorage, Alaska confirmed to the politics blog Wonkette that the entire Palin family were part of “20 people” involved in a brawl at a party on Saturday night for the annual Iron Dog snowmobile race.
The whole matter started, allegedly, when the elder son, Track, exchanged words with a guy who had dated his younger sister, Willow. Then Bristol allegedly started throwing punches, and apparently Daddy Todd dropped a C-bomb. But no Palin throw-down would be complete without the almost-Vice-President-of-the-United States shrieking, “Don’t you know who I am!” at the peasants. Keep reading »
Need a used car? You may want to consider Bristol Palin’s Dodge Challenger. It’s a 2010 model with only 14,510 miles. You can get it on Craigslist for $27,500 (OBO). And yes, it’s really hers. There’s a picture of her and Tripp standing next to it. Any takers?
Why she would put her car up for sale on CL is beyond me. There are more discreet and reliable ways to sell a used vehicle. Unless she’s trying to get more for it than it’s worth by using her “celebrity” power. Hmmmm. [Buzzfeed]
Abstinence-only education starts with the idea that teenagers listen to adults and manages to get even stupider. It’s working to turn the only life-threatening problem in the world that can be fought by balloons into a biblical plague. We’ve reached a point where even the Pope OKs some condom use, and he thinks about sex the same way non-Popes think of the Ark of the Covenant: imagining what the other side has while believing that looking directly at it will melt the soul from your body.
Abstinence-only education turns sex education into an oxymoron, deliberately not teaching people things we know about. It’s what happens when a species breeds so successfully, they start showing off. It’s the reproductive equivalent of riding a bike with no hands and eyes closed: They’ll keep pumping away for a bit, but pretty soon they’ll screw up and their crotch will hurt. The only way to teach something so stupid is to be extremely stupid, and that’s the only thing these campaigns got right. Read more…
“I’m certainly not doing it for the money, no! … Our family’s mantra is to live life vibrantly.”
– This is Sarah Palin‘s response to questions about her family’s embrace of television, which, if you are keeping count, started with “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” moved on to “Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp,” and will soon include Todd Palin in a new game show called “Stars Earn Stripes.” It’s all about living life vibrantly, everyone! [NYMag.com]
I know you had better things to do last night than watch the premiere of “Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp,” so I watched Bristol’s reality show for you! The first 20 minutes or so tried somewhat admirably to depict her life as a young, single mom whose baby daddy is out of the picture — although I say “somewhat admirably” because most single moms probably don’t live in their own huge apartment and have piles of abstinence-only lecture fees to throw up in the air like Scrooge McDuck.
The part that really had me screaming at the TV? This video above where Bristol gets in a bar fight with some gay, sexist douchebag who called her mom a “whore” and then she calls her friend crying because this heckler was just upset about the family’s position on [snotty tone of voice] gay marriage. SO IRRATIONAL, right? It’s hard to feel bad for anyone here.