Skip to comments.Sarah Palin Wants Christine O'Donnell On Next 'Dancing With the Stars'
Posted on 11/23/2010 2:07:50 PM PST by dselig
Sarah Palin was not only playing the role of proud mama grizzly last night when she sat in the front row cheering on daughter Bristol Palin in the finale of 'Dancing With The Stars' -- she was also playing casting director, lobbying the show's producers to consider signing up her Tea Party pal Christine O'Donnell for next season.
"Sarah is a genius at marketing herself and her message," an insider tells me. "She doesn't care about all the old rules about how political people are meant to behave and act. Sarah believes the best way is to go directly to the people -- use Twitter, Facebook, 'Dancing With the Stars' and 'Entertainment Tonight' to get potential voters excited and leave 'Meet The Press' and those boring Sunday morning shows to the old-school politicians."
And with the success of her own reality show, 'Sarah Palin's Alaska,' and Bristol stunning everyone with the fact that she is still in the 'Dancing' competition, Sarah might be onto something. Plus, who else are the 'Dancing' producers going to get after Bristol?
"Christine is not a bad idea at all," one ABC executive tells me. "After Kate Gosselin and Cloris Leachman, O'Donnell would fit right in. She certainly would be so controversial that the amount of press attention and buzz the show would get would be huge. Plus, you know they would make her dance in a witch's hat with a broomstick."
Sarah, if this political thing doesn't work out for you, you should think about a career in casting. Seriously.
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Sarah is the master at getting liberal heads to explode.
Sarah, I like you a lot.
You’re the best we’ve got so far.
But enough of the trashy TV shows, ok?
Im with you. and I love Sarah, but lets start whooping Obamas but NOT hollywoods.
Don’t surrender any popular media to the enemy.
Dancing with the Stars may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it is one show that families feel OK with watching together. Sarah has a show that is family-friendly, and it is both fun to watch, educational, and is beautifully photographed. A great show to watch with family.
I think she has a good point.
Just as I have speculated, the Producers have kept Bristol on because of the viewers and voters (MONEY) it brings.
Don’t get me wrong, I am glad to see her winning.
Problem for the producers is, if they can’t come up with someone as controversial as Bristol, they will lose their viewers (MONEY). What a quandry....!
Yep, no more politicians, their kids...no more..just let it go, IMHO..Bristol does not deserve to deal with death threats. It is NOT worth it
How about they rename the show to DWTS-TAKE DOWN, and have half of the contestants CONSERVATIVES and half LIBERALS?
Or... just bring back THE GONG SHOW.
SP could never win the nomination by the old rubber chicken dinner with Iowa party hacks process. So she is fighting a battle on her own terms and with her own rules. I don’t know if it will work in the end, but it’s fun to watch.
If Palin is actually pushing this, that doesn't speak well of her judgment.
O'Donnell is and was an embarrassment, she wasn't hand picked by Bill Mahr to be on HIS show because she was an intelligent and reasonable spokesman, but because she would say dumb and/or outrageous things that they could then all laugh at.
I respecfully disagree, I don’t think it is fun to watch
What you said!
Maybe she's not such a PR genius after all.
So we should quit and let the thugs win?
She is surely gorgeous. And I’m an old grandma.
Rosie O’Donnell and Michael Moore. And use only Cuban paramedics.
You blame Sarah for Bristol getting death threats ?
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