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Sarah Palin Wants Christine O'Donnell On Next 'Dancing With the Stars'
Pop Eater ^ | Posted Nov 23rd 2010 07:50 | Rob Shuter

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at popeater.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: christineodonnell; dancingwiththestars; odonnell; palin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 11/23/2010 2:07:54 PM PST by dselig
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To: dselig

Sarah is the master at getting liberal heads to explode.


2 posted on 11/23/2010 2:08:59 PM PST by Carley (IT'S THREAT ANALYSIS, NOT RACIAL PROFILING)
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To: dselig

Sarah, I like you a lot.

You’re the best we’ve got so far.

But enough of the trashy TV shows, ok?


3 posted on 11/23/2010 2:09:09 PM PST by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Carley
I could totally see it, Christine is a foxy mana!


4 posted on 11/23/2010 2:12:16 PM PST by dselig
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To: Westbrook

Im with you. and I love Sarah, but lets start whooping Obamas but NOT hollywoods.


5 posted on 11/23/2010 2:12:26 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: Westbrook

Don’t surrender any popular media to the enemy.


6 posted on 11/23/2010 2:14:33 PM PST by kanawa (Obama - "The only people who don't want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide.")
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To: dselig
I'd rather have Rosie O'Donnell, Joy Behar, Whoopie Goldberg or anyone else who were the big critics of Bristol. Let's see if any of them could make it past the first few shows. Of course they might do better to get on “The Biggest Loser”. (and I don't mean their weight)
7 posted on 11/23/2010 2:16:43 PM PST by fish hawk (Liberals are too stupid to engage in a political dialog)
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To: Westbrook
I saw part of her interview with Hannity the other night, and it seems like Sarah is ahead of the game on this. She was responding on the reasons she was doing her Alaska show, and she said a very insightful thing - that whether we like it or not, pop culture is a prevalent influence in our world today, and that conservatives should be out there doing something about it.

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.

8 posted on 11/23/2010 2:19:17 PM PST by gramho12
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To: dselig

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....!


9 posted on 11/23/2010 2:20:04 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Westbrook

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


10 posted on 11/23/2010 2:23:54 PM PST by PeachyKeen
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To: kanawa

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.


11 posted on 11/23/2010 2:24:22 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: dselig

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.


12 posted on 11/23/2010 2:26:25 PM PST by Lou Budvis (Refudiate 0bama '12)
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To: dselig
The best thing Christine O'Donnell could ever do for the Conservative cause is to go away and never come back.

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.

13 posted on 11/23/2010 2:30:49 PM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Lou Budvis

I respecfully disagree, I don’t think it is fun to watch


14 posted on 11/23/2010 2:31:35 PM PST by PeachyKeen
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To: Lou Budvis
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.

What you said!

15 posted on 11/23/2010 2:34:24 PM PST by kanawa (Obama - "The only people who don't want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide.")
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To: dselig
The public is already reaching an over-saturation point with all things Palin: Why Sarah Palin’s Alaska Lost Nearly Half Its Viewers

Maybe she's not such a PR genius after all.

16 posted on 11/23/2010 2:35:51 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: PeachyKeen
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

So we should quit and let the thugs win?

17 posted on 11/23/2010 2:36:06 PM PST by cowboyway (Molon labe : Deo Vindice : "Rebellion is always an option!!"--Jim Robinson)
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To: dselig

She is surely gorgeous. And I’m an old grandma.


18 posted on 11/23/2010 2:38:32 PM PST by Carley (IT'S THREAT ANALYSIS, NOT RACIAL PROFILING)
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To: dselig

Rosie O’Donnell and Michael Moore. And use only Cuban paramedics.


19 posted on 11/23/2010 2:40:19 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: PeachyKeen

You blame Sarah for Bristol getting death threats ?


20 posted on 11/23/2010 2:41:04 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative ("Hell, theres no question who will win" Woody Hayes)
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To: La Enchiladita

LOL. Maybe you’re a troll. You certainly suffer from PDS, because you ought to know that TLC replays the show several times during the week in the same time slot M-F so viewers now know that they don’t have to watch it on Sunday night exclusively.

Like DUH!


21 posted on 11/23/2010 2:45:27 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Yea../sarc


22 posted on 11/23/2010 2:48:31 PM PST by PeachyKeen
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To: cowboyway

Let Bristol be


23 posted on 11/23/2010 2:51:10 PM PST by PeachyKeen
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To: La Enchiladita

Viewership dropping significantly after the first episode of any new show is a very common occurrence.


24 posted on 11/23/2010 2:52:31 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: onyx

Aren’t you getting a little old to talk like a Valley Girl?


25 posted on 11/23/2010 2:56:25 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: Mr. Mojo
Viewership dropping significantly after the first episode of any new show is a very common occurrence.

Especially when there are two other big shows on at the same time as the second installation of the new show.
26 posted on 11/23/2010 2:59:15 PM PST by aruanan
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To: cowboyway

Actually some great people have won the show....not a thug among them...lol.


27 posted on 11/23/2010 3:01:29 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: aruanan

Last week had some football games on too and she managed 5 mil. I think that 3 million is about right. The extra two million last week was for curiosity sake.


28 posted on 11/23/2010 3:02:59 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: aruanan

Especially Sunday Night football — a great game this last time.


29 posted on 11/23/2010 3:03:26 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: dselig
Personally, if were gonna put a conservative gal on Dancing with the Stars, I think it ought to be S.E. Cupp. She's already a trained ballet dancer, and boy howdy...who wouldn't tune in for those gams!


30 posted on 11/23/2010 3:14:49 PM PST by DemforBush (If I ever get back my blue jeans...Lord, how happy could one man be?)
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To: napscoordinator

Yes, they have,,no thugs that I have noticed..Hehehe!


31 posted on 11/23/2010 3:16:22 PM PST by PeachyKeen
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To: La Enchiladita

Oh, my gosh. Low blow. ‘Duh’ is an accepted part of the language. It says so much.

Instead of saying, ‘that statement is so ridiculous it makes me want to stick a fork in my neck, or maybe your neck, you can just say ‘duh.’

Pretty much says it all.


32 posted on 11/23/2010 3:17:39 PM PST by altura
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To: allmendream

Tokyo Rove sighting!


33 posted on 11/23/2010 3:19:25 PM PST by BenKenobi (Don’t worry about being effective. Just concentrate on being faithful to the truth.)
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To: Westbrook
But enough of the trashy TV shows, ok?

She hasn't done any yet, so you can put the "concern" away.

34 posted on 11/23/2010 3:23:02 PM PST by ansel12 (Mitt Romney supporter, and anti-tea party figure, Eric Cantor, won this battle.)
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To: DemforBush
and boy howdy...who wouldn't tune in for those gams!

I'll second that emotion.

Fer a newb, you sure have a way with words! ;^)

Nam Vet

35 posted on 11/23/2010 3:24:08 PM PST by Nam Vet (Are you better off than you were 4 trillion dollars ago?)
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To: allmendream
The best thing Christine O'Donnell could ever do for the Conservative cause is to go away and never come back. If Palin is actually pushing this, that doesn't speak well of her judgment.

+1! Full Agreement - O'Donnell is awful, her judgment terrible (I'm not a witch? Seriously?). She is a lifetime live off the campaign / political system person. She will now do all she can to live off being a political loser. And the MSM will push and tout O'Donnell all they can, as they know she comes off awful for the "conservative/GOP" movement.

36 posted on 11/23/2010 3:25:21 PM PST by SevenMinusOne
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To: La Enchiladita

Now that you asked, No, I’m not, stupida!


37 posted on 11/23/2010 3:27:02 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: altura; La Enchiladita

Thanks very much, altura!
Whack the troll.


38 posted on 11/23/2010 3:28:56 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: La Enchiladita

People are much more tired of that compulsive liar, and God-awful, incompetent Governor, Mitt Romney.


39 posted on 11/23/2010 3:34:41 PM PST by ansel12 (Mitt Romney supporter, and anti-tea party figure, Eric Cantor, won this battle.)
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To: dselig

Where in this story is Sarah quoted as saying this?


40 posted on 11/23/2010 3:37:22 PM PST by curth (SarahPac: Almost 2.5 million Facebook members! Are you in for $20.12?)
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To: SevenMinusOne; allmendream
The best thing Christine O'Donnell could ever do for the Conservative cause is to go away and never come back.

So, are you two willing to run for office? Or are you just going to wait to snipe at next courageous person willing to put themselves out there on the front line?

41 posted on 11/23/2010 3:41:16 PM PST by upsdriver
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To: upsdriver
Corageous? She makes a living being a perennial loser candidate and being on a show that is designed to poke fun at and laugh at conservatism and Christianity.

The front lines? More like walking the street, selling what she got, as a publicity wh*re.

42 posted on 11/23/2010 3:49:33 PM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: altura; onyx

OH, you KIDS!! Sticking forks in your necks, speaking in cartoon language... sheesh.

Elsewhere on forum, you might find matters of substance. FReepers used to be able to have informed discussions. FReepers used to have the good of the country at heart.

But the Palinistas are as thin-skinned as she is!! Even though the m.o. is Roller Derby-style belligerence, it is triggered by an inability to care about what matters!!


43 posted on 11/23/2010 3:51:36 PM PST by La Enchiladita
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To: onyx

I’ve been whacking trolls so hard my arm is sore, but they just keep popping up for more.


44 posted on 11/23/2010 3:53:51 PM PST by altura
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To: dselig
Is it just me, or does the woman who plays Chuck's sister on Chuck (Sarah Lancaster) look just like Christine O'Donnell?

-PJ

45 posted on 11/23/2010 4:02:25 PM PST by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: La Enchiladita

Here comes a ZOT...

Get lost


46 posted on 11/23/2010 4:43:04 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative ("Hell, theres no question who will win" Woody Hayes)
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To: La Enchiladita; Jim Robinson

IBTZ


47 posted on 11/23/2010 4:45:27 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative ("Hell, theres no question who will win" Woody Hayes)
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To: upsdriver

Currently I’m to busy defending our Nation. With that said, that doesn’t mean every two bit immature idiot that spouts conservative principles deserves our support over and over. She is a 2, 3, 4 time loser now? The best she can come up with is “I’m not a witch”. The women comes off, awful. She is incredibly immature and does a complete disservice to the conservative / GOP movement. The MSM will use her now for all they can...and she will go along with the MSM now all she can for the money. That is all she is about.


48 posted on 11/23/2010 7:34:07 PM PST by SevenMinusOne
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative; La Enchiladita

IBTZ? For what? Disagreeing?

As a Palin supporter, I am concerned with the thin skinned Palin supporters. Sarah Palin is tough as nails. Those who want to support her should follow suit. She deserves it.

To have someone banned for disagreeing is a tool of the left. Conservatives of all differing opinions should be above that sort of tactic.


49 posted on 11/23/2010 7:55:38 PM PST by upsdriver
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To: upsdriver

the guy insulted free republic and palin supporters


50 posted on 11/23/2010 9:11:53 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative ("Hell, theres no question who will win" Woody Hayes)
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