Skip to comments.Sarah Palin Makes a Rolling Blunder at Motorcycle Rally (Scandal? Piper was on a motorcycle!!)
Posted on 05/30/2011 2:18:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Yesterday, thousands of bikers descended upon Washington, D.C., for the annual Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally. The rally is an annual demonstration that was started in 1987 to bring attention to the plight of prisoners of war and to those service people missing in action. Among the riders? Sarah Palin. Decked out in a black jacket, big shades, and a Harley-Davidson helmet the Mama Grizzly transformed herself into a Motorcyle Mama for the day to join them in the cause.
Palin was joined at the rally by her husband Todd (forever riding the metaphorical sidecar) and her two daughters, Bristol and Piper. She rode on the back of one motorcyle, Bristol rode on the back of another, and Todd drove his own bike with Piper on the back.
That's right. Sarah Palin let her 10-year-old daughter Piper Palin on a motorcycle.
Are you kidding me?
Motorcycles can be fun and exhilarating to ride -- I've done it. But they can also be dangerous and are known for their ability to kill and maim, even the most skilled riders. A motorcycle is no place for a 10-year-old. It makes no difference that Piper was wearing a helmet, that the bike may have been "going slow," and that she wasn't the one driving it. She's way too young to be introduced to such a dangerous activity.
Once again Sarah Palin put her own PR in front of her her children's needs and safety. But that's not so surprising. After all, don't mama grizzlies eat their young?
Do you think kids should go on motorcyles?
In a former life, Suzanne Murray was a lawyer, a journalist, and a green lifestyle guru. She's launched several web sites, and has worked at the Washington Post Company, the New York Observer, and myriad women's magazines. In her current life, she's raising 8 chickens and one adventurous three-year-old.
I've got bad news for Ms. Murray: A lot of my friends had mini-bikes and motorcycles when I was Piper's age and I had a Yamaha 125 street bike that I rode off-road. Millions of kids have ridden on the backs of motorcycles. Heck, we rode in the back of pickup trucks when I was younger. No seat belts, no anything.
The writer has problems with a kid on a motorcycle?! Dufus. We were riding around on go-carts and all sorts of things as kids—like tractors. Driving them. Ourselves. Without a helmet. At 11 and 12.
The woman is a moron.
get a life asshole.....but Sarah scares the crap out of them.....any kid can ride on the back of a motorcycle, especially when it’s their Dad driving....
That lady lives a sheltered city life. My 11 year old son has been riding 4 wheelers since 6 years old and has had a 100cc Honda dirt bike for 2 years. I feel sorry for people who have absolutely no perspective other than their own little world and their pathetic little experience.
Dam*, that lady’s diggin harder than my Shepherd after shadows on the ground. That’s sayin alot.
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! These fools are REALLY starting to show their desperation!!
“In a former life, Suzanne Murray was a lawyer, a journalist, and a green lifestyle guru....”
Three strikes and you’re out.
This no-nothing witch has a propagandizing axe to grind.
Is this how low they HAVE to stoop to criticize SP?
Or, is it how low they WILL stoop to criticize SP?
Either way it makes the MSM look small.
Spoken like a true “Progressive”—always intruding on other people’s business
Spoken like a true “Progressive”—always intruding on other people’s business
What if this "dangerous activity" was abortion and a parent was trying to ensure that her daughter does not have one?
Would we get the same sort of warning, or would the parent be chastised for daring to infringe on the independence of her daughter.
look at the comments at the link. She’s not getting the reaction she planned on, I’ll wager. Even the self-described Palin-haters think the author jumped the shark!
This woman is a friggin idiot.
My son started riding when he was 7, he is now 46 and his daughter 10, loves to ride behind him, when she isn’t riding her own bike, a Honda 50.
A mistake to go on a family outing with your sisters and your dad? Crazy. Her Mom was up behind her other daughter Willow.
Do not let the fears of people who afraid of their own shadow frighten you. Do what you think is right.
When I die I will never have said I wish I had tried that. I tried it all-—except Bungy jumping, I never had much of a desire for that LOL.
They’ll bitch about anything. They got nothing.
Lots of bikers are Republican, so keep it up idiots. lol
Should 10 year olds be in automobiles. THEY MIGHT GET HURT!
>Once again Sarah Palin put her own PR in front of her her children’s needs and safety.<
You gotta love these idiot moonbats bitch about Palin. If she simply walked across the street, the MSM will make a story that her carbon footprints caused the earth’s axis to tilt 25 degrees.
From the author’s bio: “In her current life, she’s raising 8 chickens and one adventurous three-year-old.”
I’m betting that her chickens are having a more adventurous life than her 3-year old kid!
Presumably without a father for either the chickens or the 3-year-old. Her child is in more danger of getting e.coli from being around chickens than Piper Palin is on a motorcycle.
Anyone who imagines the Democrats aren't terrified that Sarah will send Zero back to Africa with what's left of his giblets isn't paying attention.
I do not know the site. I will assume that this is a parody of how Sarah Palin drives lefties batty. Otherwise the lady who typed in these feeeeeeeeeeeeelings is batty already.
now they are just reaching for issues.
This is utter NYC nonsense.
worked at the Washington Post Company, the New York Observer.................................... Nuff said. As minute as it sounds, it goes does over well with the NYC Lib crowd. I would venture to guess that she would approve of 10 yr olds having sex in the classroom coat closet.
At age 12 I had my own street bike, no helmet, and it was my personal vehicle for school, etc., my only one until I turned 14 and got a 55 Chevy (with no seatbelts of course).
I feel sorry for people who have absolutely no perspective other than their own little world and their pathetic little experience.
Amen to that! I grew up on a ranch and we did all sorts of fun things that people like her would never be capable of relating to. To hell with her and her ilk.
Why doesn’t Ms. Murray just mind her own f’n business?
I sold my Honda Trail 70 a few years ago, but (don’t laugh) I very often had two kids on it with me when we rode around the neighborhood... unhelmeted. Anyone who thinks I don’t worry about the health and safety of my kids can bite me. Anyone who thinks Palin doesn’t care about her kids is grasping at straws. No one really thinks that. The media frenzy is fascinating though. Is it possible that they don’t understand how they are being played? Palin is a genius.
That would be "rode", not "drove". The woman clearly has no idea what she's talking about.
The nature of the attacks on SP are getting wimpier and wimpier. Faux outrage at it’s finest.
LOL! I had a Honda SL100 when I was her age....would go 50 mph wide open!
my dollar to your donut the author is pro-abortion...its not okay for parents to accompany their kids on motorcycle rides but its okay to kill them at birth....
>>In a former life, Suzanne Murray was a lawyer, a journalist, and a green lifestyle guru.
Wow. Three losers in one, like the Unholy Trinity of Stupid.
“forever riding the metaphorical sidecar”
What’s up with that!
No that was not her daughter Willow. That woman was as old as Sarah. Willow is younger then Bristol.
LOL! Is that all they got? Wow! Wait till they find out how good piper is with a gun.
This is just too much. What a fun campaign and she hasn’t even announced yet.
Lady, you have to go to Thailand. There are whole families on a 125 cc motorbike. Not only that but there is virtually no ‘lane discipline’ in the smaller towns.
I suspect that the bike never got over 25 mph.
My grandkids got their first dirt bikes at 9, courtesy of Grandpa. They also four wheel and have been taught to safely handle and fire weapons appropriate to their age. If this lady came to my house in the summer she’d have a heart attack.
This communist frets about a kid in a motorcycle, but probably doesn’t bat an eye if a young girl goes in for an abortion. Hypocritical scum.
Let’s see, is this Murray married with kids? Someone need to find out what sort of mother (besides a MFer) she is.
Wow. Meow. Jealousy’s such an ugly thang, Suze babe.
What an idiot! Where in the depths of whimpdom did they find this POS? Around here ten year olds are riding dirt bikes, 4 wheelers and plowing the fields, cutting/bailing hay and even riding horses! In short, learning how to be a productive member of society instead of some helpless whimp!
WOW! The responses on the site are incredible even the Palin haters are enraged. These type of articles are a blessing in disguise. If enough of them appear the haters who know nothing about Palin will start to research deeper knowing the vile that is being spewed is false.
Heck, where Im from you start carrying a gun deer hunting at that age. No wonder the younger generations are turning into liberal pansies.
I usually kept a rifle in my trunk for protection, back then the school didn’t have any input on such things.
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Kids just don't like that kind of stuff!
Especially little girls. they want to play with dolls and stuff!
Look at the expression on her face!! She wants to RIDE!!
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