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Media Lauded Meghan McCain's 'Saucy' Memoir but Call Bristol's Book 'Trailer Trash'(w/Video)
The Culture and Media Institute ^ | July 1, 2011 | Erin R. Brown

Posted on 07/01/2011 7:43:52 AM PDT by patriotgal71

There were two candidates on the GOP ticket in 2008, John McCain and Sarah Palin. Both had young daughters involved in the campaign. Both have written books about the experience. Guess which book was celebrated and which was savaged?

The media's character assassination of Sarah Palin knows no bounds, as she's been smeared as everything from "evil" to "unintelligent." But "Palin Derangement Syndrome" is a hereditary disease, and the media have continued their multigenerational malice toward Bristol Palin in reviews of her new memoir, "Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far."

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: bias; bristol; bristolpalin; mccain; media; meghanmccain; palin; rinoette; sarahpalin; trailertrash

1 posted on 07/01/2011 7:43:58 AM PDT by patriotgal71
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To: patriotgal71
Beyond the fact that I am just slightly more interested in Bristol’s story that I am in Megan's, NOT AT ALL, considering the crap she has been forced to go through I have no problem with her cashing in.

I, however, will not be buying her book.

2 posted on 07/01/2011 7:50:23 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: patriotgal71

Ignore, ignore, and ignore again. They don’t matter; just in their own eyes. Governor Palin didn’t ride a powerful man’s coattails to power (unlike Hillary), she made it on her own. These people are PEA GREEN JEALOUS; hence PDS. They’re afraid she’s gonna be President and THEY ARE FRANTIC TO STOP IT. Exhibit A is what I call Barack Hussein Obama, or what we get when they get their way.


3 posted on 07/01/2011 8:10:04 AM PDT by Twinkie (For whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Romans 10:13)
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To: patriotgal71

Saucy? Since this is about Meghan McCain, I assume the reference is to Béarnaise - or possibly Beurre Blanc.


4 posted on 07/01/2011 8:18:28 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: patriotgal71

As far as I know McCain’s book didn’t deal with her being unsupervised at 15, getting drugged or drunk, getting pregnant, and THEN taking the rapist to the stage of a National political convention posed as a clean-cut family unit in the making.

And that’s before Levi’s forthcoming book and his version of the story comes out. It will soon get worse.

Meghan McCain’s own behavior is noted in the reviews. But she was an adult. And she didn’t bring it onto the public stage of the campaign.

Having read neither, and pretty certain I never will read either, they still are not equivalent stories. You can’t expect equivalent reviews.


5 posted on 07/01/2011 8:26:08 AM PDT by tlb
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To: tlb

Yeah, we get it. You want to save the pubbies from suicide in nominating that evil Palin woman. Go change your diaper.


6 posted on 07/01/2011 8:28:56 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: tlb

Boy are you feeling brave this morning. I’m staying as far away from you as the Internet allows. You can’t make statements like that about any member of the Freeper royal family. Um,Um,Um.


7 posted on 07/01/2011 8:30:32 AM PDT by redangus
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To: tlb

if McLettuce had become pregnant , had an abortion, and told all about it, the book would be required readin in our schools

yeah we get it...........idiot


8 posted on 07/01/2011 8:32:34 AM PDT by advertising guy (everytime I see Huma's face I remember I forgot carrots at the store)
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To: patriotgal71

The only time Meg will ever be saucy is if she runs across Hannibal Lecter.


9 posted on 07/01/2011 8:36:54 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: patriotgal71
State-controlled media still hasn't figured out that the more they attack Palin and her family, the stronger she gets.
10 posted on 07/01/2011 8:41:05 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: advertising guy; MHGinTN

>>> if McLettuce had become pregnant , had an abortion, and told all about it, the book would be required readin in our schools yeah we get it...........idiot

That made no sense at all.

>>> You want to save the pubbies from suicide in nominating that evil Palin woman. Go change your diaper.

With the braintrust like you in her corner, how can Palin fail?

>>> You can’t make statements like that about any member of the Freeper royal family.

Fortunately I don’t need to worry about that as the Op was opening a discussion on literary reviewers!


11 posted on 07/01/2011 8:48:48 AM PDT by tlb
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To: patriotgal71

CLASS

NO CLASS


12 posted on 07/01/2011 8:50:00 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: tlb

You still need to change that diaper, child, you’re stinking up the place.


13 posted on 07/01/2011 8:53:20 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: tlb

I am not surprised that you would pop up with the most liberal point of view on this thread. The big surprise is that it was not a pro-fag statement on a homo’s gone wild thread.


14 posted on 07/01/2011 9:26:15 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: patriotgal71

I used to have a liberal friend who would call everybody she didn’t agree with a “Hillbilly”. One day I asked, “What exactly do you mean by that when you call someone a Hillbilly?” She turned beet-red and couldn’t answer and was angry with me. I suggest the same thing when these name-callers use words this way. They are revealing their true disdain for anybody not in the elite and intellectual class. So the question here would be, “What exactly do you mean by that when you call someone “trailer-trash”? Watch them squirm.


15 posted on 07/01/2011 9:50:52 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (If you try to fail and you succeed , what have you just done?)
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To: tlb

Since when did the libs ever judge a non-fiction book as a morality tale? Whatever Meagan (sic?) or Bristol WERE, what they are NOW, matters more. Bristol is obviously a good mom, Meagan is obviously a tramp. Deal with reality every so often, maybe your world will make more sense to you then.


16 posted on 07/01/2011 10:01:23 AM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can go to hell.)
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To: tlb

God man, are you incapable of telling the truth?


17 posted on 07/01/2011 11:01:38 AM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
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To: patriotgal71

Bristol is a 20 year old activist for conservative causes, and pro-life, she is mother to the second most hated, non aborted child in America.

Bristol is also a speaker for the “National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy” and is a “Teen Abstinence Ambassador for the Candie’s Foundation, a teen pregnancy prevention organization.

This is the kind of young lady that conservatives respect and admire as leaders, not attack.


18 posted on 07/01/2011 11:07:34 AM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
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To: tlb

When you are a leading advocate for abstinence and life on the national stage, yet also a single mom, then it would be almost impossible to NOT publish your story for that audience.

The book title is “Not Afraid of life”, get it?
The book, written by a mother who is our most well known national abstinence spokeswoman, and the mother of the second most famous, non-aborted child, and the daughter of America’s most famous pro-life mom, has written a book for her audience of young females about what has transpired in the last three years, and the effect it had on her, and her message to them, today.

When you are 20, and a combination of abstinence leader, famous for not having an abortion, yet also the most famous young single mom in America, all at the same time, then there is a book length story that you need to share with your audience of young girls that you are striving to lead to abstinence, and to becoming pro-life, they have questions that need to be answered.

My personal guess is that the book will be a recommend for conservatives.


19 posted on 07/01/2011 11:09:15 AM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

That’s a long outdated picture of Bristol. You should put one with her new, post-surgery face. Very Kardashian.


20 posted on 07/01/2011 8:11:58 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: BlackVeil
She had surgery to fix TMJ, a very painful jaw-joint condition.

But you go ahead and make sleazy jokes. It suits you.

21 posted on 07/01/2011 8:19:53 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
TMJ, a very painful jaw-joint condition.

Actually the TMJ is the joint itself. (temporomandibular joint)

22 posted on 07/01/2011 8:25:55 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I hyphenated “jaw-joint” to indicate the the jaw-joint was the problem.


23 posted on 07/01/2011 8:55:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Why not? It’s an interesting read. I got the Kindle version for cheap. Besides, it’s valuable for analytical purposes. It gives you an insight to the inner workings of the Palin family, and maybe a clue or two about Palin’s intentions.


24 posted on 07/01/2011 9:22:16 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: tlb

For those of us whose lives have not traversed the golden, rose-petal paths of fairy tale perfection, I find much in Bristol’s book that is deeply human and comforting. The scenario you pant is a two-dimensional caricature of how those situations evolve. Those of us for whom such crises are more three-dimensional have no trouble understanding the struggle of hope for the redemption of the child’s father. Often hoped for, often unrealized, and often leaving a similar wreckage of poor decisions by the partner of more tender heart. Good book.


25 posted on 07/01/2011 9:41:36 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Springfield Reformer
I'll wait for Palin to make her own decision. I have plenty of patience. I personally believe that no body should have announced until after summer. It is a media driven idea that a person should announce earlier and earlier.

If, on the other hand, she decides not to run, I can accept that as well. I am certain that Cain, Bachman, or any of the Republicans could do a better job than Odumbo. Obama announced in January of 2007 and that has now become the precedent?

Reagan announce officially on 11/13/1979 with a twenty five minute speech from an office setting.

This speech could be given Today and be just as effective.m It is uncanny

Watch and be inspired.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAtYMD-H2UY&playnext=1&list=PLBAB108A5024B19BC

26 posted on 07/02/2011 5:02:41 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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