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The View - Bristol Palin (7-07-11)
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Posted on 07/08/2011 12:56:22 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege

WHY THIS MATTERS POLITICALLY. There are two games Governor Palin is fighting: one is the battle to take control of her political narrative, the other is taking control of her PERSONAL narrative--and this includes everything surrounding her FAMILY.

Having Bristol go on The View is BRILLIANT, and does more for raising Governor Palin's political profile and stature than one may think!

With Bristol giving the whole scoop about the details surrounding her pregnancy, she takes the narrative of the "dirty details" and "dirty secrets" away from the mouths of Levi Johnston and rumor-makers in the press, who would try to use those things to detract from Gov. Palin.

I also like the comments Bristol made contrasting herself and her mother from the high-maintenance, first-class riding McCain women. Total, direct response to those pathetic 2008 rumors about Palin being materialistic and purposefully wanting hundred-thousand dollar wardrobes, about her family being "hillbillies who want the high life" etc...the McCain camp did nothing to defend the Palins against those nasty rumors. Totally deplorable considering how the Palins are the exact opposite of high-maintenance, entitled brats.


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"I'm right with God, and I'm right with my family."

~ Bristol Palin

1 posted on 07/08/2011 12:56:27 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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2 posted on 07/08/2011 12:59:51 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege (Palin 2012)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Bristol criticizing Baby McCain is one thing, but I’m no fan of negative comments from a 20 year old against Mrs. McCain, a woman old enough to be her mother.


3 posted on 07/08/2011 1:09:34 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

She never outright criticized Mrs. McCain as a person — she just described the reality of the situation: that the Palins do not come from first-class riding, stylist-hiring lifestyle, the way the McCains do. Simple as that, and it’s an important truth to get across as America gets to know its future first family.


4 posted on 07/08/2011 1:12:03 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege (Palin 2012)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

I was thinking about what Bristol wrote in the book, particularly the godmother incident. That didn’t seem to be a very nice response by Bristol to what could have been interpreted as a kind gesture from an older lady.


5 posted on 07/08/2011 1:15:11 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Why the View?? those Leftist Animals especially Whoopee,are nothing!


6 posted on 07/08/2011 1:17:23 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

You mean, old enough to be her grandmother, right.

Would you like to hear some rude things a 54 year old has to say about the McCains? (least the fat bald one)


7 posted on 07/08/2011 1:20:33 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

It is very creepy to ask someone you barely know if you can be godmother to their child!!! It is a personal decision that the parents choose. The only reason Cindy McCain wanted to be godmother was to show how “wonderful” she is.

The fact that Cindy is so old is weird too. Usually you pick someone that could possibly raise your child if something happens to you (at least that is how I decided for my own child).


8 posted on 07/08/2011 1:26:32 PM PDT by mrsadams
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

That’s the most I’ve ever heard *God* mentioned on that show.


9 posted on 07/08/2011 1:28:36 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege
With Bristol giving the whole scoop about the details surrounding her pregnancy, she takes the narrative of the "dirty details" and "dirty secrets" away from the mouths of Levi Johnston and rumor-makers in the press, who would try to use those things to detract from Gov. Palin.

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Of course keeping your dirty laundry out of the public eye might be a bit classier but it doesn't sell any books.

btw...it looks like fewer than 1500 total sales for Trademark Jr's literary debut.

10 posted on 07/08/2011 1:32:12 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

She’s just trying to sell her book. It has nothing to do with political strategy.


11 posted on 07/08/2011 1:32:45 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Brilliant? Hardly. Just trying to sell a stupid book.


13 posted on 07/08/2011 1:37:55 PM PDT by pgkdan (Time for a Cain Mutiny!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Age does not bequeath respect. If it did, we’d all be kneeling to Walter Cronkite an Helen Thomas.


14 posted on 07/08/2011 1:47:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Oh, BTW, I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McCain.


15 posted on 07/08/2011 1:48:38 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

If the Sarah Palin will be running for prez, Bristol needs to be reined in, and stop flapping her gums and going on these ridiculous television shows. I want a serious president, not some pop culture clown with a poorly behaved family. I call this welfare recipient TV.


16 posted on 07/08/2011 1:50:08 PM PDT by tkas (Conservative mom)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Based on her choice of husband, something must be wrong there.

But I don’t think ANY conservative should appear on that panel. A better representation of left-wing bias and vitriol would be hard to find.


17 posted on 07/08/2011 1:58:23 PM PDT by ZULU (Lindsey Graham is a nanometrical pustule of pusillanimous putrescence)
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To: pgkdan
If you wanted to get on line to get a Sarah Palin(™) autograph you had to have a MOA issued wristband.

If you wanted to get a MOA wristband you had to buy a copy of Trademark Jr's book.

Then, if you still wanted a Sarah Palin(™) autograph you had to have or buy a copy of one of her books too.

Those were the rules.

18 posted on 07/08/2011 2:01:56 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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19 posted on 07/08/2011 2:04:09 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: tkas
Did you watch the clip? She went into the den of vipers and handled herself with confidence and poise. I don't see how it reflects poorly on Sarah in the least. On the contrary, she may have won over a few people that may have never been exposed to here otherwise

Now, can we talk about YOUR flapping gums?

20 posted on 07/08/2011 2:12:28 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (It starts here! It starts now! Mr. President, game on!)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Whoopi looks thrilled to pieces...


21 posted on 07/08/2011 2:22:34 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: wtc911
Of course keeping your dirty laundry out of the public eye might be a bit classier but it doesn't sell any books.

Don't you think the Palins would have preferred thir dirty laundry not be aired in public? Remember when "journalists" flew over Chicago to Wasilla?

I think it's a bit of a stretch to blame the Palins and I think it's smart of them to get ahead of "the enemy."

22 posted on 07/08/2011 2:22:34 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Sarah can be proud of all her kids, and Bristol is just great...she’s real and honest and just wonderful


23 posted on 07/08/2011 2:41:08 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: lonestar; wtc911
Don't you think the Palins would have preferred thir dirty laundry not be aired in public? Remember when "journalists" flew over Chicago to Wasilla?

I think it's a bit of a stretch to blame the Palins and I think it's smart of them to get ahead of "the enemy."

The Palin (™) brand spin machine in action:


24 posted on 07/08/2011 2:44:15 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

I agree....and the video is very honest and good.


25 posted on 07/08/2011 3:09:09 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: FightforFreedomCA

Any logical reason for your rudeness? I was stating my opinion on what is appropriate behavior for a potential future president of the US. Going on TV shows like this to talk about this kind of topic is low class. Notice I didn’t call you any names, nor did I call Bristol or Sarah any names. You are acting like a Democrat- getting all emotionally worked up instead of having an adult conversation- just like the libs on welfare TV.


26 posted on 07/08/2011 3:14:27 PM PDT by tkas (Conservative mom)
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To: wtc911
btw...it looks like fewer than 1500 total sales for Trademark Jr's literary debut.

How's that stack up against your book sales?

27 posted on 07/08/2011 3:19:35 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: CondoleezzaProtege
I don't watch The View, either live or on YouTube, but from Sarah's point of view this was necessary (assuming she wants to campaign for POTUS).

Get it all out now, and it's OLD NEWS during the campaign. Any reporter who keeps whipping this dead horse will not be successful.

Or at least that's my hope - that Sarah will run, Levi will fade out completely, and the Media will behave itself.

28 posted on 07/08/2011 3:26:26 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: EveningStar
Are you calling me part of a Palin brand machine?

I don't like the way they have been treated by the MSM...which started long before they aired laundry or wrote books.

If you don't have a problem with it, I think that's pathetic.

29 posted on 07/08/2011 3:40:00 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: kanawa
Actually, I have had two books published (well one was a graphic novel - narrative only).

Neither was a best seller by any stretch but both did considerably better than 1500.

Of course, I didn't have the all-time greatest, almost God-like conservative/woman/politician/thinker/debater/orator/FP expert/genius/strategist/mother/wife/governor/mayor/....or Sean Hannity or the VIEW chicks, etc, hawking them for me.

30 posted on 07/08/2011 3:47:37 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: lonestar
Don't you think the Palins would have preferred thir dirty laundry not be aired in public?

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Preferred it to what? Certainly not to making money from it.

31 posted on 07/08/2011 3:49:53 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Watched the clip and I must say I’m impressed (and more than a little surprised),
with the courtesy and respect shown Bristol by the women of the View.


32 posted on 07/08/2011 3:50:36 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: wtc911
Of course, I didn't have the all-time greatest, almost God-like conservative/woman/politician/thinker/debater/orator/FP expert/genius/strategist/mother/wife/governor/mayor/....or Sean Hannity or the VIEW chicks, etc, hawking them for me.

Jealousy is unbecoming.

33 posted on 07/08/2011 3:51:54 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

I’m shocked by how nice and civil the View gals were to Bristol. And yes, Bristol did a good job.


34 posted on 07/08/2011 4:00:52 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: wtc911
The point is their dirty laundry was aired long before they made $$$ from it.

More was known about Levi Johnson's druggie mother than was, or is, known about Barack Obama...or have you forgottten?

Obviously you don't have a problem with media bias...and I do!

35 posted on 07/08/2011 4:06:24 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: kanawa
Jealous? Of a teen-ager who got drunk and knocked up, then tried to cash in on it? I don't think so.

btw...how are your books doing?

36 posted on 07/08/2011 4:49:09 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: lonestar
The point is their dirty laundry was aired long before they made $$$ from it...

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No, the point is that they, as you put it, "made $$$ from it" at all. No class there my FRiend.

37 posted on 07/08/2011 4:50:44 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: wtc911
That's your opinion. I really don't care what they do.

What do you know about them that you didn't already know? Apparently you have read the books to determine "no class there." I haven't.

I think they have as much right to make a buck as everybody else.

38 posted on 07/08/2011 5:01:54 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar
The point is their dirty laundry was aired long before they made $$$ from it.

The part about Levi stealing Bristol's virginity is new.

39 posted on 07/08/2011 5:05:44 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: wtc911
Neither was a best seller by any stretch but both did considerably better than 1500.

Just think how much better your books would have done if you had the free publicity Bristol has had and if Sarah had agreed do to a book signing at the MOA of America with you.

Maybe you can claim to be a long-lost cousin of the Palin family...

40 posted on 07/08/2011 5:08:59 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: tkas
hmmm...no logical reason, I suppose, but I found your post rude in general, so was answering in kind.

Bristol isn't running for any type of political office -- I'm assuming you were trying to say "the family of any potential future president." Regardless, many a past president and presidential hopeful has had to deal with family members making poor choices. I don't think Bristol did anything wrong in this case, but we disagree

I did not call you any names, I used your words; "flapping gums," because I felt it fit your post more than the clip. You actually did call Sarah a name - you said: I want a serious president, not some pop culture clown. Last time I checked, calling someone a clown wasn't really a compliment unless employed by the circus.

And your comment about me acting like a Democrat? Please, spare me the self-righteous nonsense. I ask again, did you actually watch the clip? If you would have, you would see that Bristol handled herself very well. I am not emotionally worked up at all, as there was nothing to get worked up about. It appears that you skipped the video, knee-jerked in your response to her being on "The View" and posted your comment.

Let me know when you want to have that "adult conversation."

41 posted on 07/08/2011 5:12:21 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (It starts here! It starts now! Mr. President, game on!)
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To: RINOs suck
The part about Levi stealing Bristol's virginity is new.

Old as the sun...where I live. :)

42 posted on 07/08/2011 5:14:25 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: wtc911
Of course, I didn't have the all-time greatest, almost God-like conservative/woman/politician/thinker/debater/orator/FP expert/genius/strategist/mother/wife/governor/mayor/....or Sean Hannity or the VIEW chicks, etc, hawking them for me.

PMS?

43 posted on 07/08/2011 5:20:05 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar
I think they have as much right to make a buck as everybody else.

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Of course they do...and that is what drives them (witness the fact that to get on line to meet Sarah(™) one had to first buy Bristol's(™) oeuvre de litterature).

But I, (and probably you) was raised with a certain standard and that standard would not allow for me to profit from my own bad behaviour.

If this were an obama kid five or six years from now or a Kennedy or a Romney then this place would be singing a different tune, and rightly so.

44 posted on 07/08/2011 5:30:36 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: FightforFreedomCA

It wouldn’t matter if she sat in front of the camera and read the constitution- once again- I was commenting on going on trash TV. No I did not call Palin a clown, but the frivolous behavior of her family is starting to reflect back on her. Mom following around a dance show is also not serious behavior. Now, if what she aspires to do (and she does this very well) is be an advocate and spokesperson for conservatism, then all that stuff is not relevant.

You don’t even try to mask your rudeness. You have not yet displayed an ability to communicate without that particular trait. Not sure I understand why you thought it necessary to have such a nasty tone. It really is a shame.


45 posted on 07/08/2011 5:37:44 PM PDT by tkas (Conservative mom)
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To: wtc911
I didn't take Marketing 101 but it sounds like a smart move...they are there to sell books.

Bristol was on The View! Except for the blond she reaks with more class than any of those sluts...including Ba Ba Wa Wa, who was mistress to a married senator in her better days.

46 posted on 07/08/2011 5:46:14 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: wtc911
Actually, I have had two books published (well one was a graphic novel - narrative only).

Links, please?

Cheers!

47 posted on 07/08/2011 5:54:08 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Tell you what...post your real name and address and I will send them to you.


48 posted on 07/08/2011 6:11:26 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: wtc911
Yep, set up by the bookseller, no doubt, to defray costs.

And I think it's great that Sarah is there to stand by her daughter.

"I'm right with God, and I'm right with my family."--Bristol Palin.

Cheers!

49 posted on 07/08/2011 6:13:24 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: wtc911
You first. You were the one who made the claim.

Put up or shut up, troll.

50 posted on 07/08/2011 6:14:32 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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