Perfect object lesson? What planet are you living on? How has Bristol Palin suffered because of her pregnancy?
How many teenage unwed mothers do you know that have made multiple appearances on Oprah? That have been on the View? Who have allegedly signed book deals? That have been giving speaking roles on popular tween television shows? And are poised to collect substantial 5-figure fees for talking about their lives?
She has been sending precisely the wrong message, not the right on. Rather than doing the hard work, like enrolling in a 4-year college to be able to make a life for yourself, which is what a normal teenage mother should aspire to do, she's cashing in on her mother's fame. As I said, she's famous for being famous, and for getting knocked up in high school, nothing more. What words of wisdom she can share with other high school girls, when her reality is so absolutely foreign to theirs, is a mystery.