Skip to comments.Dancing With the Stars: Shock and Awe in the Ballroom (Free Republic blamed)
Posted on 11/17/2010 7:19:48 AM PST by kristinn
The Internet's been buzzing with talk about how members of the U.S. Tea Party movement have been getting out the vote for Bristol Palin on Dancing With the Stars.
The blog Jezebel had a post about it today, complete with quotes from conservative message boards about how Bristol's supporters were exploiting ABC's email voting system to cast multiple ballots for Sarah Palin's daughter.
Jezebel quoted one site, FreeRepublic.com, that urged its members to "make liberal heads explode" by voting for Bristol, "even though she is not the best dancer."
Well, my liberal head is kind of exploding right now because Bristol made the finals on DWTS at the expense of a far superior dancer, Brandy.
And if Bristol thinks she made it just on the quality of her dancing, that's about as believable as seeing Russia from her mother's house. Even if her presence in the final three isn't part of some right-wing voting conspiracy, Bristol's appeal to viewers isn't strictly about skill on the dancefloor.
Maybe it's her youth, what Len Goodman called her vulnerability or the fact she's not typical Hollywood, which is the argument she herself made on Monday's show. And there's no denying she's come a long way since Week 1, given that she had no previous dance experience.
But in my opinion, the three best dancers aren't in the finale and I'm bummed about that.
(Excerpt) Read more at thestar.blogs.com ...
It’s the power of the American voter, baby! Suck it up, Bristol’s a favorite on a “POPULARITY CONTEST” dance show—kind of like how “Survivor” isn’t really about SURVIVAL, but about “popularity” of a personality! :-)
Go, Bristol the Pistol!! All the way to the WIN!!! :-)
Well now we know that facts and intelligence are not Debra Yeo's strong suit.
And DWTS has ALWAYS been a popularity contest.
Bristol is not a very good dancer.
A look at the past 20 years' Grammy winners for "best spoken word" album read like a who's who of liberalism. AS IF they had all recorded THE BEST spoken word albums. Hillary Clinton, Barrack Obama, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton...
Remember when comedians and poets used to win such an award?
Barack Obama is not a very good president.
Which harms more Americans?
Don’t the homo’s do the same with American idol everytime there is a queer they like on that show? Does anybody complain?
Get ready liberals.
2012 is right around the corner.
Bad journalist: Sarah Palin never said she could see Russia from her house, it was Tina Fey.
I must admit I wasnt too wild about this whole Bristol on Dancing With The Stars thing but now my opinion is doing a 180
...and Obama is not a very good president.
It’s all about the popularity. LOL.
Let's talk instead about VOTER FRAUD in Nevada this past election!!!!
Oops, that would shut them up, now wouldn't it????
GMTA! I posted before I read your comment, :-)
Awwwww. Just another butthurt liberal whining.
DWTS is a pure Voting Democracy in action, apparently the “real” fans who are upset would rather have DWTS as a Republic with checks and balances and all that ‘nonsense’.
“”Jezebel quoted one site, FreeRepublic.com, that urged its members to “make liberal heads explode” by voting for Bristol, “even though she is not the best dancer.” “
Well, my liberal head is kind of exploding right now because Bristol made the finals on DWTS at the expense of a far superior dancer, Brandy.”
WAY TO GO FREEPERS, KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!
Now how do we make EVERY OTHER LIBERALS head explode?
Damn! I meant to watch DWTS, but I had to rearrange my sock drawer.
Sore losers all sound the same. Whine whine whine
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