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Christine O’Donnell Passes on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Roll Call ^ | February 28, 2011 | Christina Bellantoni

Posted on 02/28/2011 8:11:18 PM PST by Walts Ice Pick

Former Senate candidate and tea party favorite Christine O’Donnell will not be donning a leotard anytime soon. The Republican announced Monday night that she has declined an invitation to samba with celebrities on “Dancing With the Stars.”

The Delaware Republican said in a statement that she finds the ABC show to be “one of the few uplifting TV shows out there.” But she’s choosing instead to finish her book on the 2010 election cycle and her new political action committee

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christineodonnell; dancingwiththestars; dwts; odonnell
She's deadly cute and she's just like you, except she ain't gonna be dancin' with no stars.
1 posted on 02/28/2011 8:11:20 PM PST by Walts Ice Pick
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To: Walts Ice Pick

Thank God!


2 posted on 02/28/2011 8:12:39 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

Not surprising. Especially if she wants any kind of political future.


3 posted on 02/28/2011 8:13:48 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Walts Ice Pick

I guess she has learned her lesson, though I fear the damage has been done with the witch thing.


4 posted on 02/28/2011 8:14:09 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: EDINVA
Not surprising. Especially if she wants any kind of political future.

If she wants a political future. She has no choice. The public will demand it.

5 posted on 02/28/2011 8:15:28 PM PST by Walts Ice Pick
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To: Walts Ice Pick

Smart move. That was a set-up to embarrass her. Personally I believe B. Palin was invited on that show hoping that she would bomb and be voted off on the first week and by extension humiliating her mom.


6 posted on 02/28/2011 8:17:16 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: mylife

I’m glad too, even though I would have loved it.

She’s been Palin’d by the MSM so why not, or does she not quit on her dream in politics?

Sincerely Push me Pull me...


7 posted on 02/28/2011 8:19:25 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (YOU BETCHA!)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

Smart move if she intends to have a role in politics in the future.


8 posted on 02/28/2011 8:19:48 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Walts Ice Pick
DWTS is trying to create the audience pull they had with Bristol Palin.

After all the hullaballoo then, "cry baby" won anyway. That didn't do their credibility any good.


DDancin.jpg


9 posted on 02/28/2011 8:20:28 PM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

Doesn’t matter. I’m voting for Ralph Macchio.


10 posted on 02/28/2011 8:23:19 PM PST by PrincessB (Drill Baby Drill.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Understood.

Sarah flanked them when they did it to her.


11 posted on 02/28/2011 8:24:51 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Mortrey

Who could stomach watching that Liberal cow?


13 posted on 02/28/2011 8:29:34 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: FrankR

Come on, Cry Baby deserved it. Would have loved Bristol to win though.

It wasn’t like when Stacey Keibler got robbed...


14 posted on 02/28/2011 8:30:40 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (YOU BETCHA!)
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To: cripplecreek

Agree - she should probably Delay such an appearance until she exits politics.


15 posted on 02/28/2011 8:33:17 PM PST by vrwconspiracist (The Tax Man cometh)
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To: FrankR

theyd just make her look like a lite weight or a clutz and use any misstep for an ad campaign. No win in this at all


16 posted on 02/28/2011 8:35:03 PM PST by merryberry
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To: Walts Ice Pick

The next series will be full of low lifes


17 posted on 02/28/2011 8:35:49 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

FR has rules for cute women, right? ;)


18 posted on 02/28/2011 8:37:05 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: EDINVA
Am I the only person in the world that has never seen either this program or American Idol? I'm neither an entertainment elitist nor a stuffed shirt but amateur talent shows with singing and dancing just don't appeal to me for some reason.
19 posted on 02/28/2011 8:37:55 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Indeed. Where’s the COD pics?!


20 posted on 02/28/2011 8:42:26 PM PST by BenKenobi (Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Silent Cal)
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To: FrankR

you really think Bristol Palin was the best dancer on that show?


21 posted on 02/28/2011 8:44:47 PM PST by Hildy
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To: Walts Ice Pick
O'Donnell should have accepted the dancing gig because she's not going to go anywhere politically, anyhow.

It was even bad judgement revealing she got the invitation in the first place.

Unfortunately, aspiring women candidates need to learn to forego the siren calls of entertainment TV, tweetings, twitterings and the like. They're trying to appeal to the country's yutes and it just doesn't work....and it does them no good politically.

For instance, one woman pol, Michele Bachman, has eschewed becoming identified with any of this stuff. She keeps her nose to business, her home life private, all the while reflecting a measure of "gravitas" and a business-like air.

All this is rather nonsensical, of course, but that's the way it is today. As much as we loathe Hillary, she does keep her nose to the grindstone, strives to appear "stateswomanly" and doesn't get sidetracked by show biz, twittermania and other new age seductions to get attention.

Leni

22 posted on 02/28/2011 8:53:06 PM PST by MinuteGal (OK, BO'R...NAME the "far-rightists" you always morally equate to the far-leftists. Name names, NOW!)
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To: re_nortex

I think you very well might be.

I once was similar. I wanted nothing to do with DWTS. I thought it was just a goofy idea for a show. But after watching it now for several seasons, I must say I’ve become a fan. Tom Bergeron is just brilliantly funny. And it’s an okay show for the kids to watch, too.

As for American Idol, it was the same thing years ago. I just thought the idea was simply “ick.” But you can’t really call it amateur when the show has launched the talents of Chris Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood & Kelly Clarkson.


23 posted on 02/28/2011 9:07:27 PM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (*********************End automatic pay raises for congresscritters**)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

24 posted on 02/28/2011 9:17:56 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL
I think you very well might be.

Thanks for the reply. I can understand how the competitive nature of such programs draws a passionate following.

Well, for what it's worth, I may also be the only person in the world that has never seen Stars Wars, Star Trek and other sci-fi fare.

What's odd is that I'm a software designer (C++, C, Perl and Java) and nearly everyone in that field enjoys that genre. On the other hand, most of my colleagues don't care much for sports, which is my entertainment of choice.

25 posted on 02/28/2011 9:18:44 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: re_nortex

I have to confess, I broke down and watch part of DWTS for the final to see how Bristol Palin would do. Wouldn’t do it again.

The producers want these attractive controversial conservative women to expand their audience. They know conservatives tend not to watch network tv, so what better way to draw them in ?


26 posted on 02/28/2011 9:20:09 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL
Tom Bergeron is just brilliantly funny.

Yes he is even though he keeps Libtard leanings "almost" to himself.

27 posted on 02/28/2011 9:28:25 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (YOU BETCHA!)
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To: Walts Ice Pick

Good call on her part.


28 posted on 02/28/2011 9:39:29 PM PST by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Who could stomach watching that Liberal cow?

Uh, I believe you are thinking of Rosie O'Donnell.

29 posted on 02/28/2011 9:39:54 PM PST by Right Brother
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To: re_nortex
Am I the only person in the world that has never seen this program

DWTS is a very tough, competitive program. If you have a problem with rhythm or dancing complicated routines, you will be mocked by the MEDIA & people on Facebook, etc. Last season Bristol Palin had to go up against Jennifer Grey from the movie 'Dirty Dancing.'

Bristol worked hard and did well for herself, earning a ton of money along the way.

The best thing O'Donnell did for herself was to say no.

30 posted on 03/01/2011 6:38:57 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: MinuteGal
O'Donnell should have accepted the dancing gig because she's not going to go anywhere politically, anyhow.

O'Donnell was quoted as saying she has 2 left feet. If she meant that, she doesn't belong on DWTS. Kate Gosselin went on that show with 2 left feet, and she's still being ridiculed... a year later.

31 posted on 03/01/2011 6:43:44 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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