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Bristol Palin trashes the McCain family in upcoming memoir (Rip Away!)
yahoo ^ | 6/21/2011 | By Holly Bailey

Posted on 06/21/2011 9:19:15 AM PDT by tobyhill

John McCain and Sarah Palin have long insisted things are all good between them, even after their losing 2008 presidential effort wound up with a nasty bout finger pointing between loyalists to the two former running mates. But the family members of both candidates are not being so publicly amicable.

As ABC News's Sheila Marikar reports, Bristol Palin trashes the McCain clan in her new upcoming memoir, "Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far."

It's unclear from Marikar's report whether the 20-year-old Palin daughter e specifically mentions her mother's running mate, her book does slam McCain's wife, Cindy, for acting like "royalty" and accuses the senator's 26-year-old daughter, Meghan, of being a snobby whiner.

Palin writes that she had a "sneaking suspicion I might need to watch my back" the first time she met Meghan McCain. She says the senator's daughter "ignored" the family during their first meet-and-greet and always seemed to be judging them.

"Every time we saw Meghan, she seemed to be constantly checking us out, comparing my family to hers and complaining," Bristol Palin writes. "Oh the complaining."

Cindy McCain, Palin writes, looked like a "queen" and conducted "herself like royalty." "I'd never seen people with so much Louis Vuitton luggage, so many cell phones, and so many constant helpers to do hair and makeup," Palin writes.

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1 posted on 06/21/2011 9:19:21 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Confirming my long held opinion that McCain was a shadow candidate, not meant to win but to give credence to the “Messiah”. among the unwashed masses.


2 posted on 06/21/2011 9:21:39 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: tobyhill

Bristol is a disgrace.


3 posted on 06/21/2011 9:21:39 AM PDT by Mears
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To: tobyhill
Cindy McCain, Palin writes, looked like a "queen" and conducted "herself like royalty." "I'd never seen people with so much Louis Vuitton luggage, so many cell phones, and so many constant helpers to do hair and makeup," Palin writes.

It says something about the limited horizons of Bristol Palin's life that she found meeting a rich family such a shock. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

4 posted on 06/21/2011 9:21:56 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Quien vive? JESUS! Y a su nombre? GLORIA!)
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To: tobyhill

Bristol has Cindy and Meghan down perfectly, lol.


5 posted on 06/21/2011 9:22:20 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: tobyhill

Sounds spot on to me.....


6 posted on 06/21/2011 9:22:33 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: tobyhill

The Palin beauty lies in their being down-home friendly people.


7 posted on 06/21/2011 9:23:17 AM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: tobyhill

Uh oh. I’m not sure if we need a food fight between Bristol Palin and Megan McCain just now, even if Bristol wins.

Ah, well. What will be, will be.


8 posted on 06/21/2011 9:23:17 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: tobyhill

I saw what passes for ‘integrity’ from McCain following the election. IMHO, that man has none. He was more than willing to throw Palin under the bus. That man voluntarily did; what any normal human being could not be forced to do.

Given the role model that Megan grew up with, versus the role model that Bristol grew up with - it would take a mountain of evidence for me to credit Megan with any point; while I’ll take Bristol’s word for things at face value.


9 posted on 06/21/2011 9:23:34 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Don Corleone

Soros “gave” to both candidates.

Furious George runs a lot of this country.


10 posted on 06/21/2011 9:23:34 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: tobyhill

The memoirs of a 20 year old. Fully ghost written. Spare me. Find some useful way to make $.


11 posted on 06/21/2011 9:23:37 AM PDT by Seruzawa (Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for good a blaster kid.)
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To: Mears

No she isn’t.


12 posted on 06/21/2011 9:23:47 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Mears
Not sure how Bristol is the disgrace for speaking the truth about McCains?
13 posted on 06/21/2011 9:24:42 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: Hodar

mclame treated obozo better than Sarah.


14 posted on 06/21/2011 9:25:06 AM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: tobyhill

I support any attempt to tell the truth about McCain. He is everything the GOP does not need.


15 posted on 06/21/2011 9:25:47 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Don Corleone
McCain was a shadow candidate, not meant to win but to give credence to the “Messiah”. among the unwashed masses.

Evidenced by his "My friends, you have nothing to fear from Barack Obama" campaign quote. Heck, it practically became a campaign slogan.

16 posted on 06/21/2011 9:26:44 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Mears

I think it’s quite presumptuous for Bristol to think that anybody would want to read a memoir by a 20 year old whose life accomplishments have had limited impact on the public. I also think it’s quite uncharitable for her to write those observations about the McCains. But, hey, if the other side (the McCain family) has no qualms at all about being less than charitable, then let Bristol strike for the Palin team.


17 posted on 06/21/2011 9:27:11 AM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (There is no native criminal class except Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: tobyhill

If Sarah Palin were intent on running for president I doubt that this book would come out. Who needs the distraction of a celebutard cat fight in the middle of a presidential campaign?


18 posted on 06/21/2011 9:27:27 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: tobyhill
No fan of Meghan, but definitely not a fan of this kind of cheep gossip.

Palin writes that she had a "sneaking suspicion I might need to watch my back" the first time she met Meghan McCain. She says the senator's daughter "ignored" the family during their first meet-and-greet and always seemed to be judging them. "Every time we saw Meghan, she seemed to be constantly checking us out, comparing my family to hers and complaining," Bristol Palin writes.

FWIW, looks like Bristol was doing her fair share of staring and judging too. And as for watching your back, it seems they both needed to look out for that.

Catty. So very high school.

19 posted on 06/21/2011 9:27:44 AM PDT by HairOfTheDog
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To: chickadee

Meghan makes me gag too! On the other hand, who really cares about anything concerning John McCain?


20 posted on 06/21/2011 9:29:08 AM PDT by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: tobyhill

Exactly. I say, let it all hang out. God knows Meghan McCain has done a lot of trashing of the conservative Republicans. I say, go for it - Bristol. Cindy and daughter are the ones who are a disgrace. Even though we’ve paid hell with the obamas in the WH, it probably would’ve been just as bad if the McCains would’ve gotten in. Hopefully, we can elect a true conservative in 2012. If McCain had won, our chances of that happening in 2012 would have been slim to none.


21 posted on 06/21/2011 9:30:48 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: tobyhill

I don’t dislike Bristol Palin like I dislike that McCain daughter, but I wish they would both keep a low profile. This isn’t helpful and not very mature. Let’s forget about the disaster that was McCain and get the jug ears, pinko out of office.


22 posted on 06/21/2011 9:31:13 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Don Corleone

Well, fat Meghan is a snobby whiner and Cindy is kind of snotty too.

But Juan is worse than the other two.


23 posted on 06/21/2011 9:31:18 AM PDT by dforest
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To: forgotten man
If Sarah Palin were intent on running for president I doubt that this book would come out. Who needs the distraction of a celebutard cat fight in the middle of a presidential campaign?

Yes, we all know how easy it is to control the actions/choics of a 20 year old, don't we?!

Also, does a Good Parent allow their children to make their own choices, or do they actually try to control their choices so they (the parents) don't look bad?
24 posted on 06/21/2011 9:32:14 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: HairOfTheDog
I'm not a fan of it either but I do support anything that puts that not-so-little Meghan in her place. She has been on every Lame Stream Media channel slandering all of the Palin’s since a week after the elections.
25 posted on 06/21/2011 9:33:00 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
As much as I hate the whole McLame crew and would love to see this bash fest, this can't be a good idea if Palin is planning on running. This is just some more MSM gossip rag BS instead of sticking to the issues. Right out of the gate Palin is going to have to respond to silly questions, especially since she just endorsed Juan in '10.


26 posted on 06/21/2011 9:33:23 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Mears
Bristol is a disgrace.

Maybe. And, as one, she sure knows how to nail down an even bigger disgrace like Fathead Meghan.

I'm glad to assume you have perfect children, so my hat's off to you (/s, as if it were necessary).

27 posted on 06/21/2011 9:35:58 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Not all 20 year olds make bad choices.

Nobody liked it when Levi “tattled” about the Palins.

Bristol is no better.


28 posted on 06/21/2011 9:36:26 AM PDT by derllak
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To: tobyhill
I'm not a fan of it either but I do support anything that puts that not-so-little Meghan in her place.

This does nothing of the sort.

It brings her up again and gets her back on TV.

Instead of just one of them looking like a little high school snot, they both do.

Lose lose for our side, really.

29 posted on 06/21/2011 9:36:33 AM PDT by HairOfTheDog
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To: HairOfTheDog

The photo on the article has Bristol’s new face. Wow, hardly recognizable.


30 posted on 06/21/2011 9:37:13 AM PDT by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage (Don't Tweet your meat or you lose your seat!!)
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To: SoConPubbie

“Yes, we all know how easy it is to control the actions/choics of a 20 year old, don’t we?!”

We all are not runnning for president!!


31 posted on 06/21/2011 9:37:22 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Catsrus
The election is still a bit away and story like this will have no influence. I never though Sarah was going to run anyways because I think she knows that her role is more valuable as a Lame Stream Media antagonizer.
32 posted on 06/21/2011 9:37:41 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Give em hell there Little Grizzly.

33 posted on 06/21/2011 9:38:55 AM PDT by McGruff (Why do they fear her so?)
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To: Mears
Bristol Palin's comments are no doubt a response to Meghan McCain's remarks about the Palin family in the aftermath of the 2008 campaign. In McCain's memoir, "Dirty Sexy Politics," she slammed the Palin family for bringing a "tabloid-attention-getting quality to the campaign trail." She's repeatedly trashed Sarah Palin for hurting the GOP and called Bristol Palin "ridiculous" for not voting in last fall's midterm elections.

"I guess it's only important to Bristol Palin to vote for 'Dancing With the Stars,' " McCain told late night host Jay Leno in November.

There is nothing disgraceful about publishing a response to attacks on your own family with your own perspective. Regardless of whether Bristol has accomplished enough on her own to be worthy of my reading her life story, if a publisher is willing to pay for publishing the book I certainly don't blame her for writing it (or for having someone write it for her).
34 posted on 06/21/2011 9:40:12 AM PDT by VRWCmember (_!_)
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To: tobyhill

I voted for McCain and had to hold my nose the whole time.

The ONLY two reasons I voted for him was,

1) The alternative (shudder)

2) Palin


35 posted on 06/21/2011 9:40:30 AM PDT by jdietz (God is great, beer is good and people are crazy, (which is why guns are necessary))
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To: HairOfTheDog

Yeesh... teenage drama... Now ~there’s~ something the world definitely needs more of.


36 posted on 06/21/2011 9:40:50 AM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: HairOfTheDog
This story is a maximum monther. I think Meghan will think twice about slandering the Palin’s or Conservatives anymore.
37 posted on 06/21/2011 9:41:43 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: jdietz

amen; and thank you for doing the right thing


38 posted on 06/21/2011 9:43:28 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Mears
yawn

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39 posted on 06/21/2011 9:44:05 AM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: tobyhill

Sarah can’t say it....but Bristol can...good for Bristol...


40 posted on 06/21/2011 9:44:21 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 "Woe unto those who say they are Judah and are not, but are of the synaGOGue of Satan.")
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To: tobyhill

a memoir from a twenty year old criticizing other people...a must read /s. If the excerpts are any example, who would waste time reading such garbage...other then meghan mccain? Why don’t they just find a sleazy, hole in the wall bar and mud wrestle.


41 posted on 06/21/2011 9:44:37 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Tax-chick
a rich family such a shock

Several years ago, I was invited to a relative's wedding. Mrs WBill and I were most certainly the poor churchmice there, for the entire weekend. In sitting around yakking with many of the guests, it was quickly apparent that I was way, way, way out of my league.

The guys, for the most part, were pretty down to earth. There was one who was complaining at length about having to land his private jet in San Jose, instead of Carmel (Do you have a frame of reference for problems like that? I certainly don't...) But otherwise, we talked about kids, and baseball, and how to get crabgrass out of our lawns, and normal guy things.

Per my wife, the women were a little more difficult. One in particular - my cousin married her because she was blonde, beautful, and if a thought ever crossed her mind it would die of lonliness.... Anyway, this woman complimented my wife on her dress, and asked who made it for her.

My wife replied that she had just bought it at Belk's. The bimbo leaned forward conspiratorially and said "Oh, that's OK dear, I like to go slumming occasionally, myself".

Mrs WBill said that nothing mean-spirited was intended by it - this lady just never considered that normal people just walk into stores and buy clothes off the rack.

"Shocked" wouldn't really describe my feelings. It was just an eye-opener. Otherwise, Mrs WBill and I had a great time. The wedding was a real stunner.

42 posted on 06/21/2011 9:45:36 AM PDT by wbill
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I don’t know about Bristol. First there was the pregnancy, okay could happen and does happen to a lot of girls. Then the on again off again Levi story. Recently announced reality series with her moving in with the Massey brothers (baby in tow) totally disgusts me. Now the “tell all” book from a 20 year old, which from the excerpts sounds like it’s written by a 20 year old...my opinion, 20 year olds shouldn’t write books about their lives...they’re brains aren’t fully mature till they’re 25, they should at least wait till then :)


43 posted on 06/21/2011 9:46:02 AM PDT by dawn53
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To: tobyhill
I think Meghan will think twice about slandering the Palin’s or Conservatives anymore.

HA! You don't have a real good understanding of teenage girls, do you?

She's typing faster than I am right now. Guarantee it.

44 posted on 06/21/2011 9:46:15 AM PDT by HairOfTheDog
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To: HairOfTheDog
Catty. So very high school.

But only one of them is young enough to be in high school.

45 posted on 06/21/2011 9:46:27 AM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: paul51

I know a lot of people who have been biting their tongues when it comes to saying anything about Meghan McCain because they thought of her as a child but they will support Bristol for coming out and saying her mind.


46 posted on 06/21/2011 9:49:16 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: definitelynotaliberal

The media has watched her closely and commented on this 20 yr old - where was the complaint about that?


47 posted on 06/21/2011 9:50:54 AM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: tobyhill
Just as Reagan had his prodigal son, Sarah Palin may have a daughter of similar ilk.

I believe Bristol Palin is going to learn some lessons the HARD way.

48 posted on 06/21/2011 9:51:27 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: HairOfTheDog

LOL.

I guess not, I just have 2 boys.


49 posted on 06/21/2011 9:52:46 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

I don’t believe this “Bristol Palin” book even sees the light of day without the complete approval of every last word and punctuation mark by Sarah Palin. Can’t figure out the end game here.


50 posted on 06/21/2011 9:54:01 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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