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  •  As has been pointed out more than once (9+ / 0-)

    IMan, Bristol Palin is an adult, and has injected herself into the public sphere. She's put herself in the political realm by grifting money off of abstinence campaigns, which are used by anti-choicers everywhere in lieu of useful education. She's formed her own political consulting firm and hinted at running for office. This woman is a grownup, making her own choices, has done quite well at publicizing them, and as such is fair game for reporting, mockery, and illumination of her sad hypocrisy.

    When are you going to understand that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage. - Practical Magic

    by Keori on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 05:03:39 PM PDT

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    •  Exactly. She decided, as an adult, (1+ / 0-)
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      to enter the public arena as a reality star and as a celebrity speaker. The fact that she is the daughter of a politician is completely irrelevant as to whether she can be criticized. You don't see people here ripping into Willow, or Trig.

      I'm in the I-fucking-love-this-guy wing of the Democratic Party!

      by doc2 on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 05:42:35 PM PDT

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