A note to Bristol Palin

I can’t believe I’m going to interrupt my Friday morning to waste bits and bytes on the half-term governor’s daughter, but since she can’t keep her mouth shut, neither can I.

Bristol Palin, she of the abstinence only sex education who can’t keep her legs closed, lashed out at President Obama over the Ahmed Mohammed case. Let’s go to the tape.

This is the kind of stuff Obama needs to STAY out of. This encourages more racial strife that is already going on with the “Black Lives Matter” crowd and encourages victimhood.

The police made a mistake, clearly.

But why put more people against them? Why egg it on? Childish games like this from our president have divided our country… even more today than when he was elected.

How dare that Obama reach out to a CHILD who was unjustly suspended and arrested for making a clock while Muslim? (And, yes, unjustly arrested, as the Irving police chief admits they knew the clock wasn’t a bomb.) He’s stoking the fires of racial resentment because his father was a secret Mau Mau warrior and it’s his life’s mission to bring down the White Man! If people would stop talking about racism it would just go away! Dubya was a uniter; Obama’s a divider!

This, dear friends, is what happens in a country degenerating into banana republic status. Nonentities like Bristol and her mama and Donnie Trump are accorded the gravitas and respect once reserved to the likes of Roosevelts and Kennedys. Any half-brain-dead moron who looks good on the teevee box can parlay 15 minutes of fame into an interminable career. And the great American public laps it up, as a distraction from a world which, thanks to information overload and a lack of anyone to make sense of that information, becomes scarier and scarier. The blatherings of Miss Palin should attract no notice in a civilized, strong republic. But we’re in a state of increasing decadence, where the stupid and inane are getting a stranglehold on our discourse, aided and abetted by a media which no longer serves the function of gatekeeper, instead throwing whatever spaghetti it can on the wall and seeing what sticks long enough to entertain its patrons.

Dear Bristol: you’re an idiot. What Pres. Obama did is precisely what he should have done. Ever since Jan. 20, 2009, as the country has exploded in an animus heretofore unseen, he has been the Consoler-in-Chief. He has been to more funerals for the victims of your precious NRA than all the presidents before him combined. And if this one time he can uplift a young boy who was the victim of the evil your mother unleashed on this country, that’s what he’s going to do. That’s why we elected him.

So Bristol, bubbe, meine liebe: Shut the fuck up. You barely have the brain power to comment on garbage collection in Wasilla, much less on the the compassion which the nation’s leader bestows upon an aggrieved child. Go stalk your next baby daddy, and leave discussion of serious matters to people who might actually know what they’re talking about. The sooner you and your backwoods family vacate the cultural/political scene, the better it will be for this country.

79 Responses to “A note to Bristol Palin”

  1. 1 Don
    September 18, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    Well said LL!

  2. 4 Allison
    September 18, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    Well-done, LL!! Thank you!

  3. 5 criquet
    September 18, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Thank you Meta for this and all your push back.
    HRC is getting on many of PBO’s supporters. She needs to be very careful.

    • 6 Obama Grandmama
      September 18, 2015 at 2:08 pm

      When a politician’s main focus is to get elected you will notice their support of their policies do not hold together. Since they pick and choose what they think is popular with voters instead of what fits into their policy best. When using the policy as the guideline decisions are easy and fit with a consistent stand. When trying to gauge decisions on getting the most votes the stands are not consistent. Ahem, cough, cough Hillary!

    • September 18, 2015 at 5:36 pm

      Why is Hillary so afraid to run a campaign based on TRUTH ?

      The economy is doing good. America is making progress.

      If americans think everything is “doom and gloom”, I guarantee you, they’ll vote to put the OTHER guy in the White House, unless he is a lunatic.

      Bernie Sanders is playing the same game. “Everything is bad, elect me “.

      You just don’t win the presidency by trashing 8 years of governing by a man of your OWN PARTY !!!!!!!!!

      You just PRAISE the accomplishments, you just explain WHO has been blocking MORE progress, and you just ask a mandate to GO FURTHER.

      If Hillary and Sanders continue this path, I’m going to pray more and more that Joe Biden enters the race.

      To bring back OPTIMISM into the campaign, to defend PROUDLY the accomplishments of the Obama administration. President Obama is already at … what… 46%, 47% approval ? Why is it so difficult for the actual candidates to understand that bashing the administration is, first, unfair, but also COUNTERPRODUCTIVE ??

      Do they want to bring down the president’s numbers ? Do they think it will help them win a third term for a democrat in the White House ?????

      End of rant !

    • September 18, 2015 at 5:39 pm

      Another thing: Joe Biden must be fuming when he hears this kind of negativity from Hillary. After all the work the president and him have done, all the sweats, and the rewards in the economic indicators…..

  4. 9 criquet
    September 18, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    Hello all and to LL, that was a great response to that nincompoop.

  5. September 18, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    I suggest that she take this perfect piece, shove it , and , since her head is where this piece now occupies, she would do well to read and understand it. The absolute stupid that oozes from her trap.. Is astonishing

  6. 11 Ahero62
    September 18, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    Oh boy! LL you expressed exactly how I feel about this family. I can’t stomach them and what they stand for and how they make money of out fear and ignorance of a section of the population. It is beyond disgusting. Thanks LL.

  7. 12 No Child Left Behind
    September 18, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    Perfect, LL.

    This young lady is her mother’s daughter. Idiot!

    • 13 jackiegrumbacher
      September 18, 2015 at 2:17 pm

      Honestly, NCLB, I don’t think this or anything else is written by Palin’s wayward daughter. When you see grammatically well constructed sentences, no matter how stupid the content, you are probably seeing the work of ghost writer paid for out of Palin’s PAC money.

  8. 15 JER
    September 18, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    • September 18, 2015 at 3:14 pm

      You would think that Bristol Palin would be more concern about trying to be a better role model for her younger sister and her kids. Maybe stop having babies, maybe go back to school and get a education. Maybe learn to shut her freaking racists mouth up.

  9. 17 rikyrah
    September 18, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    Man, I love you, LL.

    You are always on point.

  10. 18 andogriff
    September 18, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    Well said, LL!! This piece should be spread far and wide!

  11. 19 Dudette
    September 18, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Well done LL! Reading your post is the entirety of my personal energy I will give to Bristol Palin.

  12. 21 Don
    September 18, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    “Go stalk your next baby daddy”

    Not even Shakespeare himself could have come up with a line like that, LL, this is your world and we’re just passing through.

  13. September 18, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    They just love to grab any scraps of attention – because their lives are so pitifully empty

  14. 23 Don
    September 18, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    I don’t even know how Bristol Palin could even fix her mouth to say something about President Obama.

  15. 24 EricFive
    September 18, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    Anyone paying attention would not be surprised by the White House invitation. PBO has long championed young people excelling in the sciences (White House Science Fair), so it comes as no surprise that PBO invited this young victim of racist hate to the White House. The ire the invitation raised on the political right also should not surprise anyone. For starters it follows the GOP strategy of blaming PBO for their racism, which has been going on throughout his presidency. But I think it is larger than that. The right is furious that it cannot cow PBO. Seven years of hate and bile have not had the desired effect on our President. PBO does not give a flying fuck what the right wing thinks, and their impotence is driving them insane. The President smeared by the right as being a secret Muslim is not supposed to have the courage to invite this victimized Muslim child to the White House according to GOP orthodoxy. That PBO has the courage to defy/ignore the constant attacks and do as he pleases infuriates the racists who cannot stomach a proud Black man anywhere, but especially in the White House. That PBO does not run away from his Blackness and is not afraid of coming to the defense of Muslims wronged by racist whites clearly illustrates that he cannot be bullied by the right (unlike prior Dem presidents). As for the white racists’ fixation (on the political left and right) with the BLM movement, I think it comes down to the belief that white folks have dominion over Black people, and can do with Black people as they please (sound familiar?) and that Black people are supposed to suffer in silence so as to not upset or embarrass their oppressors. That is the bottom line belief system that is fueling this revolt among whites on the left and right against something that should on its face (cops should not kill unarmed Black people) be uncontroversial.

    • 25 Don
      September 18, 2015 at 2:24 pm

      Yes, President Obama is not in the business of signing “Good White Folk Papers”.

    • 26 rikyrah
      September 18, 2015 at 2:41 pm

      this comment is brilliant and must be shared.

      thank you!

    • 27 jackiegrumbacher
      September 18, 2015 at 2:52 pm

      Eric, you have been on fire today. I enjoy reading every word you wrote.

    • 28 Vicki
      September 18, 2015 at 3:10 pm

      I agree with everything you say, eric.

      But I have to note that it is still the WH’s choice to avoid celebrating major Obama Administration victories.
      Where is the celebration for just completing the most far-reaching and significant foreign policy non nuclear proliferation treaty? This Deal will improve the entire planet for the forseeable future.

      And yet, after the deadline passed yesterday and the Deal was firmly in place, there was nary a whisper that I could detect. Quiet drinks at WH toasting Wendy Sherman and her team. Other than that, ?

      Why is this?

      • 29 EricFive
        September 18, 2015 at 3:27 pm

        For starters that is not true. PBO and his administration talk about the success of Obama care, that he saved the economy, that he saved the auto industry, that he eliminated Bin Laden and many of our enemies’ leadership, about the growth of clean energy, etc. In addition, PBO has stated that he could win a third term, which must mean he thinks he has done an excellent job as president. As for the Iran Deal, PBO “celebrated” when Dems had the votes to sustain the filibuster by making a statement of victory at that time. In PBO’s eyes the deal was done at that moment, not when the deadline passed or when the GOP put on another show vote. PBO is not a show off or a braggart, and that is one of the main reasons he is so beloved. To quote BWD, President Obama is “the only adult in the room” and that he is not motivated by the sophomoric need to gloat is something to be thankful for, not complain about.

        • 30 Vicki
          September 18, 2015 at 4:36 pm

          There is a large space between being a braggart and allowing a blackout by the media.

          • 31 elo4obama/biden
            September 18, 2015 at 5:10 pm

            Ha! Vicki, are you really depending on THIS media to participate and give full coverage to any “celebrating” that the WH would do? I think if folks had not gone to the WH after OBL was taken off the battle field there would not have been any coverage of that either. Plus many worked overtime to “share” the success with Bush.
            The President no doubt is aware of all of the follow up work to be done. I think in October the EIU (?) gives their report, and they should have had all of the access that they need to the sites. There will be a louder “celebration” then. When the first concrete is poured their will be much to celebrate.
            Do you watch or listen to the daily WH briefings? Come on these folks know how to ignore good news and focus on the one piece of crap to exploit to the maximum fear and confusion.

          • 32 EricFive
            September 18, 2015 at 5:32 pm

            After all this time I find it hard to believe you blame PBO for a media blackout, as if PBO has control over the U.S. media. The same media that refused to allow PBO primetime to celebrate the ACA exceeding enrollment expectations. As I stated in my response, I think PBO chose to “celebrate” when he attained enough Dem support to maintain a filibuster, it was a done deal (as stated by both PBO and Sen. Reid) at that time. Declaring the battle over at that point was smart politics (making subsequent GOP game playing seem desperate and unnecessary). Sorry PBO achieving a victory over AIPAC and the MIC is not enough for you. Nit picking a victory (that was by no means guaranteed) based upon not “celebrating” to your satisfaction and blaming PBO for a media blackout makes no sense to me. Where is this criticism coming from?

  16. 34 jackiegrumbacher
    September 18, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    MP, President Obama never paid the slightest bit of attention to Palin or her offspring and it has always galled them no end. He gives them the importance they deserve–none–and they go mad trying to criticize him and get him to look their way.

    • 35 99ts
      September 18, 2015 at 6:39 pm

      exactly jackie – he was one of the few who refused to say anything about the Palin family, other than saying that her children were out of the discussion & attacks on children should never be part of a political campaign. Much of Palin’s spite came from being ignored – by far the best way to treat her and her offspring.

  17. 36 Dudette
    September 18, 2015 at 2:21 pm

  18. September 18, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    meanwhile, Donnie is in hiding after the birther bidness erupted yesterday in NH.

    • 39 jackiegrumbacher
      September 18, 2015 at 2:54 pm

      So interesting that he cancelled a major appearance. His skin is very thin when it comes to criticisms of himself and this was always going to be his undoing. He can dish it, but he absolutely cannot take it.

  19. 40 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    I was posting links and didn’t see this Audacious, Profound and Heart Felt Essay by LL. Thank you, LL.
    Congrats, Don on your Gold ⭐

  20. 41 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    People saw this child. They kept mute all this time?

  21. 45 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    • September 18, 2015 at 2:43 pm

      Thank you Nena ….

      “JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – FORT SAM HOUSTON, Tex. — The Army general who carried out an investigation last year into the alleged desertion of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl believes that a jail sentence would be “inappropriate,” despite the massive search caused by him walking away from his unit’s outpost in Afghanistan.

      Maj. Gen. Kenneth Dahl testified Friday in Bergdahl’s case that he found the soldier “unrealistically idealistic” about other people and remorseful for the massive search his actions caused. He left his platoon’s outpost, Observation Post Mest in Paktika province, with plans to run 19 miles to the larger Forward Operating Base Sharana, cause a disruption and get the attention of a general.

      “I do not believe that there is a jail sentence at the end of this process,” Dahl said.”


  22. 49 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    45 yrs ago today……..Jimi Hendrix left this world.
    May his soul continues to RIP

    • 50 jackiegrumbacher
      September 18, 2015 at 3:04 pm

      Thanks, Nena, I was just one year younger than Jimi Hendrix, but it never hit me at the time that he was such a young man. In retrospect, his youth makes everything doubly tragic.

  23. September 18, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    bbl ….

  24. 52 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 2:45 pm

  25. 58 kid kanga
    September 18, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    some of the comments I have seen online regarding the refugee crisis in Europe are beyond my ability to comprehend. What is wrong with people? They are actually a bit frightening. They have no grasp or even inkling of history or how things actually work, but are 100% certain they know it all. There is zero compassion for anything except that they might be forced to pay some slightly higher taxes and are convinced that people fleeing for their lives are doing so for the free obamaphone.

    Thank god for president Obama, is all I can say.

  26. September 18, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    Disgusting media ….

    btw, LL, I’ll read your essay late tonight … back to work ….

  27. September 18, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to enter the 2016 race for U.S. president.

    “We write today to publicly announce our support for Vice President Biden, to urge him to join the Presidential race, and to pledge our support if he does,” they write in the letter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters.

    It calls the Obama-Biden administration a “spectacular success.” It cites job creation, a lower unemployment rate, new health insurance policies for nearly nine million Americans and the end of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    “To finish the job, America needs a leader who is respected both home and abroad, and who understands the real challenges facing American families. In our opinion, the next president must be Joe Biden. If he announces he’s running, we’re all in. It’s a campaign we know he will win,” the letter says.

    The signees are largely party financiers who have yet to throw their support behind Hillary Clinton, the presumptive front-runner for the Democratic nomination to the November 2016 election. Their call is the most provocative yet for Biden to take her on. The letter makes no mention of Clinton.

    More at the link.

    • September 18, 2015 at 3:02 pm

      Oh Meta….thank you for this gem. It makes my heart SING. What wise people these are. That’s what Todders
      have been saying all along. PBO has such a FANTASTIC record that VP Biden would just swallow those
      pretenders out there if he chose to run.

    • 62 jackiegrumbacher
      September 18, 2015 at 3:16 pm

      Oh, please, please let Biden respond to this call. He would be the breath of fresh air in a polluted environment, the antidote in a cave of poisonous snakes, the sane man in a crowd of howling lunatics, the glass of cool water in a hot desert and the answer to my prayers.

    • 63 Vicki
      September 18, 2015 at 3:16 pm

      OMG—Just what a lot of us here have been saying.
      PBO is a Winner. A Real one. Not a bigmouth idiot who calls himself a winner while undermining everyone else.

      VP Biden can run on a Winning record that he had quite a lot to do with. We will all be marching with him.

    • September 18, 2015 at 6:52 pm

      Wow. Just wow.

      I also think Joe can win. I honestly think he is the right man for THIS time.

      The Obama presidency has been one where americans have been asked to accept lots of big changes. America didn’t have the choice. Not only Bush had left America in shambles, but he had lost 8 years, hadn’t worked on any long term problem. So Barack Obama, with his youth, his energy, his boldness, had to work twice as hard as a president normally does. That made for a big agenda, and tumultuous years. Add to that, obviously, the fact that Barack Obama is the first black president, and is the perfect illustration of a changing America. No doubt that it has made a certain portion of the population lose its marbles.

      So enters Joe Biden. A fatherly figure and a white man. His presidency could allow a “pause” to people who are scared because they have to adapt to a changing America. I’m not talking only about race. I’m talking about the job market, the new dynamics of global geo-politics, the technology that changes so rapidly, you name it… Joe Biden can be the REASSURING figure who tells them that everything is going to be all right. He is a senior who can talk about the past but HE IS ALSO CONFIDENT ABOUT THE FUTURE. Despite his age, he EMBRACES CHANGES, and HAS NO PREJUDICE.

      And he’s authentic. Generous. Intelligent. Progressive and pragmatic at the same time. Optimistic. Charismatic. Excellent communicator.

      He has it all.

      He would get the Obama coalition, plus a good portion of moderates and independents.

      If he and his family accept this adventure, it would be wonderful. But we have to respect his decision.

  28. September 18, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    Great commentary LL, on Bristol Palin’s attempt to verbalize a ‘thought’.
    My only concern is that with her level of ‘dumb’, she would need Rosetta Stone-English in order
    to comprehend what you wrote….as the great Tina Fey said of her mother.

  29. 66 GGail
    September 18, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Dear Bristol: you’re an idiot. she of the abstinence only sex education who can’t keep her legs closed. Go stalk your next baby daddy, and Shut the fuck up.

    LL, you are all right in my book 😀 😀
    Thank you for this lunchtime delightful reading!

  30. 69 No Child Left Behind
    September 18, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Good job, Josh.

    WH spokesman, on anti-Muslim comments: ‘Is anyone really surprised that this happened at a Donald Trump rally?’

    By Juliet Eilperin
    “The people who hold these offensive views are part of Mr. Trump’s base,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest. Read full article »

  31. 71 JER
    September 18, 2015 at 3:12 pm

  32. 72 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 3:20 pm

  33. 73 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 3:21 pm

  34. 74 Nena20409
    September 18, 2015 at 3:22 pm

  35. September 18, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    “This, dear friends, is what happens in a country degenerating into banana republic status. Nonentities like Bristol and her mama and Donnie Trump are accorded the gravitas and respect once reserved to the likes of Roosevelts and Kennedys.”

    I don’t buy it. This country has always and I mean always had it’s share of people like Palin and Trump. George Wallace ring a bell? During the civil rights movement any anti-civil rights moron could get on national or local TV and spout garbage. Respect for the Roosevelts and Kennedys was accompanied by vile and hatred that was off the charts and just as ignorant as anything you see today.

    It was a time when a mediocre actor (cough cough Reagan) was revered as an expert in areas where he didn’t have a clue what he was talking about. As for Americans looking for a distraction that’s always existed. The number one TV show of those golden days was wrestling. No other show came close.

    If we’re degenerating into a bannana republic it’s been a slow process dating back to the early twentienth century and probably before that.

    • 76 EricFive
      September 18, 2015 at 6:01 pm

      Well said and I agree DerBingle. I appreciate your historical perspective. What we are experiencing is the racist backlash that has followed every attempt to make this nation a more perfect union racially. One followed Reconstruction, just as one followed the civil rights gains of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

  36. September 18, 2015 at 3:52 pm

  37. 79 sherijr
    September 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Yippee LL!! Outstanding!

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