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May. 17 2010 - 11:30 pm | 458 views | 2 recommendations | 9 comments

Oh Joy, Bristol Palin to hit lecture circuit

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Hey, look, another Palin is cashing in on the fame bestowed to their family by John McCain! Joining her millionaire mother in the pursuit of more attention is Bristol Palin, the world’s most famous teenage mother.

According to the Associated Press, Ms. Palin will regale the lower 48 with her knowledge of God knows what–having babies out of wedlock, and screwing up your relationship with your child’s father, or some such. OK, that’s not fair. Mr. Johnston has done his fair share of putting the fun in dysFUNctional family, after all.

Still, one wonders what Bristol’s listeners will learn from hearing her wax eloquent. We have an idea what Sarah’s daughter will earn, however. For each appearance, she’ll be raking in a fee of between 15 and 30 thousand smackers. Do not adjust your computer monitor.

Yes, there’s nothing like spending a few months or years touring the country speaking on the challenges of being a single mom to help you in your pursuit of raising your child as a single mom.

Single Source Speakers, the agency representing young Ms. Palin, also handles such notable personalities as Alan Keyes, and a whole lot of motivational life-coach people you’ve never heard of who don’t take in nearly as much as the worldly and knowledgeable Bristol. Here’s how they are hawking her wares:

Bristol Palin, Sarah Palin’s oldest daughter, took the country by storm practically overnight when she was introduced Americans during the 2008 presidential campaign. Her teen pregnancy and the birth of her son Tripp, resulted in millions of Americans discussing the issues surrounding teen pregnancy.

Interesting! Yes, who can forget Bristol taking the country by storm? Wasn’t she scintillating on the campaign trail, awkwardly holding hands with Levi. Holding her mother’s dons syndrome child while mom gave speeches. Being pregnant.

Word has it that Palin has also inked a book deal, so this 15 minutes ain’t going anywhere fast, America. Sit back and enjoy.


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    Bristol Palin gets pregnant as a teenager and now exploits it to command $30k per appearance? I’m about to puke all over my degrees…

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      Why is it that the liberal left is so jealous? If you think you know more than Bristol, than go out and seek work. For all the publicity made from you guys, she had better demand to get paid for it. If you didn’t dig into her affairs and try to degrade her and her mom, she wouldn’t be making all this money. You attracked all of the moral majority to admire how she countered your attacks. Like her mom, she is a true lady. Very mature, and you had your chance.

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    Beautiful Bristol Palin is the famous daughter of famous parents. She is certainly more interesting & attractive than Chelsea Clinton ever was. Besides, lazy Levi the lout won’t help her much, so she needs to earn a living. Good for Bristol; and please publish her itinerary & ticket prices.

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      Ditto! Chelsea is lucky she wasn’t aborted, knowing her parents’ ajenda to promote worldwide abortion. Unfortunatey, poor Chelsey is no longer innocent. She was trained in her parents’ brutality. She may have even had an abortion herself. But then, she wouldn’t dare go aroung making speeches about that.

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    Bristol, if you read this, take some advice. Save money from the cash you get from making speeches. With that narcissistic shrew for a mother, most likely you and your sisters will need therapy.

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    She has so much to teach us.
    Will her lectures be featured on TED??
    I hope, I hope, I hope.

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    She is no different than anyone else that is using their fame to take two steps forward in a profession.

    I’m still trying to figure out how Paris Hilton makes millions each year for what she says and does.

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