Let me begin by plainly stating my biases. I like and admire the Palins. My wife has worked with Bristol for years, she collaborated with Sarah on her most recent book, and I have successfully represented Bristol in free-speech litigation. We Frenches share the Palins' political, cultural, and religious values, and we're proud to call them friends.
Recently, I compared the memoirs of Bristol Palin and Malala Yousafzai on this site and many commenters claimed it was an unfair matchup. They said every young women would fail in comparison to the 17-year old Nobel Peace Prize winner (true) and that Bristol never held herself up for such scrutiny (debatable). Read more...
That’s right… go after the women. Because if you tried that with a big, conservative man, you’d get your ass whipped, as you should. Two of the Palin girls get shoved down, manhandled, called derogatory names and basically physically abused and Carol Costello at CNN thinks it’s funny and says you can thank her later. […]
Arguably the biggest media story in the last few days has been CNN anchor Carol Costello's inappropriately lighthearted tease of audio about that now-infamous fight involving the Palins. Glenn Beck today expressed his disgust with how Costello was "reveling in the abuse" of Bristol Palin.
Radar Online has posted the unedited audio of police interviewing people after the Sarah Palin family's drunken brawl last September at a party in Anchorage, and it's a trash-fest if there ever was one. Warning: Bristol and Willow Palin drop plenty of F-bombs and other initial-bombs too. Tell the kids...
Washington Post media reporter Erik Wemple called on CNN's Carol Costello to apologize to the Palin family in the same venue where she mocked audio of Bristol Palin reporting a physical assault: on-air. Although Costello herself called...Show More Summary
Jeez, too bad Jerry Springer isn't still on the air - the Palin family would have made for some AMAZING guests! This week, Wasilla police released additional audio of the Palin family explaining their side of the trashy and bloody brawl which put the clan back into the national spotlight. [ Related: New Audio Of The Fight [...]
Joshua Marshall, TPM: As you've likely seen Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol have now spoken out about their notorious boozy family brawl, recasting Bristol's attack on the event's host as a morality tale about violence against women and media bias. Show More Summary
Josh Marshall offers an insightful take on the meaning of the Palin brawl on Talking Points Memo. As you’ve likely seen Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol have now spoken out about their notorious boozy family brawl, recasting Bristol’s attack on the event’s host as a morality tale about violence against women and media bias. [...]Show More Summary
Despite audio evidence, Bristol Palin came forward on Thursday to explain that she was a victim in the drunken brawl her family was involved in. Half-term governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, like her daughter, is blaming the media. We’re all out to get them. On Facebook, Sarah directs readers to her daughter’s post, stating, [...]
As you've likely seen Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol have now spoken out about their notorious boozy family brawl, recasting Bristol's attack on the event's host as a morality tale about violence against women and media bias. It is worth noting that probably no one in American public life better embodies the echo-chamber of digital life. Show More Summary
After sadistically mocking audio of Bristol Palin reporting an assault to the police, CNN's Carol Costello issued only a terse statement of apology through CNN. She said nothing in the way of an apology on the same airwaves she used to tell her viewers to "enjoy" listening to Palin's anguish, and there has been no disciplinary action. Show More Summary
CNN morning anchor Carol Costello will apparently face no disciplinary action after telling viewers to "enjoy" audio of Sarah Palin's oldest daughter, Bristol, reporting a harrowing assault to authorities. After issuing a short statement through CNN in which she apologized, Costello was back in her anchor position Friday. Show More Summary
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin blasted CNN and anchor Carol Costello for apologizing to Politico instead of directly to her family after Costello told her audience to "enjoy" a frantic audio tape of a young woman (Bristol Palin) telling police that an adult man assaulted her. Show More Summary
- What exactly does Kate Middleton do? I’m seriously asking. - All the sex scenes in Fifty Shades of Grey had to be reshot. I bet there wasn’t enough pube pulling. - Bouncing Breasts GIFs, anyone? - Liberals made Bristol Palin get drunk and start a fight or something. - Read More...
Bristol Palin has now broken her silence with a fusillade directed at basically everyone about Hunter Biden, Chelsea Clinton and about how, if the media weren't out to get her family, she'd be toasted as a "feminist hero." As on theShow More Summary
Last month, Bristol Palin and her family were involved in a drunken brawl during what should have been a celebration […]
Bristol Palin has had it with what she calls the media’s “bias against conservative women.” In response to the recent coverage of what has come to be commonly called the “Palin Brawl,” that occurred last month in Alaska, former ViceShow More Summary
Well, she couldn’t help herself, could she? Maybe Charles Cooke will ask Bristol Palin why she is spilling so much ink on the topic. But today she brings us her deliciously hathetic view of the past couple of months, including her account of the brawl she was in. She might have given just her side […]
ASHE SCHOW: CNN anchor, liberals give grins and thumbs up to violence against the ‘Right’ women. Wednesday afternoon, CNN anchor Carol Costello hyped newly released audio of Sarah Palin’s daughter Bristol tearfully recounting her being physically assaulted during a fight the family was involved in last month by saying it was “quite possibly the best […]