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.

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