Bristol Palin Waits For Call From President Over Bill Maher’s Comments
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WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Bristol Palin is still waiting for her phone call from President Obama after comedian Bill Maher made derogatory comments about her.
In her blog post entitled “Mr. President: When Should I Expect Your Call,” Sarah Palin’s daughter says it is hypocritical that the president called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke after conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” when she testified to congressional Democrats in support of their national health care policy that would compel her Jesuit college’s health plan to cover her birth control.
“Your $1,000,000 donor Bill Maher has said reprehensible things about my family,” Palin wrote in her blog. “He’s made fun of my brother because of his Down’s Syndrome. He’s said I was ‘f—-d so hard a baby fell out.’ (In a classy move, he did this while his producers put up the cover of my book, which tells about the forgiveness and redemption I’ve found in God after my past – very public — mistakes.)”
Maher, who gave an Obama super PAC the money for the president’s re-election campaign, has previously called the former Alaska governor the “c” word.
Palin felt that the president would understand her plight being a teenage mother.
“After all, I’ve always felt you understood my plight more than most because your mom was a teenager. That’s why you stood up for me when you were campaigning against Sen. McCain and my mom — you said vicious attacks on me should be off limits.”
Obama said during a press conference earlier this month he called Fluke because he was thinking of his daughters, Malia and Sasha.
“One of the things I want them to do as they get older is engage in issues they care about, even ones I may not agree with them on,” Obama said. “I want them to be able to speak their mind in a civil and thoughtful way. And I don’t want them attacked or called horrible names because they’re being good citizens.”
Palin wonders if the presidency has “changed” Obama, saying that he is “only willing to defend certain women.”
“I’m not even really expecting a call. But would it be too much to expect a little consistency? After all, you’re President of all Americans, not just the liberals.”
The White House has yet to comment on Palin’s blog.
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