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Sarah Palin Didn't Give Birth To Down Syndrome Baby?

Sarah Palin Didn't Give Birth To Down Syndrome Baby?

On Friday, it was announced that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was chosen to be Republican presidential nominee John McCain‘s running mate. The 44-year-old Idaho-native claimed to be the mother of five children, the youngest of whom was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Palin‘s decision to have the baby was applauded by the pro-life community.

Here’s some new evidence Daily Kos has brought forward, showing Sarah Palin is not the mother of four-month-old Trig:

– On March 6th, Sarah announced she’s seven month pregnant. Even close members of her staff were surprised.

– Her water broke one month before Trig was due, but she kept a previous speaking engagement in Texas and then flew 8 hours to Alaska. No one on board noticed that Sarah was going into labor either. The flight lands in Anchorage, Alaska. Instead of visiting a medical facility that can accommodate a premature birth in Alaska’s most equipped city, she drives 45 minutes away to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, right outside the small village she used to govern as Mayor, Wasilla.

– On April 18, 2008, Trig was born one month premature. Sarah returned to work after three days. (Trig was diagnosed with Down syndrome while still in the womb.)

Trig is not Sarah‘s son, but grandson. It was her 16-year-old daughter Bristol (pictured right) who was carrying. (80% of the cases of Down Syndrome are in mothers under the age of 35.)

– Family had taken Bristol out of Anchorage High School due to contracting “infectious mononucleosis”. Reports say she was absent from school for five to eight months. Mono can last anywhere from two weeks to three months.

To read all of the incriminating evidence “proving” Palin is a liar, visit

Methinks Diddy has enough ammo for another verbal lashing in vlog #17! (Watch #16 here.)

UPDATE 1: The Associated Press has released an undated photo of a pregnant Palin, probably with her first child. And for kicks, this photo manip is so clever! This scandal is just calling out for Tina Fey to return to SNL to spoof all of this.

UPDATE 2: DailyKos posted a picture of Palin with what appears to be a baby bump. Check it out here.

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  • Sarah Palin is my New Hero

    McCain Says Palin a Better Leader than Obama

    August 31, 2008 12:37 PM

    On Fox News Sunday this morning (watch HERE) Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said that his new running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has been a better leader than his opponent, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois.

    “What this brings is a spirit of reform and change that is vital now in our nation’s capital,” McCain said. “Eighty four percent of the American people think the country’s on the wrong track. In our Party, we have corruption. We have former members of Congress residing in federal prison, so it’s not surprising to me that we’ve seen an incredible invigoration around our Party and around the nation, not just Republicans, but Democrats. By the way, in the last day and a half or whatever it’s been, we have raised $4 million on the Internet. I wish I had taken her a month ago.”

    McCain said that Palin has “got the right judgment. She doesn’t think, like Senator Obama does, that Iran is a minor irritant,” McCain said, stating something as fact that Obama never ever came close to saying.

    “She knows that the surge worked and succeeded and she supported that,” McCain continued. “Senator Obama still, still to this day, refuses to acknowledge that the surge has succeeded. She’s been commander-in-chief of the Alaska Guard that has served back and back. In fact, as you know, she’s got a son who’s getting ready to go. But she’s had the judgment on these issues that Senator Obama, he’s had all the wrong judgments. Governor Palin understands these issues, and she understands the challenges that we face.”

    “She’s had twelve years of elected office experience” — McCain said, including her 10 years as Mayor of Wasilla, an Anchorage suburb with less than 1/10th the population of the arena Obama spoke to Thursday night.

    McCain said that Palin’s experience included “travelling to Kuwait, including being involved in these issues, and look, I’m so proud that she has displayed the kind of judgment and she has the experience and judgment as an executive. She’s run a huge economy up there in the state of Alaska. Twenty percent of our energy comes from the state of Alaska, and energy is obviously one of the key issues for our nation’s security.”

    McCain said that “as governor, she has had enormous responsibilities, none of which Senator Obama had. When she was in government, he was a community organizer. When she was taking tough positions against her own party, Senator Obama was voting present 130 times in the state legislature. On every tough issue, whatever it was, she was taking them on. That’s the kind of judgment that I’m confident that we need in Washington.”

    VOTE McCain-Palin

  • lola

    Wow, republicans are crazy. No one is afraid of Sarah Palin. It was an interesting article and I’m glad Jared posted it. Onward Christian soldiers? I hope you all fall on your swords.

  • Davey

    Hey Jared, make a post on how Palin was almost recalled as mayor of Wasilla for firing the city police chief and library director because they supported her opponent John Stein.

  • You/Me

    The only thing that really disaapoints me is that JJ posted this at all, mainly because I come to this site for entertainment purposes….not political. But, hey, it’s his site so he can post whatever the h*ll he wants.
    As for the post itself, IF it is true then anyone who is whining and crying about how she lied to the American people and all that cr*p is a totally naive dumba*s because whether you like it or not ALL politicians lie. Some just manage to get away with lying longer than others and lying about your child being pregnant and you being the mother is really just all that big a deal to me. I mean, seriously, Clinton looked American’s in the eye and flat out lied (I DID NOT SLEEP WITH THAT WOMAN, anyone remember that?) and just beause he lied about that didn’t really affect his capability to run this country. Anyway, this won’t change my vote for McCain/Palin.

  • Obama for President.

    FYI, Republicans, the Democrats are not scared of Sarah Palin. She’s a joke, and has only made McCain look more like the idiot that he is.

    Hillary supporters are NOT STUPID and they won’t vote for McCain just because his running mate is a woman.

    So Right Wingers, Neo-Cons, Faux-Christians, Fascists, Racists, Homophobes, Morons, whatever you call yourselves, PREPARE TO LOSE.

    But in the end we will all win when Obama wins. America will repaired from the damages that EIGHT years of Republican rule has done to this great country.

  • jaden

    I am shocked by this posting. My friends and I have lost so much respect for this site and will no longer visit :(


    Sarah Palin could sue Daily Kos, Jared and all the other sites for libel.

  • Jan

    Jared, I pray you really researched this information as your blog may lose all credibility on this one.
    As for experience Obama has been a senator for 3 years and has spent one and one half of those years running for president. There is only ONE president that was elected that was a senator. It was John F. Kennedy. Is Obama strong enough to be the second one? There has been more governors elected president in our history.

  • nk

    Seriously, anyone would applaud a mother supporting her teenage daughter’s pregnancy, but the REAL ISSUE here is that SHE LIED to the public for some strange, unethical, crazy reasons….

    Also, please view this video of Palin laughing like a 13 year old at another woman being called “a bitch and cancer” on the radio. She’s a good role model for all of us women, isn’t she?

    This lady has so much class and integrity… not.

  • fuck republicans

    i fuccking hate repubilcans they are all the same if mccain win i’m going to be sso pissed off he is just another bush a racist piece of shit and in my opinion a most republicans are rich stuck up racist people who would love if the world would go back to slavery they are nothing but liars and decievers and i’m doing my damnest to make sure Obama win
    Barack The Vote BITCHES

  • To Bob

    There is a newsweek article in which she announces to the interviewer that she has to leave because she is in labor and the interviewer was in shock. He said he didn’t even know she was pregnant let alone 7 months pregnant. He said she wore a loose black dress but no signs of being pregnant. I read this on Friday before the news even started about this and I thought it was strange and blew it off but now it is a concern.

    There is such a thing as a prostetic maternity belly which in order for her to cover for her daughter she wore in different stages of the month. Because she seems to be a short woman she will carry more weight than a taller woman and it would be noticeable in her face. If you look at the photos she does not look pregnant and the sky lodge photos should have been just left off all together it looks like she do now.

  • http://justjared sayanything

    Like Obama covered up his affiliation with/indoctrination by that venom-spewing pastor of his whom he had been listening to for TWENTY YEARS????????????????????????????????? Just because he suddenly quit that church amidst all the outcry doesn’t mean a leopard changes his spots! I’m disappointed in your obvious lack of subjectivity, Jared.

  • one less reader

    Jared, I am so disappointed in you. Truly, this is lower than I would have ever expected you to go. The picture you use to back your story up is from 2006, and there are literally hundreds of other pictures out there that show Gov Palin pregnant. To use the Daily Kos as your source just made you look so partisan, so…unfair. Im just appalled. In can barely find the words to say that in the way I really feel it. Disgusted, disturbed, so so disappointed.
    If you are right, what? Brownie points, I guess? You are hardly the first to break the story. But if you are wrong, Jared, what then? You have raised serious and awful allegations about a family who has done nothing to deserve it. You have made a child out to be a liar, made her forever see herself as fat, made people forever look at her as a liar. And you have tarnished what was a very honest feel good story about a baby boy born despite tremendous pressure to abort.
    Do your own research. Palin’s Dr spoke up for her after the delivery, saying she was ok to fly. Is her Dr lying too? Seriously, the damage done by such crass insinuations is deplorable. And I cannot in good conscience be a part of it.
    Oh, and for future referance? I have a child with DS, too. A child WITH Down syndrome. Not a Down syndrome child. And I had her at 31, which bears true for the fact that most babies with DS are born to younger mothers. The risk is higher in older mothers, but they have fewer babies.
    And when you are a mother, a strong woman, and a fighter, you do what you have to do to make it ok. If that means going back to work right away, if that means hopping a plane to be in your own comfort zone to deliver a baby you know will need to be surrounded by loving family…you do it. You dont bitch and whine and carry on. She had several months to get prepared for what DS would bring, she was ok with it by the time he was born. I am sure she also had level 3 and 4 ultrasounds, which showed the baby to be healthy, no cardiac or bowel issues. Babies with DS arent sickly, needy babies, jared. They are just babies. Its been nice knowing you, Jared.

  • debjosy

    B esane, you are always attacking people for putting down the Jolie-Pitts without facts. You do not smear another woman without facts. I am a lurker at this site and a Jolie pitt fan but I will never again read your post in the same vein.

  • ahahah

    “i fuccking hate repubilcans they are all the same if mccain win i’m going to be sso pissed off he is just another bush a racist piece of **** and in my opinion a most republicans are rich stuck up racist people who would love if the world would go back to slavery they are nothing but liars and decievers and i’m doing my damnest to make sure Obama win
    Barack The Vote *******”

    Ladies and gentleman, the average, idiotic, democrat.

  • chris must be really worried that the republicans will win huh? You are acting as crazy as perez hilton. Dont be a douche. Barack Obama has LESS experience than mccains VP haha….thats funny. And hes a LIAR cause he says hes a christian and hes not. His beliefs on abortion prove it. BTW My votes going to mccain…who actually has wisdom and experience unlike obama.


    Anyone who supported Hillary during the primaries, and is now voting for McCain is a TOTAL COMPLETE MORON! What are you guys thinking? Do you have your heads stuck completely up your asses? McCain is diametrically opposed to almost EVERYTHING Hillary stands for. And OBAMA is not.


  • ybba

    You all seem to be forgetting this is a GOSSIP website. Most of the stuff isn’t true, it’s just gossip. And what does her baby have to do with her politics? Oh right, she lied to us. But didn’t Obama lie about the whole Reverend Wright controversy? Seriously, you’re all so hypocritical, democrats and republicans alike.

  • hope

    This is just like that rumor being spread by Obama’s opponents that he is Muslim. Dirty tricks isn’t the monopoly of only one party.

  • Davey

    We democrats don’t fear Palin. Without her we wouldn’t have much to laugh about.

    We just come on strong because we’re baffled that people ignore all controversies just because she’s a woman. We’re even offended for the republican women in gov’t that have the credentials that were overlooked for the crazy moose eating lady.


  • Jen

    John McCain is SATAN. And anyone who votes for him wants America destroyed.

  • nk

    Dear #151 (Sarah Palin is my New Hero),

    It was also Fox news that said, “Palin do have some foreign policy experience because she is from Alaska, and Alaska is near Russia”. Ouch!!! If you call this journalism, let alone common sense, then you really really should vote for McSenile/Palin….

  • steph

    obama is the change we need to see in this country.

    this article makes me even more pro-obama/biden.

  • Jen

    “That’s confusing…”

    Ladies and gents, the average conservative.

  • dean

    ALL THE LIES!! This is sooooo funny!

  • Sarah

    I completely agree with you chris (#166). There’s no way I’m believing this bs story. Have some respect for the woman for not aborting the baby. Palin is a true hero.

  • rocking

    That is too funny, Republicans hoped for rain for the Democratic convention and their party is being rained on. Mccain was so jealous of Barack’s sucessful convention that he tries to court Hillary’s voters by finding a questionable woman from Alaska that people are wondering if she is passing her daughters baby as her own to hide her daughters “shame”…now I see how all of the Mccain people will be defending her…..LMAO.

  • humanist

    “Barack Obama has LESS experience than mccains VP”

    “And hes a LIAR cause he says hes a christian and hes not. His beliefs on abortion prove it.”

    stupid republican.

  • BEL

    Wow, I read your site every morning with my breakfast because you are usually entertaining but if you are going to start spreading political rumors for the DNC…guess I will find another site.

    I can’t wait for Nov. 4th to be over with I am so sick of the presidential race.

  • oy

    “But didn’t Obama lie about the whole Reverend Wright controversy?”


  • oh stop

    The Republicans are fearing McCain’s decision as well. Especially the hardcore up at the top Republicans. Most of you guys are running around supporting a person that none of you knew or heard of until 3 days ago, and yet she is the best choice????

    If McCain wanted to chose a woman why didn’t he chose Kay Bailey Hutchinson or some other stronger republican woman that is known.

    He made a dumb ass decision and a dumb one for a man that could drop out at anytime and yet you knuckleheads are ready to vote for him to put a person in office that was a mayor of a small town (not much executive experience going on there, maybe if she was mayor of Dallas then i would say okay) & governor for less than 2 years by default??? I see why our country is in the state that it is in. Proof is in the republican pudding

  • Wakeupppl!

    I have to say that majority of Republicans are the most IGNORANT people in the WORLD. Why are you willing to vote for a man who is clearly lying to you all and is running for presidency for his own selfish reasons just like George W. Bush? It is so OBVIVOUS that Palin was chosen at the last minute after the DNC. If in fact that McCain does win, I hope that everyone will see his true colors.

  • MA

    If this story is true, no one can blame Jared for posting it. IF the story is true, the person who “made a child out to be a liar, made her forever see herself as fat, made people forever look at her as a liar” would be that child’s mother – not Jared.

    Something is not right in the Palin household. A parent who returns to work with a 3 day old baby is nothing to be proud of – whether it’s the mother or the father. Flying 8 hours in the third trimester is risky enough, flying 8 hours with leaking amniotic fluid is assinine. And, the snowmobiler/dad’s comment “Can’t have a fish picker from Texas”. What an idiot. Better to risk the baby’s health than let it be born in Texas – that is, if that’s where the biological mom really was…

  • brittany


    if someone says they are a christian but refuses to put CHRISTIAN LAW into effect in this country, that doesn’t mean they aren’t christian. this is a democracy, not a theocracy. if you want your faith to run your state affairs then move to the middle east where you belong.

  • I have an idea…

    I have a brilliant beyond brilliant idea…how about you stick to sharing “unbiased” gossip about crap celebrities and leave the political talk to someone who knows what they’re talking about!

    JustJared? Really? Get over yourself and go back to that “unbiased” gossip reporting (unbiased as long as it fits your agenda and adheres to what you want to report)….I’m 100% over your site and plan on never visiting it again!

  • mela

    If this is found to be true…I believe the problem people will have with her is that she covered up her daughter’s pregnancy by lying to the goverment and the public.

    Sure she has a right to privacy, but when she opened her mouth and claimed to be pregnant she made it a public issue.

    As a public official, she is expected to be honest. It’s one thing to not discuss a “private issue”. It is a whole other thing to out right LIE to the public in an attempt to cover it up.

    If this article is true, I think it’s safe to say she lacks the proper ethics needed to be a VP of our country.

  • nk

    Sorry but I don’t understand why you guys are getting so worked up because JJ posted this news on his own site. Is it because Palin is a woman so there is this need to run to her defense? I really don’t think the feedback would had been this angry had Palin been a man…

    The fact of the matter is that Palin is not experienced or qualified, nor will Hillary supporters think twice about her, let alone give her the respect.

  • emily

    Jared, if your accusations prove to be false, will you issue a retraction?
    You better.

  • I have an idea…

    Are we really going to be taking “advice” from a 3rd rate gossip blog? MCCAIN/PALIN all the way. Maybe if Obama wasn’t such a celebrity JustJared wouldn’t have commented, interesting isn’t it?

  • oli

    Jared, you should donate whatever money the publicists of celebrities give you to promote their clients- you should donate it to a fund for children for Down’s Syndrome.

    Blogging about the most inane things(Katie Holmes’ shoes?) proves that you are on their payroll.

  • me

    “Something is not right in the Palin household. A parent who returns to work with a 3 day old baby is nothing to be proud of – whether it’s the mother or the father. Flying 8 hours in the third trimester is risky enough, flying 8 hours with leaking amniotic fluid is assinine. And, the snowmobiler/dad’s comment “Can’t have a fish picker from Texas”. What an idiot. Better to risk the baby’s health than let it be born in Texas – that is, if that’s where the biological mom really was…”

    I totally agree with this! Even if Palin is the mother it hardly puts her in a good light, to say nothing of a doctor who would allow an 8 month pregnant woman to be flying when she would have been at high risk simply due to her age.

    The story makes no sense, whether Palin is the mom or her daughter…. it doesnt make her look good in any way at all.

  • mela


    I am curious. Do you have any links to pictures of Palin pregnant?

    I’ve yet to come across any and would welcome evidence of her pregnancy.


    First, teenage girls don’t get amnios at 12 weeks pregnant. Someone who is high risk (35 +) would be offered an amnio

    Second, there are many people who don’t “look” pregnant when they are seven months along. Nicole Kidman???

    Third, there are many reasons the daughter wasn’t in school during that time and 5-8 months absense is a pretty big discrepancy.

    Finally, the fact that she had a slow leak is irrelevant. People can have leaks in their bag of waters for weeks before delivery.

    This story is far from being a slam dunk for Obama supporters. They are many many holes in it. Good luck, Jared

  • Chicago jim

    If it’s true, she lied and she’s a hypocrite. If it’s not true, it will benefit her election efforts immensely.

  • mela

    Calypso, so you applaud Palin for being a liar?

    You support her choice to lie to the public?

    Little white lies lead to bigger liars. How could you want a liar in public office????

    Give me a break. It’s people like you who screw up these elections.


    Haha again Republicans are going down. Good job McCain, pick someone just like you, who lies and covers up the truth, is this who we want running our country together? I think not. But then again I figure you same idiots you are voting for McCain also voted for Bush TWICE and look where that got you. Idiots!

  • ERM

    ANGIE #157 – in order to sue for libel the statement would have to be false. If she does not sue then I guess she cannot prove it as a false statement.

    It’s classical republican nonsense to describe the democrats as running scared… Not as scared as naming an unknown and unvetted individual as a running mate. If this story is true (and it can very easily be proven), then once again nice job RNC.

  • sid

    I believe that picture is from 2006. WHich means she wouldn’t have been pregnant then.

    Desperate attempt here.

  • ernest

    Jared, go back to posting nonstop articles about vapid celebrities like Rachel Bilson and Vanessa Hudgens.

    Politics isn’t your forte.