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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 DailyKos.com.

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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  • Ross

    If Sarah Palin’s daughter is really the mother of the child, then who is the father? Furthermore, many children born under these circumstances (down syndrom) is because of incest. So who is the father? Did Todd go to college? Is she being a good christian wife and protecting her family?

  • nisha

    I am sorry but I think it may be possible that this isn’t her baby and I say that not just as a Obama/Biden voter, but also as a journalist and educated American…too much stuff just isn’t right…I don’t care how many kids you have had or how old you are…when those labor pains hit…forget giving a speech or flying for 8 hours and I’m sorry no matter how in shape you are you are gonna show and people are gonna notice because even your manneurisms change…you touch your belly without thinking about it, you waddle somewhat. something in your demeanor changes…also check out her wikipedia page and the photo of her daughter holding baby trig? And what’s up with their kids names?

  • Maria

    low blow. you’re talking about a baby with disabilities and now you’re going to smear? I read more into this woman’s background and what she did for her state and how much the alaskan people and journalists covering the state all said the same thing about her; she’s a very popular Governor and she gets the work done. A true leader and a multitasker. Hindsight, she is well loved by both parties.

  • http://yahoo anita

    Talk about reporters being SNAKES in the grass, but from I remember she had the decision to have the baby even though it was known to have Down’s syndrome, yes that was said, but no where did I hear she was pregnant, said she was the mother of 4. I am confused with being my grandson’s mother, I have raised him for the last 5 years. So she did not say, NO my 16 yr old is the mother. You all are just rying to find something low and dirty, this will not wash!! libs, you all are running scared! EVERY MOTHER WILL SIDE WITH HER ON THIS! THAT IS A LOT OF VOTES!

  • Debbie

    Whats with all of these sights bashing the republicans every move. i mean i expect it of Perez because he is a flaming hater of anything not liberal. I come here for entertainment not this shit. And if you thing for one minure Diddy has any freakin sense then im glad im a republican. Assholes. I hope Obama loses just to rub all the Hollywood peoples noses in shit the next .day. Dont tell me who to freakin vote for Hollywood.

  • Lulu

    Woah, this is exactly like in Desperate Housewives, isn’t?
    Before reading the entry, i noticed some sort of “baby bump” like on the girl at the right, but of course it doesn’t mean anything… just saying that it’s understandable that people think SHE was the one pregnant, not her mother.
    Anyway’s, even if the story is true, it simply shows that the Palin are ready to do anything to protect their childs, and frankly, who wouldn’t?
    Oh and btw, GO Obama/Biden 08!

  • Ross

    Children born with down syndrom increases with incest! If Ms.Palin’s daughter is the mother, then who is the father?

    Where did Todd go to college. Can anyone tell me that?

  • the point is

    the real tita @ 08/31/2008 at 5:02 pm #103″ People make mistakes all the time. Look at Edwards….and a lawyer to boot…look at Bill Clinton.

    Since when does protecting your young one from hurt a crime when it doesn’t hurt anybody but themselves? If I thought my kid had a future, I would have done the same.

    The thing is Dems would have had mass hysteria if she had encouraged the kid to get an abortion. This coming from the party that advocates early to late term abortion and from a candidate that wants kids who survive abortion to be killed. Hypocrites shouldn’t throw stones.

    +++++++++
    The point is if this story were true then she LIED. Obviously by your statement you don’t think there is anything wrong with lying. Wouldn’ t you as a co- worker, friend, spouse or parent.

  • Mathew

    This “rumor” has been circulating for a few months now – well before Palin was selected as VP running mate. I’m not sure of the impact this will have to the McCain ticket, and I’m still wading through all the information myself before making a vote decision, but the Palin decision was clearly misguided and ill advised. I would have hoped for better. Obama is actually looking better and better to me. We’ll see..

  • james

    You should stick to petty gossip about katie holmes pants and stay out of poilitics little Jared. Don’t quit your day job!

  • To me

    I feel that if she is pro-life then why hide your daughters pregnancy??? It could have been used as an example and an example as to why abstaining from sex until marriage is good (since she don’t won’t to promote sex education of any kind).

    I think she hid it (if true) because she is against sex education in the school system and a strict conservative and she needed to keep face. That old hide the pregnancy shame game is pitiful and it only hurts the life of the child that was born in the future. Because no matter what you all think or say that support this action say a LIE is A LIE. If she is a true Christian and not a Evangelical Religious Man Made Rule follower, then she would know that God would not approve of any lie. No matter what it is. That along with many other sins is what you are redeem for through the Blood of Christ.

    Yet she chose not to trust God with her situation (again if true) and be honest to the situation, but instead created a curse upon her family with covering up her daughter’s pregnancy. I hope she has asked for forgiveness but she couldn’t have because she is still perputrating the lie as truth.

    By the way for you folks who wonder way I say she has cursed her family is because she has put generational curse upon them with the spirit of lying & a spirit of deceit upon her childrens head and her children’s children head. Sarahs actions will affect one or all of her children and future children until someone breaks that curse that has been created.

  • tilou

    I’m totally a democrate, but I think this story is bullshit….

    I mean, if the baby is her daughter, she could probably pretend coming back home in Alaska and then going into labor and giving birth to the baby…
    If you go to these lenghts to cover up your daughter being a teenage mum and if you are an intelligent woman (despite some questionnable moral positions, she’s still a governor after all!), I think you invent a much less far fetched story and stick to a more basic story…

  • response to me

    By the way for you folks who wonder way I say she has cursed her family is because she has put generational curse upon them with the spirit of lying & a spirit of deceit upon her childrens head and her children’s children head. Sarahs actions will affect one or all of her children and future children until someone breaks that curse that has been created.

    ++
    Christ broke the curse on the cross.

  • Ross

    Thou shall not lie….

    Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we pratice to deceive..

    For conservatives Thou shall not lie (unless you have a good reason)

    Thou shall not commit adultery (unless he is the Republican nominee). This Troll ticket is a joke and continues to grow. The mayor of hick town, AK. Don’t make me laugh.

  • hm

    First of all this is a woman who believes that women and young girls who are raped or victims of incest should be forced to have babies by the men who raped them. Second of all she doesn’t believe in abortion even to save the life of the mother. So, the fact that she kept a child with a disorder isn’t even a story because she is so extreme in her abortion position.
    It is hysterical that Republicans are now saying it’s no big deal that she may have lied about having a child rather than say that her daughter actually gave birth to the baby. And btw, anyone who watches the tape when McCain announced her as the pick in Ohio, look at the daughter in the background holding the baby. I noticed on Friday that she looked very maternal. She was so attentive and loving that I even remarked to someone that she must take care of that child a lot because she almost seemed like the child’s mother. And then I find out that she may be the mother.
    More importantly, if Sarah Palin would lie about this what else would she lie about. Remember, it’s a question of character and the same people who were critical of Edwards for lying about his relationship and baby should be up in arms that Palin may have lied as well.
    Hopefully, the Enquirer will do an investigation and those at Fox who helped spread the story will be equally vigorous in spreading this one.

  • Niki

    Actually 80% of down syndrome cases are by women under 35. Google it. It’ll come up.

    This woman LIED if this is true. It’s 2008. What do they protect her from? Other teens having babies? It’s better to lie about something than accept the truth and live a honest life?

    I guess that is better for an abstinence preaching mother.

    Wait…she went back to work three days after delivering a child with down syndrome? WTF? You flew on a plane after your water broke? Endangering your DS child? What mother does that?

    I see some whining ass conservatives on here. It’s okay to bash the liberals but when the shoe is turned, you no likey?

    Great job of staying neutral. When Edwards’ love child proves to be his I expect a story on that as well.

  • eddie jones

    ah well look on the bright side, obama wants to kill babys, at least palin does what she can do to preserve babys, even if they aren’t hers.

    Quoting Barack “I wouldn’t want my daughters to be punished with a baby, if they made a mistake”.

    So give the girl some credit, she was obviously just trying to cover up that her 16 yr old was knocked up, you know the hollywood trend that we have that seems to be acceptable anywhere else.

  • Brr

    More on this story:

    http://www.bristolpalinpregnant.com/

    Obama killed no one. As you see his wife has her two beautiful babies and she didn’t even have to HIDE it for the public.

    Kay Bailey Hutchison is looking so much like a better VP choice. Someone call McCain’s camp and alert him to the better choice!

  • http://yahoo mike

    true is true and wrong is wrong, I thing it is true ,are something goes like that ,people look and see

  • Aaron

    You really need to check the facts a little better, starting with the picture…

    http://www.adn.com/photos/v-gallery/story/509850.html?/1521/gallery/509852-a509987-t3.html

    This link is to the picture from the Alaska Daily News above and clearly states that it is from 2006. The baby was born in 2008.

    Also there are other pictures there from 2006 that appear to be from the same photo shoot, they are wearing the same clothes.

  • itzzzkimmm

    WOW that is some CRAZY stuff!!! oh my goodness! WOW!!!!

  • http://JUSTJARED.COM ANOTHERAMERICANLIED2

    ARE WE TALKING ABOUT THE WOMAN WHO WILL BE OUR V.P OR ERICA CANE

  • Debbie

    now we are getting our news from JustJared and Perez. Just great

  • happy

    I agree with #268, do your research before you post.

    Does the risk of Down syndrome increase with the mother’s age? Yes. The risk of Down syndrome increases from about 1 in 1,250 at age 25, to 1 in 1,000 at age 30, 1 in 400 at age 35, 1 in 100 at age 40 and 1 in 30 at age 45 (6). Women over age 35 have been traditionally considered most likely to have a baby with Down syndrome. However, about 80 percent of babies with Down syndrome are born to women who are under age 35, as younger women have far more babies (2).

    http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/14332_1214.asp

  • the real tita

    #280: So where does it say that she is sure to vote for Obama? Some people run with the ball even if they don’t know where the goal post is. Rather stupid, doncha think?

  • the real tita

    #302: hey Ross, we’d appreciate it if you wouldn’t let us in on your family secrets. If incest is the norm in your family, please keep it to yourself or seek outside help. Leave your perversions at home, please.

  • TARHEELS#1

    Just Jared,
    Please leave your political opinions off this site. McCain has my vote and Mrs. Palin.

  • elvis

    For all you say well she is breastfeeding so that makes her the mother ha ha ever heard of hormones.
    More than one woman who has had children via surrogate used hormones to induce lactation so your she is breastfeeding argument doesn’t prove a thing.

  • someone

    Why are you guys so sure this story is false. Obviously none of you have been pregnant. lets first look at she was supposedly 7months along in Mar. (if she had a good doctor they would have advised her to not fly at that time) and if her water broke nobody would have allowed her to fly anyway. If you look at the picture her daugher actually looks pregnant. That is very commendable that she wanted to help her daughter out and raise this child as her own but she choose to lie about who the actual mother is. People are going to start to think if she can lie about this what else is she lying about.

  • Jingo

    If Sarah Palin is the mother, it begs the question as to why she kept herself so thin during her pregnancy. Is it possible that an extreme fitness routine may have caused her to have the baby prematurely? What does that say about her judgement?

    Personally, I believe it indicates great judgement. After all, she was the hottest Governor going and what woman wants to lose her figure for a baby with some bad chromosomes. Now maybe she should have known better than to get preggers in her mid-forties, but I’m sure it’s hard to keep “First Dude” Todd Palin off her and they undoubtedly don’t use contraception because it makes God cry.

  • Kim

    #326. It doesn’t say she is sure to vote. The title of the article says “considering.” And some people do run with the ball. Like you did thinking it stated she is “sure to vote” for Obama.

    LMAO@ #328 telling the owner of the site to leave his political opinions off while posting his own.

    Here’s Sara Palin laughing at a woman being called a bitch:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKkydrUnBZE

  • dR. JAMES RODGERS

    You can make a stat work for any situation. You have to look at the numbers. Yes, 80% of ds babies are born to mothers under 35 years of age. HOWEVER, that is because that is due to the sheer multitude of people having kids in the childbearing years.

    A women over 35 has a 1 in 35 chance of having a baby is DS whereas a 16 year old would have a 1 in 1000 chance. Which do you think is more likely?? Use your heads.

  • ouch

    #14- you should know better. She was just picked because of “image”. That’s how the Repulsivicans operate. Repulsivicans and Bush are making the US look dumb and if they are not stopped- The US will be in dire shape.

  • anon

    I’m a dem. but I sincerely hope this isn’t true.
    How assinine would we look to the rest of the world? if our best and brightest are so pathetically stupid, as to think they could perpetrate this kind of soap opera-esque machination under the media spotlight?
    That weirdness aside she wants wants to censor library books y’all, cuase there’s sex and dinosaurs in em’

  • anon

    I’m a dem. but I sincerely hope this isn’t true.
    How assinine would we look to the rest of the world? if our best and brightest are so pathetically stupid, as to think they could perpetrate this kind of soap opera-esque machination under the media spotlight?
    That weirdness aside she wants wants to censor library books y’all, cuase there’s sex and dinosaurs in em’

  • Brandy

    I suppose that the people that cooked this up conspiracy also think that 9/11 never happened. I find this type of speculating about an innocent teenager who is NOT running for office absolutely disgusting and disturbing. Jared, I thought you were better than this post. :(

  • Angela Flynn

    I have no idea if the story is true, but I am amazed that so many people think her actions are either commendable or even not so bad if the story is true. You all think it is ok for the future leader of our country to lie and deceive?

    The only honorable action would have been to come out with the truth. The comments on this topic are an indication of the sorry state of the world where it is perfectly acceptable to lie and deceive each other. I am sorry that humans have reached such a low standard of decency.

  • mARISA CLARA

    I thought this story was too bizaare to believe till I googled Trig Palin. He is not event he same color as the rest of the family. He is a shade darker.

    See for your self.

    http://alaska.realestateexpertblog.com/blog/TrigPalinBabyShower

    And which mother of 4 wears a tight black dress two weeks after having a baby at 44? Not even Halle Berry.

  • mARISA CLARA

    I thought this story was too bizaare to believe till I googled Trig Palin. He is not event he same color as the rest of the family. He is a shade darker.

    See for your self.

    http://alaska.realestateexpertblog.com/blog/TrigPalinBabyShower

    And which mother of 4 wears a tight black dress two weeks after having a baby at 44? Not even Halle Berry.

  • truvy

    This was a rumor up in Alaska that the many liberal bloggers have gotten a hold of.

    If it’s true, it’s a shame that she was too embarassed to admit that her daughter wasn’t practicing abstinence. It wouldn’t be the end of the world.

  • truvy

    BTW, I’m very offended that Just Jared used this title. Why must Down’s Sydrome be included?

  • CH

    Geesh Jared – I didn’t expect anything like this from you and your site. Leave the politics to the other sites, please. Besides, there are a lot of mothers who would raise the child. Too bad someone didn’t do this for little Caylee! She might be alive today.

  • mARISA CLARA

    The baby is not even purely white. He seemed a shade darker.

    http://alaska.realestateexpertblog.com/blog/TrigPalinBabyShower

  • betty

    i’m not a us citizen
    but i surely concern about your country’s president election

    well…that means Palin tried to cover her daughter’s pregnancy as her pregnancy.

    so she is a liar… it’s a shocking news and i guess McCain’s running would grow hard.

    good luck to them. haha

  • anna

    What exactly is the point of this blog?? Does Jared want to perpetuate ridiculous rumors?? Who knows if this is even true?? So what if it is?? This particular blog is sick. Stick to entertainment. I have to wonder if Jared is showing his preference for a political leader in an underhanded manner?!

  • Band Room

    This is horrible if it’s true. Another phony!!!

  • betty

    #346

    hey! you ask SO WHAT IF IT IS (true)?

    SO that means your vice-president-to-be is a liar. And this is shameful to cover sth like this. It’s irrational and stupid.

  • CYNDI

    I have been a loyal fan of your site for getting news and pictures on celebritie, but this is reprehensible. You put out this vile rumor from the daily kos (a far left blog site) as your reference for smearing Gov. Palin and her family and have no problem with that. There is no ounce of truth to it…and you know it. I am do disgusted by this behavior from liberals. They cannot debate on issues and ideas so they resort to lies, name calling and anything to destroy someone’s character. That’s all the left does. This will backfire BIG time come November!

    I will no longer be visiting your website for celebrity news….I’ll gladly go over to People.com for that from now on.

  • Dana

    Conservatives are hilarious. They want to throw rumors out but can’t take it when it’s their time.

    If it’s relief for those conservatives who don’t like Palin getting picked on, here’s a picture of her teen daughter and what appears to be an engagement ring (holding her son). At least she’s trying to do right now:

    http://stupidcelebrities.net/wp-content/palin_family.jpg

  • Joy

    Cruel beyond belief. Leave the kids alone. If it is true -

    Maybe the daughter just couldn’t face the reality of her pregnancy until abortion was no longer an option, and had to deliver the baby. Tests show the baby to be a mongoloid. Who is going to adopt the baby? Not many. The mother makes the best choice for her daughter/child.

    So, saving her daughter from possible public ridicule (conservative area/religious beliefs in Alaska) by claiming the child to be her own – this could now come out for the entire world to judge. If Palin decides to decline her VP candidacy, or if the McCain/Polin ticket loses – this young 16 year old girl will feel responsible. She will become the focus of the world.

    Now, maybe Sarah should have further protected her daughter by saying “no thank you” to McCain. But I can understand it. You deal with something and it is over. Sarah probably feels that this child is now her child – just as if she had given birth. And, she made a sacrifice. Why another? Why shouldn’t she still be able to reach for her own goals?

    Cruel beyond belief to publish something that would hurt a young 16 year old girl so much. Remember all of those articles about how ugly Chelsea Clinton was? It just turns my stomach. Leave the kids out of the nastiness. Mean. Mean. Mean.

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