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Sarah Palin To David Letterman: Say Sorry!

Sarah Palin To David Letterman: Say Sorry!

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is asking that Late Night host David Letterman apologize for “crossing the line” when he joked about one of her daughters.

Letterman insists he was talking about Palin‘s daughter Bristol, 18, not Willow, 14, when he joked Monday that on a recent Palin family visit to NYC “during the seventh inning, her daughter was knocked up by Alex Rodriguez.”

“I would like to see him apologize to young women across the country [for contributing to a culture] that says it’s OK to talk about statutory rape,” Palin told Today. “It’s not cool; it’s not funny.”

Sarah Palin To David Letterman: Say Sorry!
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220 Responses to “Sarah Palin To David Letterman: Say Sorry!”

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  1. 126
    missy Says:

    Hope Malia doesn’t get knocked up!

  2. 127
    Irene adler Says:

    Palin is the one dragging her daughter’s name into all of this. If she wasn’t such an attention ***** no one would have even noticed the joke (which was tasteless). Sarah Palin is a huge hypocrite and should just get the off the national stage. She is stupid, vindictive and totally clueless. She is at it again twisting words, making things up and stirring up all the right wing haters and nuts just like she did during the campaign. And for the record, President Obama during the campaign was speaking about Governor Palin’s children when he said family should be off limits to the press. This after Palin announced her 17 year old daughter’s pregnancy and dragged her out into the public eye.

  3. 128
    mertz Says:

    had this joke been about the younger daughter, who is not pregnant yet obvi, it wouldn’t be right. the fact that it’s even about bristol isn’t right either. i don’t think people are condoning that joke. it was a joke. it was a bad joke. i laughed at that joke…(i didn’t see it, but i saw it on cnn later), and like what that mike guy a couple comments above wrote the same thing about the michelle’s daughter, i laughed. i laughed because if those girls were at the age that bristol is/was and got knocked up and david letterman or an african american comedien/nne had made that joke i would still laugh. that joke wasn’t about rape or anything like that. everyone who watches letterman knows he low balls (aka pervy, on the palin hate train) so that joke wasn’t surprising. if it wasn’t bristol it would have been someone else…infact take that name or whatever dave reference and put another female name in there and i would still laugh because anyone who gets knocked up by a-rod is an idiot…it was a joke. it’s not excusable, but it’s not a freakin hoopla. i never knew people in this current society to be so prudish, considering the promiscuity of young girls, young celebs showing their chacha, young girls and their sex tapes, stripping down posing nude etc. i’m sorry if i don’t get this (i think i do). i’m sorry if i don’t feel all indignant or self rightous about this. it’s done with. everyone keeps bringing it up. gosh. get the hell over it. people make ridic comments or jokes every day. it is all inexcusable. it’s not it’s because your a dem or a rep or any of that sh*t that should make cruel things acceptable. whatever. i don’t want to keep hearing about this bull-ish. bristol palin is not the first underage girl to get pregnant and take on the responsiblity of an adult. give it up. david letterman will kack one day, and maybe he’ll go to hell. i don’t care.

  4. 129
    Greg Says:

    INSTEAD of blaming Letterman for endorsing the rape of her 14 daughter’s self esteem, maybe she should worry about the 18 daughter’s example of underage, out of wedlock, giving birth example of irroading self esteem. Maybe it was a bad joke… but alas bad jokes abound. For instance her being picked for V.P. LOL.

  5. 130
    mertz Says:

    oh lets not forget the bush daughters. heard lots of sh*tty things about them too. w/e. you can be in politics without showcasing your family and thereby making them a target.

  6. 131
    sienna Says:

    I do not like Sarah Palin but I did not like Letterman’s joke either. David Letterman might joke about Sarah Palin but imo he should not extend his jokes to his daughter’s private life. The words used about a teenager is not nice, mature or appropriate. I think he should apologize and stop being an a**.

  7. 132
    E Says:

    Sarah Palin pimped her kids like Kate Gosselin during the campaign and sought freebies. She and Kate can give lessons on exploiting kids. They are both narcissistic and embarrassments to women everywhere.
    Don’t apologize Dave. Sarah and Kate love to show their crotches.

  8. 133
    yolanda Says:

    i thought the joke was about how hard up a-rod is and how much a **** bristol is.
    he apologized that it was the wrong palin. DAVE IS A GENTLEMAN.


    it’s one thing to protect your children but its another to falsely call someone that. I HOPE HE ANNOUNCES THAT HE WILL NEVER MENTION HER BY NAME EVER AGAIN AND THAT FROM NOW ON TV TO BAN HER PERMANENTLY.

    dave should have picked on that SARAH sh*t for brains” PALIN for the joke.

    She is just like those other filthy far reaching desperate nimrods known as the rethugiclan party, so desperate to be the center of attention.

  9. 134
    chelsea Says:

    she’s an idiot, can we please get rid of her!? haah

  10. 135
    kiddo Says:


    I am not picking but its comments accepting this as a “joke” by men, which makes it wrong.

    Comments by women accepting this joke is worse. Shame on all of you. That could have been you, your child, sister or Mother.

    I do blame him for the joke-afterall he reviewed it prior to airing and HE TOLD IT! He was the show’s last chance to keep the comment from airing .

    Trust me, he has many top ten lists. He did the joke for ratings and a woody (i also think he is a perv) so he flung the joke out there thinking hey I am Dave Letterman who is going to touch me.

    It is never acceptable to demean women. It is never acceptable to demean women. It is never acceptable to demean women.

    why three times? Marge Simpson said it sticks longer when you repeat things three times (lemon tree episode!)

    I am sure it is not easy being a man, but i asure you it is tougher being a female.

    If we are agressive we are either ******* or dykes. If we are pretty and nice we are ***** and whores. If we are not pretty well we have all heard ugly girl jokes. If we have opinions we are crazy or have pms.

    If we defend our children against horrible verbal attacks that were not warrented by a 62 year old man we are doing it for political furthering or whatever excuse people are giving to justify it.

    CHILDREN should always be off limits.

    He targeted Ms. Palin, then moved to the daughter. Didnt say anything about the hubby, Levi or the like.

    We shouldnt say things about those little Obama girls. Have respect, he is your elected leaders children (i did not vote for him!).

    I lost respect for MCcain when he said Chelsea was the ugliest child. It took a long time for me to get over that back then. But if i am not mistaken -he apologized and not half assed either.

    Bet he would run like a school girl if he saw Todd Palin coming. He looks like he could kick some 62 year old ass.

    It is just tasteless not political and he should flat out apologize on a talk show (to make it neutral) and move on.

    Just my opinion. Dont like the jokity jokes about kiddies.

  11. 136
    Leni Says:


  12. 137
    daisy Says:

    don’t care for Palin….but, think Letterman went too far.

    He’s what I call the typical ” middle American man”.


  13. 138
    aida Says:

    He ALREADY DID APOLOGIZED! Where was Palin when Jamie Lynn Spears and Brittany Spears were the butt of the jokes? Sorry, when your daughter makes the media run promoting abstinance only while carrying her baby around, and gushing how great he is – you are going to get picked on. Sarah – you got to know that the people in Wasilla say a whole lot worse.

  14. 139
    Taylor Says:


    Letterman is a has been. For someone who’s so protective over his own child, I would think he’d have more decency. He knocked up his son’s Mother if one wants to be technical, if he wants to throw those words around. Any pictures of his wife to see whether she looks any better than his description of a flight attendant? If he ever flies commercial, hope someone drops a cup of java in his lap.

  15. 140
    kiddo Says:


    The joke was told about the 14 year old, not the elder. He did a typical half assed apology.
    He or his people didnt come up with the “I didnt know” a few days later when someone told him to say that too.

    I agree with above posters, he is in the media, he knows what these kids look like, he told a tasteless joke and now he is being called to the carpet.

    As for the spears, that is momma spears fight and shame on her for not standing up to the media. She was probably to busy editing her book. lol

    Ms. Palin was not on the campaign trail. She went to a dinner for disabled children, then took her child to the new stadium.
    I am not a tight ass bye the way. I am a mother of a daughter and an aunt of two neices. one is 14, so maybe i am a little sensative.


    It is never ok to demean women. It is never ok to demean women, it is never ok to demean women. or men for that matter to be fair.

    Jokes are supposed to be told to be funny not mailicous.

  16. 141
    Taylor Says:


    You should be upset on behalf all the young women/girls in this country. He’s becoming a lecherous old man who doesn’t even know how to apologize properly.

  17. 142
    Taylor Says:


    Hopefully, the Letterman’s of this country will leave the little Obama girls alone.

  18. 143
    sade Says:

    You people that say Letterman are nuts! Take Palin out of the equation and even take the 14 year old(which was who was at the game with her mother.) and just look at the joke about an 18 year old getting raped by ARod as the joke.

    What in the heck has happened to America when it is ok to make a joke out of raping an 18 year old. Many 18 year olds are seniors in high school. It was a very uncool joke.

    Now get back to reality Palin;s 14 year old is only 4 years older than the Obama’s oldest daughter. Would it be funny to make a joke about ARod raping Miss Obama? HOw about Biden’s grown drug using daughter, would it be cool about someone raping her?

    In NO stretch of anyone’s imagination is it cool to talk about any female being raped, especially a teenager.

  19. 144
    Taylor Says:


    All she did was attend a ball game. Letterman is feeling his age–unfortunately, he isn’t acting it.

  20. 145
    Taylor Says:


    Well said.

  21. 146
    ini Says:

    Letterman makes jokes, he’s very good at what he does.
    Palin is a JOKE, she’s a huge embarrassment!

  22. 147
    Taylor Says:


    If you believe that, you believe that the Obamas pimped their children, as well.

  23. 148
    Jan Says:

    @Matt: Matt, Letterman said, “her daughter that was AT THE GAME with her got knocked up by A Rod.” Getting a 14 yr. old child pregnant is statutory rape. Palin is correct. Letterman should have found out WHO was with her and watched what he says. Letterman should be fired!!!!

  24. 149
    Matt Says:

    Give me a break, people. He was talking about Bristol, who is of age – so it was not “statutory” rape. Two, the joke isn’t about rape….he’s basically making fun of the fact that Bristol “puts out” without any protection (which is TRUE) because she’s basically a horny mor@n.

    So now mommy Palin is using it as publicity to get into the media spotlight and pretend to crusade for the rights of young women across the country. Even after Letterman apologized, Palin wanted to go on the Today Show and get a little exposure.

    The point of the joke was NOT the rape of minors.

    It was that Palin’s ADULT daughter puts out with no protection….which she does.

  25. 150
    Jolie hot chin not Says:

    He made the joke because her daughter was indeed a high schooler who got knocked up and then after having baby goes on an abstinence tour to promote abstinence so bristol is fair game. ANd she is doing this for attention./. Disgusting. She knows very well who he was talking about. Only one of her daughters was knocked up. Besides he is a comedian and has said much worst things about a lot of people. So Palin, please take your overdramatic dimwit self away from out tv’s and disappear. YOU are making women look dumb and whiny.

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