Graceful in defeat, Bristol Palin shows “everything worthwhile comes through effort”
"Bristol Palin saved her best performances for last," says Gretchen Carlson of Fox and Friends. (Adam Larkey/ABC)
By Sissy Willis of sisu
"You've apparently bought the media spin. I suggest you do a little research of your own before repeating the shopworn talking points of the Palin haters," we replied to commonrabble in the comments of Hillary Chabot's latest Boston Herald report on Bristol Palin's "Dancing with the Stars" adventure. (Previous reports here and here.) Here's what we wrote:
Bristol won the admiration and respect of a lot of us out here in television land by her gritty determination and "girls-just-wanna-have-fun" spirit, proving what her mother twittered last night in a note of appreciation: "Congrats Jen, Kyle, Bristol et al for proving competition is GOOD! Remember: 'They're going to criticize anyway, so you might as well dance!'"
As one of reporter Chabot's local quote sources for all things Palin, we were amused to read that "Tea Party blogger Sissy Willis … sat glued to the TV last night and faithfully voted for Palin" …
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