Sarah Palin Hates David Letterman, Loves Attention

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David Letterman apologized (kind of) Wednesday for his jokes about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her family, and extended an invite for them to come on his show.

Well, the former Republican Vice Presidential nominee, who seems intent on making People magazine headlines at every opportunity, issued a reply Thursday:

"The Palins have no intention of providing a ratings boost for David Letterman by appearing on his show," Palin family spokeswoman Meg Stapleton says. Zinnng.

"Plus, it would be wise to keep Willow away from David Letterman."

So ... Letterman is a pedophile now, according to the Palin spokesperson? We thought we weren't allowed to joke about underage girls ... not that anyone was.

Seriously, no one is saying the jokes weren't inappropriate, but the Palins are clearly just using Letterman, and by extension their own daughter, as an opportunity to rally support for ... something. Makes us wonder if they own NBC stock.

In case you missed it, David Letterman jabbed at the Palin family after Sarah and Todd visited NYC and took in a Yankees game with 14-year-old daughter, Willow.

The host cracked that the worst part of the trip was "keeping Eliot Spitzer away" from her daughter, and that Alex Rodriguez knocked her up in the 7th inning.

The Palins denounced Letterman on Facebook, calling his comments "sexually perverted" and saying "Any 'jokes' about raping my 14-year-old are despicable."

Letterman took eight minutes on Wednesday night's show to explain the jokes, clarifying that he was referring to 18-year-old Bristol Palin (who did get knocked up when she was a minor, incidentally) and admitting his material was in bad taste.

"These are not jokes made about her 14-year-old daughter. I would never make jokes about raping or having sex of any description with a 14-year-old girl," he said.

He continued to emphasize: "Am I guilty of poor taste? Yes. Did I suggest that it was okay for her 14-year-old daughter to be having promiscuous sex? No."

He called the jokes, "borderline ... but again, made in an act of desperation to get cheap laughs, which is what I've been doing for the last 30 years."

Which side are you on in this war of words?


Sarah Palin is correct in her anger at Letterman and his disrespectful and perverted comments. That being said, what does she expect from CBS, or anyone who works for CBS? It's another arm of this nation's liberal media. Conservatives will never get respect from any of the mainstream networks. I wonder what the hate-filled liberals would say if a joke done in bad taste was told about one of Obama's daughters. I'm sure the reaction would be quite different. Then, I'm guessing, Letterman would be forced to offer up some kind of a legitimate apology. The double standard is quite laughable.


Oh, Sarah Palin. Thanks for introducing America to another one of your family members in a way that will most definitely enhance her self-esteem! That was really smart.


The liberals went into a frenzy because SARAH PALIN IS NOT QUALIFIED TO GOVERN A GLASS OF WATER, and anyone with the ability to spell intimidated properly recognizes this. Saying Sarah Palin is intimidating because she is beautiful is like saying Sarah Palin is smart because she admits she is stupid. Which might get her more respect if she at least admitted that. Big difference between bashing, and telling it like it is. Right now she is bashing Letterman for a joke that was never told. Imagine her in the White House, *what did Obama say, cut taxes.... oh, well, my daughter just got back from Texas and he said cut so that must mean they want to stab my daughter!*
If she was smart she would have ignored this, but like most narcissists, she is not as smart as she is self-absorbed.


What it comes down to is this: ever since Sara Palin came to national attention, she has sent the liberals into a frenzy. It's so obvious by all the media bashing that they are so intimated by her because she is a beautiful, smart conservative who is a popular governor of an important state in our union. She is independent, while also being a mother and wife to a large family. I love how all these so called women's right groups say they are for women's rights, and so on and so forth, but when it comes to sticking up for the bashing of conservative women, you just here crickets in the background. It appears they are only for women who have the same political beleifs as they do. Disgusting.


Bristol Palin said *abstinence is not realistic*
Then she said *abstinence is the only solution*
If we cant hold Bristol accountable to her word, she comes across like a joke.
People who are jokes (Paris Hilton, Sarah Palin, Bristol Palin) get jokes told about them, by people who make jokes for a living. Hypocrisy and back-pedalling go a long way for the Palins. Todd needs to reign in all that talk about rape, nobody said anything like that. The insinuation is GROSS, so much worse than a tasteless joke. Todd was dead serious talking about raping fourteen year olds. Nice of him to drag his daughter into a situation that never even happened.


Why is it necessary to make jokes about any of the Palin children? If, in fact, the joke was about Bristol, why add to her distress? She committed a mortal sin and didn't compound it by having an abortion (and I admire her for that). However, Bristol's life is negatively impacted forever. Being a single parent is wildly difficult, especially for one so young. Why rub salt in her wounds just because her mother chose to become a national political figure. Plus, being as David was an "unwed father" until very recently, I hardly see that he has any grounds to make fun of anyone's morays.


Charles U said: 'I am very disappointed in who ever made the statement "Plus, it would be wise to keep Willow away from David Letterman." This is borderline slanderous and discouraging.
One would think that it is necessary to understand in order to forgive. Apparently there is no understanding on the Palins aids part.' Perhaps there's another meaning to the statement. I heard the statement spoken (not just reading it in an article), and I took it to mean that Willow was very hurt and angry over what had occurred, not that David was a perv.


No one gives a shit about Sarah Palin and her fucked up family. So Letterman cracked some jokes. Get the hell over it. He clowns on everyone. FUCK Sarah Palin. Letterman is the man and always will be!


Willow was NOT at the game.
I repeat, WILLOW WAS NOT AT THE GAME. Pictures do not show a Willow.
The Palins made it up just to fuck with people and try to deflect all the jokes & make DL lose credibility.


The republicans made fun of Chelsea Clinton's looks she was aminor no one stopped them. I say right back at them The Palins chose to put their family in the public eye but yet cant take reprucussions Take teh apologyShut up and get over it Besides the Republicans tore this counrty apart and everyone still treats them like royalty

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