Tea Party mascot and walking pro-choice ad Bristol Palin can't seem to catch a break.
Then there were those too-good-to-be-true rumors that she was dating “Dancing With the Stars” cohort the Situation, of “Jersey Shore” fame — for what would have been an apocalyptic fusion of Ameridouche extremes from sea to shining sea.
Now, the Daily Beast is picking on mini-Palin for the only thing she's ever been good at, calling her success on “DWTS” a conspiracy by the publicity-hungry 'Palin for 2012' camp.
Writes the Beast:
“Week after week, Bristol has bested celebrities who have gotten higher marks than her, including Rick Fox and Audrina Patridge, landing her–and her supportive partner, Mark Ballas–among the top five contestants.”
So how does Bristol win the popular vote with two left feet?
It's called “Operation Bristol” — vetted by conservative author Tammy Bruce, another hot brunette activist with a girl crush on Governor Palin and 14,000 followers on Twitter. See if you can decipher her code:
“Operation Bristol waltzes in tonight! As #DWTS starts vote at abc.go.com Tweeps pls tweet phone info, will RT.”
In case you don't speak Tweet, that's: America, vote for Bristol! (Even though Bristol doesn't have time to vote for America.)
The Republicans really do have this whole social-media thing figured out. “Operation Bristol” has been posted and re-posted by websites such as Conservatives4Palin and us4Palin, gathering a clickety little army with the sole mission of securing the Palins as much screentime as possible.
And speaking of screentime: