When will television executives learn — the Palin family just isn’t that popular and if audiences want to see embarrassing dolts making fools of themselves, there are a host of ‘reality’ TV shows to choose from, with far more entertaining subjects. With Sarah Palin’s cheesy ‘documentary’ “The Undefeated” attracting crowds in the single digits to movie theaters; her books on store shelves at giveaway prices; book tours and speeches canceled due to lack of interest; the quick demise of her low-rated and tiresome TLC cable TV show, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”; and Fox News head potato Roger Ailes almost certainly dropping the Wasillabilly Diva when her $1-million-a-year Fox contract expires in 2013, one wonders what nitwit the Palin clan will scam for their next meal and luxury mansion payments. But at least McCain’s Queen Ignorati served a half-term as Gov. of Alaska and did run as the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2008. Her bump-on-a-log daughter Bristol has done nothing but birth a baby out-of-wedlock, a talent possessed by many more intelligent and interesting women. Public curiosity in the Palin freak show leaped the pop-culture shark years ago except for small bands of lonely strip-mall cheerleaders and the contemptuous and contemptible media tripe who unctuously pander to them; now this whoopee-cushion brood of Ice Road Grifters are desperately treading water trying to avoid having to work real jobs, at which they’d be incompetent anyway. I’ll be glad to feel sorry for them, as soon as they stop relentlessly exploiting their innocent children to score media publicity, as Bristol attempted in this most recent televised disaster.
By Brent Lang
June 29, 2012
Bristol Palin, the political progeny who first captured the world’s attention thanks to her out-of-wedlock shenanigans, has had a rough go of it lately. Her Lifetime reality show, “Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp,” premiered June 19 to dismal ratings and a critical drubbing….
Now, Lifetime is yanking the program from prime time and pushing it back an hour on Tuesday to 11 p.m, a network spokesperson confirmed.
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