As part of statement issued by the Frost Lady of Alaska’s office in an transparent attempt to make Mommy Dearest look good, Bristol Palin said that she "obviously" discourages teen pregnancy. But whoa, check out the pro-contraception message:
Teenagers need to prevent pregnancy to begin with — this isn’t ideal. But I’m fortunate to have a supportive family which is dealing with this together. Tripp is so perfectly precious; we love him with all our hearts. I can’t imagine life without him now.
The Anchorage Daily News has more from Gov GILF who spent the last day of the year, emailing the Associated Press and Anchorage Daily News and calling People Magazine to counter the impression that Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston, Tripp’s 18 year old father are a high school drop-outs. In October, Johnston told the AP he had "left" high school to work as an apprentice oil field electrician. Previously Palin had said Bristol had taken high school correspondence courses as well as attending high school.
Then just to make sure her frantic spin was received, Palin issued a statement :
Bristol begins her final semester of high school next week where she’ll get her last credit needed to graduate. Levi is continuing his online high school work in addition to working as an electrical apprentice on the North Slope.
The gubernatorial grandma went on to say:
When Bristol and Levi first told us the shocking news that she was pregnant, to be honest, we all at first looked at the situation with some fear and a bit of despair. Isn’t it just like God to turn those circumstances into such an amazing, joyful blessing when you ask Him to help you through?
I wonder what Bristol is going to do with all those baby gifts from around the world? Will she sell the baby pics of Tripp?
The statement ended with Palin stating she preferred to keep the baby a private, family matter. However she admitted about Tripp:
We are over the moon.
Palin’s spokesperson Bill McAllister said:
Palin chose to break her silence on the birth because of the volume of questions coming from the press, and because of "erroneous information that was published."
Palin had a few weeks between the end of the election and Tripp’s birth to frame how she’d handle Tripp’s birth. Her lack of both foresight and insight into how the media and the public work is further proof she doesn’t have the chops for 2012.