March 20th, 2012
07:14 PM ET
2 years ago

Bristol Palin to Obama: Call me

(CNN) – The daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin made headlines this week when she called on President Barack Obama to denounce comments made by his supporter Bill Maher. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Watch The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer weekdays at 4pm to 6pm ET and Saturdays at 6pm ET. For the latest from The Situation Room click here.

soundoff (28 Responses)
  1. Jodie

    Not the same scenario! Your political statement us totally subjective and based on a false primis.

    March 20, 2012 07:19 pm at 7:19 pm |
  2. cali girl

    Your situation is not the same as Ms Flukes. You were a pregnant teenager who was not married. You made that decision. Ms Fluke was talking about a national need for health care for women and got called a slut for it. She did nothing to provoke that. Ms Fluke was representing the healthcare reform that the President issued.

    March 20, 2012 07:26 pm at 7:26 pm |
  3. enuff

    I could say the same about Limbaugh... and I would get the same response because nobody would a flip about who I am or what I want. does she think she has political clout because she's on reality TV?

    March 20, 2012 07:29 pm at 7:29 pm |
  4. springthecat

    whoa! Let me get this straight....she who denounces Obama wants Obama to denounce Maher who denounces Palin who denounces... ad infinitum

    March 20, 2012 07:29 pm at 7:29 pm |
  5. Polly Kingsley

    Hooray for Bristol! You go girl!

    March 20, 2012 07:35 pm at 7:35 pm |
  6. Indy

    Isn't there a law against stalking the President of the United States of America ? Like her Mom she has a crush on Obama but they are so delusional they actually think the President would call one of them.

    March 20, 2012 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  7. dorian

    She needs to get a real job and take care of her son. She knows nothing in the great scheme of things.

    March 20, 2012 07:49 pm at 7:49 pm |
  8. marty

    Bristol, you had your fifteen minutes.

    March 20, 2012 07:49 pm at 7:49 pm |
  9. cali girl

    Ms Fluke was asked by Democrats to speak about contraception being paid for womens health care and got called a slut for it. Also you should be aware that Limbaugh donates much of his money to the GOP and no one gave him his money back. And you want a phone call for what?

    March 20, 2012 07:58 pm at 7:58 pm |
  10. Ramesh Shrestha

    A desperate effort on the part of an irrelevant person to seek attention. Maher is no Limbaugh and YOU are no fluke. There is a heaven-and-hell of difference between these two sets of people.

    March 20, 2012 08:00 pm at 8:00 pm |
  11. Nobodies Pon

    Bristol call yourya baby daddy he the one that needs too aplogize

    March 20, 2012 08:01 pm at 8:01 pm |
  12. Joseph

    Bristol Palin wants a call from Obama because she stated "I'm actually a slut – child out of wedlock – hello... Please call!"

    March 20, 2012 08:03 pm at 8:03 pm |
  13. vote the Tea Party OUT in 2012

    ok so her Mom didn't denounce what Rush Limbaugh said but she wants President Obama to denounce whatever it is Bill Maher, who supported Limbaugh's right to say what he said by the way, to denounce him. Looks like the Palin apple didn't fall too far from the tree. As a woman she along with her mother I guess didn't mind Rush calling Ms. Fluke a slut on the air. Too bad.

    March 20, 2012 08:09 pm at 8:09 pm |
  14. Lizzy10

    No one deserves to be called names, but the President doesn't need to call her. She, however, does need to call her psychiatrist pronto.

    March 20, 2012 08:12 pm at 8:12 pm |
  15. gt

    maher is a limbaugh who gets a pass from the far left media....maher had to go to hbo ..nobody watch his other show with sponsors...

    March 20, 2012 08:17 pm at 8:17 pm |
  16. once upon a horse

    Sarah Palin announced she wants to debate President Obama and now Bristol wants the president to call her. Both know that NIETHER will happen and they will jump up and down and claim VICTORY which their fans of course will agree with. Methinks a certain family needs attention and feels left out.

    March 20, 2012 08:22 pm at 8:22 pm |
  17. dan5404

    Bristol, were you trying to be a part of the GOP anti-contraception hearing and denied access to it like all other women? Otherwise you are missing the topic of discussion, which was contraception and partisan attacks on anyone that supported it. I will say that going overboard by comedians or partisan pundits against women is not funny and is unacceptable. However some situations don't deserve a presidential phone call.

    March 20, 2012 08:23 pm at 8:23 pm |
  18. NotFooledByDistractions

    Go away little girl, the president owes you nothing. How about hitting your mom up for an apology, she's the one that chose to use you as a stage prop.

    March 20, 2012 08:25 pm at 8:25 pm |
  19. Dan J

    The Presidnt shouldn't be calling Bristol because Bill Maher said something nasty. Nor should he be calling Fluke. He should be calling the Americans that lost their jobs, homes and loved ones. That's where his attention should be focused, not on entertaining sideshows.

    March 20, 2012 08:27 pm at 8:27 pm |
  20. Ml

    Bristol please go back to school , what Bill Mahr said about is true maybe he said it in raunchy way but it was true

    March 20, 2012 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
  21. kayla

    somehow the palins think they are relevant, you poor thing

    March 20, 2012 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
  22. geg

    bet she,s on the pill now

    March 20, 2012 08:41 pm at 8:41 pm |
  23. Deborah

    Bill Maher already apologized to Mrs. Palin for his comments. End of story.

    March 20, 2012 08:41 pm at 8:41 pm |
  24. Auzzie

    Bristol Palin CHOSE to have a child out of wedlock.
    Sandra Fluke was speaking about access to contraception for women
    They are not the same thing, but nice try.
    When are Bristol and Levi going to get married??

    March 20, 2012 08:41 pm at 8:41 pm |
  25. macrasta

    I am really confused about this Palin family..........huh??

    March 20, 2012 08:46 pm at 8:46 pm |
1 2