Some anonymous nutslap leftyblogger on Daily Kos started the meme (warning; article has over 1,600 comments on Sunday, and takes forever to load) in re Sarah Palin’s youngest:
Sarah Palin was not pregnant with child.
Her sixteen year-old daughter was.
Checking with the Anchorage High School that Bristol Palin attended, reporters were given word that her family had taken Bristol out of school due to contracting infectious mononucleosis. The amount of time Bristol was absent shifts from five to eight months.
Mono can last anywhere from two weeks to three months, but an eight month infection is a freak oddity. Yet it remains a common excuse given by girls in private & Catholic schools around the nation when pregnancy comes into play. Not the first time, not the last time.
The “writer” slings together a whole lot of circumstantial…not even “evidence” so much as “overbroad observations” (writer seems to presume all women carry pregnancies and belly fat the same way) and just-plain-overreaches (I’ll let you all pick ‘em out; it’s both too depressing and hilarious).
Some of the less-capable leftybloggers have been passing the meme around.
I suspect the rumor – like most everything on the Kos – is BS.
But what if it’s not? What if Sarah Palin is raising her grandson? What if she did, as the Kossack stated (in a pretty laughably unconvincing case), feign her own pregnancy and conceal her daughter’s?
In other words – what if she put her pro-family, pro-life money where her mouth is? What if she actually walked her walk in a way that was not just political, but infinitesimally personal?
What if she lived her family values in a way that Joe Biden hasn’t even thought about fabulizing from whole cloth yet?
Not that I want to dignify this rumor with the faintest shred of a presumption of legitimacy – the “writer’s” “case” is that dull-witted – but if it’s true, I think it is even further proof that Sarah Palin is the real thing.
And that hurts the ticket not at all.
UPDATE: Hypotheticals aside, it is BS.