Some headlines speak for themselves

By auguste
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 19:00 EDT
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Like this one, for example.

Bristol Palin Faults Abstinence Teaching

I may get a t-shirt.

Whatever else may be true about the way this whole thing played out, Ms. Palin the Younger has potentially done young people in this country a great service with just this one statement. Spokespeople come from strange places.

No. I don’t want to get into detail about that. But I think abstinence is, like — like, the — I don’t know how to put it — like, the main — everyone should be abstinent or whatever, but it’s not realistic at all.

Then again, maybe not. You have the feeling that she’s stuck between knowing her mom’s a potential 2012 candidate, and saying “abstinence? Not fucking at 17? Are you kidding me right now? Have you ever been to Alaska?”

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