Using terms like “baby daddy” and making jokes about Sarah Palin’s pregnant 17 year old daughter Bristol is showing up the “chattering classes” as “the real Rednecks” according to Nick Denton’s flagship blog, Gawker:

“North! To Alaska—c’mon, the rush is on.” Caribou, moose, and redneck jokes, gun porn, and now a real, live, out-of-wedlock teen pregnancy. How will the chattering classes of the blue states respond to the family saga of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin? Why, with the same flinty-eyed suspicion and close-mindedness that we profess to hate in the “God, gays, and guns” country of rural Americans.”

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Peter Fray

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