Are Babies Off Limits in Politics?

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Not long after Sarah Palin publicly defended her 14-year old daughter against a distasteful joke made by David Letterman, she is now standing up against a perceived attack on Baby Trig.


Alaska blogger Linda Kellen Biegel recently edited a picture of Sarah Palin and her baby son, Trig, replacing Trig's face with the face of Eddie Burke, a conservative Alaska talk show host. Biegel, argued that her aim was to make fun of Eddie Burke, as a staunch supporter of Palin, not of Trig.

On the situation, Palin's spokesman Meghan Stapleton wrote: "Babies and children are off limits. It is past time to restore decency in politics and real tolerance for all Americans."

What do you think? Should babies and children of elected officials be off limits? Or do you think Palin overreacted? Or both?

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