Bristol Palin Will Always Be Jealous of Meghan McCain for This


meghan mccainDespite being a 20-year-old mother to a toddler, Bristol Palin seems to have a lot of time on her hands to complain about other people. Especially people who are her contemporaries ... like Senator John McCain's 26-year-old daughter, Meghan McCain. In her new memoir, Not Afraid of My Life: My Journey So Far, Bristol boohoos that when the two prominent political daughters first met, McCain "ignored" her, and Bristol developed "a sneaking suspicion she might need to watch her back." She had also never seen "people with so much Louis Vuitton luggage, so many cellphones, and so many constant helpers to do hair and makeup." (That's called being a politician's daughter -- hell-oh!)

And every time she saw Meghan, the senator's daughter "seemed to be constantly checking" the Palins out, comparing the two families and complaining.

Maybe what Bristol didn't understand -- you know, having lived only 18 years up in Alaska -- is that Meghan was probably just looking out for her pop's, and her family's, best interest. But whatever, that's water under the dam anyway.

The real issue here is that Bristol even felt the need to bash Meghan in her book. What's that all about, huh? Sounds like maybe Bristol's jealous, because Meghan is smarter than she is.

She's not annoyed with Meghan McCain, she's intimidated by her. John and Cindy's daughter is everything a kid growing up in the political spotlight should hope to become -- intelligent, outspoken, involved, etc. Of course, I'm a Meghan McCain fan, because she's socially liberal, but I also respect and admire her ability to put her views out there, to disagree with her politician papa when she must (like on gay marriage). She also manages to be assertive while coming across with tact and diplomacy. I love that.

Sure, they're two different young women from totally different backgrounds, but Bristol could really serve to learn a thing or two from Meghan, instead of jumping to conclusions and drudging up some catty memories from three-plus years ago.

One thing's desperately clear: Meghan McCain has the goods to become someone influential, not just someone clinging to their 15 minutes of fame. Bristol, on the other hand, well ... I guess she must feel like she has nothing but her minor celebrity status -- including tabloid-ready snipes -- to fall back on.

What do you think: Team Bristol or Team Meghan?


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parri... parrishsky

Bristol will bash anyone to make a buck. She's all about selling herself and will drag others down with her if it sells more copies.

So sad that people idolize her.

bella... bellagrazi

Definitely, Team Bristol! Meghan McCain is a bitch! She's the jealous one. (she even admitted it in an article she penned for the Daily Beast) Always taking every opportunity to bash the Palin's. Especially Bristol. And Bristol is finally fighting back. This book was her first opportunity to do so. Bristol Palin is far more well known than Meghan McCain. And much more influential. She's got over 50,000 supporters on FB. She was the star of season 11 DWTS, does speeches on teen abstinence, and will soon be getting her own reality show. And will soon be a best-selling author. What's Meghan McCain doing? Making snarky comments about others on Twitter? Bristol has never criticized someone publicly who didn't criticize her first. Meghan McCain may have started this war, but Bristol's gonna finish it. You're on the wrong team, honey. Bristol Palin is the face of the conservative wing of the Republican party, not Meghan McCain. She's a RINO. And they're as extinct as the dinosaurs. Bristol shares her mom's values. And I'd be willing to bet that the majority of Americans are closer to the Palin's values than yours.

nonmember avatar Liz

I could be mistaken, but I believe Cindy McCain has shown support for gay marriage. But yeah, I'm team Meghan!

nonmember avatar Katie

Bristol Palin is nothing but a walking example of why abstinence only education doesn't work.

meatb... meatball77

I've always respected Megan McCain.  She's always been very rational.

Bristol on the other hand is profiting off of being a teen mom with an important parent.  Her book sounds like a catty gossip fest where she insults everyone who was mean to her..

Domon... DomoniqueWS

ever since Meghan spoke on the Tyra Show I have been a fan, very down to earth.  Bristol is just petty

Nraw2011 Nraw2011

I actually like Meghan.  I've seen her do a couple interviews and she came across very thoughtful and well adjusted.  

Kitty King

At least when Meghan has a drink (IF she has one) she uses a glass. Meghan has sent a twitter response to Bristol.

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