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Should the children of public figures be considered fair game?

In light of article on "The Stir" in which Sarah Palin's 3 year old son becomes the subject of "humor," do you think this is fair?
http://thestir.cafemom.com/in_the_news/119235/wonkette_mocks_retarded_trig_palin?ct=acm_stir_popular

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jmpj8107

Asked by jmpj8107 at 10:55 AM on Apr. 21, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Of course its not fair. But you don't have to be a public figure to have that kind of stuff happen to your children.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 10:56 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Children are innocent and shouldn't be treated like that, regardless of who their parents are.
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 10:59 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • No, it's not their fault!!

    best example: Britney Spears and her sons.. Those poor kids had NOTHING to do with their Mom turning into a crackpot and yet they were picked on and slammed, one even received worst dressed man of the year. WTF really people?!
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 10:59 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • While I despise the way she is constantly putting her kids in the media...


    No adult should be attacking or mocking kids....

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 11:00 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • No I dont think they should be mentioned. Kids are kids and have no control over what their parents do for a living or if they are public figures.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 11:01 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • NO NEVER!
    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 11:02 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Anyone with a shred of decency isn't going to attack innocent children, spotlight or no. They're just telling us a little about themselves when they do.
    DusterMommy

    Answer by DusterMommy at 11:07 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Kids should be left out, they didn't ask to be put in the spotlight... Sarah Palin has chosen to do this to her kids and someone should slap her. I have lost every ounce of respect for her that I thought I MAY have had. She makes me want to puke.

    amazinggrace83

    Answer by amazinggrace83 at 11:16 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Under 18, no. Adults working in opposition to their parent's political platform; open season.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 11:18 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • NO. Neither should the children of celebrities (which is how I view Palin). Children cannot control the actions of their parents.

    SuperChicken

    Answer by SuperChicken at 11:29 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

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