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Bristol Palin’s mom also at Mall of America book signing

Sarah Palin will be at the Mall of America Wednesday, joining her daughter Bristol, who is kicking off a publicity tour for her new book, “Not Afraid of Life.”

Bristol’s appearance had been previously scheduled, but HarperCollins Publishers said Monday that Sarah Palin will join her and sign her own books, too, “America by Heart” and “Going Rogue.”

But Mom will only sign books for those who also buy her daughter’s.

A Sarah Palin statement said that she is “so proud” of her daughter and ” thrilled to be joining her to kick off her book tour.”

They’ll be at the Mall of America from 6 to 8 p.m.

The rules are strict:

  • No overnight waiting. Line up starting at 5 a.m.
  • Wristbands will be distributed starting at 6 a.m. to those who buy Bristol’s book
  • You must have a copy of Bristol’s book to purchase either of Sarah’s books.
  • Each person must be present to get a wristband. They’re not transferable.
  • No belongings or bags allowed on stage for the signing.
  • No memorabilia will be signed; no personalization allowed.
  • No photos on stage; “cameras and cell phones are to be put away once you reach the stage stairs”
  • Stay in line. If you leave to use the bathroom or get food for a short period, someone in your party must stay in line at all times.
  • If you leave for an extended period, you must go to the end of the line.

For all that, it better be one heck of a book.

Comments (4)

  1. Submitted by Brandt Hardin on 06/28/2011 - 03:22 pm.

    Like mother, like daughter. Bristol is selling herself in any form or fashion just like Sarah, to make that money. Talk about some successful capitalists- all body and no brains. See what they’re willing to do for the cash at

  2. Submitted by Charles Holtman on 06/28/2011 - 04:12 pm.

    Joe- You forgot one from the Event Guidelines: “You must remain on all fours, unclothed, and bark when asked to do so.” In other words, you must exhibit the level of self-respect commensurate with identifying yourself as a supporter of Sarah Palin. Nice republic we’ve got here.

  3. Submitted by Dennis Tester on 06/28/2011 - 05:28 pm.

    I’m betting that some classless, post-adolescent male liberal will try to sprinkle the Palins with glitter or pennies or something similar that reflects the fear and resentment towards normal, traditionalist people that’s taught in Minnesota’s union-run government schools.

  4. Submitted by david granneman on 06/29/2011 - 12:19 pm.

    This country is in real trouble when someone who creates a product that people want to make money is somehow greedy yet when someone votes for a politician to take the money from people who earned it is somehow noble.

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