- The Washington Times - Friday, September 18, 2015

Bristol Palin is slamming President Obama for encouraging “more racial strife” after he invited 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed to bring the homemade clock that got him arrested to the White House.

“Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It’s what makes America great,” the president tweeted after news spread that Ahmed, a Muslim, was arrested and suspended from his Texas high school for the makeshift digital clock that a teacher mistook for a bomb.

Ms. Palin, daughter for former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, wrote Friday morning on her personal blog that the police “clearly” made a mistake, but doesn’t think the president should have gotten involved.

“This is the kind of stuff Obama needs to STAY out of,” she wrote. “This encourages more racial strife that is already going on with the ‘Black Lives Matter’ crowd and encourages victimhood.”

“The police made a mistake, clearly,” she said. “But why put more people against them? Why egg it on? Childish games like this from our president have divided our country… even more today than when he was elected.”

Within hours, “Bristol Palin” became a nationwide trending topic on Twitter. Complex magazine snarked that she maintained “the integrity of her last name” with the remarks.

“As with any projectile Palin statement, these words have not been embellished, as they need no embellishment,” Complex said. “They are simply, horrifyingly, another chapter in the Palin story.”

Huffington Post blogger Josh A. Stern tweeted, “Bristol Palin….. if your clock is ticking, better not tock.”

“Bristol Palin is just mad nobody’s offered her a job at Unplanned Parenthood,” tweeted actor John Fugelsang.

“The Ellen Show” executive producer Andy Lassner tweeted: “Bristol Palin sure is judgemental [sic] for someone who shouldn’t be judgemental [sic].”

Writer and comedian Jenny Johnson wrote: “Bristol Palin giving racial advice to the president is like Bristol Palin preaching abstinence to teens. Oh wait, she did that.”

Ms. Palin, 24, is pregnant with her second child.

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