"I don't care if you don't want to do Dancing With the Stars, You're doing it!," is basically what Sarah Palin told her daughter Bristol. This according to Margaret Cho who also competed against Bristol for the mirror ball.
As posted on MargaretCho.com,
Why did Bristol do Dancing with the Stars? I heard from someone who really should know (really should seriously know the dirt really really) that the only reason Bristol was on the show was because Sarah Palin forced her to do it.
Sarah supposedly blames Bristol harshly and openly (in the circles that I heard it from) for not winning the election, and so she told Bristol she “owed” it to her to do DWTS so that “America would fall in love with her again” and make it possible for Sarah Palin to run in 2012 with America behind her all the way.
Instead of being supposedly “handicapped” by the presence of her teen mom daughter, now Bristol is going to be an “asset” – a celebrity beloved for her dancing. I am sure the show wasn’t in on this (but who knows anything really).
So it's all a plot for Sarah to move into the White House! We knew it!