Tracie Egan Morrissey investigates the rigging of DWTS's voting system:
While Bristol Palin denies any Tea Party conspiracy theories, there's no denying that conservatives have been pushing for votes for Bristol, using blogs and Twitter to start a movement. But what isn't widely known is the evidencevia message board comments on some conservative sitesthat this mobilization involves fixing this (albeit meaningless) election through a technical snafu on ABC's website, which allows Palin's supporters to cast an infinite number of email votes
Money quote from a commenter:
Lord have mercy, I voted for 3 hours online! I got 300 in.
Why does this story even matter? Just look at all of the free ad time her mother's presidential campaign is getting on America's top-rated program - 20 million viewers just last week.