"I'm doing a terrible job disciplining Tripp," Bristol Palin admits on her Lifetime reality show Life's a Tripp. And yes, giggling when your toddler calls his aunt a "faggot" is probably not a great way to let him know that's not a nice word.
Look, kids say the darndest things, and it's kind of funny when a child curses. But there's a difference between a precocious utterance of "fuck" and a homophobic slur. The complete lack of shame is especially embarrassing given that there were cameras filming it all — gay-friendly Lifetime cameras, no less.
Hmm, I wonder where Tripp learned to use "faggot" as an insult.
(For those outside the U.S. who can't view the YouTube clip can watch the video here.)