Are the Palin Girls Cyberbullies?
Analyzing their Facebook flame war.
Warning: This article contains profanity as quoted from Willow and Bristol Palin's Facebook posts. Also in Slate, read the rest of Emily Bazelon's series on cyberbullying.
Correction, Nov. 19, 2010: This article originally said that Bristol Palin is 19 years old. She turned 20 in October. (Return to the corrected sentence.)
Emily Bazelon is a Slate senior editor and writes about law, family, and kids. Her forthcoming book, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Empathy and Character. Find her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook or Twitter.