E! broke the news this morning that Bristol Palin would be appearing on the upcoming season of "Dancing With The Stars," presumably as one of the stars. Suffice it to say, Twitter felt compelled to weigh in.

Dave Weigel of Slate was just happy Palin found a way to get her name out there...

Finally, a way to get attention. RT @Slate: Bristol Palin to compete on Dancing With the Stars http://slate.me/aJsGDSless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


...while comedian Frank Conniff doubted Bristol would affect her mother's ratings.

Bristol Palin to be on "Dancing With The Stars," while Sarah Palin continues to star on "Dispensing With The Truth."less than a minute ago via web


Novelist Caprice Crane postulated a theory on Bristol's fast-track to infamy.

"Bristol Palin Joins Dancing With the Stars."  My old boyfriend was right! Putting out in high school does lead to good things!less than a minute ago via web


The Washington Post's Matt DeLong misjudged the news cycle.

Apparently we just lost the afternoon because I was half an hour late on Bristol Palin joining "Dancing with the Stars"less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Pourmecoffee fell victim to ruthless Alaskan efficiency.

It has come to the attention of Palins that there is a tiny morsel of attention not focused on them. http://bit.ly/9HYXGHless than a minute ago via TBUZZ


Delrayser volunteered some fine advice.

Bristol reportedly already in crash course prep for DWTS. First lesson: Tango isn't what the astronauts drink.less than a minute ago via web


"Cajun Boy" (Brett Michael Dykes of Yahoo) was more preoccupied with the fate of Bristol's eternal soul...

Bristol Palin to compete on Dancing with the Stars. Didn't the Mama Grizzly teach her that dancing is a one way ticket to hell?less than a minute ago via TinyTwitter


...while Jezebel founder Anna Holmes wished all the C-list celebrities could be winners.

Snooki wuz robbed!! RT @The_AV_Club: Bristol Palin, The Situation join cast of Dancing With The Stars. http://onion.com/9XjHVuless than a minute ago via HootSuite