Bristol Palin has revealed she is encouraging her mother to run for president in the upcoming race on Good Morning America.

The “Dancing with the Stars” contestant said her mother should absolutely run for president despite the media circus that ensued during the 2008 race.

In response to whether or not her mother should run she said: “Absolutely. I think she's awesome," Palin, 20, said. "I think she's smart. I think she would be awesome for our country."

Speaking about her mother’s experience in the last presidential campaign of 2008, she said her family had been "thrown under the campaign bus" by Sen. John McCain of Arizona.

"I think they could have stuck up for our family more," she said adding “"Because they never really did.”
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