Friday, March 09, 2007

Reaction To Coulter's Slur Hints At Shift In View Of Gays

Reaction to Coulter's slur hints at shift in view of gays

Coulter's recent labeling of presidential candidate John Edwards as a "faggot," however, has triggered a huge response, including a campaign initiated today by a gay rights group and media watchdog to persuade mainstream media outlets to dump her for good.

At least four newspapers have dropped Coulter's syndicated column, and 40,000 people signed an online petition to Universal Press Syndicate, which distributes her column, demanding that it release her. Three corporations, including Verizon, stopped advertising on Coulter's Web site after she made the comment.

I normally don't like to get political on this blog, but I really can't stand Ann Coulter. If I wanted to stoop to that level there's a few labels I'd hang on her.

5 comments:

KansasSunflower said...

I purposefully have been staying away from everything political because I get too emotionally involved and charged. I, too, cannot stand Ann Coulter and believe she is all about profit because no-one is THAT DUMB.

She really called John Edwards gay? Why? Because he happens to be well groomed and attractive? He is so NOT gay. I happen to like him very much.

jane said...

Yeah, I'd like to take a swipe or 2 at her & hit below the belt. Sometimes it's really hard not to go there, know what I mean?

Jon said...

Kansas Sunflower - He didn't technically call Edwards gay, he used the word "faggot" when talking about Edwards.

Jane - don't hold back ;-)

ariadneK, Ph.D. said...

I can't stand Ann COulter so much that I don't even bother to get into criticizing her for fear of how far I'll go... ;-)

Jon said...

Ari - That gives me an idea. I should start a post about this. "Please describe Ann Coulter in one word. Leave your comment below. (Not safe for work)"