Last ight, o The Daily Show, Jo Stewart covered the cotroversy surrouding Dr. Laura's use of the -word o her radio show, icludig the supportive respose from Sarah Pali. It all led to a discussio with Joh Oliver and Wyatt Ceac about which is more offesive, the -word or the R-word. Well, if you ask me, there's o questio about it. I fact, the -word makes me so axious, I do't eve like usig that letter.
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"Just as we’d be appalled if any public figure of Rahm [Emanuel]’s stature ever used the 'N-word' or other such inappropriate language, Rahm's slur on all God’s children with cognitive and developmental disabilities — and the people who love them — is unacceptable, and it’s heartbreaking."
Sarah Palin this past Wednesday after Dr. Laura Schlessinger quit her radio show after being stripped of her First Amendment right to not get criticized for saying "the en-dash word" six times in about 15 seconds. which is a pretty high "en-dash word" density…
I have a hard time getting all the way through that tweet, and Google Translator is no help, because I don't think it's recognized language. But I'm pretty sure it's kind of the exact opposite sentiment of the first.
And I'm also pretty sure it includes a pretty severe misunderstanding of how the First Amendment works.
(via Talking Points Memo)
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Many were stunned when Dr. Laura Schlessinger recently uttered the n-word several times on her radio program. And as Stephen Colbert discussed on last night's Colbert Report, she's decided to leave her show in the wake of the controversy. Is it sad? Sure. But it's probably for the best. After all, how can I continue to take backwards and destructive relationship and parenting advice from a sociopath, if I know in the back of my head she might be some kind of bigot?
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