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Old 06-12-2009, 10:16 AM
 
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Originally Posted by domergurl View Post
If Letterman is a hatemonger, what are limbaugh, hannity and coulter?

"I know you are, but what am I?"

Nice response Pee Wee.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Sacramento
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Letterman is a hatemonger. You already see how he is trying to weasel his way out of it be claiming he was refering to Palin's 18 year old daughter, when it was quite clear he meant her 14 year old.
I probably wouldn't go that far, calling him a hatemonger.

Just a smarmy creep:

smarmy
Pronunciation:\ˈsmär-mē\
Function:adjective
Inflected Form(s):smarm·i·er; smarm·i·est
Etymology:smarm to gush, slobber
Date:1924
1 : revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, or false earnestness <a tone of smarmy self-satisfaction — New Yorker>
2 : of low sleazy taste or quality <smarmy eroticism>



smarmy - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:19 AM
 
Location: MI
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Palin would be wise to keep this in the news. It shows the hypocrisy of the left. Also decent people hate attacks on children, especially sexually suggestive attacks.
Decent people, you are correct, would not parade a pregnant teenager with her boyfriend around the country for months. Palin opened this door herself. I thought Palin erred in her interview on tv this morning.
I don't like the joke but it is past time to let it die. I doubt this will end Sarah Palin won't let it. David Letterman will continue to soar in the ratings.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:20 AM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Originally Posted by NewToCA View Post
I probably wouldn't go that far, calling him a hatemonger.

Just a smarmy creep:

smarmy
Pronunciation:\ˈsmär-mē\
Function:adjective
Inflected Form(s):smarm·i·er; smarm·i·est
Etymology:smarm to gush, slobber
Date:1924
1 : revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, or false earnestness <a tone of smarmy self-satisfaction — New Yorker>
2 : of low sleazy taste or quality <smarmy eroticism>



smarmy - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
I can buy that..
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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Will you teach your son to talk about women and girls the way you talk about Sarah Palin and her daughters?

You called the married 45-year-old mother, grandmother and Alaska governor a "slutty flight attendant" on your national TV talk show because she happens to be a tall, beautiful and dynamic public figure who doesn't look, walk or talk the way you think she should.


RealClearPolitics - Dear David Letterman
For once I am actually going to take Palin's side. The things he says about her and her daughter are not only not funny but they are disgusting. It is one thing to use humor at people but to call them names and infer that their 14 year old is having sex with a major league baseball player is just plain gutter talk and if CBS had any guts, the executives would make him apologize for it. People's kids should be "off limits" to late night comedy. Jay Leno would never have shown such an utter lack of class.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:25 AM
 
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Well, I agree with the Palin's comment:

"Concerning Letterman's comments about my young daughter (and I doubt he'd ever dare make such comments about anyone else's daughter): 'Laughter incited by sexually-perverted comments made by a 62-year-old male celebrity aimed at a 14-year-old girl is not only disgusting, but it reminds us some Hollywood/N.Y. entertainers have a long way to go in understanding what the rest of America understands -- that acceptance of inappropriate sexual comments about an underage girl, who could be anyone's daughter, contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men who use and abuse others.' "
He SAID he wasnt thinking of Willow.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:26 AM
 
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Will you teach your son to talk about women and girls the way you talk about Sarah Palin and her daughters?

You called the married 45-year-old mother, grandmother and Alaska governor a "slutty flight attendant" on your national TV talk show because she happens to be a tall, beautiful and dynamic public figure who doesn't look, walk or talk the way you think she should.


RealClearPolitics - Dear David Letterman
He said "her slutty flight attendant look." He didnt call her one. More spin you people just swallow right down.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:27 AM
 
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For once I am actually going to take Palin's side. The things he says about her and her daughter are not only not funny but they are disgusting. It is one thing to use humor at people but to call them names and infer that their 14 year old is having sex with a major league baseball player is just plain gutter talk and if CBS had any guts, the executives would make him apologize for it. People's kids should be "off limits" to late night comedy. Jay Leno would never have shown such an utter lack of class.
Exactly. This isn't about what a dimwit/danger to the country/slutty stewardess/white trash palin is. This is about the acceptability of trashing politicians children and spouses. It was wrong when Rove did it, it was wrong when limbaugh did it, it was wrong when snl did it and it is wrong when Letterman did it.
Why some people cannot admit such a basic fact eludes me.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:29 AM
 
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He SAID he wasnt thinking of Willow.
AFTER the fact.
Lets be clear on that one. Palin took one dd to the game - the fourteen year old one. It COULD be that Letterman assumed it was the elder one, or more probably didn't care which one was there. Either way, the goof was his alone.
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Old 06-12-2009, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Turn Left at Greenland
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Exactly. This isn't about what a dimwit/danger to the country/slutty stewardess/white trash palin is. This is about the acceptability of trashing politicians children and spouses. It was wrong when Rove did it, it was wrong when limbaugh did it, it was wrong when snl did it and it is wrong when Letterman did it.
Why some people cannot admit such a basic fact eludes me.
If what you say is true ... why is Letterman getting all the hate NOW?
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