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Old 06-11-2009, 04:28 PM
 
Location: Sacramento
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LOL..I bet you forgot she was Governor which is why you find it cool for her to step into the mud with a Comedian. A Governor should stay above the fray.
When one is the subject of an offensive public statement, one should appropriately respond.
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:28 PM
 
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An evaluation has been done by a few publications about the lack of jokes concerning Obama, both prior to the election and subsequent to his serving in office. Apparently Biden is the "safe" target for those in the media.
What might those publications be? Either way I've never seen anybody make ear jokes, teleprompter jokes, bowling jokes, cigarette jokes, "uh pause" jokes, smiling jokes about Obama..Never
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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I struggle to imagine a political leader with dignity stooping to the name calling and back-and-forth Jerry Springer-style barbs that constantly emerge from Palin's spokesperson and husband. Just let it go. He's a comedian.

Thankfully our President rises above that. I feel sorry they forced her on McCain. He could have been good.
Pardon my laughter.

PALIN-MCCAIN probably would have won. McCain weighed down the ticket, a better one would have been PALIN-ROMNEY. McCain is just another limp D-lite, masquerading as a republican.

If you're referring to BO, he has made snarky after snarky comments about Hannity, Rush, Cheney, and anyone else with the temerity to dare criticize Him.

As for feuds? The incredibly unfunny, juvenile, and nastynasty Letterperson started this.

And for the life of me, I don't see how anyone with any sort of sense of humor could consider Letterperson a comedian. He is not funny, he is stupid and highly unintelligent like all republicans are, and he's not funny.

Personally, I think Todd Palin should guest on the show. Todd and Letterperson should go three rounds, and may the better man win. That would be Todd.


Now, how many in the studio audience think Letterperson would still have a job if he'd made the same cracks about the Obama females?
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:29 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Letterman is a jerk and he goes too far with things and definately needs to be reigned in by cbs . He is a jerk plain and simple and what he said was offensive and disgusting . I dont blame the palins for being upset and they deserve respect and so do their children . I think Letterman needs to just shut up at times . I think the Palins are owed an apology from Letterman and CBS !!!
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:30 PM
 
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LOL..I bet you forgot she was Governor which is why you find it cool for her to step into the mud with a Comedian. A Governor should stay above the fray.

LOL... "A Governor should stay above the fray."

Until you the Governor's kids are brought into it... Then you need your butt frayed!
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:30 PM
 
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When one is the subject of an offensive public statement, one should appropriately respond.
You mean joke on a late night comedy show. In regards to an adult.
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:33 PM
 
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LOL... "A Governor should stay above the fray."

Until you the Governor's kids are brought into it... Then you need your butt frayed!
My fault..I don't like my leaders to be "folksy". I like them to ignore what they perceive as ignorance.
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Sacramento
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What might those publications be? Either way I've never seen anybody make ear jokes, teleprompter jokes, bowling jokes, cigarette jokes, "uh pause" jokes, smiling jokes about Obama..Never
David Letterman, a talk show host, describes him as “cogent, eloquent and in complete command of the issues” and sighs: “What . . . am I supposed to do with that?” The new president is “not fat, not cheating on his wife, not stupid, not angry and not a phony,” complains Bill Maher, another small-screen joker. Chris Rock, a stand-up comic, likens Obama to Brad Pitt. “There’s no Brad Pitt jokes,” he told CNN.


ECONOMIST: Comedy, the Onion and a hard-to-hit president | PressDemocrat.com | The Press Democrat | Santa Rosa, CA
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Prepperland
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Hey, it's all right for Letterman to allude to a white woman and a state governor as a (rude term for a promiscuous woman), or her 14 yr. old daughter to be statutorily raped, but politically incorrect for Imus to refer to a basketball player as "nappy headed ho".
And let's not forget Mr. Jamie Foxx's comment regarding Miley Cyrus, a 16 yr. old minor - to "make a sex tape and grow up".

Double standards do apply - now. Smack a black, lose your job. Smack a white, it's all right.

I wonder what Mr. Letterman would do if someone called his mother a politically incorrect derogatory term not appropriate for the public?
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Sacramento
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Letterman is a jerk and he goes too far with things and definately needs to be reigned in by cbs . He is a jerk plain and simple and what he said was offensive and disgusting . I dont blame the palins for being upset and they deserve respect and so do their children . I think Letterman needs to just shut up at times . I think the Palins are owed an apology from Letterman and CBS !!!
I agree with you.
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