ESPN suspends anchor for one week over “F*** Jesus” comment
posted at 5:08 pm on January 23, 2008 by Allahpundit
She was drunk at a roast, jokingly taunting a Notre Dame alum about “Touchdown Jesus” when the blasphemy escaped her lips. Enter Catholic League President Bill Donohue, unswayed by the fact that she was obviously kidding, and voila — the token damage-control punishment is duly dispensed. A bunch of people sent me the WND link this morning with notes to the effect of “What if she’d said ‘f*** Mohammed’?” Per the Tribune piece, what if she did? CAIR would have shrieked, ESPN would have tried to ignore them, and if the publicity persisted they’d probably have ended up … suspending her for a week.
Or did my tipsters mean “What if she’d said ‘f*** Mohammed’ in an Islamic country?” In that case, of course, she’d be dead.