Video: Female Democratic lawmakers refuse to speak out against Bill Maher’s misogynism

posted at 4:15 pm on March 7, 2012 by Tina Korbe

The president and liberals want to talk about a “war on women”? How about the war on conservative women? It’s happening, but liberals prefer to stay silent about it — when they’re not directly waging it.

For years, comedian Bill Maher has been one of its generals. One of the most egregious examples of his disdainful derogation and objectification of women whose political ideology he despises was his disgusting denouncement of Sarah Palin as a “c-nt” at a live show in Texas last March. As, so far, I’ve never yet heard teenage girls affectionately refer to each other by that term (please may that always be the case!), I’d say Maher’s misogynistic vocab word was worse than Rush Limbaugh’s “sl-t.” (For the record, though, I wish that term were out of use, too.)

Nor do I recall Maher ever apologizing for his affront to SP. Yes, yes, I know: Sarah Palin is a national figure and Sandra Fluke is ostensibly a private citizen (more like a seasoned activist) — but, while that difference might make Limbaugh’s rant regrettable for another reason, it doesn’t make Maher’s laudable. At issue here is the language they used — language that President Barack Obama, to judge by his condemnatory remarks of Rush, supposedly wants to be eliminated from the public discourse entirely (and I agree — it should be!).

If that’s the case, how can the president possibly condone the Alabama Democratic Party’s decision to recruit Bill Maher to headline a fundraiser March 17? How can Obama not denounce the $1 million donation Maher made to his Super PAC?

Sarah Palin asked the same question in a recent tweet.

“Pres. Obama says he called Sandra Fluke because of his daughters,” she wrote. “For the sake of everyone’s daughter, why doesn’t his super PAC return the $1 million that he got from a rabid misogynist?”

If Obama is anything like the female Democratic lawmakers in the above video, though, he’ll opt to say nothing rather than vocally distance himself from Maher.

Another erstwhile soldier in the left’s war against conservative women is typically non-political-but-always-pushing-the-envelope comedian Louis C.K., whose one-time rant against Sarah Palin rivaled Maher’s worst insults in its crudity. Far from calling him out, the MSM has decided to reward him. The Radio and TV Correspondents Association invited him to host its annual black-tie dinner in June. (Somewhat O/T but important: I’ll forever think this bit from Louis C.K. is one of the funniest and most spot-on pieces of social commentary I’ve seen a comedian deliver. Notice that he didn’t have to insult a single female to be funny!)

Two examples among many. As Townhall.com’s Carol Platt Liebau pleads, “Uniform standards, please!

Update: Interestingly enough, Bill Maher recently came to the defense of Rush Limbaugh and said liberals should accept his apology. Still no apology from Maher to Palin, though.


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Should Mitt Romney reject Ted Nugent’s endorsement and donation since he called Hillary Clinton a c**t on numerous occasions and said he’d like to stick his machine gun into her private parts?

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM

How do they spell speell and then become the spelling sheriff to address others?

Wade on March 7, 2012 at 4:58 PM

This is too funny. Sooo deserved.

Though, on this was not a spelling correction, just to point out that they have principals, but no principles.

But Wade, I laughed out loud, and thanks.

Schadenfreude on March 7, 2012 at 5:05 PM

cry me a river

liberal4life on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Misogynist anti-woman swine.

MadisonConservative on March 7, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Yes, we lost the ability to discuss reasonably….
Turtle317

Oh, the irony…

verbaluce on March 7, 2012 at 5:06 PM

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM

It’s called
“creative liberty ”
and
” artistic liberty”
and
” poetic license”

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Hey Jan Schakowsky,

Cee
yoU
Next
Tuesday!

St Gaudens on March 7, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Should Mitt Romney reject Ted Nugent’s endorsement and donation since he called Hillary Clinton a c**t on numerous occasions and said he’d like to stick his machine gun into her private parts?

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM

cry me a river

liberal4life on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

idesign on March 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Wow, it’s almost like they’re…hypocrites or something.

Rational Thought on March 7, 2012 at 5:09 PM

MadisonConservative on March 7, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Apologize…to the clean good pigs.

Schadenfreude on March 7, 2012 at 5:10 PM

It’s called
“creative liberty ”
and
” artistic liberty”
and
” poetic license”

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Hypocrite. It’s only bad if the other side does it, right? Conservatives have NO credibility on this issue.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Hypocrite. It’s only bad if the other side does it, right? Conservatives have NO credibility on this issue.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Ironic braindead troll is ironic.

HumpBot Salvation on March 7, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Conservatives have NO credibility on this issue.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Oh, but we do. You’re just trying to censor their art.

See how that works? This is fun.

Clown nose on. Clown nose off.

CurtZHP on March 7, 2012 at 5:16 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

The posts write themselves…

Del Dolemonte on March 7, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Hypocrite. It’s only bad if the other side does it, right? Conservatives have NO credibility on this issue.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Really ?
So Maher, Fallon, Letterman, Malloy, Bernhart, Lopez, Louis CK and Wanda Sykes are not comedians ?

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Oh, but we do. You’re just trying to censor their art.

See how that works? This is fun.

Clown nose on. Clown nose off.

CurtZHP on March 7, 2012 at 5:16 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Yakky hairdo, white power suit…she’s The Fixer!

/

Christien on March 7, 2012 at 5:19 PM

See…

… You can shut up Democrats.

You just call them on their bull sh%t…

… So much for the “war on women”, no let’s get back to the economy and Obowma’s unconstitutional mandate.

Seven Percent Solution on March 7, 2012 at 5:20 PM

If someone was to tell her that what was said my maher, was said by a republican against a demorat she would be up in arms. but because its one of their own its OK. What a crock of Sh*t. I sure hope the american people wake up to this nonsense.

ColdWarrior57 on March 7, 2012 at 5:21 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Yeah, you could.

St Gaudens on March 7, 2012 at 5:22 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Your idiocy could fill a galaxy.

You want to have a pizzing contest on who is the biggest hypocrites? Liberals/Progressives/Democrats win hands down. Reference the Giffords shooting for starters.

HumpBot Salvation on March 7, 2012 at 5:22 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

You still here ;-)

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 5:23 PM

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM

You’re one to talk about credibility. You’ve had a bug up your ass about Nugent for a long damned time. He’s a musician, not a political talk show host, junior.

MadisonConservative on March 7, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Hypocrite. It’s only bad if the other side does it, right? Conservatives have NO credibility on this issue.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

And you think libs do have credibility? Are you that clueless?

dentarthurdent on March 7, 2012 at 5:25 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Then leave, so the idiocy can drain. Seriously, I never f**king understand you worthless s**theads who spend your time on a website talking about how much it sucks. Just f**k off if you don’t like it.

MadisonConservative on March 7, 2012 at 5:27 PM

It’s simple really – all libs are hypocrits.

dentarthurdent on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Everyone suffers from hypocrisy at some time at some level.

Liberalism is a malady which incorporates hypocrisy, but goes way beyond it. It is a disease which causes its suffers to believe in many mutually exclusive thing simultaneously. Often times the things they believe in are both bizarre and destructive to themselves and society.

A liberal therefore can be for equality for all, for women’s right’s and dignity, but think it’s okay to degrade certain women.

I think deep down, most liberals know something is wrong with their wiring. That’s why they and their talk show idols appear to be so miserable all the time.

Look at Bill Maher and his ilk you see some truly unhappy pitiable people.
While the rules and accountability may be stricter when you aren’t a liberal sufferer, I, for one, would much rather be free of the disease and be happy.

MessesWithTexas on March 7, 2012 at 5:27 PM

cry me a river

liberal4life on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Obviously you don’t care what the call or say about all of you women.

docflash on March 7, 2012 at 5:29 PM

If Obama is anything like the female Democratic lawmakers in the above video, though, he’ll opt to say nothing rather than vocally distance himself from Maher.

Of course he’ll say nothing. He’s a craven windbag dictator-wannabe. The ballless wonder. The hater. The divider. The destroyer of America. The complainer-about-the-Constitution that he so dishonestly swore to protect and defend, which IMHO makes him a traitor.

Keep in mind that there’s a lot he’s done behind the scenes that we haven’t even found out about yet.

If this guy is elected this fall, America isn’t worth saving because it’s already too late.

I spit on Obama and the idiots who voted for him, including my stepchildren. Ah well, it’s their future and their freedom that they’re voting away. I had a good run, anyway.

disa on March 7, 2012 at 5:31 PM

You’re one to talk about credibility. You’ve had a bug up your ass about Nugent for a long damned time. He’s a musician, not a political talk show host, junior.

MadisonConservative on March 7, 2012 at 5:24 PM

But just think of all the cool things Nugent could make liberals pay for if he were HHS secretary!

gwelf on March 7, 2012 at 5:31 PM

cry me a river

liberal4life on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

So in threads about Rush calling Fluke a slut you get the vapors, in threads about how liberals are crass and hypocrites on civility you suddenly grow a spine?

gwelf on March 7, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Hmmm…

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March 17, 2012 Chairman’s Reception at 7pm

Performance at 8pm

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Tickets are $100 and include admission to the pre-event Chairman’s reception and prime seating at the performance.

Paid for by the Alabama Democratic Party. P.O. Box 950. Montgomery, AL 36101. (334) 262-2221. (800) 995-3386.

cry me a river

liberal4life on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Del Dolemonte on March 7, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Should Mitt Romney reject Ted Nugent’s endorsement and donation since he called Hillary Clinton a c**t on numerous occasions and said he’d like to stick his machine gun into her private parts?

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM

if nugent did, and if someone points this out to mittens, then expect mittens to reject said endorsement in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1….

Dr. Demento on March 7, 2012 at 5:47 PM

he actually manages to masturbate and give a speech at the same time. impressive!

nathor on March 7, 2012 at 4:20 PM

POCKET POOL! Right ball in the side pocket!

Sasha List on March 7, 2012 at 5:49 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Good God – look in the mirror. Do you really want to go down the road of what musicians have said sleazy remarks about GWB? Moron.

The Count on March 7, 2012 at 5:51 PM

For liberals, life isn’t all about politics.

Its only about politics, and for anyone who is a detractor of liberal domination its the politics of destruction.

Just get a handle on the vast network of smeagols the President sent to harass Rush’s ad supporters.

Notice there wasn’t a question of ad loyalty until after Rush apologized.

Speakup on March 7, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Bill Maher is not the only example David Letterman made sexual comments about Sarah Palin’s under age daughter. Yeah the same David Letterman having and adulterous affair with his intern.

There is George Lopez, Louis C.K. (Louie)FX, Christopher Titus.

Christopher Titus: “You know what man? I am going to literally — if she gets elected president, I am going to hang out on the grassy knoll all the time, just loaded and ready — because you know what? It’s for my country. It’s for my country. If I got to sacrifice myself, it’s for my country.”

Tina you know what would be easier, finding a male comedian that hasn’t said something vile, misogynistic or threatening to Sarah Palin and her family.

I am supposed to believe that Obama cares about women?

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 5:59 PM

disa on March 7, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Awesome!

BigSven on March 7, 2012 at 6:01 PM

Conservative women deserve to be humiliated, vilified and excoriated.

They are class traitors.

Maher is the goon for the Utopians.

profitsbeard on March 7, 2012 at 6:01 PM

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Let me add Obama’s butttttt-floss :
Tracy Morgan on TNT Pre-Game Show “Sarah Palin is good masturbation material”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBIh04-I-iQ

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 6:04 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

You come up with that all by yourself? Man I wish I had your wit. /

Bmore on March 7, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Why are you people even arguing or wasting any of your time with the lefturds? Hypocricy is their way of life. Remember it is only bad to them if those that are not like them do it. You are never ever going to convince those that are little more than cockroaches, and that are high from the methane fumes of having their heads up their rear ends, that they are wrong so why waste your time?

Instead start pounding Obastard and his crapweaselly little minions more with the high unemployment, high gas prices and a stagnating economy and other things that are going on that are actual issues. Enough with giving these swine time with this junk there are more important things going on in this country than what these vermin are trying to distract you with.

I figured a lot of you people that have been around here for awhile were smarter than that. You really think this is the last item they are going to use to distract people from the Chief Ass Clown’s record between now and November? You better get used to it and get past it quickly. Just my 2 cents.

bbinfl on March 7, 2012 at 6:12 PM

The feminazis want to be men so badly, they imitate the crudeness and crassness of the misogynists, and accept, nay encourage, the left’s degradation of women. They even try to look manly! Anything to fit in. It’s disgusting.

Sasha List on March 7, 2012 at 6:13 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM
You come up with that all by yourself? Man I wish I had your wit. /

Bmore on March 7, 2012 at 6:11 PM

With a handle as awesome as “SnarkVader”, what did you expect?

St Gaudens on March 7, 2012 at 6:17 PM

mark levin addressing this now. we need to keep pushing this. as breitbart would.

sbvft contributor on March 7, 2012 at 6:21 PM

It’s ok that SnarkVader isn’t happy with this website. He’s just sad that his mom didn’t choose a late term abortion. Oh! is that too harsh? Hey, it’s THEIR ideology.

kirkill on March 7, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Should Mitt Romney reject Ted Nugent’s endorsement and donation since he called Hillary Clinton a c**t on numerous occasions and said he’d like to stick his machine gun into her private parts?

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM

Snarkvader — Dear Lord, did Nugent really say that!? Do you have a link to that info? That is unforgiveable whether you like Sec. Clinton or not.

Maher’s endorsement (and dough) should surely be rejected by Obama since he called Palin a c**t and also commented about Hillary’s…

People who behave this way on both sides need to go.

Anifin on March 7, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Then leave, so the idiocy can drain. Seriously, I never f**king understand you worthless s**theads who spend your time on a website talking about how much it sucks. Just f**k off if you don’t like it.

MadisonConservative on March 7, 2012 at 5:27 PM

It’s comments such as these that make me long for a “Like” button!

Nikkia2112 on March 7, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Let me add Obama’s butttttt-floss :
Tracy Morgan on TNT Pre-Game Show “Sarah Palin is good masturbation material”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBIh04-I-iQ

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 6:04 PM

If the theme is going to be “A War On Women” someone should go through all the you tube clips of comedians, pundits so called bloggers etc..and put together a video of all the nasty vulgar things that Sarah Palin alone has been called by creepy leftards. That’s not counting all the other women that have been treated to vile name calling like Malkin by Matt Taibbi, and Laura Ingraham by Ed Shultz, Olbermann, There could be a video put together just of MSNBC’s greatest moments on their war on women – They could call it “Come on baby hit me one more time”. We could send the President multiple copies till he get’s the point- he’s supposed to be the President of every American not just democrat Americans.

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Too bad that someone from the conservative media (such as it is) isn’t posing the question to lawmakers. When it’s just some YouTube guy with a shaky cam running out-of-breath trying to catch some politician it’s not as impressive as it could be.

whatcat on March 7, 2012 at 6:34 PM

yawn

DBear on March 7, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Misogyny, not “Misogynism”, geez…. dont be such a dumb ****, lol….

rightwingyahooo on March 7, 2012 at 6:43 PM

he’s supposed to be the President of every American not just democrat Americans.

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Did Obama call Sarah Palin to offer her Secret Service protection when his people were openly threatening to kill her and her family ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s4YfBKs39Y

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Why engage with liberals on this issue? After what they’ve done to Palin and other conservative women they have zero credibility.

potvin on March 7, 2012 at 6:59 PM

I don’t think this is equivalent to Limbaugh, though.

Limbaugh is criticized for something he said recently. The discussion is ongoing.

With Maher, conservatives are trying to get comments about stuff that happened months ago.

While the Limbaugh thing is arguably a manufactured controversy, this is unambiguously an attempt to manufacture a controversy.

Mister Mets on March 7, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Did Obama call Sarah Palin to offer her Secret Service protection when his people were openly threatening to kill her and her family ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s4YfBKs39Y

burrata on March 7, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Well according to Obama it’s their first amendment right SEE fluke, and they have a right to speak without anyone criticizing them for their opinions.

I think it was Fran Tarkington who mentioned that Barack Obama is not everyone’s president, that he’s only democrat’s president. It’s the truth if you are other than a democrat, he doesn’t give a rat’s a$$ what anyone does or says about or to you.

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Why engage with liberals on this issue? After what they’ve done to Palin and other conservative women they have zero credibility.

potvin on March 7, 2012 at 6:59 PM

While the Limbaugh thing is arguably a manufactured controversy, this is unambiguously an attempt to manufacture a controversy.

Mister Mets on March 7, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Because the Obama campaign media meme, is that republican’s have an ongoing war on women.

There is a war on women, but it’s not a war on democrat women.

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 7:15 PM

With Maher, conservatives are trying to get comments about stuff that happened months ago.

Mister Mets on March 7, 2012 at 7:08 PM

It only happened once, but it it’s been a constant ever since.

Bill Maher is a reprehensible self-serving libtard idiot.

Roy Rogers on March 7, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Whoever shot this video and confronted the Democrots on this is: AWESOME. The Right needs to do more of this. Get a camera in Democrats faces and make them choke on Maher and the his ilk. Expose the Dems for the frauds they are. If only someone could get close enough with a camera to Obama, Axelrod and the rest of the top Dems like this, then that would be AWESOME.

gumble on March 7, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Always waiting for the left to EVER “do as they say and not as they do”…. We all know who they were… the ones that made fun of everyone else at school, the snarky ones, picking on everyone they felt threatened by and even ones they weren’t and only because they knew that person would not fight back. They called people names and made labels for groups that disagreed with their ideology. They speak of freedom, yet only attach that freedom to those that walk lock step with their own. Yeah they even called us names…. youtube Kathy Griffin… she’s the most vile I can think of off hand, but she is not alone either.

Woman’s LIB… Oh brother, I have had to put up with these vile nasty female sharks speaking on my behalf and making policy based on rhetoric and no consensuses. That the biggest concern of modern day woman has, is the ability or lack of ability to get a $5.00 prescription for birth control is absurd. Ms. Fluke is not the first person to be called a name…. guess what she’s not going to be the last either. But if the left wants to act all indignant about it… I will require it to be an across the board indignation and applied to all woman not just the ones they happen to think are on their side.

ActinUpinTexas on March 7, 2012 at 7:37 PM

You know, I’m tired of certain combinations of symbols overriding truth.

Spliff Menendez on March 7, 2012 at 7:44 PM

Poster women for HYPOCRACY.

kregg on March 7, 2012 at 7:45 PM

youtube Kathy Griffin… she’s the most vile I can think of off hand, but she is not alone either.ActinUpinTexas on March 7, 2012 at 7:37 PM

That’s right she picked on 13 year old kid, because she was the daughter of Sarah Palin.

You know what I wish, that the Palin’s would send their kids to the White House to stay with the Obama’s and their daughters so every body get’s to know each other personally. When the president has an actual personal relationship with Palin’s kids, maybe just maybe then they would care about how those kids are treated, because they are kids of politicians too. Kind of like a White House version of wife swap. It might get through to those vile lefty creatures that think their behavior is acceptable or to be tolerated – how HEALTHY human interaction works.

He’s supposed to care about the Palins and their kids too just as much as Fluke, because he’s their president too, but it’s just too much to hope for that he shows some objectivity and deference.

Dr Evil on March 7, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Whoever shot this video and confronted the Democrots on this is: AWESOME. The Right needs to do more of this. Get a camera in Democrats faces and make them choke on Maher and the his ilk. Expose the Dems for the frauds they are. If only someone could get close enough with a camera to Obama, Axelrod and the rest of the top Dems like this, then that would be AWESOME.

gumble on March 7, 2012 at 7:22 PM

I agree.
They need to get in their face to ask for truth or prove their hypocrisy.

pastselldate on March 7, 2012 at 8:21 PM

The posts write themselves…

Del Dolemonte on March 7, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Well, there’s so much to laugh at….

DevilsPrinciple on March 7, 2012 at 8:27 PM

youtube Kathy Griffin… she’s the most vile I can think of off hand, but she is not alone either.ActinUpinTexas on March 7, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Wasn’t she dating the Tidy Bowl Old Spice man ?

DevilsPrinciple on March 7, 2012 at 8:28 PM

This is getting really old.

So are these skanky Femi-Nazi Dem Congresswomen.

Sporty1946 on March 7, 2012 at 9:11 PM

These educated, powerful female leaders are NOT ALLOWED to speak out. Their men will not like it.

The only things dem women are ALLOWED to get ornery about is birth control, so they can be ever available for sexual relations with the men who control them.

Haven’t we all got to the point where we can understand what has happened here? The main reason democrats permit women on Capital Hill at all is for under-the-desk hook ups. I guess a few token ladies are allowed to have their own offices.

mojowt on March 7, 2012 at 9:18 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader

That happens at every site you visit.

xblade on March 7, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Why is it that anytime a man criticizes a woman, he is a misogynist, yet if a woman calls a man a bad name, she is not called a misandrist (yeah, that word doesn’t even show up on spell check). I have long grown tired of western women complaining of what victims they are when they hold such unparallelled privileges.

NeverLiberal on March 7, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Video: Female Democratic lawmakers refuse to speak out against Bill Maher’s misogynism

This headline should instead be:

Wicked Witch of the North Shore thinks it’s okay to call conservative women c***s

And did anyone bother to ask she-bat Sheila Jackson about HER OWN coarse, foul and disgusting language that she’s heaped upon on her own staff?

stukinIL4now on March 7, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Maher also called Palin a stupid tw*t. And said he wasn’t saying it because he was sexist but because it was true. And the left said nothing.

I would like to see a Best of the Lefts Sexist Attacks on Palin video. It happened across the entire pop culture and well after the election ended. Comedians and rap artists and actors and TV shows all using sexism and not one concern for his girls or anyone elses when it was helping him win the election.

Keep asking him why he never cared before?

magicbeans on March 7, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Found an interesting piece in Bill Maher’s bio

Received a great deal of bad press for his comments after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center when he criticized the United States government. Subsequently, advertisers such as Sears and Federal Express pulled their ads and some television stations stop showing his program “Politically Incorrect” (1994). This eventually led to ABC canceling the show the following year. Commentators such as Rush Limbaugh, Arianna Huffington, and David Horowitz defended his right to free speech and said that his program should not be canceled.

bandutski on March 7, 2012 at 9:57 PM

cry me a river

liberal4life on March 7, 2012 at 4:19 PM

…that’s no river honey…that’s the overflow from your diaper!

KOOLAID2 on March 7, 2012 at 10:16 PM

Well, I gave up the network news so I have no idea. I am asking, was this information shared on ABC,CBS, or NBC nightly news? If not, we are right where we were. It’s a whole new ballgame when 3/4 of your constituents do not get the proper information. We have to work on that… start putting some plants in there or something.

These women do not, and have never represented me as a woman. They are the correct and only definition of the C word.

shar61 on March 7, 2012 at 10:34 PM

I really like a lot of your perspectives, Tina, but you have a b-a-a-d habit. You regularly sprinkle qualifiers and counterpoints through your own comments that rob your message of its power – and acts to let the left off the hook. I know you’re trying to sound objective and fair, but I really hope you can break that habit. Take a position and don’t apologize; it’ll be a stronger message.

fabrexe on March 7, 2012 at 10:43 PM

shar61 on March 7

Sadly, not only are they not getting the proper information, most seem content to let the mainstream media do their thinking for them.

bandutski on March 7, 2012 at 10:43 PM

You can call Sandra Fluke anything you choose to. The bottom line who this Person is: A paid “useful Idiot” actress in the employ of the Propaganda Ministry located somewhere in the bowels of the White House. Axlerod is the Propaganda Minister for this Regime.

ashiya on March 7, 2012 at 11:25 PM

The idiocy on this website could fill an ocean.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:18 PM

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Gee… I think you just created a new sea with one post… I know, let’s name it after you. The Sea of Stupidity..
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RalphyBoy on March 7, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Interestingly enough, Bill Maher recently came to the defense of Rush Limbaugh and said liberals should accept his apology. Still no apology from Maher to Palin, though.

Maher’s worried he might be next. He should be as he will be.

kim roy on March 8, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Knock it off you bunch of wingnut pukes.
At least they weren’t chanting USA USA or some other racist stuff.

/s

LegendHasIt on March 8, 2012 at 12:21 AM

A couple days ago, for a fraction of a second I entertained the idea of requesting that my local cable providers discontinue offering HBO, before cowering in horror from the idea of trying to determine what other people would watch.

This morning, I heard that some proglodytes were picketing the local talk radio station in order to have Rush removed from the air.

1. Bill Maher has never alarmed me, despite a regular and momentary disgust at hearing his latest spewage. 2. I am sympathetic that he has cited Rush’ apology. 3. I’m a rare listener to Rush’s program. 4. When I listen to it I’m usually dismayed by some of his more outrageous comments, but appreciate Rush’s ability to be thoughtful and analytic. 5. I wouldn’t have called Fluke a slut, and would have been dismayed by his use of it, largely because as Rush indicated he slunk to their level.

That said, I’m now interested in picketing my local cable providers to remove HBO if Maher keeps his show (but mainly while proglodytes continue to picket radio stations because Rush gave them a case of the vapahs). Has anybody heard any similar movement or interest?

If somebody sticks a mic in my face, I would recite the three words: “slut”, “c*nt”, and “tw*t”, expecting to be beeped on the last two. So if you beep the words that Maher said, how can you argue that what Rush said is more egregious? Rush doesn’t just blurt out “slut”, it was at least in view with expense of birth control. Not even feminine hygene was the issue when those words dropped out of Maher’s mouth, simply politics. And when Ed Shultz established that this epithet works fine over the airwaves, he was just looking for something insulting to say about Ingraham.

So is there some interest in smacking HBO around over this?

Axeman on March 8, 2012 at 12:57 AM

With Maher, conservatives are trying to get comments about stuff that happened months ago.

Mister Mets on March 7, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Try some relevancy. You don’t get to go all Blanche Dubois on us and then say that a much more vile thing said about a woman is “months in the past”.

How offensive or acceptable Rush’s statement was has quite A LOT to do with what has been allowed in the past. The PAST creates the context from which more current actions can be judged. It’s probably those alien concepts of consistency and seriousness, to you progs.

Progs who glorify “edginess” in art suddenly fanning the vapors away when all you saw was shoulder-shrugging and smirks in the past are also judged by behaviors that are less than current.

Axeman on March 8, 2012 at 1:16 AM

The left – full of folks who

Can’t
Understand
Normal
Thinking

Aquarian on March 8, 2012 at 5:50 AM

Of course they don’t say anything, they agree with the insults. But, boy oh boy, if you tell truth to power (Sandra Kluke) is having soooo much sex she needs ME to pay for it. In MY definition thats “a slut”, plain & simple.

mmcnamer1 on March 8, 2012 at 6:36 AM

$.40/$1, let’s remember what’s important

FineasFinn on March 8, 2012 at 7:21 AM

It’s called freedom of speech! When we start censoring words then we censor the freedom of speech, one of the protected natural rights.

flytier on March 8, 2012 at 8:36 AM

Should Mitt Romney reject Ted Nugent’s endorsement and donation since he called Hillary Clinton a c**t on numerous occasions and said he’d like to stick his machine gun into her private parts?

Yes.

guitarman67 on March 8, 2012 at 8:37 AM

Hypocrite. It’s only bad if the other side does it, right? Conservatives have NO credibility on this issue.

SnarkVader on March 7, 2012 at 5:12 PM

And for some unknown incredible reason you think you do? HYPOCRITE!

Noelie on March 8, 2012 at 9:22 AM

With Maher, conservatives are trying to get comments about stuff that happened months ago.

Mister Mets on March 7, 2012 at 7:08 PM

So his is okay with NO FORTHCOMING apology and no Obama calling and apologizing to Sarah Palin, and giving back money because it what MONTHS AGO?
what part of you folks keep lobbing the grenades and whine like babies when one gets thrown back at you don’t you quite get??
I get tired of your pretense at some sort of “moral stand” because you liberal types don’t have one. Your the most immoral and sycophantic hypocritical folks I know.
And you aren’t convincing anyone.. isn’t that getting through your think liberal skull?

Noelie on March 8, 2012 at 9:26 AM

Why engage with liberals on this issue? After what they’ve done to Palin and other conservative women they have zero credibility.

potvin on March 7, 2012 at 6:59 PM

The true problem though is that we keep helping them! Scour this site along for obnoxious rino type repubs for what I mean. They are out of line and obnoxious!
WE can’t fight the jerkiness of liberals if we can’t get the rino’s to also behave toward what is supposed to be those under our big tent!

Noelie on March 8, 2012 at 9:29 AM

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