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ABC's The View Hosts Decry Threats Against Brad Pitt's Conservative Mom
NewsBusters.com ^ | July 14, 2012 | Brad Wilmouth

Posted on 07/14/2012 11:41:53 AM PDT by Kaslin

n Tuesday's The View on ABC, the group criticized death threats made against actor Brad Pitt's conservative mother after she wrote a letter to the editor of the Springfield News-Leader in Missouri defending Mitt Romney and asking people not to vote for President Obama, citing her religious objections to abortion and same-sex marriage.

Co-host Whoopi Goldberg introduced the topic:

 

(Video can be found here.)

Brad Pitt's mom, Jane, wrote a letter to the editor claiming Christians shouldn't vote for President Obama because he supports gay marriage and abortion rights. And apparently now she is in fear over the outraged, hate-filled messages and death threats that she's been getting.

She continued:

I mean, when did it shift so much that we can't disagree with somebody without theatening them? I mean, you know, the little kids that made that stupid error of bullying the lady on the bus. They got death threats. I mean, this is now the new thing. Someone displeases you and you threaten them with death within an hour.

Below is a transcript of a portion of the segment from the Tuesday, July 10, The View on ABC:

WHOOPI GOLDBERG: Brad Pitt's mom, Jane, wrote a letter to the editor claiming Christians shouldn't vote for President Obama because he supports gay marriage and abortion rights. And apparently now she is in fear over the outraged, hate-filled messages and death threats that she's been getting.

I mean, when did it shift so much that we can't disagree with somebody without theatening them? I mean, you know, the little kids that made that stupid error of bullying the lady on the bus. They got death threats. I mean, this is now the new thing. Someone displeases you and you threaten them with death within an hour.

JOY BEHAR: I think it's a lack of creativity on the part of the person who's upset. They don't know what else to say. That's why they say you're fat, things like that, when they're mad at you.

ELISABETH HASSELBECK: Like you're fat and kill you?

BARBARA WALTERS: This is violence. This is violence.

BEHAR: Yeah, but they're not going to actually do anything. They're just gonna-

GOLDBERG: You don't know that because it's always anonymous.

(...)

HASSELBECK: But what are we teaching the kids, right? Because they have access to all the things that we have access to. So they're seeing the reaction of adults in terms of the death threats, that someone can't express themselves, you know, this is a woman who is expressing her religion, whether you agree with her or not, but I think she's entitled to that, and she's not trying to hurt anybody.

SHERRI SHEPHERD: And, you know, Brad came out - because don't mess with nobody's mama - Brad came out and he was like, "This is my mom, my mother is a great woman," you know-

GOLDBERG: He should not have to come out and have to defend her. She's a grown woman, but I don't understand. This is still America. The America that we grew up in said that we could have disagreements and still be able to hang out. I don't know who y'all are that get crazy and write this stuff. Please stop it.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; abortion; achillwind; dncbrownshirts; electionviolence; excusesexcuses; gaystapo; gaystapotactics; glbtabcdisney; google; homofascists; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; legalizelove; obamavoters; pedophiles; samesexmarriage; sodomhusseinobama

1 posted on 07/14/2012 11:42:03 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
I mean, you know, the little kids that made that stupid error of bullying the lady on the bus. They got death threats.

WTF? If I recall, the little demons in that case MADE death threats against the elderly woman.

2 posted on 07/14/2012 11:47:45 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: Kaslin

“Yeah, but they’re not going to actually do anything.”

Oh, Joy... ever the apologist.

It only takes one.


3 posted on 07/14/2012 11:50:07 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: Kaslin
I mean, when did it shift so much that we can't disagree with somebody without theatening them?

Think about it whoppster. You know when it started.

But I think the more relevant question...the one she so easily avoided...is "who is doing the threatening?" Really. I think even Whoppi can answer that honestly. But she won't.

4 posted on 07/14/2012 11:58:35 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (As long a hundred of us remain alive we will never on any condition be brought under Obama's rule.)
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To: Kaslin

Well, Whoopi should know about how we got to a point where disagrements result in violence and threats.

This is how things go down in the ghetto. The code of behavior in the ghetto is that to be “dissed”, or “disrespected”, must be fought back against with violence.

Whoopi should know that it’s coming from ghetto behavior.

In some ways, America as a whole is going ghetto. This is just one example.


5 posted on 07/14/2012 11:58:56 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Kaslin
Elisabeth Hasselbeck is perhaps the bravest conservative on television. How she can go in there every day and deal with those disgusting idiots is beyond my tolerance capability.

Not hard to look at either.

6 posted on 07/14/2012 11:59:58 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party Switcheroo: Economic crisis! Zero's eligibility Trumped!! Hillary 2012!!!)
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To: Kaslin

Yeah, that’s the problem. Antagonists just aren’t creative enough in their verbal assaults. /s


7 posted on 07/14/2012 12:02:34 PM PDT by Faith
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To: Kaslin

“SHERRI SHEPHERD: And, you know, Brad came out - because don’t mess with nobody’s mama - Brad came out and he was like, “This is my mom, my mother is a great woman,” you know- “

I haven’t heard anything about Brad defending his mom...it was his brother who did the defending.


8 posted on 07/14/2012 12:13:27 PM PDT by Arpege92 (If you don't stand behind our troops...please feel free to stand in front of them!)
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To: Kaslin

Rush is right the Left wing is purely reactionary these days, an elite that rules by a sort of fear. Not a Saddam level but more like an EAst German one, one small mistake in political rhetoric and you can’t find work.


9 posted on 07/14/2012 12:16:38 PM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Kaslin
I mean, when did it shift so much that we can't disagree with somebody without theatening them?

When leftists decided it was a good tactic to paint anyone who disagreed with them as Hitler incarnate.

See Saul Alinsky, your president's hero.

10 posted on 07/14/2012 12:23:33 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Kaslin

It may seem a queer thing, but no one is meaner than a vengeful fag, and Brad’s mom has stirred up a nest of angry ferries.


11 posted on 07/14/2012 12:37:48 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Kaslin
I don't know who y'all are that get crazy and write this stuff.
Sure 'ya do Whoopie, they be people just like you ... America hating, self loathing, pinko-commie LIBERALs.
12 posted on 07/14/2012 1:26:45 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Kaslin
JOY BEHAR: I think it's a lack of creativity on the part of the person who's upset. They don't know what else to say. That's why they say you're fat, things like that, when they're mad at you.

This is the same woman who has been saying nasty "uncreative" things about Sarah Plain and her family. Unbelievable!

13 posted on 07/14/2012 2:15:27 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: Arpege92

It was his father-in-law,who did the defending.

http://www.eonline.com/news/329588/jon-voight-it-s-quot-good-quot-brad-pitt-s-mom-aired-her-conservative-views?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-topstories&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_topstories


14 posted on 07/14/2012 2:48:43 PM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
I mean, when did it shift so much that we can't disagree with somebody without theatening them?

It shifted during the 08 campaign, when YOUR MESSIAH said crap like this:

“If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun...”

15 posted on 07/14/2012 3:05:07 PM PDT by erkyl (We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office --Aesop (~550 BC))
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To: Kaslin
ABC's The View Hosts Decry Threats Against Brad Pitt's Conservative Mom

This is beyond hypocrisy.

These bitches are flat-out evil.

(Zot me if you want, it had to be said, it's too ugly to go silent about).

16 posted on 07/14/2012 3:52:46 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Kaslin
The height of hypocrisy when those four witches (Goldberg, Walters, Shepherd and Behar) are surprised that some of their fellow travelers turn violent. The Left is NUTS! Yet, from the Pres..ent on down, they are deriding, dehumanizing, and destroying EVERYONE with whom they disagree. DISGUSTING!
17 posted on 07/14/2012 4:08:36 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Kaslin

Man.....when WHOOPIE is the voice of REASON, we are in DEEP DOO DOO!!!!!!


18 posted on 07/14/2012 4:28:16 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Kaslin

Man.....when WHOOPIE is the voice of REASON, we are in DEEP DOO DOO!!!!!!


19 posted on 07/14/2012 4:28:16 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Arpege92
These are Brad Pitts kind of people. If not mistaken, he has been support same sex marriages and other such nonsense , verbally and financially. You know, his tolerant friends, the liberals.
20 posted on 07/14/2012 5:02:01 PM PDT by papageo
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To: Kaslin

I’d rather swallow a gallon of cod liver oil than accept a “defense” from the disingenuous cretins.


21 posted on 07/15/2012 5:13:31 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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