Skip to comments.Rep. McCarthy pulls Breitbart column (like anybody cares!)
Posted on 04/08/2014 12:04:06 PM PDT by cotton1706
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy has pulled his column from Breitbart News after the site launched a California version with a lewd photoshop image of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
A McCarthy spokesperson told ABC News the images were "inappropriate," while another told the Los Angeles Times that the office "didn't condone them."
We thought it was the right thing to do to ask for the column to be removed," said Spokesperson Matt Sparks, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The brash right-wing conservative news outlet launched its California coverage Monday with an ad campaign featuring a series of image illustrations, including the Pelosi one, which appeared to combine her image with one of pop star Miley Cyruss infamous Video Music Awards performance, and a graphic of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerbergs head on the torso of a woman with exposed breasts, save for carefully placed Breitbart logos. Other images included Piers Morgan hopping a fence and California Gov. Jerry Brown's face on what looks like former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's body from his body building days.
Democrats immediately slammed the site on Monday. Pelosi said the images were "tasteless" and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz called the campaign "a disgusting new low and would be reprehensible against any woman regardless of party.
A spokesperson for Breitbart had no comment on McCarthy's decision to pull his column.
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Who the hell would read a column by the worthless moderate majority whip?? And who of consequence would miss it?? I'm on Breitbart every day and have never noticed it.
The word that comes to mind is “gutless”...followed by “coward”... followed by “p***y”.
But hey... that’s just my opinion.
I thought every one of the pictures was completely appropriate. And representative of west coast politics.
Ever watch any of the freak parades in SF? Makes these look like illustrations from a children’s bible.
“...Pelosi said the images were “tasteless” and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz called the campaign “a disgusting new low ...”
Flak = Over Target...
SMPA graduate student Hadas Gold (MA '11)
Hadas Gold. I'm a journalist by training and an avid explorer and enjoyer at heart. Tel Aviv-born and Arizona-bred, I've lived in Washington D.C for the last five years and earned a degree from The George Washington University but I spent more time either at the school newspapers offices or at my sorority house than anywhere else.
Is that weasel still roaming the halls?
And this is why the GOPe are called Vichy french Republicans.
Pelosi the nutter says jump and GOPe says how high.
Another RINO capitulates. What Is New?
Seems like just the facts.
the left celebrates slut pride. miley’s empowered by owning her inner slut. these people just aren’ t connected to the left’s values. that they keep in their crotches.
Do you think she made this up?
Other sources also reported this. Do you think they made it up too?
is he being primaried?
Rep. McCarthy IS inappropriate.
Images of Smiley Virus are lewd and anti-woman now. ?
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