Skip to comments.Author Gore Vidal Labels Polanski Victim a ‘Young Hooker’
Posted on 10/28/2009 1:53:09 PM PDT by Bean74
Plenty of celebrities issued crazy statements in their efforts to defend director and rapist Roman Polanski but none went as far as author Gore Vidal did when he labeled Polanski's victim a "young hooker."
In an Oct. 28 interview with The Atlantic's John Meroney about a variety of topics, Vidal claimed he didn't "give a f---" about the Polanski case. "Look, am I going to sit and weep every time a young hooker feels as though she's been taken advantage of?"
Vidal claimed "there was a totally different story at the time that doesn't resemble anything that we're now being told," and pinned the blame for the outcry against Polanski on anti-Semitism.
"The media can't get anything straight. Plus, there's usually an anti-Semitic and anti-fag thing going on with the press - lots of crazy things," elaborated Vidal. "The idea that this girl was in her communion dress, a little angel all in white, being raped by this awful Jew, Polacko - that's what people were calling him - well, the story is totally different now from what it was then."
Vidal also asserted that Polanski "seemed vicious and unnatural" to his "persecutors" for not "subscribing to [the] American values" of "lying and cheating."
People didn't persecute Polanksi for his failure to lie and cheat, as Vidal stated. They persecuted him for his "vicious and unnatural" rape and sodomy of a 13-year-old girl.
“She was asking for it”.
Will NOW call Ms. Vidal a pig?
Back in the 1970s wife-swapping parties and Quaaludes for kiddies were commonplace. Even incest was not taboo. Hollywood is a sordid place.
stupidest thing I have heard in a long time.
I really hope some of the liberal women I’ve known wake up to what the Left is all about.
Gore Vidal doesn’t have the facts straight.
Let’s not get sidetracked by his calling the girl a hooker.
This isn’t a case of a hooker thinking she got mistreated.
This is the case of a “hooker” being under the legal age of consent.
We keep this straight, right Old Gore Vidal? I know he’s getting old, but this is too stupid.
Even if the girl was a hooker, the case is based on her being underaged.
Since when do hookers say no. Hookers say “That trick will cost you more.”
|Author Gore Vidal Labels Polanski Victim a Young Hooker
In this case, I’d have to say I regard young hookers higher than old queers.
A different story? The trial is a matter of public record, Gore, you old queen. Whatever lies you told then weren’t good enough to exonerate him. And, like you, they haven’t improved with age.
I’ve always thought Gore Vidal was derranged but then he goes and opens his mouth and confirms it!
Gore Vidal is a complete faggot who is deeply into young boys. He can go to hell and I’m sure he will.
Obviously he does. Seems to have a lot of hate for the victim. Claims that the story was different back then. Maybe that's because Polanski was telling a different story back then and the full transcript of what she said to the police wasn't released. I feel sorry for Polanski's history in WWII and what happened to his wife, but he's there's no getting around it, he rape raped that girl.
The hardcore ones will not. It’s all about abortion.
Gore Vidal is an America basher who should look in the mirror.
Then he will clearly see what exactly is wrong with his country.
"Sub-human" doesn't begin to degrade liberals to the level they belong.
I knew Vidal was a pig, now he’s a vile pig.
Good thing NOW is screaming their collective heads off about this age-old atrocity of "blame the rape victim" that is so typical of our abusive patriarchal society.
:: crickets ::
God, Bill Buckley should have “plastered him so he stayed plastered” in the face, as he promised to do 40 years ago.
That's like Pol Pot accusing Mao of mass murder.
Even if she was a hooker, a responsible adult would consider helping the girl, not raping her! At 13, you must have some major issues if you are indeed a hooker.
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