Skip to comments.Family Guy Writer Tweets Pearl Harbor Joke In Response To Japanese Earthquake
Posted on 03/12/2011 10:10:39 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
when a particularly tasteless tweet started rolling around the web last night, and I found out it had been written by Family Guy scriptwriter Alec Sulkin, I wasnt too surprised. Heres what he said: "If you wanna feel better about this earthquake in Japan, google 'Pearl Harbor death toll'.
This world view, that the citizens of a nation are somehow statistics to be tallied in a historical spreadsheet of deaths, and that theres somehow a desirable, karmic distribution to be had is absolutely disgusting.
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Typical nasty garbage from a liberal and typical TV industry scum on Obama TV. Japan has been devastated and innocent people are dying including children. There is nothing funny about it. Japan is a good ally as well. Just another reason why I do not watch Obama TV and never will again. F TV.
I’d be willing to bet this disaster will easily outclipse the death toll of Pearl Harbor
I’m sure if this earthquake happened in Iran, celebrities would be holding telethons and there’d be another rendition of “We Are The World.”
The AGW crowd in Europe have already claimed this earthquake as support for their own agenda, in defiance of both morality and science.
This Pearl Harbor ‘joke’ is only the second most offensive thing today.
As a Conservative, my first thought was compassion.
As a Leftist, this guy’s first thought was getting even.
How do you get even with innocent men, women, and children?
I guess we shouldn’t be shocked. It’s this guy and his fellow travelers that want to get even with our forefathers, at our expense, and at ANY cost.
I have always found “Family Guy” extremely offensive.
Never could stand to watch more than a couple of minutes of it.
I hope this writer loses his job and “Family Guy” quickly passes into the history books as one of the worst cartoons ever.
This guy needs to die in a fire.
WWII Was in ‘another world’ at ‘another time’.
That piece of s**t.
Has the New York Times found a way to blame Palin for this yet?
I dare say that you are correct. Matt Damon would make a special appeal (after he was taught to read the cue cards).
This is why I’ve always said that Family Guy is about as funny as a bag of dead kittens.
The Japanese paid their debts for Pearl Harbor and the rape of Nanking in full with Hiroshima a Nagasaki.
The people who just died (and some who are no doubt in the process of dying - trapped somewhere in debris) had nothing to do with the attack 70 years ago.
What an ugly American.
Typical compassionate leftist.
Considering Family Guy's had jokes about eating a paralyzed guy's legs and newborn babies being thrown into dumpsters, it's pretty much par for the course.
Well, the editorial board of the New York Times, piss be upon them, are trying to determine how they can blame Reagan, GW Bush, and Palin in one stroke.
To be honest, I was thinking of comparisons to 9-11, principally of so many lives swept away in an instant and their family members perhaps wandering for days carrying photos of people who will never be found - whose remains might never be found - as if they just vanished from the earth.
Not funny, I know. But that’s the comparison that came to mind.
Not only that- but this morning in the president’s Saturday morning radio talk he apparently never mentioned Japan. This is per a FOX banner headline.
Alliances seem to be clarifying around the world, eh?
A**hole (sadly, I saw a similar comment from someone here.)
Whether it does, or not, is quite beside the point.
Japan today is a far, far different culture from what it was before WWII. I’m told there is a statue of Gen. MacArthur in Tokyo on which there is inscribed “Liberator.”
I spent the winter of 1945-46 in various cities in Japan (as a very junior Naval person), and was amazed at the friendliness; even ex-soldiers that I encountered, still wearing much of their uniforms (without insignia) did not display any rancor; a buddy and I wandered around Kobe (much of it a fire-bombed disaster scene) all by ourselves at night, feeling quite safe. I got the feeling that the Japanese were about as glad as we that the war was over, and ready to move on to a better way of life and democratic government.
I’m sure we pretty much evened that score by the end of WWII.
Leftists are nothing but evil filth. I said it before and I’ll say it again: leftists have absolutely NO redeeming human qualities.
They are pure evil and should be treated like a lethal plague.
Obama would only mention Japan if it somehow brought attention to him. Obama is focused on and cares for Obama.
Indeed. Those who were responsible for Pearl Harbor paid the price. Done. Finished.
I completely agree that the deaths of innocents are not something to be compared on some kind of sick spread sheet, but during yesterday’s broadcasts the qudience was reminded that the 2004 tsunami killed 230,000 people. Nearly a quarter-of-a-million people wiped out in the virtual blink of an eye.
The caption on his statue roughly say "MacArthur, the Father of Japanese Democracy."
The funny thing is that this writer probably isn’t even anti-Japanese, per se. Rather, it’s his innate vileness, which is something that fully permeates “Family Guy” as well. The unending pursuit towards ‘hip edginess’ has pretty much led such supposedly creative artists to devolve from simple dark humor to the downright celebration of evil.
Pearl Harbor was an act of War, just as was the bombing of Tokyo (read up on the B-29 raids some time).
Those of us who grew up south of the Mason Dixon Line still hear people telling us "The war is over.", so let it be.But the horror the Japanese people are facing is far from over, and the aftershocks alone would be considered significant earthquakes in their own right, and would each be of a magnitude devastating in most parts of the world.
The tsunamis have caused untold loss of life and property, and the full count of the dead will never be known. Entire towns have been wiped off the map, and each aftershock of magnitude has the capability of causing more waves.
Now, I suppose every 'family' has one of those people, who no matter how much they embarass us by being stupid and insensitive, are still family, even though they are bad enough to start the rumors of having been switched at birth...
Liberals are the 'attic children' of our culture, at large, all competing for the title of villiage idiot.
I offer my condolences to and prayers for the Japanese people in this time of crisis, and apologize for the idiots in our culture who do not have enough sense to shut up and let people merely wonder if that is their status.
Wow....what a perfect expression for that guys humor—worth repeating....”Family Guy is about as funny as a bag of dead kittens.”
Reparations? Is this a quiz? It seems the Libs keep this meme handy next to the race card, but for them, 'meme' is a compound word...
I have a sick sense of humor. That is way over the top.
Perhaps Japan should purchase the Jackson/Sharpton insurance, get out of jail free, card.
Further proof I’m not missing anything in not watching that show.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
Intellectually, they have never grown beyond 14 years old.
Geeze, you must be nearing 100 years old.
You are absolutly right, just like I am not responsible for what our ancestors did in regards to slavery.
Those who battled the forces of Imperial Japan and those unfortunate to have been ‘’guests’’(prisoners of war) of His Majesty The Emporer have the moral authority to feel as they do towards the Japan they knew and fought. But I could hardly imagine these same men and women today, looking at this disaster, would think that somehow the Japanese of today ‘’deserved’’ this. I know men and women personally who served in the Pacific and I know to a person their hearts would go out to the Japanese for this. Heck, look at those old documentries , one minute our guys are shooting the heck out of the Japs(or Germans) and the next minute there’s an Army medic or a Navy corpsman tending to the enemy wounded. Or ministering to a frightened kid. Americans aren’t savages.
from his twitter page http://twitter.com/thesulk
# If you wanna feel better about the floods in New Jersey, google “MTV’s Jersey Shore”. about 2 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone
# Yesterday death toll = 200. Today = 10 thousand. I am sorry for my insensitive tweet. It’s gone. about 4 hours ago via web
from a search page on twitter, some reaction
ThroneThinker If you wanna feel better about Alec Sulkin’s tweet, google “Alec Sulkin is a f-—face”.
akihirokitamura Don’t worry. Alec Sulkin did not make me hate Americans. I saw a lot of Americans attacking him and that made me love Americans more!
CultStuff Alec Sulkin you are a total bastard. I do hope you suffer some mind-numbing pain for what you said. I also hope you fired from Family Guy.
codesarah RT @wayupnorth: Alec Sulkin (@thesulk) is an American “television writer”?? Some1 inform the little s-— abt Hiroshima & Nagasaki plse.
Effin' right you're not. How far back do we have to play this? I'm not responsible for what my ancestors did to the Indians OR to the colonists, or what they did to the invading Russians in Sweden, or what they did to the muslims in Spain (although I take a little pride in that) or what they did to the Romans did to the Celts and Germani, or the tribes did to them...
Hell, maybe I want reparations for what the Tharg tribe did to the Ungs.
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