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CBS WKBT News Anchor's On-Air Response to Viewer Calling Her Fat (bet it was a liberal!)
YouTube ^ | Oct 2, 2012 | CBS WKBT

Posted on 10/02/2012 8:02:11 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear

This is disgusting! The letter sent to her is soooooooo TYPICAL lib!!!! And God love her husband!

This is progressives for ya', folks! Obesity is now the accepted bigotry! Michelle Obama approves!


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KEYWORDS: bullying; fat; liberals; obesity; progressives
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1 posted on 10/02/2012 8:02:20 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

What a beautiful woman.


2 posted on 10/02/2012 8:07:44 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Fat kills.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 8:08:03 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
She's great!

Hatred and bigotry are always OK -- if you pick the right victims. The Left has made a lot of use of the PC stick. All of their sacred cows are protected. Anyone outside the Leftist fold is fair game. Pretty sweet deal for them, huh?

It's pretty disgusting, and there will be a reckoning.

4 posted on 10/02/2012 8:17:30 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: bimboeruption

So does stupidity.


5 posted on 10/02/2012 8:17:35 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Hatred and bigotry from liberals is always ok.
The woman is beautiful and gracious.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 8:19:21 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I’ve been called worse on the internet.

Not saying it’s okay.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 8:23:03 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: bimboeruption

It depends on the lifestyle she leads. There are many overweight people, who do exercise regularly and eat reasonable diets.

If she’s not being impeded from living an active lifestyle, it’s probably not hurting her. It’s when she’s having to live a less active lifestyle that it should concern her.


8 posted on 10/02/2012 8:23:59 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

She’s a victim of bullying? Oh please.

You get paid to go on TV, we get to make fun of you. That’s the deal.


9 posted on 10/02/2012 8:26:58 PM PDT by DManA
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To: andyk

Jennifer’s brother is the actor Ron Livingston who starred in Band of Brothers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Livingston

It was attorney Kenneth W. Krause that was harassing her.

What’s the frequency Kenneth?


10 posted on 10/02/2012 8:33:41 PM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Looks to me like this woman is just doing a whole lot of whining and reaching for victimhood. The guy’s email might have been in poor taste, but it was hardly “hurtful” or “an attack”. The guy just said “Hey don’t you think you could be a better role model for young girls by losing weight?” Then this woman does a whole segment on “you don’t know me! I’m more than a number on a scale!” What the hell does that have to do with the email? The guy never made comments about her in any other area other than her weight. This woman needs to grow the hell up.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 8:38:18 PM PDT by fr_freak
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To: DManA

So does that mean you post on an internet site and we can make fun of you?
Sweet!


12 posted on 10/02/2012 8:39:38 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

What an overreaction.

She was not bullied. She did more bullying that an email can do. She is the one who has a powerful position on TV, the writer of an email has no power unless you give it to them.


13 posted on 10/02/2012 8:48:23 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ThE_RiPpEr.

Ohh... The guy from ‘Office Space’? Great movie!


14 posted on 10/02/2012 8:51:31 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: bimboeruption

I have no problem with fat people, I am one.

But the hysterical overreaction to a pointless email was asinine. She just wanted some attention.


15 posted on 10/02/2012 8:52:23 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: svcw

Go ahead. Bully.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 8:54:06 PM PDT by DManA
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To: GeronL

Since a lot of Americans act like herds in attack mode, and Moochelle has put a target on the backs of fat people, and fat children, in particular, I think it is fine that she’s bullying a bully. Her weight is none of his business and I’m sure he has faults of his own he could be working on rather than harassing fatties. Her weight is not Moochelle’s business, either.


17 posted on 10/02/2012 8:58:06 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: fr_freak

I love the part where she says she has a thick skin and the man’s email means nothing to her.

Nothing leads to 15 minutes of angry reaction.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 9:00:58 PM PDT by DManA
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To: GeronL

Let’s just say there’s a reason she’s doing the morning news in LaCrosse, WI and not New York City or LA.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 9:02:54 PM PDT by NYRepublican72
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
"You don't know me!"...

Playin' the "Victim Card."

Do it for the chillins'....

"Do YOU know who I AM!".......begin the 15 minute countdown.
20 posted on 10/02/2012 9:03:11 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: SaraJohnson

How was the letter writer bullying? An email has no power. Nobody else would have ever known about it had she not decided to tell the world. She gave it power.


21 posted on 10/02/2012 9:04:47 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
It is tough to be a tv journalist, especially a woman. It was about 20 years ago, but one woman reporter in my city almost lost her job because she got braces on her teeth. The producers thought she would not have the right look or her speech would change. This caused an uproar from the audience and they backed down and she kept her job. But looks are very important in TV news. I am surprised this woman is even employed, and its not because of one critical viewer, but the image the producers want to project.
22 posted on 10/02/2012 9:05:24 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: DManA

Oh, you are just to funny.
There is no reason to bully you, you know who you are.


23 posted on 10/02/2012 9:05:43 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: GeronL

She has attention. What she did was call someone an asshole when he was acting like an asshole. Our society would be a lot better if there was some shame in acting like a jerk.


24 posted on 10/02/2012 9:06:45 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

So reach for that victimhood cream and anoint thyself.

So someone has a different opinion than her

la-dee-da


25 posted on 10/02/2012 9:09:30 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: svcw

“You know who you are and you look mahvelous.” Nando.


26 posted on 10/02/2012 9:13:45 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

I just love how self confident you are considering.


27 posted on 10/02/2012 9:17:59 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

She made a private communication public, that alone makes her the aggressor in this situation. Someone wrote her a message she didn’t agree with, that is NOT bullying unless he wrote dozens of them. Her overreaction comes across as hysterical.


28 posted on 10/02/2012 9:20:36 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

So anyone has the right to say anything they want and not bear responsibility for it? I’m all for free speech, but not for avoidance of consequence when you say something.


29 posted on 10/02/2012 9:21:09 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: GeronL

You are right if she only is dealing with one letter. However, being a heavy reporter, she probably is exposed to a lot of people telling her about abuse of kids while the herd is on an anti-fatty binge. It’s stepped up. Alot of bullies are treating fat people like they treat smokers or like Muslims treat infidels.

There is just no need for more campaigns of hate against groups of people by the nose bud nanny staters. I can see the anti-fat thing developing into employment discrimination, medical care discrimination and worse abuse.


30 posted on 10/02/2012 9:23:24 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

She could have written him back.

Instead she issues a FATWA and calls for his beheading for not agreeing with her.


31 posted on 10/02/2012 9:25:21 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Bullcrap. She didn’t say to behead him, she just called him a bully. Most bullying doesn’t take place in public, it takes place in private.

If we would bring shame back as a needed part of our society, then a few more people might think about being shamed before they open their mouth and say things without considering how it might affect them.


32 posted on 10/02/2012 9:29:27 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: GeronL

Bullcrap. She didn’t say to behead him, she just called him a bully. Most bullying doesn’t take place in public, it takes place in private.

If we would bring shame back as a needed part of our society, then a few more people might think about being shamed before they open their mouth and say things without considering how it might affect them.


33 posted on 10/02/2012 9:29:46 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: SaraJohnson

Maybe she have taken Michelle Obama or Michael Bloomberg to task then. Writing an email is NOT bullying. She did a lot more bullying in her 15 minutes of hysterics than a stupid email that no one had heard of, which she gave power by bringing it to the world.

Will they give the letter writer equal time to respond?

Of course not, he has been maligned, tried and executed on TV without a trial for having a different opinion than the host. The station should be sued for airing this vile personal vendetta unless they let this guy on to respond.


34 posted on 10/02/2012 9:30:11 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

I would like to see the guy sue the TV station. They allowed this woman to spew her personal vendetta for 15 minutes. That station needs new management.


35 posted on 10/02/2012 9:32:28 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Take up his case. Sounds like you two would work well together.


36 posted on 10/02/2012 9:36:55 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: NYRepublican72

Ya, your right; shes not a stupid freaking anorexic.


37 posted on 10/02/2012 9:43:33 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

She could have just deleted his email and ignored him.


38 posted on 10/02/2012 9:44:36 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

She could have just deleted his email and ignored him.


39 posted on 10/02/2012 9:44:36 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

I don’t agree with the letter.

That wasn’t my point.

It was a private communication and she chose to bully him on the air and the station allowed it for 15 minutes.

He should sue, I bet he will too. He should have time to respond to this personal vendetta she launched.


40 posted on 10/02/2012 9:47:00 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: antceecee

He could have just not sent the e-mail. He did, he didn’t expect to be told off, I’m sure. But he was.

It is like someone who breaks into a house to rob it and ends up getting shot. Those who have the same mentality as the thief scream that he shouldn’t have been killed for robbery. But I assert that if you don’t want to be killed, you shouldn’t break into a house.

Likewise, if you don’t want to be called out for being a jerk, don’t act like a jerk.


41 posted on 10/02/2012 9:55:01 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

It was an email. Your analogy makes no sense.

It is like someone knocked on the door to inform them their sprinkler is leaking and being blown up by a bazooka.

15 minutes of uninterrupted, one sided vitriol.
That broadcast license should be revoked.


42 posted on 10/02/2012 9:57:52 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

He was a jerk who got called out for being a jerk. I’m sure he didn’t expect to be criticized by the public figure he privately criticized, but those are the risks you take.


43 posted on 10/02/2012 9:59:23 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: GeronL

I agree wholeheartedly.

Because you called me fat, well, uh your a Bully, that’s it! yeah your a BULLY!

And because you called me fat I can tell the world that Critical Thinking is no longer necessary! yeah, That’s the Ticket.

I am waiting for Rod Serling to explain the past few years of my life.


44 posted on 10/02/2012 10:00:41 PM PDT by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: GeronL

You spoke of beheading, and my analogy makes no sense?

He wasn’t trying to be nice and let her know the sprinkler was leaking, he was being a jerk telling her he thought she was too fat for television. He got called a jerk, because he was.


45 posted on 10/02/2012 10:03:09 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

an email VS 15 minutes of broadcast assault

which is the bully?

The station should be taken off the air for allowing that kind of one-sided personal vendetta to be aired


46 posted on 10/02/2012 10:05:31 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
He could have just not sent the e-mail

Another victory for freedom of speech. /sarc



47 posted on 10/02/2012 10:07:15 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Just as a sidebar to your other communications on this thread tonight,

I agree that it is entertaining (to say the least) to let my announcer use the opinion segment for her personal diatribe. (MY A.M. personality who happens to be the wife of my 6:00 P. M. Host)? No dysfunction with that News Powerhouse.

I am certain they slant their news for Romney, too.


48 posted on 10/02/2012 10:08:02 PM PDT by Dryman (Define Natural Born Citizen)
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To: GeronL

I disagree. He had to instigate the exchange. The fact that he did not anticipate a response does not absolve him of the fact that if he hadn’t sent the e-mail she wouldn’t have had an e-mail to respond to.

So he is the bully. Sometimes, not as much anymore, bullies get thier asses kicked by those they are picking on.

He picked on her, she kicked his ass. Bully got what he desrved.


49 posted on 10/02/2012 10:09:33 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008BAL1OK/)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

puh-leeze

They abused their power and should be held accountable.

He was no bully, She was. They should be sued, the station should have its license revoked. They used their airtime in a manner that is just pure bullying.

It was an email, she could have written back.

Instead she decided to use her powerful position and bully pulpit. He has no bully pulpit, all he did was write a private email with his opinion. That is not bullying. The bully is the TV station.

An email vs 15 minutes on TV. Where is the real bully in this equation?


50 posted on 10/02/2012 10:16:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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