Skip to comments.Ted Rall Has the Pledge Money to File Suit Against Ann Coulter (... but not the *cajones*, betcha!)
Posted on 03/14/2006 6:23:30 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
While no official lawsuit has been filed, Ted has stopped his pledge drive to raise money for this libel/slander suit against Ann Coulter saying that he now has enough. The proposed libel/slander suit is the result of comments she made that Ted had entered the Iranian Holocaust Cartoon contest - a claim he denies.
Hes now meeting with lawyers on the details of such a suit.
"Thanks to hundreds of generous pledgers we now have enough money committed to launching a slander and libel suit against Coulter for her remarks falsely claiming that I had entered Irans Holocaust cartoon contest."
I suspect that Ann was *Joking* and thus protected under the 1st.
Ted Rall's drawing are so bad even Iran would not accept them. I hate Ted Rall. I never heard of the putz before until he did the Pat Tillman cartoon. Now there is an offensive cartoonist.
--I suspect that Ann was *Joking*
Money well wasted. Oh, wait! Donations? He'll take the money and run.
"Free speech for thee but not for me", eh Teddy?
Besides, I can think of a lot more accurate things that would sting a lot more than what Ms. Coulter "accused" you of, Mr. Gall.
We'll never know, will we? Innocent until proven guilty, remember?
Ann will claim what the libs claim whenever they get caught making a stupid comments:
IT WAS SATIRE!
What did she say that isn't accurite? If any of it was, who cares, he is a public figure. Is there a different standard for cartoonists than for the president. If he could sue for inaccuacy we would have a reason for all the attorneys in America.
He has raised a whole $2,500 so far? Wow. We're talking mega bucks.....
If Ann needs a legal defense fund, she won't be underfunded.
A whole Twentyseven Hundred dollars. A lawyer wont even start the engine Of his BMW for that much.
And did the guy who draws "Doonsebury" want to sue?
Hahahah they would probably fatwa his @ss, thinking that he was making fun of em with his horrible scribbles, and nonsensical plots!
Of course, with that venal creep, it's true. Witness his suit against 'Dirty' Danny Hellman. Rall can dish it out in his crude scribbles and asinine rants. But he can't take it.
Personally speaking, I find Rall to be exceedingly offensive, even dangerous, and not for what he's saying but for the threat of attack implicit in all of his works.
He reminds me of this dog on my paper route when I was a kid ~ this guy curled his upper and lower lips back and away from his teeth to the point he was covering his eyes with skin. Then he'd growl.
And was that dog ever stupid ~ this always gave me time to pick up a large rock with which to threaten him. I'd "bark back" and he'd open his eyes, and start to lunge, see that big ol' rock, and he'd be a$$hole$ and elbow$ scurrying backwards through the screen door he'd broken out.
I'd see him growling at me going down the street.
Actually, I think I liked that dog much more than I like Ted Rall.
He better be careful where he files his lawsuit, because in states like California they have what are called SLAPP statutes that allow defendants who are wrongfully sued for talking to recover costs and attorneys fees from sue-happy plaintiffs.
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