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People: Susan Sarandon calls Benedict XVI a Nazi
Mercury news ^ | 10/17/11 | Vicki Walker - Contra Costa Times

Posted on 10/17/2011 4:38:48 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

Susan Sarandon, who won an Oscar for playing a nun, has called Pope Benedict XVI a Nazi. In response, the Catholic League has called her dumb.

Actor Bob Balaban was interviewing Sarandon, 65, onstage Saturday at Long Island's Bay Street Theater when she mentioned she sent the pope a copy of Sister Helen Prejean's book "Dead Man Walking." "The last one (John Paul II), not this Nazi one we have now," she said.

When Balaban raised an eyebrow at the remark, Sarandon merely repeated it. Some in the audience laughed.

"Perhaps only in the Hamptons could Sarandon get a laugh with such a comment," Newsday mused. Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, was more scathing.

"She's a despicable person to make these kinds of despicable remarks," Donohue, told E! Online. "It is very hard to find someone dumber than her."

Donohue said Benedict, born Joseph Ratzinger in 1927 in Germany, "was forced to join" the Hitler Youth at age 14 "as every boy his age was. Unlike the others, he deserted."

(Excerpt) Read more at mercurynews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; US: New York
KEYWORDS: benedict; nazi; pope; susansarandon

1 posted on 10/17/2011 4:38:50 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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now it becomes clearer why Tim Robins split up..


2 posted on 10/17/2011 4:41:29 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Any minute now she’ll lose all of her TV contracts, just like Hank Williams...or maybe not.


3 posted on 10/17/2011 4:43:09 PM PDT by Red Dog #1
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To: NormsRevenge

One of my college professors had been in the Hitler Jugend. I would never have accused Dr. Merrifield of being a Nazi.


4 posted on 10/17/2011 4:45:29 PM PDT by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will have more quality executive experience than Barack Obama.)
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To: NormsRevenge
"Perhaps only in the Hamptons could Sarandon get a laugh with such a comment," Newsday mused.

Oh, come on now. She'll elicit laughs in lots of places: Hollywood, San Francisco, the Oval Office...

5 posted on 10/17/2011 4:49:10 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Is Sarandon still alive? Who knew!


6 posted on 10/17/2011 4:50:43 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Mittbots on FR swarm just like the nasty crazy, hairy ants.)
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earlier piece in The Hollywood Reporter 10/17/11
Susan Sarandon Calls the Pope a Nazi at the Hamptons Film Festival
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/susan-sarandon-pope-a-nazi-occupy-wall-street-249260


7 posted on 10/17/2011 4:52:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Red Dog #1

Nope. Hollywood will love her even more, along with the left.

Conservative women and blacks and the religious (Except Islam and Buddhism) are OK to slur.


8 posted on 10/17/2011 4:56:25 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (To make a Conservative angry, tell him a lie. To make a Liberal angry, tell him the truth.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Susan Sarandon calls Benedict XVI a Nazi”

Benedict XVI could care less, as well as I.


9 posted on 10/17/2011 4:59:37 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: NormsRevenge

“It is very hard to find someone dumber than her.”

not really babs boxer and every other female dim in congress as well as the cbc. and that’s without trying at all.


10 posted on 10/17/2011 5:00:08 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (If the little things really bother you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: NormsRevenge
now it becomes clearer why Tim Robins split up..

I thought it was because she celebrated her thousandth birthday.

11 posted on 10/17/2011 5:04:38 PM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: NormsRevenge

It is sad to see her given any attention from anyone - especially here.


12 posted on 10/17/2011 5:06:53 PM PDT by PDGearhead (Obama's lack of citizenship)
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To: PDGearhead

It is sad to see her given any attention from anyone - especially here.

You’re entitled to your opinion.

anyone anytime is fair game

especially venom spitting liebrals

and make sure ya donate to FR

a place anyone can share their thoughts. ;-)


13 posted on 10/17/2011 5:18:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

She is a bug-eyed monster and even by hollywood standards, a royal biotch.


14 posted on 10/17/2011 5:19:21 PM PDT by blasater1960 (Deut 30, Psalm 111...the Torah and the Law, is attainable past, present and forever.)
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To: This Just In

In the news....

Susan Sarandon calls Pope Benedict XVI a “Nazi”,

Pope Benedict XVI calls Susan Sarandon “Susan Sarandon.”


15 posted on 10/17/2011 5:40:43 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: NormsRevenge

I would suggest to Sarandon to start getting used to living in an insufferably hot climate.


16 posted on 10/17/2011 5:42:37 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: GOPsterinMA; wagglebee; little jeremiah; Impy; fieldmarshaldj

I’m not Catholic, but still think this reflects terribly on Sarandon. I hope this incites a boycott.


17 posted on 10/17/2011 6:29:53 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: This Just In
I'm certain that the Pope could not care less and will pray for the ignorant adulterer Sarandon but how much less you could care is in question.


18 posted on 10/17/2011 6:45:47 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Hey Sue, your flat tires are hitting the floor...no wonder that scary talent, Tim Robbins, punted.


19 posted on 10/17/2011 6:46:19 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

I am SO stealing that graphic!


20 posted on 10/17/2011 7:07:53 PM PDT by Don W (You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze.)
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To: Red Dog #1

No, nothing will happen to her. If you are liberal, you can say and do whatever the hell you want, and there will be no negative consequences.

Only conservatives pay a price for offhand remarks or anything offensive.


21 posted on 10/17/2011 8:48:56 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: NormsRevenge

“...not this Nazi one we have now...”


I get that the Church “has” this pontiff.

But who is the “we” she is referring to, and how does she and her collective “have” the Pope?

It sound like she is either Catholic, or inadvertently acknowledging more about the Pope’s importance than she probably intends.


22 posted on 10/17/2011 9:05:37 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Author of BullionBible.com - Makes You a Precious Metal Expert, Guaranteed.)
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Another lefty projecting their selves on to others.


23 posted on 10/17/2011 9:41:29 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (To make a Conservative angry, tell him a lie. To make a Liberal angry, tell him the truth.)
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To: NormsRevenge

What? He isn’t a libtard himself anymore? He certainly still was just a few years ago.


24 posted on 10/18/2011 2:04:24 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg; GOPsterinMA

Her face should incite a boycott.

I watched that Rocky Horror movie a couple years ago and it’s the only time I’ve ever found her attractive. Maybe cause it was made before her 90th birthday.


25 posted on 10/18/2011 2:12:51 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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