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Roland Martinís Tweet About David Beckham Ad Angers GLAAD
The Raw Story ^ | February 6,2012 | Lyneka Little

Posted on 02/06/2012 10:07:03 AM PST by Neoliberalnot

Roland Martin’s call to attack men that liked a David Beckham ad has prompted the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to demand that CNN fire the commentator. It all started with a tweet Martin sent after Beckham’s commercial aired during the Super Bowl : “If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham’s H&M underwear ad, smack the ish out of him!”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: ads; beckham; deviants; gayagenda; gaystapo; homosexualagenda; homosexuals
In recent years, there has been an effort to equate the current homosexual rights movement with the black civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s. Blacks universally resent being compared to perverts, but the analogy fails for two principal reasons: 1) The homosexual movement can’t find a reverend named Martin Luther Queen, and 2) unlike blacks, homosexuals generally have to invent their own victimization stories so they will have some “social ill” to eradicate. Of course, such stories are never a manifestation of the illnesses of “society.” They are simply evidence of widespread mental illness in the LGBT “civil rights” movement.

Go to this "progressive" site called The RawStory and post a comment.

1 posted on 02/06/2012 10:07:14 AM PST by Neoliberalnot
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To: Neoliberalnot
Go to this "progressive" site called The RawStory and post a comment.

Why would I want to do that and give them hits?

2 posted on 02/06/2012 10:12:37 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I am not interested in giving them hits. The point is to show that normal people have opinions too.


3 posted on 02/06/2012 10:14:16 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Neoliberalnot
a reverend named Martin Luther Queen

Two points for this one.

4 posted on 02/06/2012 10:14:57 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Neoliberalnot
“It’s hilarious when idiots…see my Beckham tweet as homophobic and I rip on soccer all of the time." [Martin said]

Ah, but Roland is going to learn that what he meant doesn't matter. All that matters is that the grievance industry needs its fix of being outraged and Roland is a convenient target. And by the way, Roland (who is black) should realize that blacks created this Frankenstein. Remember all the outrage and forced apologies over use of words like "niggardly" and "Black Hole"?? As ye sow, so shall ye reap.

5 posted on 02/06/2012 10:16:11 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Neoliberalnot

Hey I noticed and and commented on it at the party I was at: 1) Lot’s of tats 2) Maybe it’s time I start investigating a second career - underwear model.


6 posted on 02/06/2012 10:17:19 AM PST by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

the best homosexuals ever do is half truths and stories about being shunned by family after they come out with their fetish.

If the guest in question ever was that “fruity” about an male underwear ad, it would be the last time they would be invited to a game.


7 posted on 02/06/2012 10:20:02 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Izzy Dunne
a reverend named Martin Luther Queen

Two points for this one.

Swwwwish!

8 posted on 02/06/2012 10:20:40 AM PST by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Neoliberalnot

And what does the racist Roland Martin have to say about Michael Jordan’s Fruit of the Loom underwear ads?


9 posted on 02/06/2012 10:22:51 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Neoliberalnot

And what does the racist Roland Martin have to say about Michael Jordan’s Fruit of the Loom underwear ads?


10 posted on 02/06/2012 10:28:24 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Jack of all Trades

That was one of the few commercials I commented on. It was disgusting how much ink was on that guy. It was playing to the gays or why would they show it? Hated the commerical as a whole.


11 posted on 02/06/2012 10:37:51 AM PST by bgill (The Obama admin is staging a coup. Wake up, America, it's almost too late.)
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To: bgill; TexasCajun

It was playing to the gays or why would they show it? Hated the commerical as a whole.””

This is exactly why Roland should be supported.


12 posted on 02/06/2012 10:41:43 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Neoliberalnot
About the ads last night ...

I thought it was interesting that so many different advertisers used classical music as part of their commercial(s).

The ads didn't work for me even though I watched most of them and even found some mildly amusing. But now what was being advertised is almost completely lost on me except for two companies, Coke and GoDaddy, which both utilized previously existing themes which I recognized.

I suppose I also noticed the GM and Chrysler commercials because their mere existence aggravated me, knowing some of my own money had gone to pay for them.

ML/NJ

13 posted on 02/06/2012 10:48:11 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Neoliberalnot
There is nothing I support Roland Martin on.

I stand by my comment, Martin would not have said anything if the ad was Fruit of a Loom & Michael Jordan.

14 posted on 02/06/2012 10:50:03 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

I thought this was about Roland Martin B.A.S.S. Master Champion


15 posted on 02/06/2012 10:51:08 AM PST by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: Neoliberalnot

I just love when a liberal gets gored with his own politcally correct ox.

Then again, looking at Roland’s rotund body, perhaps he’s a little jealous of Mr. Beckham.

My only question about the commercial is why would any company spend 3.5 million dollars on a commercial showing a sports star no one cares about? Soccer in the U.S. has as much appeal as the professional poker tour and full contact martial arts. They could have done just as well showing a sports “star” from one of these sports in their underwear commercial.


16 posted on 02/06/2012 10:52:39 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Neoliberalnot

Well... Somewhat to Mr. Martin’s comment - how many straight guys watching that show were inspired to run out to an H&M?

Guess the target market was metrosexuals and gays, not sure that splinter of the market was worth H&M’s money. Barry Obama probably loved the ad.


17 posted on 02/06/2012 10:55:48 AM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: Made In The USA

Roland Martin is just expressing the common black dislike of homosexuality. Blacks are very anti-gay on average, even the so-called ones.


18 posted on 02/06/2012 11:01:52 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: Neoliberalnot

I, for one, have not given Roland Martin a second thought since Laugh-In was taken off the air... (smirk)


19 posted on 02/06/2012 11:04:11 AM PST by folkquest (Nothing is fool-proof because fools are so ingenious!)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Roland Martin should stick to fishing.


20 posted on 02/06/2012 11:09:55 AM PST by GSWarrior (I don't like half the folks I love.)
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To: bigdirty

Most normal people are disgusted by homosexuals, especially the disease-vectoring males. The Sandusky rape of a dozen boys didn’t do much for their characteristic obsession with the very young either.


21 posted on 02/06/2012 11:24:18 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: bgill
It was disgusting how much ink was on that guy. It was playing to the gays or why would they show it?

So by this deduction, either tatoos are for gays? Or the risque women they showed were for the gays as well?

22 posted on 02/06/2012 11:24:24 AM PST by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: SF_Redux

“I thought this was about Roland Martin B.A.S.S. Master Champion”

So did I. Before I opened this, I’m thinking how did the MSM pick up a tweet from a fisherman?


23 posted on 02/06/2012 11:32:17 AM PST by roofgoat
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To: SF_Redux

LOL! So did I! First I wondered who would be monitoring Roland’s tweets and then I wondered when in the hell he became affiliated with CNN.


24 posted on 02/06/2012 11:57:31 AM PST by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: GSWarrior

Maybe he’s trolling.


25 posted on 02/06/2012 12:03:25 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: bigdirty

This is why the entertainment industry is pushing so the idea of black gays on many of its tv shows. It’s outright propaganda and they need to change the memes in the black communities to tolerate homosexuality.


26 posted on 02/06/2012 12:25:25 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
My only question about the commercial is why would any company spend 3.5 million dollars on a commercial showing a sports star no one cares about? Soccer in the U.S. has as much appeal as the professional poker tour and full contact martial arts. They could have done just as well showing a sports “star” from one of these sports in their underwear commercial.

Question: Who shops at H & M?
Answer: Women.

Question: Do most men usually buy their own underwear?
Answer: No. Their wives/girlfriends do.

Question: Do women care what sport he plays?
Answer: No. They know him mostly as a guy who dominates gossip magazines. They like the way he looks.

Analysis: H & M executives know that millions of their core demographic - women under 40 - will be watching the Super Bowl. Therefore, they designed a commercial pitched to that demographic.

27 posted on 02/06/2012 12:28:08 PM PST by wideawake
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To: TexasCajun
And what does the racist Roland Martin have to say about Michael Jordan’s Fruit of the Loom underwear ads?

I still wonder how Michael Jordan gets away with a Hitler mustache in those ads that nobody even acknowledges, much less criticizes.

28 posted on 02/06/2012 12:38:33 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

I guess free speech is only for GLAAD and their ilk.

Anyone else must be silenced.


29 posted on 02/06/2012 12:41:04 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: wideawake

You’re probably right. Still, if all they were looking for was a great body on an athelete, why not pay one of these martial arts stars? They have bodies that are chiselled out of rock. I’m sure they would have been cheaper to pay than David Beckham.

In the end, what do I really care? It’s their money to do with as they feel justified. I guess I was just musing out loud and what I feel is the continuing pre-occupation with some media elites who seem hell bent on shoving a sport (soccer) down America’s throats that we have shown repeatedly we really don’t care about. I’d rather see the women’s soccer. There’s always a chance that after scoring a goal, one of those nice looking gals will rip off their shirts like the men do. That’s about as interested as I can get in the sport...


30 posted on 02/06/2012 12:58:51 PM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Not tah I care, either (thought the ad was stupid), but the reason they used Beckham and not another person is that it is his clothing line.


31 posted on 02/06/2012 1:07:50 PM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

My only question about the commercial is why would any company spend 3.5 million dollars on a commercial showing a sports star no one cares about?

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Hilarious.

One word: women.

A ton of women watch the super bowl. They will be buying what beckham is selling whether they know what sport he plays or not.


32 posted on 02/06/2012 1:09:17 PM PST by dmz
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To: TexasCajun

Jordan does Hanes commercials.


33 posted on 02/06/2012 6:45:52 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

I was thrilled to see this commercial. It’s about time they showed a man in his underwear. I’m so sick of seeing half-naked women!


34 posted on 02/06/2012 6:48:07 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

If you are female, I can understand your angst. haha


35 posted on 02/07/2012 6:58:43 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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