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CNN suspends Roland Martin over ‘offensive’ Super Bowl tweets (Fudgies can't take a joke!)
Yahoo News ^ | 02/08/12 | Dylan Stableford

Posted on 02/08/2012 2:05:44 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway

Political commentator Roland Martin has been suspended indefinitely by CNN over a series of tweets he published during the Super Bowl. "Roland Martin's tweets were regrettable and offensive," CNN said in a statement. "Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated. We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air for the time being." Those comments, published on his personal Twitter feed, concerned a two Super Bowl ads, including an H&M spot showcasing a new David Beckham underwear line.

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Fudge packers everywhere are outraged! What else is new? "Fudgies" just can't take a joke.
1 posted on 02/08/2012 2:05:53 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

If any other corporation in America did this, CNN would scream ... Racism!


2 posted on 02/08/2012 2:07:13 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Meanwhile Roland is sitting at home asking himself “WTF just happened?”

Well Roland welcome to the lefts world!

You are no longer a useful tool for them.

Oh hehehe!


3 posted on 02/08/2012 2:09:53 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway; All

He should go to the ACLU and hire them because he could use the racism charge. Yet who would the ACLU protect racism or gays?


4 posted on 02/08/2012 2:11:34 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

he gives the “fishing with Roland Martin” a bad name


5 posted on 02/08/2012 2:11:34 PM PST by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I’m glad that racist was suspended.


6 posted on 02/08/2012 2:13:11 PM PST by Politics4US
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Oh, he will say a few public mea culpas and then go off the air for a short while doing penance in purgatory before coming back again all to soon being treated as if nothing ever happened.
7 posted on 02/08/2012 2:15:03 PM PST by circlecity
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To: ColdOne

CNN and homos hate Black People.


8 posted on 02/08/2012 2:16:46 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

even Glenn Beck they write, I guess they don;’t know that Beck has been for the homosexual agenda for years.


9 posted on 02/08/2012 2:17:26 PM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: circlecity

Exactly!....He’ll be baaaaackkkk!


10 posted on 02/08/2012 2:18:02 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: sappy

Bill Dance never caused any problems!


11 posted on 02/08/2012 2:19:03 PM PST by j.argese (Newt ... the Nixon of our time ...)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

looks like we got us some hot grievance monger on grievance monger action.


12 posted on 02/08/2012 2:19:39 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (The damage is too extensive. Burn it down and start over.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Formerly I only knew Beckham as a soccer player but otherwise didn't think much about him. This ad changed my mind. Now it's obvious to me that Beckham is a low-life. But none of this changes my mind about CNN. They've been on my sh*tlist for more than a decade now.

ML/NJ

13 posted on 02/08/2012 2:21:21 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I work in a fudgepacker city called West Hollywood...oops, I said fudgepackers.

Oh crap, not again, OK fudgies it is..


14 posted on 02/08/2012 2:22:14 PM PST by max americana (Buttcrack Obama is an idiot)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Roland Martin???

SOCK IT TO ME!!!
um, nevermind

15 posted on 02/08/2012 2:25:44 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Yo Mitt - Money can't buy you love...)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated

Unless of course it demeans conservatives, Christians, or Republicans. Then it's not only tolerated, it's encouraged.

16 posted on 02/08/2012 2:28:14 PM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: gov_bean_ counter

You bet your Sweet Bippie!

My first thought too, but I’m an old man, with gray hair and everything.


17 posted on 02/08/2012 2:31:13 PM PST by The Chid
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To: The Chid

LOL!


18 posted on 02/08/2012 2:33:50 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Yo Mitt - Money can't buy you love...)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Hey Roland, welcome to the world Republicans face every day.


19 posted on 02/08/2012 2:40:50 PM PST by Hattie
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
MRC/Newsbusters' Brent Bozell had this reaction to Martin's situation. Spot on.
20 posted on 02/08/2012 2:45:07 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Servant of the Cross

I think “gay” trumps “black” in the heirarchy of victimhood.


21 posted on 02/08/2012 2:49:16 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Of course you’re right. I keep getting those mixed up.


22 posted on 02/08/2012 2:52:46 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I guess that made Michael Jackson an Ace of Spades!


23 posted on 02/08/2012 2:54:02 PM PST by Bartholomew Roberts
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Politically Correct Rock, Paper, Scissors...


24 posted on 02/08/2012 2:56:42 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Yo Mitt - Money can't buy you love...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Yes, someone put it like this in descending order of who "wins" in the media:

Muslims trump

LBGQ who trump

Hispanics who trump

Blacks

If you read any MSM story, you'll notice this is pretty much set in stone. So Roland Martin didn't have a chance. If a Muslim had said this, he MIGHT have squeaked by.

25 posted on 02/08/2012 3:04:44 PM PST by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
I think “gay” trumps “black” in the heirarchy of victimhood.

Which is why this movie did so well.


26 posted on 02/08/2012 3:05:15 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: ColdOne
Man that is too funny.

Poor Roland didn't get the memo. Gays outflank blacks in the liberal pecking order. if only Roland was a transsexual black muslim women perhaps he would have been able to get away with it.

LOL

27 posted on 02/08/2012 3:06:05 PM PST by bubman
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To: sappy
and also these guys.
28 posted on 02/08/2012 3:06:59 PM PST by traderrob6
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
I think “gay” trumps “black” in the heirarchy of victimhood.

That would make RuPaul the "Queen" of victims.

29 posted on 02/08/2012 3:10:58 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: ml/nj
This ad changed my mind. Now it's obvious to me that Beckham is a low-life.

David Beckham talks on getting older, fatherhood

30 posted on 02/08/2012 4:07:17 PM PST by Doe Eyes
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