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Free Republic Gets Results! Fox's Greta to Boycott Media Dinner Over Palin Sex Slurs Comic
Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Kristinn

Posted on 03/08/2012 4:55:07 PM PST by kristinn

Fox News host Greta Van Susteren announced this evening that she will be boycotting the 68th annual Radio and Television Congressional Correspondents' Dinner over the selection of a comic to headline the dinner who has repeatedly attacked Sarah Palin using vile sexual terms.

Another pig….and a media association has hired the pig, Louis C.K., to be their headliner for the big media dinner? Really? I am not going. I refuse to go. Everyone in the media should join me in this boycott.

The headliner of this year’s Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner is “comedian” Louis C.K. Comedian? I don’t think so. Pig? yes.

He uses filthy language about women…..yes, the C word…and yes, even to describe a woman candidate for Vice President of the United States. It isn’t just Governor Palin he denigrates. He denigrates all women and looks to the crowd to laugh.

I refuse to show any support for this guy or for the Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner Committee who hired him. I think the organization that hired him is just as bad as he is. It is no secret that he denigrates women.

SNIP

Free Republic brought to prominence the matter of Louis CK hosting the dinner by keeping an original article on the dinner published in Breaking News. The article was picked on Twitter and by several bloggers.

The article picked up on news about the dinner reported by Brent Bozell at Newsbusters. Bozell had mentioned the dinner earlier that day but had buried it in a column about the Rush Limbaugh-Sandra Fluke controversy.

Van Susteren is showing more courage than one would expect, as the 2012 chairman of the RTCA is a Fox D.C. colleague, John L. Wallace III.

To read edited for profanity versions of Louis CK's vile attacks on Palin, click the link to the GretaWire or the original article linked herein.

Or you can listen to an unedited YouTube recording.


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1 posted on 03/08/2012 4:55:16 PM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn

good to hear


2 posted on 03/08/2012 4:56:24 PM PST by Godzilla (3/7/77)
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To: Jim Robinson

Congrats, Jim! And thanks, Greta, for taking a stand.


3 posted on 03/08/2012 4:56:43 PM PST by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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Good for you, Greta.


4 posted on 03/08/2012 4:57:36 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: kristinn

Will obamma be attending this event?


5 posted on 03/08/2012 4:58:15 PM PST by rawhide
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To: kristinn

Very admirable tact.
I’m with ya Gretta!


6 posted on 03/08/2012 4:58:43 PM PST by FMBass ("Now that I'm sober I watch a lot of news"- Garofalo from Coulter's "Treason")
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To: kristinn

Good deal. Greta has integrity.


7 posted on 03/08/2012 4:58:47 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: kristinn

Good.


8 posted on 03/08/2012 4:58:55 PM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: kristinn

I like Gretta and now I like her a smidgen more.:)


9 posted on 03/08/2012 4:59:25 PM PST by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: kristinn

Yay Greta....and FR....once again!


10 posted on 03/08/2012 4:59:34 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Jim "Firebrand" Robinson endorses Newt...with EPIC call to action!!)
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To: All; Greta
Thank you, Greta !

With this decision you've just shown more courage than ~95% of the wastes of space in Congress.

Bravo !

11 posted on 03/08/2012 5:00:02 PM PST by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: kristinn

We got rid of TV over four years ago, so this surprises me. She was a flaming liberal when last I saw her. Has she sold her soul or has she “evolved”? One never knows for sure.


12 posted on 03/08/2012 5:00:06 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: kristinn

Good for Greta!


13 posted on 03/08/2012 5:02:09 PM PST by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: kristinn

Dear Greta: Thank you.


14 posted on 03/08/2012 5:02:32 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: kristinn

15 posted on 03/08/2012 5:03:34 PM PST by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: kristinn

CONGRATULATIONS!
We stand with Greta!


16 posted on 03/08/2012 5:04:50 PM PST by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: gorush

Greta may be leaning a little more conservative these days. It had to be eye opening for her to interview intelligent ladies like Sarah Palin, and then deal with the likes of Washerwoman Schultz.


17 posted on 03/08/2012 5:05:04 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: kristinn

Good for Greta! Any journalist with any decency or honor would take a stand too. I guess they have no mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, etc. It is already evident they have no self respect.


18 posted on 03/08/2012 5:09:38 PM PST by jch10
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To: jazusamo; holdonnow
I should also mention that this was brought up by Mark Levin and Sean Hannity in the past couple days on their respective radio shows.

I also Tweeted a dozen or more media personalities, including Greta seeking comment.

Greta is the only one to say anything about the dinner. She didn't answer me, but she made her statement tonight on GretaWire.

19 posted on 03/08/2012 5:10:03 PM PST by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: Enterprise

Greta has also been very kind to Michele Bachmann.


20 posted on 03/08/2012 5:10:14 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: RedMDer

Thank You Greta! You have integrity and will speak up. Upward and onward.


21 posted on 03/08/2012 5:11:25 PM PST by itssme
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To: kristinn

Thank You Greta Van Susteren for standing up for what you believe and for what most of us have had a hard time finding in the meida


22 posted on 03/08/2012 5:12:44 PM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: kristinn

Good for Greta. I don’t want to say too much, because I don’t want to get her into trouble. But she is constantly acting as a real newswoman should act, one of the few who still get honest news out there where people can see it, and to hell with the ruling ideology or the approval of the Washington cocktail circuit.


23 posted on 03/08/2012 5:13:07 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kristinn

bttt


24 posted on 03/08/2012 5:14:15 PM PST by advertising guy (Sarah just jumped..........game on boys.)
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To: kristinn

Louis C.K. Regrets Harsh Comments About Sarah Palin (But Not Enough To Not Make A Few More)

http://www.mediaite.com/print/louis-c-k-regrets-harsh-comments-about-sarah-palin-but-not-enough-to-not-make-a-few-more/

” I do believe if she got elected, she’d really Hitler up the place.’””


25 posted on 03/08/2012 5:14:57 PM PST by kcvl
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To: kristinn

Well done. Whatever happened to funny comedians? This batch is just plain vulgar. And people pay to hear it. Dense.


26 posted on 03/08/2012 5:15:39 PM PST by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: kristinn

Gretta, thank you for keeping it classy!


27 posted on 03/08/2012 5:17:06 PM PST by Artcore
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To: kristinn

Thanks, Greta! You are a woman of integrity.


28 posted on 03/08/2012 5:17:11 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: anyone

This guy is such a loser. Seriously, how may shows has this moron been on that wound up canceled?


29 posted on 03/08/2012 5:20:34 PM PST by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members http://www.freerepublic.com/foof the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: kristinn

He obviously doesn’t know many words that aren’t just four letters....

https://mobile.twitter.com/#!/louisck


30 posted on 03/08/2012 5:23:17 PM PST by kcvl
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To: kristinn

Way to go!


31 posted on 03/08/2012 5:24:24 PM PST by ironman
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To: kristinn

well done Greta if only more in the MSM would actually have the guts you do and show some class as well.

Is it too much for our news to not be a biased news, sadly today and the last few years it does seem so.


32 posted on 03/08/2012 5:25:01 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: kristinn

I have a ton of respect for Greta Van Susteren. I may not always agree with her point of view but she always has integrity and she a very intelligent hard working individual.


33 posted on 03/08/2012 5:26:23 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: kristinn

anyone have a list of the other “journalist” attending? I may want to send them a note.


34 posted on 03/08/2012 5:32:30 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: kristinn

Excellent.
I heard the clips of this clown on the radio the other day (lots of bleeps) and thought I was listening to a mentally retarded Dice-wannabe.


35 posted on 03/08/2012 5:33:09 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: kristinn

God bless Greta!


36 posted on 03/08/2012 5:33:53 PM PST by Bridesheadfan
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To: kristinn; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

I’m glad to read this about Greta. She’s earned my respect over the years, and this just adds to it.

Greta Van Susteren has become, for me, the shining light of all the so-called journalists at Fox News. Her work has evolved over the years into the most professional, consistent and even-handed segment on the Fox News network.

She had an exclusive interview last night with Bibi Netanyahu. Hers was the only news outlet by which he consented to be interviewed. She often secured interviews with Sarah Palin at a time when Governor Palin was justifiably avoiding news media. Strong conservative newsmakers trust Van Susteren to treat them fairly, an expectation that is sadly lacking even amongst most of the other Fox news personalities. She asks thoughtful questions, gives her guests plenty of time to answer them without interruption, listens with great concentration, and asks follow-up questions based on what the guest actually says, rather than reverting to some pre-written script running in her head while the guest is speaking.

Thank you for taking a stand on this, Greta. As a conservative, and especially as a woman, I appreciate your uncompromising stand.


37 posted on 03/08/2012 5:41:49 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: kristinn

I heart Greta!


38 posted on 03/08/2012 5:42:56 PM PST by HotKat (Politicians are like diapers; they need to be changed often and for the same reason. Mark Twain)
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To: kristinn

This is great!
Real gals gotta stick together!


39 posted on 03/08/2012 5:46:11 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: kristinn

God Bless You Greta!


40 posted on 03/08/2012 5:47:50 PM PST by cblue55 (Mr. Obama, was your mother punished with a baby?)
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To: kristinn

It’s a CNN guy who’s the Chair for the dinner...he says he’s very familiar with CK and considers himself a fan of his filth.

(not an exact quote, but it IS the essence)


41 posted on 03/08/2012 5:53:44 PM PST by cookcounty (Newt 2012: ---> Because he got it DONE.)
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To: Drango
"anyone have a list of the other “journalist” attending? I may want to send them a note."

This is a VERY VERY major annual event in Washington, Obama and Biden have attended. The list of broadcast journalists that HAVEN'T attended would be very short.

42 posted on 03/08/2012 5:57:23 PM PST by cookcounty (Newt 2012: ---> Because he got it DONE.)
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To: lonevoice

Well said! Thank you lonevoice, and thank you Greta. We need more like you. MANY more.

May God give us strength.
Tatt


43 posted on 03/08/2012 5:57:26 PM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: kristinn

Thanks,kristinn—I put a note of thanks to Greta on her Gretawire site under a different handle.

She has the most class of anyone on Fox News. I think hanging with the Palins since 2008 made her a little less liberal over the years. They have become good friends.

Now, let’s see the rest of the Fox News folks follow suit.

It will leave the liberal news”wimmen” exposed for the faux intelectuals they really are.


44 posted on 03/08/2012 5:58:02 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: kristinn

This is just great news!

It would be greater if the liberals would see their hypocrisy but then I am not holding my breath.


45 posted on 03/08/2012 6:01:51 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: lonevoice

Can only add one thing to what you said. Watching Greta become a butterfly has been interesting and uplifting. She’s the anti-baba wawa.
Kudos to her for this.


46 posted on 03/08/2012 6:03:20 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: kristinn
Thanks, Jim. Thanks, Greta!

It's about time Lib entertainers, media members, talk show hosts, and commentators eat the vile words they spit out. Maybe the people who do attend will choke on Louis CK's language.

47 posted on 03/08/2012 6:08:19 PM PST by CitizenM (Obama's legacy will be to be remembered as The architect of the decline of the USA)
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To: cookcounty

The CNN guy was the 2011 chairman. One of his last acts was to announce the appearance by Louis CK (in December.) The Fox guy is the 2012 chairman. He Tweeted his approval of the choice of Louis CK to headline the dinner at the time of the announcement.


48 posted on 03/08/2012 6:17:41 PM PST by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: CitizenM

Let’s not just thank Jim and Greta, YOU are the force!!!! Jim has provided
us with a forum where if put the right use WE CAN make a huge difference!!! WE need to stay FOCUSED if the team chooses ONE issue
a day and WE give them HELL we will be ANDREW!!!!! WE will make a
difference!!!! DO NOT waste your time fighting with TROLLS these folks
are takers now trying to take our time away from the issues!!!! GREAT
JOB TO EVERYONE it is working!!!!!


49 posted on 03/08/2012 6:21:56 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: Kit cat

PLEASE be sure to flood Greta, with many, many, thank-you’s!!! WE
also need to be VERY considerate of those who see our side!!!!!


50 posted on 03/08/2012 6:25:25 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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