Skip to comments.Ted Rall Says He Might Sue Ann Coulter for Holocaust Cartoon Remark
Posted on 02/13/2006 5:31:00 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
NEW YORK Columnist Ann Coulter made a provocative remark Friday about "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau and editorial cartoonist Ted Rall. Trudeau is shrugging it off, but Rall is considering a lawsuit.
Coulter reportedly said Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.: "Iran is soliciting cartoons on the Holocaust. So far, only Ted Rall, Garry Trudeau, and The New York Times have made submissions."
Giving her remark another twist is the fact that the conservative Coulter has the same distributor -- Universal Press Syndicate -- as the liberal Rall and Trudeau.
When asked Monday if he wanted to respond to Coulter's comment, Trudeau told E&P via e-mail: "Nah."
Rall announced on his blog that he would look into taking legal action against Coulter if readers of his blog wanted him to -- and if they pledged the $6,000 needed to draft and file a lawsuit in New York........"
Rall is a pussy, he'll never do it.
That is a riot! Geez, have a little humour, Rall. Indeed. Here's one cartoon that kind of sums it up that everybody can understand. Well, except maybe for the stuck on stupid types. Like Rall, for example.
She should have insulted his manhood, he's got none.
What's ironic about Rall's threat to sue a public person is that this is the technique of holocaust denier David Irving with Deborah Lipstadt. This trial was held in London where the libel laws are very very tough.
Sue for ?????? I thought you needed a reason to sue somebody?
Ted Rall's reputation is such that it's impossible to defame him.
And it seems hypocritical for him to complain about defamation.
Rall is a coward. And a cheap one at that.
I'd bet the four or five people who read his blog wouldn't pony up enough for a filing fee.
From the article: "Rall announced on his blog that he would look into taking legal action against Coulter if readers of his blog wanted him to -- and if they pledged the $6,000 needed to draft and file a lawsuit in New York.
"If enough 'yes' votes come in with enough serious pledges, I'll see Ann in court," wrote Rall. "If not, well, chalk up another victory for the Right."
Clever of Rall, isn't it? He wants the readers of his blog to believe that their generous donations may actually contribute to the defeat of the "Right".....LOL.
I hope he does sue. It was a good gag by Ann. It needs wider exposure.
I forgot she said that; I hope he keeps her comedy alive.
Yes, Rall IS a pussy and Ann Coulter could literally beat him up - as skinny and weak as she is. I pray (PRAY) that he actually files suit. It would finally bring the attention to this *sshole and what he has been saying that would result in another huge backlash again the left.
What an ass.
What kind of idiot sues an attorney? Think his fans will cough up $100,000 for this fantasy?
Fanatics like Rall never have a sense of humor.
Would someone please check with Sen McCain's office on this one...
And, last but not least - I hereby volunteer to sit on the Jury if I am guaranteed a front row seat.
RULES - GENTLEMEN - RULES!
And he's sueing for damage to his reputation?Which has a cash value of maybe 3 dollars American?What an ass.
(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")
Now, hold it right there, or I'll turn you from a rooster into a hen...
Sue away !!!!!
In Rall's case, Ann would win because he would run away crying.
Your post was the 20th, and was the first pics of the lovely lady.
These guys are getting sloppy lately :)
Rall is sooooo liberal: easily offended, hair-trigger litigator, asking others to pay his way, persona dominated by characteristics of the opposite sex.
Pretty face, but that bod is way too thin to call female!
1. Truth is a complete defense.
2. Idiot, you have made yourself a public figure.
3. Everyone is entitled to their opinion and there's no
anyone could think this was anything but AC's opinion.
4. Satire is a form of protected speech.
5. Idiot, in light of your past work and statements,
you are not slanderable.
Take that to your lawyers. If they accept the case, they are guilty of a disciplenary offense because they know up front that this case is impossible for you to win. If it was such a great case and you were so sure of winning, you would be putting your own money. Also, you have probably committed an offense by seeking others to pay the costs of your lawsuit. This is a form of barratry and hopefully you will be sanctioned by the court.
Rall just wants to get madia attention. He is such a neerdy wimp.
Ann will eat them as a snack and spit them out.
"barratry" is a sin indulged in ONLY by lawyers.
He is only saying "Sue the Bastards" because he needs the publicity to keep him in the "News Focus". He can't maintain a following of his own. He is a social parasite that rides on the fame of people superior to his own miserable self.
Rall announced on his blog that he would look into taking legal action against Coulter if readers of his blog wanted him to --
He obviously wasn't that offended or he would not need the approval of others to file suit. What a wuss...
Someone needs to tell this schmuck that you cannot sue for slander over a joke.
Ann's are bigger than yours.
If readers of his blog want him to sue Ann????? Excuse me then if he loses he can blame his blog readers for getting him into the suit?
What's the matter Teddy? You can dish it out but you can't take it?
Boo fricking hoo.
"Iran is soliciting cartoons on the Holocaust. So far, only Ted Rall, Garry Trudeau, and The New York Times have made submissions."
Rall said later in the piece:
The cartoonist concluded, in a comment e-mailed to E&P: "It's one thing to mock people for their opinions and quite another to make opinions up out of whole cloth and stuff them into a person's mouth. That's what Coulter has done here. She has absolutely no reason to believe that I am sympathetic to the Iranian government, a Holocaust revisionist or denier, or anti-Semitic. She has no reason to believe that I am less patriotic than any other American. Opposing the Bush administration does not make you anti-Semitic, pro-Iran, or anti-American, and no one has the right to equate them as she did before a large high-profile audience that included Dick Cheney. She has the right to attack me for what I say, do, and believe -- not to lie."
She did not say or suggest that Rall was a Holocaust revisionist or denier, or anti-Semitic or the rest. Rall could do a cartoon of some type on a holocaust theme to bash the Bush administration or generally be a jerk. Him taking Ann's statement badly does not miracle its content into something worthy of litigation.
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