Skip to comments.Why Louis C.K. Dropped Out of RTCA Dinner (Free Republic mentioned)
Posted on 03/09/2012 6:55:14 PM PST by kristinn
Amid pressure from conservatives, the comedian Louis C.K. is pulling out of hosting duties at this year's Radio and Television Correspondents Association dinner.
Fox News's Greta Van Susteren yesterday called on journalists to boycott the dinner because of offensive and sexually explicit remarks Louis C.K. had made about Sarah Palin. The news that Louis C.K. would be hosting the dinner was criticized on Monday by Media Research Center president Brent Bozell and picked up the same day by the Free Republic's Kristinn Taylor, who later tweeted the news to Van Susteren.
Louis C.K.'s agent told CNN's Peter Hamby that the comedian was pulling out because "he just didn't want to do it anymore."
Taylor calls this afternoon with a different interpretation: "That's a cop-out," he said. "But it's a polite, professional way of withdrawing."
Taylor also said C.K. should never have been invited in the first place, and attributed the invitation to the liberal bias of the Washington media.
"It's because he said those things about Sarah Palin that the D.C. media thought it was OK," he argued. "If he had said those things about Michelle Obama, no way in hell he would've been invited."
Excellent! Way to go, Kristinn!
Notify the media at once! (Oops--they ARE the media)
But seriously: nice job. They CAN be shamed...but it must be SO over the top that the transgression has to be inarguable, as this was.
Following it.. and lovin it. Good hard work. Dittos
Kristinn - great work! And good on Greta for her support as well - I read what she wrote on Gretawire last night. I was surprised - she minced no words in her blasting of LCK (and rightfully so).
Gratifying victory for our side (they seem so rare)!
Fantastic! Great job! Thank you!
Good job kristinn..Kudos to you!! And Kudos to Greta too, she is one of the few in the media today I actually have a lot of respect for..she is a class act
Too bad Brent Bozell isn’t gettin much kudo’s. Since he was the original who broke the news to start with.
Great job! And kudos to Brent Bozell and Greta!
He also gave us the finger every chance he got, he would pretend he was itching his face but with his middle finger..what a scum bag!
bump to the top
Corner them in a fairly small corral such as this and there is no logical escape.
It’s like taking a city block by block.
Those with eyes and ears yet unseared may be positvely influenced. Others without hope of enlightenment miss and fall by the wayside.
In some respects, it’s a war of attrition- but in the larger sense it’s simply a division of the sheep from the goats.
Good work, press on FRiend!
“Too bad Brent Bozell isnt gettin much kudos. Since he was the original who broke the news to start with.”
Someone should tweet or email him about this - he’ll love it! Next to Breitbart, Bozell’s always been a favorite of mine :-)
Here’s Greta’s comments on LCK.
So just how much does Dylan owe you from those poker games?
Kidding, I think?
The left lives in a world of double standards and hypocrisy
I gave him credit in my writings and to the Politico reporter. The problem is Bozell buried the RTCA dinner outrage in an article about the Limbaugh-Fluke imbroglio. It should have been a stand alone piece.