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Barbara Walters Defends Maher Calling Trig Palin Retarded: ‘I Donīt Think He Intended it
Newsbusters ^ | John Nolte

Posted on 06/17/2013 4:42:17 PM PDT by Nachum

As NewsBusters reported last week, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin called out vulgarian comedian Bill Maher for referring to her Down Syndrome son Trig as "retarded." On ABC´s The View Monday, co-host Barbara Walters astonishingly defended Maher saying, "I don´t think he intended it to be mean-spirited" (video follows with transcript and commentary): WHOOPI GOLDBERG: At a recent standup show in Las Vegas, comedian Bill Maher apparently called Sarah Palin’s five-year-old developmentally-challenged son Trig retarded. And Sarah blasted him on Twitter as a bully. Is that, is it, is he a bully? Is he a bad, what is he?

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Full title: Barbara Walters Defends Maher Calling Trig Palin Retarded: ‘I Don´t Think He Intended it to be Mean-Spirited’
1 posted on 06/17/2013 4:42:17 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

I’m guessing he didn’t intend it any of the other times either.


2 posted on 06/17/2013 4:43:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

So says the woman who climbed the ladder on her back...


3 posted on 06/17/2013 4:45:50 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Nachum

In a tyrannical state those in the favor of the Party are NEVER at fault.


4 posted on 06/17/2013 4:46:23 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Nachum

Bawbawa Wawwa Defends Mahew Cawwing Twig Pawin Wetawded.


6 posted on 06/17/2013 4:47:58 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Nachum

Dried up old liberal hag. What if someone had insulted the Obama girls, then Katie bar the door.

A child is not just a child to these people, the politics of the parent matter too. Why, Sarah’s kids/grandkids will probably grow up to be rightwingers like her, so fire away!

Baba Wawa needs to go to the home.


7 posted on 06/17/2013 4:48:20 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Maceman

Hey! Hey! Hey! Let’s watch our language! The proper word is “stupid”.


8 posted on 06/17/2013 4:48:24 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum

She’s just revealing her senility.


9 posted on 06/17/2013 4:49:16 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Maceman

Or the Perky One a SLUT.


10 posted on 06/17/2013 4:50:00 PM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: Nachum

Barbara Walters is retarded. I don’t mean that “mean-spiritedly”.


11 posted on 06/17/2013 4:50:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (23,116,441 households on Food Stamps! Now that's what I call HISTORICAL!!!)
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To: Nachum

Why the hell is he making jokes about a five-year-old boy at all?


12 posted on 06/17/2013 4:51:28 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

It won’t be long before her serial facelifts will have her talking from the back of her head. Now that will be the most interesting she’s been in years.


13 posted on 06/17/2013 4:51:44 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Nachum

“Developmentally challenged” is a fair euphemism for those with Down’s Syndrome and other such difficulties. “Retard” should only apply to Maher and people like him.


14 posted on 06/17/2013 4:51:56 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Nachum

I can’t wait for this woman to die so I can stand in line to urinate on her grave !


15 posted on 06/17/2013 4:52:16 PM PDT by Newbomb Turk ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.")
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To: Nachum

Who is this Bill Manure?


16 posted on 06/17/2013 4:52:17 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum

Isn’t she a cewebwitty swutt?


17 posted on 06/17/2013 4:52:28 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“So says the woman who climbed the ladder on her back...”

Exactly...

How would what Maher said be anything but mean spirited?! Sickening b*tch, never could stand her, like her even less now, if that is possible.

She is nothing but an old media whore in more ways than one.


19 posted on 06/17/2013 4:53:13 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: blueunicorn6

tomato, towmato, potato, powtato. What difference does it make NOW.


20 posted on 06/17/2013 4:55:38 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Cicero
Why the hell is he making jokes about a five-year-old boy at all?

Five year old boys live in his head, also.

21 posted on 06/17/2013 4:56:54 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Nachum

ABC slut has an opinion. Shocking


22 posted on 06/17/2013 4:56:56 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Nachum

I hope when Palin decks that a-hole Maher, Barbara is standing near so she can deck her *ss next. No one should be making jokes about someone’s child during a vulgar ‘comedy’ show and Babs, the slut, knows it.

I guarantee you it would matter if it had been Chelsea Clinton being the butt of someone’s filthy joke.


23 posted on 06/17/2013 4:57:57 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Cicero
Why the hell is he making jokes about a five-year-old boy at all?

That's actually more to the point. PC language nazis go pound sand.

24 posted on 06/17/2013 4:59:51 PM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: Nachum

That old slut is probably having sex with Maher. They deserve each other.


25 posted on 06/17/2013 5:00:31 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Cicero

Excellent point.
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Why the hell is he making jokes about a five-year-old boy at all?


26 posted on 06/17/2013 5:01:59 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Nachum

Everything Bill Maher says is intentional. A two minute watching of his show would make that quite clear.


27 posted on 06/17/2013 5:03:30 PM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Nachum

Speaking of Baba Wawa and retarded...at least she used both of her IQ points to boink her was onto tv.


28 posted on 06/17/2013 5:03:50 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: forgotten man

Chelsea grabs Babs - as in cozier than hell.

29 posted on 06/17/2013 5:05:22 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Not a very convincing embrace LOL.


30 posted on 06/17/2013 5:08:56 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Nachum

Wow, Barbara Walters made comments before that all children of political opponents should be left alone. She was very angry to see Sarah Palin on Fox, being Sarah Palin. Palin isn’t a political correct person; she is just honest with her thoughts rather than being a backstabbing female like the liberal dinosaur is. Palin lives her convictions like many of us do.


31 posted on 06/17/2013 5:10:30 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Newbomb Turk
I can’t wait for this woman to die so I can stand in line to urinate on her grave !

She has class herself /s Baba Wawa wrote a tell all book about her thrilling, interracial relationship with former black Republican Senator, Ed Brooke, of Massachusetts. As the...hot story was being released, former Sen. Ed Brooke was undergoing surgery for breast cancer (men get it too). This lady is real classy and it shows in her defense of Bill Maher -- NOT.

32 posted on 06/17/2013 5:12:58 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: elcid1970
Why should we treat left wing scum like humans if they don't even treat OUR CHILDREN like humans?

These vermin deserve a type of treatment that I can't even type here.
33 posted on 06/17/2013 5:12:59 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Nachum

She wasn’t the only one defending the nitwit. I’d love to ask Whoopi and Sherri if they feel the same way about people still using the N word.—or even negroe of black.


34 posted on 06/17/2013 5:14:36 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum

From what I’ve seen of Mr. Maher, he lacks the inhibitions that most of us have by age 7 or 8. He says whatever comes into his head, as though he is perpetually drunk.


35 posted on 06/17/2013 5:14:53 PM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Nachum

Liberals always find ways to rationalize saying horrible things about Conservatives..so Babs has decided that Maher had NO IDEA what a “Retard” is..OK fine, two can play at this game..tomorrow Rush Limbaugh should go on his radio show and say that he takes back his apology to Sandra Fluke, he was just kidding, he has NO idea what a “Slut” is.” let’s see how liberals like them apples


36 posted on 06/17/2013 5:16:02 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Cicero

Because he is retarded, I mean slow.

It’s 2013 and he doesn’t know its derogatory to call someone “retarded”. The left often gives retarded people the benefit of the doubt. I mean he didn’t know he was being offensive, his upbringing must be at fault.

Talk about a room full of slow people. Takes them an hour to complete a 20 minute show.


37 posted on 06/17/2013 5:16:28 PM PDT by pennyfarmer (Your socialist beat our liberal AGAIN.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

and i don’t intend any mean-spiritedness by pointing out barbara walters slept her way to the top of her “career”.


38 posted on 06/17/2013 5:17:23 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

she damn sure did !!!


39 posted on 06/17/2013 5:18:02 PM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: Nachum
Some more of Bill Maher's class.
40 posted on 06/17/2013 5:19:24 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Nachum

Wasn’t it the liberals who banned the word “retard” as unPC?


41 posted on 06/17/2013 5:20:06 PM PDT by tioga
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To: laweeks

This is the first amendment at work, freedom of speech. Why is it good for some and not others? Society has made it loathsome to be retarded. We all have something imperfect. Accept it. Talk about it with truth. Ya, so that’s what he is – retarded. He can’t do anything about it. The word police have conditioned us to feel shame for speaking truth because the truth may hurt someone’s feelings. Is that the kind of society we want to foster – one that can only respond to fairy tales? I am a fat gimp. That’s what I am. I can’t do anything about my bum leg.

I love Sarah Palin. I would campaign for her until the end of time. But she gives Bill Maher way too much power. He wants her attention and gets it every time he wants it. She should revel in the fact that Bill’s heart is full with her. He will say anything to make Sarah think about him even in a despicable way. Bill doesn’t hurt Trig with this talk. Sarah shouldn’t allow him to hurt her.


42 posted on 06/17/2013 5:20:33 PM PDT by jacheff
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This celebrity slut has made a living unbelievably in the “spoken word” industry . . . she, having a hell of a speech defect, trots around like some kind of queen. I can’t stand looking at her or being made to listen to her.


43 posted on 06/17/2013 5:24:04 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Nachum

He damned well did mean it.


44 posted on 06/17/2013 5:25:27 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
OK, Babs, I'll play your game.

Imagine Dennis Miller saying that Obama's daughters are "retards" because he doesn't think much of the president.

What say you BABS?

Are the kids "we-tahds" or not?

Did an anti-Obama comedian not "intend" that?

I'll wait for your answer.

45 posted on 06/17/2013 5:26:22 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Nachum
WHOOPI GOLDBERG: ...And Sarah blasted him on Twitter as a bully. Is that, is it, is he a bully? Is he a bad, what is he?

Oh, I don't know, Whooped-ass. Let's see what you say about a comedian if he/she called your child 'retarded'.

46 posted on 06/17/2013 5:29:10 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: advertising guy
I've heard that rumor about Baba Wawa sleeping her way to the top.

C'mon, she's not particularly attractive, and can't even pronounce an "r" properly.

Maybe she's good in bed.

Makes me wonder how Tom Brokaw got HIS gig.

47 posted on 06/17/2013 5:30:13 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Cicero

He was not making a joke, he is just a mean liberal.


48 posted on 06/17/2013 5:30:29 PM PDT by ully2
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To: boop

same way Doris Kerns Goodman did it...on her knees


49 posted on 06/17/2013 5:32:45 PM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: Nachum

Retarded is a perfectly fine word, and I don’t mind that Maher used it.

I am tired of the PC police.


50 posted on 06/17/2013 5:33:36 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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