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MSNBC’s Joy Reid Apologizes for Past Comments About Gays
The Wrap ^ | December 3, 2017 | Ross A. Lincoln

Posted on 12/03/2017 12:24:23 PM PST by EdnaMode

MSNBC host Joy Reid apologized for blog posts she wrote from 2007 to 2009 that used language criticized as homophobic to mock former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist.

“This note is my apology to all who are disappointed by the content of blogs I wrote a decade ago, for which my choice of words and tone have legitimately been criticized. As a writer, I pride myself on a facility with language — an economy of words or at least some wisdom in the selection,” Reid said in a statement provided to TheWrap.

“However, that clearly has not always been the case.”

In the posts, which appeared on her now-defunct blog “The Reid Report,” Reid frequently referred to Crist as “Miss Charlie” while calling him closeted. She also employed sarcastic tags such as “gay politicians” and “not gay politicians.”

In other posts, Reid repeated speculation that Crist married to his now-ex-wife Carole Rome to quash rumors and increase his chances of being selected as Republican John McCain’s running mate in the 2008 presidential election.

Reid also joked about the possibility of Crist and McCain having sex, about what she called Crist’s “gay wedding,” and about his honeymoon.

(Excerpt) Read more at thewrap.com ...


TOPICS: Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: apology; dopeydems; homosexualagenda; joyreid; liberalhypocrisy; liberalism; msnbc
Liberal hypocrisy!
1 posted on 12/03/2017 12:24:23 PM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode
... my choice of words and tone...

but not the actual context.
2 posted on 12/03/2017 12:31:21 PM PST by stylin19a (Best.Election.Ever.)
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To: EdnaMode

So somebody printed her old blog I guess - is she worried there may be more coming, like texts or things she said at parties? That would be delicious to label her a liberal homophobic!


3 posted on 12/03/2017 12:37:06 PM PST by GnuThere
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To: EdnaMode

4 posted on 12/03/2017 12:40:47 PM PST by Blue Highway
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To: EdnaMode

“...used language criticized as homophobic.”
First time I’ve seen an article that didn’t definitively define the user as “homophobic”. Oh gee, Nice to know: gauging negative faggot terms is based on the perceptions of the reader.


5 posted on 12/03/2017 12:43:58 PM PST by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: NetAddicted

Bet she doesn’t feel any sense of irony judging Roy Moore for ALLEGED actions FOUR decades ago.


6 posted on 12/03/2017 12:48:37 PM PST by John Milner (Marching for Peace is like breathing for food.)
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To: EdnaMode
As a writer, I pride myself on a facility with language — an economy of words or at least some wisdom in the selection,”


"Asphinctersayswhat?"

7 posted on 12/03/2017 12:50:53 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: EdnaMode

She deserves to be flogged with a wet noodle till she dies.

How come ANYTHING anyone not agreeing with the LIBs is ‘guilty’ for wild accusations 40 years ago yet ‘they’ let themselves off the hook for ACTUAL statements - not taken out of context - statements that say what they mean..

Like R Byrd and his ilk are accepted because their KKK activities were in different times yet the S Thurmonds of the world - both from basically the same generation are guilty.

Before you know it, Gloria Allred or her daughter will be defending some rapist/sexual abuser etc etc etc


8 posted on 12/03/2017 12:57:54 PM PST by xrmusn ((6/98)""If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything over the edge by now")
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To: EdnaMode

Anybody remember a Food Network host named Paula Deen? Her career was destroyed because of something she said about blacks 30 years prior. Why should Joy Ride not get the same treatment?


9 posted on 12/03/2017 1:13:16 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Double standards for the left.


10 posted on 12/03/2017 1:17:16 PM PST by EdnaMode
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To: xrmusn

Politics trumps everything else on the left. It’s really despicable.


11 posted on 12/03/2017 1:18:43 PM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

Hence, my tag line.


12 posted on 12/03/2017 1:20:36 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: EdnaMode
English Translation: "I am sorry that when I made the mistake of posting what I really thought on the Interweb I did not know that my old blog posts would still be accessible 10 years later."
13 posted on 12/03/2017 1:39:12 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation has ended!)
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To: EdnaMode

Always, homosexuality is great in their book unless they want to hurt someone.


14 posted on 12/03/2017 2:04:24 PM PST by tiki
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Nailed it. :D


15 posted on 12/03/2017 2:45:05 PM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

Her weekly vie for attention.


16 posted on 12/03/2017 2:52:30 PM PST by Exit148 ((Loose Chnge Club founder) Put yours aside for the next Freepathon!)
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To: EdnaMode

Politics trumps everything else on the left. It’s really despicable.

= = = = = = = = = =

Politics TRUMPs etc etc etc etc

May as well use EVERY tool in our arsenal to keep them talking to themselves.....

Example

‘Conservative’ being interviewed answering question

‘You mean he was TRUMPed?

Are you playing the TRUMP card?’.


17 posted on 12/03/2017 3:47:46 PM PST by xrmusn ((6/98)""If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything over the edge by now")
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