This bull crap is stooping as low as it gets Now that everyone has a right to carry a gun, maybe we ought to bring back dueling…
Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts lashed out at comedian Kathy Griffin for describing his two daughters as “prostitutes.”
Griffin, host of Bravo’s TV “My Life on the D List,” made the comments on Bravo on July 13. When two CNN reporters showed her a photo of Brown with his daughters, Ayla and Arianna, Griffin let loose an explosive sound-bite.
“Scott Brown, who is a senator from Massachusetts and has two daughters that are prostitutes,” Griffin said, according to Fox News. (Which I would ordinarily discount if it weren’t for the video clearly from the segment in question. Wih Faux News’ record of lying and using fake videos, there just isn’t any way you can trust anything they present without checking first)
Brown did not the see the funny side.
On Friday, the Republican released a statement denouncing both Griffin and Bravo.
“People can call me any name they want, but families are off limits,” he said. “I love my daughters Ayla and Arianna very much, and any parent would be proud to have them as children. Kathy Griffin and Bravo ought to be ashamed of themselves.”
Brown has even found support from an unlikely source. Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts, wrote a letter to Griffin saying her choice of words was “terrible.”
“What you did was wholly unfair and inappropriate,” Frank said, according to The Hill. “”I think it’s possible to have fun, and even to poke fun at people in my businesses, without this kind of completely unfair attack.”
For the record, Brown’s daughters seem like some pretty sharp young ladies, one in Med School, and the other a reporter.
Senator David Vitter (R-LA), the conservative “family values” lawmaker, has a problem with women. His fondness for prostitutes is well documented, as well as his hypocrisy. And this past week, Vitter shamelessly pandered to his fringe base, by lending credence to the birther conspiracy that President Obama is an illegal alien. He was just getting started. On Friday, Vitter appeared on a right-wing talk radio station in Louisiana, wherein hemocked MSNBC host Rachel Maddow for not looking like a woman. This man is a U.S. Senator and he behaves like a buffoonish frat boy. After receiving criticism, Vitter apologized to Maddow.
Let’s take a trip down hooker memory lane. Married and a father of four, Vitter was forced to admit to a “serious sin” of paying for hookers, when it was revealed that he was a frequent customer of the DC Madam. There were also allegations that Vitter frequented brothels in New Orleans, a scandal that plagued him during his campaign for the House.
And there is the more recent issue of Vitter’s decision to keep an aide on his Capitol Hill staff to work on women’s issues. The aide, Brent Furer was arrested in 2008 for menacing and stabbing his girlfriend, while he held her hostage, as he asked, “Do you want to die?” Vitter asked for Furer’s resignation, only after the media uncovered his background. And Vitter later tried to parse words and deny that Furer worked on women’s issues.
Have to admit one thing, Rachael was pretty cute in High School, and I don’t think the short hair does much for her.