Ann Coulter's vile tweet

Any comments?

hollywoodreporter.com/news/ann-coulter-calls-fury-jewish-824476

Mine: No alleged “context” justifies this awful statement.

Specifically: what statement?

I read the link and can’t tell what specific statement offends you.

On the other hand, her support of Donald the clown Trump, Mr. Xenophobe himself, is pretty offensive.

I just read the article and need some clarification. Perhaps the OP could explain what they think is vile in this article.

I think it might be this:

"Cruz, Huckabee Rubio all mentioned ISRAEL in their response to: ‘What will AMERICA look like after you are president,’ " read one tweet.

"How many f—ing Jews do these people think there are in the United States?" read another post that accused the presidential hopefuls of pandering to Jewish voters.

Maybe it’s the f—ing part? I agree with the rest of her statements. She should keep the f-bombs out of it, though. I get tired of hearing that kind of language.

If that the part the OP is referring to, I agree with you. Its unclear to me if she tweeted that or if someone else did, and it is also unclear if the tweet actually used the “f” word or said literally “f—ing”. Not that there is much difference, but some.

Everything about Ann Coulter is vile.

I think rather than resort to uncharitable name-calling, people should claim they think it is okay to break the law if it be illegal immigration and do not care if people, foreigners or Americans, get killed in the process.

She tweeted it, was wrong for it.

It’s also wrong to vote for pro-choice types of politicians.

One probably has to read her latest book to understand where she is really coming from. :shrug:

I guess I put her in the same category as people like Rush Limbaugh who make their living by stating their opinions in over-the-top, hyperbolic fashion. Such people frequently say offensive things. Uncalled for, but also unsurprising.

I can’t stand Trump. :frowning:

I do in fact think it is Okay to break unjust immigration laws that were originally passed for the purpose of keeping out primarily Catholics, were unenforced for decades, and are now being used to justify the same purpose, with the support of some poorly informed Catholics themselves. I certainly don’t think it is okay for people to get killed in the process, and I “know” that that claim is first overblown, and second, when it does happen is the result of the existence of the unjust laws in the first place.

Show me where the church condones immigration laws that set limits on immigrants based on race, country of origin, or ethnicity.

“1935 The equality of men rests essentially on their dignity as persons and the rights that flow from it:
Every form of social or cultural discrimination in fundamental personal rights on the grounds of sex, race, color, social conditions, language, or religion must be curbed and eradicated as incompatible with God’s design.”

CCC

I don’t pay much or any attention to Ann Coulter’s political or social views. I rank their importance as equal to those of Justin Bieber but with much more venom attached. Her remark about Jews is certainly uncalled for, and I also don’t appreciate her dig directed at college professors.

I’m not sure that’s a fair assessment; Bieber is likely more educated. :smiley:

I don’t understand why she felt the need to attack Jews, professors and others. But then again, I’m not the sort who enjoys that kind of argumentation.

I can’t either, but he’s better than any progressive.

Or socialist (didn’t mean to leave out ole’ Bernie).

Jon

I forgive her for the hurtful comment about my people , but us Christians need to stop making comments like Ann did .
Because He Lives, Starwarsfan.

Do you think all the illegal immigrants in border state prisons broke our immigration laws justly because of their defiance of the, according to you, anti-Catholic intent of those laws? I think MS13 might have a different motivation for jumping our border. I’m not sure coyotes are justifying their trade by pointing to the injustice of immigration laws, which, by the way, are the purview and indeed inherent responsibility of every national government that has ever existed, including Mexico, to the great displeasure of their southern neighbors.

Who is allowed to live in the Vatican? Who is allowed to be a member of the Swiss Guard? Is that unjust discrimination?

Citizenship in the country of your choosing is not a fundamental personal right.

For those of you who’ve never read anything by Coulter, nor apparently ever heard a stand up comedian, I might point out that “context” isn’t just the words written around the offending words in a statement as short as a tweet or even a whole column. Coulter, like Limbaugh, who employs hyperbole and satire to great effect has a huge body of work which constitutes a particular style. They both utilize the tactic of illustrating absurdity with absurdity, and it takes more than a tweet to pick up on their humor and sarcasm. It’d be like trying to “get” Jim Gaffigan as a person by listening to one riff about Hot Pockets. Find me the liberal whose fake outrage over this exceeds Coulter’s real defense of Israel and Jews all the time, and I’ll find you the liberal whose abhorrence of the acts of ISIS is genuine enough to cite the verses in the Koran they use to justify them.

And a nicer person.

That’s what disturbs me about Trump - there’s a non-zero chance that I’ll wind up voting for him as there are other candidates that are even more unworthy to lead this country.

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