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Palin outrage boils over, spawns firedavidletterman.com

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A rally is planned outside the Ed Sullivan theater in Manhattan on Tuesday following calls by Sarah Palin supporters to “fire David Letterman.”

Letterman drew a considerable amount of outrage after a controversial crack at Yankee Stadium that Bristol Palin was “knocked up” by Alex Rodriguez- during the seventh inning. He further got right-wing panties in a knot by likening Palin’s look to that of a “slutty flight attendant” during one of his “Top Ten” segments last week.

The movement even begat a website, Fire David Letterman, and a mission statement:

Our Mission Statement: David Letterman Must Held Be Accountable For His Disgraceful Statements

In addition to shameless abuse of the Caps Lock key, the site also frustratingly, deliberately misconstrues Letterman’s joke to be about Willow, not Bristol Palin. That simple misdirection plants the joke firmly in the “inappropriate comments about the underage” category (Willow Palin is 14), likely to sway advertiser opinions on the matter.

While it is unlikely such a cultural icon will be unseated so easily, the movement has drawn some high-profile supporters. Palin superfan John Ziegler has predictably joined the fray, and New York State Minority Leader Brian Kolb is also calling for Letterman’s firing.

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16 Responses to “Palin outrage boils over, spawns firedavidletterman.com”

  1. Mom, Apple Pie, Amer. Flag

    KARMA will be filling the audience and staring David Letterman RIGHT in his FACE as long as this creep remains on the air. What Don Imus did was not nearly as bad and he got fired. David Letterman has not apologized and tries to justify the UNFUNNY JOKE by saying it was directed towared the older girl. THAT IS JUST AS BAD! Why isn't the ENTIRE BASEBALL TEAM PROTESTING his “joke?” It is as offensive to the player as it implies he is a pedophile, rapist and mistreats women.

  2. bigasshole

    Ulgy jerk, pretty sure hes a nazi too.

    also stupid slut.

  3. Mary

    FIRE DAVID LETTERMANN!FIRE DAVID LETTERMANN! FIRE DAVID LETTERMANN! FIRE DAVID LETTERMANN! FIRE DAVID LETTERMANN! FIRE DAVIDLETTERMANN! FIRE DAVID LETTERMANN! mR. LES MOONVES FIRE DAVID LETTEERMANN. HE IS NOT FUNNY, NO CULTURAL ICON JUST AN OLD DIRTY OLD SEXIST,PHEDOPHILE,SLUTTY AIRLINE STEWERDESSESS, HYPOCRITE WHO JUST RECENTLY MARRIED THE MOTHER OF HIS 5 OR 6 YEAR OLD KID IN MARCH,I SAY WOAMN THIS A WAKE UP CALL ,ALL WOMAN,MOTHERS OF YOUNG DAUGHTERS JOIN FIREDAVID LETTERMANN.COM RIGHT NOW.IT'S ABOUT ALL WOAMN AND MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN'SRIGHTS FOR DECENCY .

  4. sally

    yes, David Letterman should be fired for his outrageous remarks re. Sarah Palin's daughter.

  5. Angie

    Letterman insulted Governor Palin's CHILD, he insulted female flight attendants, he even insulted Alex Rodriguez relegating him to a rapist. Letterman is getting old. His writers wrote it, it was taped earlier than show time and yet it wasn't considered vulgar because the Palin family has become a joke to the liberal CBS and Letterman. Mrs. Palin, joined the PTA to make her child's school better, she ran for Mayor to make her city better, she joined the oil and gas commission to oversee production, etc. in her state, she ran for Governor against corruption in her state. She opened a office to protect the oil pipeline, she is working on the $40 billion gas industry pipeline between Alaska, Canada and the lower 48. She has done more than many governors from smaller states. She has returned income from the state's oil to its people and yet the Lettermans, the Behar's the Maher's the Susan Osborne's of the world can't wait to tear this woman apart. A woman who has done all of the above, can run a fishing business with her husband, can even hunt food to take care of her family, a woman who can defend the life of a child even when she knew it would take more effort and she is mocked. The America I use to know is no more, its run by the inconsequential Lettermans.

  6. sally

    Yes, I agree with this person. Fire that jerk Letterman. Anyone who would make jokes re these childrens in a sexual way is totally wrong.

  7. sally

    Amen to Angie. I could not have said it better! Her remarks are right on.

  8. Connie Gifford

    FIRE! FIRE! FIRE! David Letterman. You'd have to be a really big dim-wit to say something so STUPID and insensitive. Bye-Bye Letterman!!!!!!!

  9. jharris

    As a man and a father, David Letterman should not even refer to children in any manner! There is no reason for him to mention her or any other names in jest or any other way. Let alone in a demeaning manner of this magnatude! This sort of hate speak is what continues to keep this country in an uproar and apart. Night after night the talk shows refer to conservative females in this manner and it must be addressed and stopped. Thank you for this opportunity.

  10. God

    What a joke! And I'm not referring to what Letterman said, it's you people still salivating for your 'justice' over a late night comment about A-Rod and Bristol Palin.

    You people need to get a life. Read what you've written, talking about karma, and being parents….the shame you place on others only reflects on you.

    Bunch of hypocrites, if you love Sara Palin so much, move to Alaska where you can all be one happy dysfunctional family, and good riddens to you all.

  11. roz

    He did not mean the child, how many times does that have to be said?
    Bristol put herself in the media spotlight – she is then fair game.
    He did not insult flight attendants, he insulted the way Palin dresses. She dresses like a flight attendant, always in a skirt and matching jacket – she does dress like one. And she looks slutty. Palin tries to use sex appeal to get attention – her looks are fair game. It says nothing bad about flight attendants. It is a comment about Palin. Palin looks like a slutty flight attendant – it's actually quite true.
    If Alex Rodrigez is bothered by the comment he can talk for himself.
    CBS is not liberal – every TV channel is called liberal because it does not accept BS like this from the crazy right.
    And finally, if you don't like it, don't watch. Nothing forces you to watch his show. Watch Jimmy Kimmel, you will love that.

  12. roz

    He is a comedian and there was nothing wrong with what he said. Get over it. It's still a free country. Go back to censoring the books in Alaska.

  13. roz

    He was not meaning to talk about the child. Hello? He already apologized for that mistake.

  14. Nobama

    Fire that SOB Letterman….and fire the SOB Matt Lauer too! Somebody needs to ask Matt Lauer….would you like for David Letterman to have made the same joke about his daughter Romy?? He is a sack of S_ _ _!
    Would the media be defending Letterman if he had made the joke about one of obama's girls??

  15. Nobama

    Nobody had a problem with Don Imus getting fired did they? Oh but that was directed to BLACK
    WOMEN…not white women so it was ok.
    Then theres Jamie Foxx and his crude joke… racial remarks to Miley Cyrus….but that was ok too..had
    it been a white man making those same comments about Raven Symone of Thats So Raven we would be hearing of him to be fired too.
    Double standards in politics and entertainment…where are you right now Al Sharpton?? No blacks involved so your staying out of this one??