No, it seems this whole trending topic has been cooked up by right wingers trying to use social justice warrior tricks to attack their beloved leader.
And a lot of radicals on Twitter find!
Conservatives last week: Ann Coulter has a right to freely spew her loathe speech.
TRUMP doesn’t understnd The Civil war, more they R whining about Colbert? SAD! #FireColbert #TheResistance #TheAmericans #GiveColbertARaise pic.twitter.com/ QyESOht4Uo
#DemForce (@ DemForce) May 3, 2017
BTW, we’re not suggesting Colbert’s joke didn’t upset anyone for real.
In this situation the parody wasn’t about lesbian panic — it was about Trump doing spares for Putin. And we do kind of adore how much it would ruffle the EXTREMELY homophobic Russian prez. But working lesbian copulation as an insult IS homophobic, whether the intention is there or not. There’s really too much bad record there.
So yeah, Stephen spanned a line, but he did it for a good make. And the notion that we’d actually require he be fired for “its by” RIDICULOUS!
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