I wasn’t offended in the least bit by Kathy Griffins little stunt. Nor do I want to see her career ruined (although I am considerably amazed that she has actually had a career as a comedian).
Ms. Griffin after offering a sorry/not sorry apology, showed up at a press conference and blamed Trump, Sexism etc. for the smoldering train wreck of her career. The solipsistic self-immolation was painful to watch from someone who would no doubt describe herself as a “Nasty Girl”.
It would be cliché to say to Ms. Griffin “If you want to blame someone look in the mirror.” Not incorrect just cliché.
No if Ms. Griffin wants to know who is REALLY to blame she has to look around the room at the next cocktail party she goes to, if she is still invited.
When she is toasting champagne with her dulled by decades of media dominance unfunny ideological comrades, as they wax un-philosophically and bitch about Drumpf, if she has the liquid courage at the garbage time portion of the soiree, when tipsiness causes lucid honesty, she might ask in a whispered voice to her colleagues “Why did we create such a world?”
A world of political correctness run amok so that entire lives can be ruined over moments of mistakes, real and imagined.
A world where a Bloviating if not Popular TV commentator like Bill O’Reilly can lose his job over unproven allegations. Although we must give the devil his due, “FUCK IT WE’LL DO IT LIVE” is funnier than anything Ms. Griffin shit out of her mouth in her vapid career.
A world where Sean Hannity, a second rate Rush Limbaugh wannabee (There’s a double entendre insult in there, By The way), can almost lose his job for asking questions about the unsolved murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
A world where Former Founder and CEO of Mozilla, Brendan Eich, can lose his job and almost have his career ruined for giving $1000 to a political campaign to keep marriage legal only between a man and a woman. It should be remembered that the campaign Eich donated to, California’s Prop 8 in 2008, actually WON its statewide election showing Eich was in the majority with his political opinion.
If you can lose your job based on unproven accusations, an honest attempt at investigative journalism, or a small donation to a more popular if politically incorrect political position from a half decade earlier what the Fuck makes you think you can hold up the severed head of the President of the United States and not experience a Backlash?
If we are honest Ms. Griffin can be forgiven for being blindsided. There has been a double standard as the doughy old guard Bush-Falwell cuckservative right has played by Marquess of Queensberry rules, virtuous in defeat that they haven’t “descended” to the depths of their ideological opponents.
Jeb Bush said during the republican primaries “You can’t insult your way to the Presidency, Donald.”
Well, that’s where you’re wrong, Kiddo.
Look no further than the symbolic head she didn’t collect, the President who insulted his way to the presidency literally bare knuckle brawling past the political and media establishment into the most powerful position on the planet with the help of an unseen horde of 4chan /pol/ warriors that memed him into existence.
Its fitting that of all the tasteless and drone things to be done to ruin a career it was the severed head that did her in. Griffin was the First scalp to get the O’Reilly treatment as the new emerging right uses the tactics of the old descending left. It won’t be their last scalp…